HS 200 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

B Tech Semester III

Compulsory Course

Offered by : Humanities and Social Sciences Department


From Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals: scale, scope and interrelationship of SDGs, and Agenda 2030; Realizing the SDGs: 'degrowth', circular economy, inclusive society, sustainable cities, transport, digital revolution, innovation and infrastructure, goal based business models, sustainable designs, technology, renewable energy, sustainable production and consumption; Financing the SDGs: types of financing, new financing mechanisms and global funds; Implementing SDGs: governance and policy tools such as openness, participation, accountability, effectiveness and coherence; OECD's framework for policy coherence for sustainable development

Books / Articles


Sachs, Jeffrey D. The age of sustainable development. Columbia University Press, 2015


Gagnon, B., Leduc, R., and Savard, L., Sustainable development in engineering: a review of principles and definition of a conceptual framework. Cahier de recherche / Working Paper 08-18, 2008.


Dalby, Simon, et al. Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: Global Governance Challenges. Routledge, 2019.


Elliott, Jennifer. An introduction to sustainable development. Routledge, 2012.


Day, G.S., and P.J.H. Schoemaker (2011), Innovating in uncertain markets: 10 lessons for green technologies, MIT Sloan Management Review, 52.4: 37-45.