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Ohio State A Global Leader for Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations Sustainable Development GoalsThe Ohio State University named a leader of a new global performance ranking for universities’ work toward the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings on those goals, Ohio State was 5th overall in terms of all U.S. institutions and 73rd compared to universities worldwide based on our research, outreach and campus stewardship. 

Included in the rankings are more than 450 universities worldwide, with 31 in the United States. Times Higher Education, a provider of higher education data for research institutions across the world, also ranked universities on the individual SDGs.

“We are proud to be among the leading universities nationally making a global impact in sustainability,” says Gil Latz, Ohio State vice provost for global strategies and international affairs. “It is incredibly important for Ohio State to be actively engaged in solving the world’s most pressing problems as well as providing diverse opportunities for our students and faculty to participate in global learning and research in the field.”

Read more about the ranking via the Sustainability Institute news article: Ohio State Ranks High in UN Sustainable Development Goals Progress.