Achieving SDGs Requires Integrated, Tri-Sector, Realistic Approach

Council on Foreign Relations’ “Development Channel”: Moving Beyond Utopia to What’s Possible for 2030: Setting Realistic Sustainable Development Goals
Deirdre White, chief executive officer of PYXERA Global, discusses the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how reframing them “into four lead focus areas: health, human rights, natural/human environment, and economic opportunity/employment” makes them easier to digest. She adds, “It is critical that the United Nations and proponents of the SDGs also emphasize a tri-sector approach. … Public, private, and social sectors all contribute unique strengths and tools. Each has a role to play in creating the systemic change needed to make sustainable and real progress on human development…” (5/18).