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The SDGs – sustainable development goals for people and the environment

As pioneers in the field of floating photovoltaics, SolOcean attaches great importance to the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
We operate under the following slogan:

„A future fit for grandchildren is our Goal“

Quotation from Hans Harrer, Chairman of the Board of the Austrian Business Senate

In September 2015, UN member states adopted 17 new global goals against poverty, inequality and climate change, the Sustainable Development Goals. They apply everywhere, and all states are responsible for their implementation. The central motto of the SDGs is “leave no one behind.” The goals must reach all people and apply to everyone. Previously disadvantaged groups such as people with disabilities must be included everywhere.

The 17 goals, for sustainable development:

  1. No poverty
    End poverty in all its forms and everywhere
  2. No hunger
    End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture
  3. Health and well-being
    Ensure healthy lives for all people of all ages and promote their well-being
  4. Quality education
    Ensure inclusive, equitable and quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  5. Gender equality
    Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls to empower themselves
  6. Clean water and sanitation
    Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
  7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  8. Decent work and economic growth
    Promote sustained, broad-based, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all
  9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure
    Build resilient infrastructure, promote broad-based and sustainable industrialization, and support innovation
  10. Reducing inequalities
    Reduce inequality within and between countries
  11. Sustainable cities and communities
    Make cities and settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  12. Responsible consumption and production patterns
    Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  13. Climate action
    Take immediate action to address climate change and its impacts
  14. Life under water
    Conserve and sustainably use oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
  15. Life on land
    Protect, restore, and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, address land degradation
  16. Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all, and build effective, accountable, and inclusive institutions at all levels
  17. Partner to achieve the goals
    Strengthen means of implementation and breathe new life into the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.