The Benefits of Promoting SDG 17 to Combat Climate Change


  • Elena Bulmer

    Department of Operations and Technology, EAE Business School, Madrid, 28002, Spain

  • Benito Yañez-Araque

    Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Law and Social Science, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo, 45071, Spain

  • Iván Zamarrón

    Escuela Politécnica Superior, Universidad Nebrija, Madrid, 28015, Spain

Received: 1 August 2023 | Received in revised form: 23 August 2023 | Accepted: 28 August 2023 | Published: 31 August 2023


193 members of the United Nations approved the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in September 2015. According to the 2030 Agenda, the SDGs contemplated the ending of poverty, the protection of the Earth and the promotion of prosperity for all. Sustainable Development Goal 17 (SDG 17) deals specifically with the creation of global alliances for development. The underlying assumption respecting this point is that these stakeholder partnerships encourage the interchange of knowledge, experience, technology, and other resources to administer efficiently the other sixteen SDGs. Although SDG 17 is very well established in theory, in practice there are still appreciable downfalls as to how to successfully make this theory become a reality. This short review will analyse the potential viability of SDG 17 “partnerships for the goals” with respect to SDG 7 (affordable and clean energy), and thereupon SDG 13 (associated with climate action) utilising two south-western France two wind farm initiatives.


Sustainable development, Sustainable Development Goal 17, SDG 17, Climate change, SDG 13, SDG 7


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How to Cite

Bulmer, E., Yañez-Araque, B., & Zamarrón, I. (2023). The Benefits of Promoting SDG 17 to Combat Climate Change. Journal of Sustainable Business and Economics, 6(3), 55–61.





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