Our Mission

is to help countries and communities achieve sustainable development in all its dimensions - economic, social, and environmental - by translating the Sustainable Development Goals into meaningful policies and solutions.
Our research projects, policy work, and convening initiatives span across SDGs including environment, education, gender, and health and well-being:

We advance sustainable development across thematic & country-specific contexts. Explore some of our ongoing research and advisory projects below.

World Happiness Report 2019 - Launch at United Nations

Happiness and Well-Being

Radhika Iyengar at ICSD

Education and Gender


Migration and Health

Yanis Ben Amor - Rwanda

Diseases and Diagnostics

Nirupam Bajpai and PM Modi

India Information and Communications Technology

Updates and Recent News from CSD

On November 15, 2022, the Center for Sustainable Development of Columbia University and the SDSN hosted a webinar with members of the Humanitarian

The "Youth-led Advocacy Initiative for Global Citizenship, Responsibility, and Cooperation" project will soon kick off with two events in Istanbul.