NERC facilities and the global goals for sustainable development

A guide to our research facilities contribution to the global goals for sustainable development.



Contribution to the UN global goals for sustainable development (PDF)

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UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) contributes to the global goals for sustainable development through over £8 billion in research and innovation.

UKRI are committed to communicating its benefit in the context of the global goals through the UKRI environmental sustainability strategy (PDF, 1.5MB).

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) makes world-leading services, facilities and resources available to environmental scientists and UK researchers.

The wider benefits of these are summarised on our research outcomes and impact pages and through this global goals guide produced in 2021 to 2022.

The contribution of these services and facilities to the global goals shows their importance to the environment and wider society.

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