For the past 46 years, April 22 has been celebrated around the world as Earth Day— a day that reminds us to appreciate, and live sustainably on this precious planet we all share. This year, April 22 is also the day that our world leaders convene to sign the Paris Agreement, which will guide nations in their joint action to limit global climate change— a critical milestone on our way to achieving Sustainable Development Goal #13.
So what can the rest of us do on this day, and in our everyday lives, to help lead the world in the right direction?
You don’t have to be a world leader or the CEO of a multinational corporation to take action for the SDGs. There are many powerful actions you can take this very moment. Here are some starting points.
1. VOLUNTEER TO HELP ELIMINATE POVERTY.
STARTING POINT: https://www.oxfam.org/en/countries/volunteer-us
2. GET TO KNOW THE HUNGER PROJECT AND CONNECT WITH A LOCAL TEAM.
3. RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE GLOBAL DIABETES EPIDEMIC ON WORLD DIABETES DAY (NOV 14).
STARTING POINT: http://www.idf.org/wdd-index/
4. INFORM YOUR LOCAL EDUCATIONAL…(cont’d)
Read more: 17 Actions You Can Take Right Now For The SDGs