I·CARE's Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals

Since January this year, CUHK and The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust have joined hands to co-host the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Hong Kong (SDSN Hong Kong) which is under the umbrella of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Seeking to mobilise expertise, information and resources from academic, philanthropy, government, business and non-profits to address the most pressing environmental, social and economic issues in Hong Kong and advance sustainable development, SDSN Hong Kong welcomes CUHK’s I·CARE Centre for Whole-person Development to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). These goals include:

1. No Poverty
2. Zero Hunger
3. Good Health and Well-Being
4. Quality Education
5. Gender Equality
6. Clean Water and Sanitation
7. Affordable and Clean Energy
8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
10. Reduced Inequalities
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
12. Responsible Consumption and Production
13. Climate Action
14. Life below Water
15. Life on Land
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
17. Partnerships for the Goals

Activities and services run by the I·CARE Centre have fulfilled many of the SDGs. Some examples are set out below:

University Lecture on Civility (Keynote Lecture)       Primary SDG: 4 and 16
I·CARE Salon       Primary SDG: 4
I·CARE Theatre       Primary SDG: 3
Life@CUHK       Primary SDG: 3 and 15
Hong Kong Cultural Tours Project       Primary SDG: 1 and 11
"Fitness x Mentorship" Scheme       Primary SDG: 1 and 3
A Walk in Community with I·CARE       Primary SDG: 16 and 17
Social Service Day       Primary SDG: 10 and 17
CUHK Wu Zhi Qiao Volunteer Team       Primary SDG: 1 and 9
Social Service Projects Funding Scheme       Primary SDG: 1 and 10
Social Enterprise Startup Scheme       Primary SDG: 8 and 9
Community Research Scheme       Primary SDG: 4 and 11
NGO Internship Scheme       Primary SDG: 4 and 10
I·CARE Achievers Programme       Primary SDG: 4
Campus Tour - Telling CUHK Stories       Primary SDG: 4
JC Charles Kao Brain Health Services Project       Primary SDG: 3

The I·CARE Centre will support SDSN Hong Kong in the advancement of sustainable development so as to make our world a better living place.