- The Goals
- SDG 1: No Poverty
- SDG 2: Zero Hunger
- SDG 3: Good health and well-being
- SDG 4: Quality education
- SDG 5: Gender equality
- SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation
- SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy
- SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth
- SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
- SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
- SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities
- SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production
- SDG 13: Climate action
- SDG 14: Life below water
- SDG 15: Life on land
- SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions
- SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
A functioning and resilient infrastructure is the foundation of every successful community. To meet future challenges, our industries and infrastructure must be upgraded. For this, we need to promote innovative sustainable technologies and ensure equal and universal access to information and financial markets. This will bring prosperity, create jobs and make sure that we build stable and prosperous societies across the globe.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate
SFU Beedie School of Business' Innovation and Entrepreneurship program's training develops renewable competencies such as creativity and adaptability, team work and collaboration skills, communication and implementation—which prepare students for an employment landscape that is rapidly changing.
I2i graduate certificate in science & technology commercialization
Invention to Innovation (i2I) is a unique and rewarding entrepreneurship program offered by the Beedie School of Business that helps scientists and engineers commercialize their inventions and overcome marketplace challenges.
SFU Students to Develop Zero Emissions Retrofit for Stanley Park Train
With the goal of a more sustainable future and an openness for collaboration to bring innovative problem-solving projects to fruition, SFU’s first cohort from the School of Sustainable Energy Engineering, CityStudio Vancouver and the City of Vancouver are working together to electrify the Stanley Park Train. The student team made up of Mackenzie Calder, Thomas Hruby, Felipe Patarroyo Singh and Pamela Subia are applying their engineering skills to retrofit a gasoline engine to an emissions-free power unit as part of this goal.
First Year SEE Students Apply Engineering Skills to Solve Sustainability Problems
First-year students, from the School of Sustainable Energy Engineering (SEE) in SEE 111 - Integrated Energy Solution 1, split into eight groups comprised of four to five team members to apply the engineering design process to develop a solution to a sustainability problem of their choice. The groups convened in the Capstone Design Lab on SFU Surrey campus last week to present their projects. The groups brought with them enthusiasm as they prepared to present their projects in front of the audience.
Facts and Figures
- 8 courses relating to SDG 9, representing 1,196 students, offered between the 2018/19 and 2020/21 academic year
Significant Dining Expansion Unveiled at SFU Burnaby
Designed to LEED Gold specifications, the Dining Commons features 28,000 sq ft of sustainable dining space, including 500 indoor seats and large skylights that make use of natural light. The building further boasts a large outdoor patio and a mezzanine with a variety of seating configurations, including family-style tables, bistro, and bar seating. Combined with ample access to electrical outlets and free Wi-Fi, the Dining Commons is an ideal location for students to eat, socialize and study alone or in groups.