Katherine Richardson, The Sustainable Development Goals: A Common Song Sheet for the World’s Orchestra, The Solutions Journal, Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2016, Pages 17-20 (https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/sustainable-development-goals-common-song-sheet-worlds-orchestra/) Abstract: Guido Schmidt-Traub works on the Sustainable Development Goals and climate change. He is Executive Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and member of the Future Earth Governing Council. Previously he was CEO of Paris-based CDC Climate Asset Management, Partner at South Pole Carbon Asset Management in Zurich, and climate change advisor to the Africa Progress Panel. He led the UNDP Millennium Development Goal Support Team and was Associate Director of the UN Millennium Project in New York.   The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all countries on September 25, 2015. How will they make a difference to the world?   The 17 SDGs have been adopted by all countries to guide international cooperation and national policies for sustainable development through to 2030. The goals can play several critical roles. First, they provide a short-hand description of sustainable development that can be taught in every school and every … Topics: Conservation; Education; Environment; Globalization; Governance; Health