"The Sustainable Development Goals are a call for action by all countries – poor, rich and middle-income – to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. They recognize that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth and address a range of social needs including education, health, social protection, and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and environmental protection. More important than ever, the goals provide a critical framework for COVID-19 recovery."
"UN Data is a web-based data service for the global user community. It brings international statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single-entry point. Users can search and download a variety of statistical resources compiled by the United Nations (UN) statistical system and other international agencies. The numerous databases or tables collectively known as "datamarts" contain over 60 million data points and cover a wide range of statistical themes including agriculture, crime, communication, development assistance, education, energy, environment, finance, gender, health, labour market, manufacturing, national accounts, population and migration, science and technology, tourism, transport and trade."
The Environmental Dataset Gateway (EDG) is the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s official open data catalog. The EDG contains metadata records contributed by various EPA departments and offices, both regional and national. The EPA, founded in 1970, is an independent executive agency of the United States federal government tasked with environmental protection matters.
Free and open access to global development data from the World Bank. The World Bank is an international organization headquartered in Washington D.C. that makes leveraged loans to developing countries for the stated mission of ending extreme poverty and building global prosperity.
An environment and development data hub from the Organization for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD). The OECD, an international organization of member countries (primarily high-income countries), was founded to stimulate economic progress and world trade. Their primary activities include the publishing of books, magazines, statistics, working papers, and reference works.
Home of the U.S. Government's open data. Search over 323,000 datasets to "find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more."
"Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research."