Portraits: Thought Leaders in Support of U.N. Global Goals

The U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are the world’s roadmap for progress. At Techonomy 2017 we asked speakers to choose one of the 17 goals. Here, each speaker explains why they care about that specific goal. The slideshow within is our series on these supporters of the world-changing goals. 

The U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are the world’s roadmap for progress, and offer a framework for discussing the biggest issues facing humanity. At our recent Techonomy 2017 conference, we asked speakers to choose one of the 17 SDGs. They were then photographed by Emma McIntyre, a photographer with our partner Getty Images. Each speaker was asked to explain why they chose their goal. The slideshow below illustrates these supporters of the U.N. Global Goals. 

 

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