Sustainability Week 2021


Sustainability Week 2020

Celebrate national Sustainability Week with SMC's Eco Action Club. This year the focus will be on 6 of the 17 United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Attend one or more of the sessions, answer a quick quiz and receive extra credit* (from participating professors)

Extra Credit: If your professor is offering extra credit for these SMC events you must submit a "knowledge check". The deadline to submit the knowledge check is October 29 at 11:59 p.m.

You will have to login to your online SMC account to access the knowledge check. (Same login you use for Canvas, your SMC Google account, and most of SMC’s online services). The user name would be your official SMC email:

All events are from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Monday 10/19 (This session is not on zoom. It is self-guided. Read and watch the material below and take the quiz)
Goal 5: Gender Equality and Goal 8: Decent Work & Economic Growth
Video Overview of SDG's presented by Thandie Newton (with an appearance by Beyonce)
Issues Brief on Gender and Climate Change
What is the GREEN NEW DEAL?
Quiz on Goal 5

Tuesday 10/20
Goal 14: Oceans. Guest speaker, Diego Johanson - Greenpeace
Zoom Recording for Tuesday
Quiz on Goal 14

Wednesday 10/21
Goal 11: Sustainable Communities. Guest speaker, Shannon Parry, Deputy of Sustainability, City of Santa Monica
Zoom Recording for Wednesday
Quiz on Goal 11

Thursday 10/22
Goal 13: Climate Action and Goal 14: Life on Land
Zoom Recording for Thursday(video clears up at 9 min mark)
Quiz on Goal 13 and 14

We have 10 years left to reverse climate change. It's time to teach & strive for the UN's SDG's!

Previous Sustainability Week Events at SMC

Sustainability Week 2015

Sustainability Week 2016

Sustainability Week 2017

Sustainability Week 2017

Sustainability Week 2018