Madrid Nuevo Norte, aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals

Madrid Nuevo Norte has aligned its strategy with the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and has an impact on its 17 SDGs.


Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a call from the United Nations to all countries of the world to face the great challenges facing humanity. The aim of these goals is to ensure that all people have equal opportunities and can lead better lives, without compromising the future of our planet.

Madrid Nuevo Norte is a project that will cause great changes in the lives of citizens at the local and regional levels. For this reason, its impact has been analysed and measured, taking into account its contribution to the SDG strategy. To do this, a methodology developed by the United Nations to offer a universal framework to track performance of urban SDGs and the New Urban Agenda was applied.

  • 0 goals for a better world
  • 0 targets that Madrid Nuevo Norte impacts directly

We contribute to sustainable development

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0 targets that Madrid Nuevo Norte has an impact on. Of which

  • 27 targets with a large impact
  • 17 targets with an impact at the municipal level
  • 43 operational indicators
  • 114 outcome indicators

The SDGs that we're helping achieve

Madrid Nuevo Norte has a positive impact on the 17 SDGs, helping to achieve 51 targets, at least one in each of the Sustainable Development Goals. Learn about each of these targets in detail, and the actions that have made it possible to achieve this impact.

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Madrid Nuevo Norte aligned itself with the SDGs from the very beginning. For this reason, in its commitment to demonstrate its desire to contribute to the 2030 Agenda, Madrid Nuevo Norte has decided to measure its impact using a methodology developed by UN-Habitat and in line with the City Council of Madrid that provides the measurement with the necessary scientific rigour. Learn about the specifics of this methodology here.

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Madrid Nuevo Norte has a direct positive impact on the 17 SDGs, with the largest impact on Goals 3, 8 and 11. It also contributes significantly to Goals 6, 12 and 13.

  • SDG 3 Heart-healthy routes, cycle and pedestrian paths.
  • SDG 8 350,000 jobs that will reduce unemployment by 1.7% by 2030.
  • SDG 11 Transportation, cultural facilities, public spaces and green areas.
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