London Community Foundation's Martha Powell on the Importance of Localizing the UN SDGs

“It's very important that our community learns what the UN Sustainable Development Goals are and how [we] can take them into [our] work”

This week's story features Martha Powell, President and CEO of the London Community Foundation, on the crucial role of community foundations and vital importance of localizing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) — a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all — in bringing about positive global change.

Stay tuned for more UN SDG-related stories at SESW.ca, including video highlights from the massively successful Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals event at Innovation Works, London, Ontario. Check out the packed house from the event!

Localizing the Local UN SDGs Workshop, London, Ontario

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