“…to aid in meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

Bruntland Commission

The Mission

Sustainable Development Group International (SDGI) is a network with a global outreach and an ambitious interdisciplinary agenda in line with the Millennium Declaration and the Global Sustainable Development Goals.

SDGI is foremost a platform for sharing ideas on how to promote equitable development and seeks to serve as an open source for exchange of accumulated knowledge. To achieve our goals we encourage partnerships between the private sector, governments, national co-operation agencies, non-governmental organisations, think-thanks, academia, and private donors.

The Network

Sustainable Development Group International was created in 2007 as a network with the aim of facilitating the exchange of creative ideas and effective practices related to all relevant development fields. The international profile allows for an original, multidisciplinary approach to innovative problem-solving while taking advantage of a wide range of creative ideas.

By uniting motivated minds and organisations from across the globe, SDGI seeks to face the challenges and fulfil the needs of an ever changing global theatre. SDGI is registered in Sweden and holds Organisation Number: 802439-1792.

The Pillars

The SDGI Pilliars represent the goals and respective objectives which guide all activities. Click on the texts to read more and download the SDGI product sheets.


Ensuring Local Participation and Ownership of Projects & Solutions

Ensuring Local Participation and Ownership of Projects and Solutions
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SDGI has since 2007 promoted and encouraged participatory development models. The SDGI network reflects our vision to encourage, engage and empower people to effectively participate in shaping the global development agenda. Our work is thus guided by principles which are inherent in the definition of sustainable development.

  • Democratic Principles and Human Rights
  • Capacity Building and Empowerment
  • Effective Resource Allocation and Management

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Greater Involvement of the Private Sector in Development Projects

Greater Involvement of the Private Sector in Developmental Projects
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Engaging the private sector in equitable development fostered innovation, technical expertise as well as new approaches and solutions. SDGI experience shows that engaging the private sector is also crucial in jumpstarting local economic development and productivity. Thus SDGI is strongly guided by following principles.

  • SDGI Strategic Partnerships
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurial Solutions
  • Local Economic Development and Increased Visibility of Local Production Chains and Entrepreneurs

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