The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was adopted by the United Nations in 2015. Some goals in SDGs are closely related the business and activities of university co-ops. University co-ops in Japan is making various efforts to achieve the SDGs goals.
In September 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit. The 2030 Agenda sets out common goals for the international community from 2016 to 2030. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development consists of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets.