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Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

See more information about this goal from the United Nations

EXAMPLES OF UMD CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARD THE GOAL

This resource is under development and we want your help to fill it out! Use the webform below the examples to tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address the SDG locally or globally. The examples on this page are just a broad starting place to help compile meaningful involvement at UMD so that the Office of Sustainability can work with interested stakeholders to explore potential next steps.

SGA Sustainability Committee
SGA Sustainability Committee

The Student Sustainability Committee (SSC) is a committee of the University of Maryland's undergraduate Student Government Association (SGA). SSC advises the SGA and University administration to ensure that environmental sustainability remains a campus-wide focus.

SSC works on environmental issues on campus, in the community and even in the state. Historically, we've worked on initiatives related to transportation, water and energy use, food and resources consumption, development and landscape planning, environmental education, and beyond. We're always open to new initiatives, so if you've got an idea, we want to hear it!

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UMD Sustainability Council
University Sustainability Council

The University Sustainability Council exists to advise the President, the Office of Sustainability, and the campus community about issues related to the integration of sustainability into campus operations.

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Office of International Affairs
Universitas 21

International education is undergoing fundamental change, and U21 helps keep UMD at the forefront.  In our increasingly interconnected world, bilateral relationships are no longer adequate.  Multilateral programs with institutions from many countries give everyone in the network a much greater reach. Membership in U21 allows UMD to connect with many of the best universities in the world at once, advancing our mission of bringing the world to the campus and projecting the University on to the world stage.

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University Climate Change Coalition (UC3)
University Climate Change Coalition (UC3)

For North American research universities committed to climate action and cross-sector collaboration, UC3 is a collaborative coalition that leverages relationships and expertise to accelerate local climate solutions and build community resilience.

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Sustainable UMD
Sustainable UMD

The University of Maryland Office of Sustainability supports and advances environmental performance, economic prosperity, and social equality through a variety of initiatives. 

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Please tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address this goal locally or globally:

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