UN Sustainable Development Goals

Mapping Chalmers AoA Transport into the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Targeting the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

No 7: Ensure affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Models provide knowledge on energy efficient vessels
Fabian Tillig presents a model that facilitates the calculation of a ship's fuel consumption on a certain route in natural conditions, ie with regard to wind and waves. The model can be used to design energy efficient vessels, suitable for the conditions they will operate in. Read more >>

No 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Applying Ergonomics in Ship Design for Safer Shipping
It's important to take the crew into consideration when designing new ships. If ship design is not optimised for the crew and their work demands, both the safety of a ship and its efficiency can be affected. Read more >>

No 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

No 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Tonnes of food could be saved with better logistics
Each year, nearly a quarter of a million tonnes of food is discarded in industry and retail in Sweden – quite unnecessarily. Chalmers researcher Kristina Liljestrand has tools that can reduce both food waste and the environmental impact of food transport. Read more >>

No 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development


Published: Wed 07 Dec 2016. Modified: Mon 02 Jan 2017