SDGs associated
Action Category

International Greening Education Network (IGEN)


To build a global educational community of practice committed to a sustainable Earth.


To provide a global forum that promotes and supports embedding of sustainability across the educational landscape.


  • Foster cooperation and collaboration among members that advance sustainable development,
  • Provide a strategic forum for policy discussions among the key stakeholders,
  • Identify and promote leading practices on embedding sustainability in programs, courses and curricula and on greening the operations and facilities of educational settings at all levels,
  • Encourage and support research, promote knowledge creation and sharing and support for the development of
  • collaborative programs in the context of education for sustainability,
  • Stimulate international debate on transformational learning about sustainability,
  • Recognize institutions and professionals who are pioneers in making sustainability an integral part of teaching and learning,
  • Launch initiatives to create global leaders in the field of Education for Sustainability.

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Latest update: 08.11.2023