Mapping University Metrics Across the Sustainable Development Goals

John Callewaert, Director, Emerging Opportunities Program at University of Michigan’s Graham Sustainability Institute and Katy Boom, Director of Sustainability at University of Worcester present a project that begins to map university data across the Sustainable Development Goals. The slides are available to download here


  • 272 new metrics on

  • 5 students from the University of Michigan carried out the research over 3 months

  • Provides a framework for universities to start to understand how metrics link to specific SDGs

  • Ongoing, collaborative process, between sustainability professionals, academics, students and the wider community