- Goal 1. No poverty ✘
End poverty in all its forms everywhere.
- Goal 2. Zero hunger
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture
- Goal 3: Good health and well-being for people ✘
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
- Goal 4: Quality education
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all
- Goal 5: Gender equality ✘
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
- Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
- Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy ✘
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
- Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
- Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure ✘
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation.
- Goal 10: Reducing inequalities ✘
Reduce income inequality within and among countries.
- Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities ✘
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable.
- Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
- Goal 13: Climate action
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.
- Goal 14: Life below water
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
- Goal 15: Life on land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
- Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions ✘
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.
- Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.
永續發展目標 (Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs) 以多元的角度描繪出全球在各個領域發展的可能性，在這交織串聯的 17 項目標中，不再是以 20 世紀工業經濟發展為導向。現今的 21 世紀，是將環境與人文一起納入思考決策中，也就是現今所談的「永續發展」的思維，不僅僅是官方制定法規擔起權責，全球公民也可以透過媒體、消費、行動來扭轉整個社會型態。
永續發展目標整體分為五大部分：社會、經濟、執行、環境、治理，其中「 02. 消除飢餓、14. 海洋生態、15. 陸地生態」與生物多樣性指標的發展較有直接關係。