Gain Research Experience

Rate businesses’ support of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Being part of Support the Goals, you will learn how businesses are supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals and become a Certified Sustainability Researcher.


Why research?

What to expect:

Process: You'll attend an Onboarding Call and receive the Researcher Welcome pack. This contains organisation guidelines, training resources, and induction sheets to complete before your research experience starts.

Research: You’ll be part of a research team reviewing businesses websites and public communications, and rating their support for the SDGs. You’ll research and rate a minimum of 6 companies weekly (1-2 hours) using the Business SDG Rating. Our research is fully peer-reviewed, so you can be confident with your work.

Outcomes: Your research and ratings will educate large organisations about the Sustainable Development Goals. You'll influence corporate supply chains as businesses seek more sustainable suppliers. You’ll also be contributing to published reports and informing businesses of their contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals. 

Read our reports here  

Benefits: Support the Goals aims to provide you with work experience to help you secure the career you desire. We host quarterly online webinars with big businesses and sustainability professionals to provide key insight into the industry. There’s also a certification scheme to embark on, and the chance to be recognised with our ‘Researcher of the Month’ award. You become involved in the emerging and competitive field of sustainability, and work within a like-minded community. 

What more could you ask for?

“Our researchers' passion for ensuring the Sustainable Development Goals are achieved is an inspiration, and should provide us all with the hope that our future is in safe hands.” 

Colin Curtis, Founder of Support the Goals.

Researcher success stories

100% researchers enjoy their experience at Support the Goals.

94.7% believe that researching at Support the Goals has helped them obtain their current career.

100% researchers would recommend gaining research experience at Support the Goals to others.


See how undertaking sustainability work experience at Support the Goals has helped past,
and present, researchers secure the jobs they desire in a variety of industries.