The United Nations defines
sustainable development as “meeting the needs of the current generation without
compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs.” But what does
that really mean?
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals show us what true sustainability is. They serve as a roadmap that enables us to envision our destination, a world in which we enjoy:
Social sustainabilityEnvironmental sustainabilityEconomic sustainability
Fortunately, there are many individuals and organizations in Dallas County already working to support one or more of these goals. Check out the videos below to learn what these people and organizations are doing to help create a world that works for everyone.
Then imagine how quickly we could make an impact if every person in Dallas County decided to help achieve just one of the goals.
What are your interests? What kind of work energizes you? Which goal really speaks to you? Pick the goal that you are passionate about, roll up your sleeves and get to work!
Click on the links below to watch each video and read a full transcript.