Details of the Initiative

The 17 goals and 169 targets of the Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, are composed of many issues related to human resources and labor management. They include the following: work conditions; productivity increase; capacity development and training; elimination of gender disparity and gender equality; job creation; achievement of full and productive employment, decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value; employment and job training for youth; protecting labor rights and promoting safe and secure working environments for all workers, including those in precarious employment; ensuring equal opportunity and reducing inequalities of outcome; and expanding equality.
These targets coincide with social justice efforts connecting labor and life made by corporate management, labor unions, community organizations, and NPO, who have been involved in surveys and research mainly in the United States. We are working to make the SDGs accessible to students, by taking them into consideration in lectures and seminars.

At a job training center, Michigan, U.S. Illustration of an image of regional cooperation for career improvement through training and for earning a living wage.
Jobs With Justice, Cleveland City, U.S. Children’s pictures of demanding fairness in work and its compensation
A signboard by the Los Angeles city government driving an increase in minimum wage
Midwest Academy, a resident participation school
United Way, the largest charity foundation in the U.S.