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Goal 1: End Poverty in all its forms everywhere


  • View the official blog from The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness (GMCTL) at the University of Saskatchewan. This blog post is one of the posts from a series of other blogs around all the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and guides about embedding them in learning. This post helps instructors to identify ways in which they can infuse Goal 1 Partnerships for the Goals into their own courses. It provides learning outcomes, ways to reflect, share & act and curricular connections and questions for students related to Goal 1. 

Case Studies

  • The Urban Sustainability Exchange (USE) website has case studies specific to each Sustainable Development Goal. These provide information on programs, projects and policies being implemented in cities around the globe to accomplish Sustainable Development Goals.


  • View this infographic on SDG 1 by the UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs(UNDESA). This infographic illustrates an overview of impacts on poverty due to covid-19 pandemic and rising inflation, targets and indicators and progress reports. UNDESA acts as the Secretariat for the SDGs, providing substantive support and capacity-building for the goals and their related thematic issues, including water, energy, climate, oceans, urbanization, transport, science and technology, the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), partnerships and Small Island Developing States.

Lesson Plans and Worksheets

  • SDG 1: No Poverty - The Role of Business in Poverty Reduction lesson is from the Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. This lesson provides an overview of frameworks for poverty reduction, including the Base of the Pyramid, frugal innovation, and social innovation. The lesson resources explore how businesses can provide innovative market-based solutions for poverty reduction, economic development, and sustainable development.
  • This resource is from Global Learning Program (GLP) England. This resource consists of a Math lesson plan and worksheet to introduce and develop understanding in students about SDG 1- No Poverty. View the lesson plans on SDG 1 that focuses on the use of estimates, calculations and comparison between statistics to describe poverty and related concepts. View the worksheet on SDG 1
  • View this PDF document for multimedia educational resources, pedagogical resources and ideas for classroom activities and lesson plans for infusing SDG 1.

Video Library

  • View the SDG Academy Library, a video library that consists of a vast collection of videos in the form of lectures. There is a series of lectures on different themes by Professors from around the world. Videos related to many different themes and issues under each sustainable development goal can be found in this library.


  • Visit Iberdrola to explore their commitments towards SDGs. This page shares how Iberdrola is contributing to reaching SDG 1 as an electricity company. Iberdrola is a renewable energy company, a global energy leader and the leading wind power producer. They have committed to the energy transition with a sustainable business model based on renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation to offer the most advanced products and services to the customers.
  • Makematic- This is a website with animated and live-action videos that focus on global learning for teachers and students. The website has 68 animated and live-action films dedicated to Sustainable Development Goals. There are videos exploring each SDG. 
  • One World Centre- This website provides a list of different resources on Teaching and Learning for SDG 1- No Poverty. Learning objectives, teaching methods, topics, lesson plans, articles, mind maps and other resources are available on the website. 
  • View Springer Nature, it provides access to a collection of different resources related to SDG1. There are interviews, books,  journal chapters and articles, blogs, collections and special issues, and encyclopedia Volume on SDG1.
  • The World's Largest Lesson website has many creative tools and resources for educators to promote learning about Sustainable Development goals. There are a variety of resources on the website that can be used to teach each SDG such as lesson plans, guides, videos, books, comics, games, quizzes and many other resources. The resources are available in many different languages.