How to use Design Thinking for SDGs

Design Thinking is a problem-solving approach and a human-centered innovation. It's a five- step process: Observation, Ideation, Prototyping, Testing and Implementation. It puts people we design for at the center of the process and invites them to co-create solutions.


Businesses should use Design Thinking to advance the Sustainable Development Goals


With the 17 SDGs taking on arguably the world’s toughest problems that exist today, it seems both competitively advantageous and incredibly valuable for businesses to advance the SDGs using design thinking.


Benefits of using Design Thinking for SDGs are:

Encourages inclusion and collaboration

Inspires innovation

Relies on a human-centered approach