Sustainable Development Goals
For the population to thrive and have optimal health and well-being, as well as to protect the environment, the United Nations (UN) launched the 2030 Development Agenda with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015. These goals were agreed upon by the signatory countries and serve as guidelines for the operation practices of governments, businesses, and civil society organizations until 2030.
There are 17 goals with 169 targets and 244 indicators that, integrated and indivisible, balance the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social, and environmental, which are associated with actions to be developed in the fields of no poverty; zero hunger, and sustainable agriculture; good health and well-being; quality education; gender equality; clean water and sanitation; affordable and clean energy; decent work and economic growth; industry, innovation, and infrastructure; reduced inequalities; sustainable cities and communities; responsible consumption and production; climate action; life below water; life on land; peace, justice, and strong institutions; besides to development and implementation of partnerships for the goals.
Instituto Opy keeps aligned with the UN’s SDG through its actions, especially the following:
+ By 2030, end hunger and ensure access by all people, in particular the poor and people in vulnerable situations, including infants and elderly, to safe, nutritious, and sufficient food proper to the culture all year round. Target 2.1
+ By 2030, end all forms of malnutrition associated with undernutrition, reduce malnutrition associated with overweight and obesity; including achieving, by 2025, the internationally agreed targets on stunting and wasting in children under 5 years of age, and address the nutritional needs and food safety of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women, older persons, and traditional peoples and communities. Target 2.2
+ By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 30 per 100,000 live births. Target 3.1
+ By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 5,000 live births and under-5 mortality to at least as low as 8,000 live births. Target 3.2
+ By 2030, reduce by one-third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being, worker health, and suicide prevention, significantly changing the increasing trend. Target 3.4
+ Through the Brazilian Unified Healthcare System (SUS), ensure universal health coverage, access to quality essential healthcare services at all attention levels, and access to safe, effective, quality, and affordable essential medicines and vaccines offered by SUS. Target 3.8
+ By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic, and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion, economic or other status to reduce inequalities. Target 10.2
+ Enhance the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, complemented by multi-stakeholder partnerships that mobilize and share knowledge, expertise, technology, and financial resources, to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in all countries, in particular developing countries. Target 17.16
+ Encourage and promote effective public, public-private, and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships. Target 17.17