The challenge

More than 1 billion people still have little or no access to electricity and over 3 billion people do not have access to clean cooking. Women and children are disproportionality affected by energy poverty. We must act - and we must act now.

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The opportunity

The clean energy transition offers us an historic economic opportunity for growth and job-rich development - while leaving no one behind.

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Getting it done

As a global platform, Sustainable Energy for All empowers leaders to broker partnerships and unlock finance that is accelerating action towards sustainable energy for all. We make the handshakes happen.

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Heat maps

We are crowd-sourcing data from our knowledge partners to help us drill down – and illustrate with granular detail – where progress is being made and where we need to go further, faster together in order to meet the Global Goal on energy by 2030.

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The Forum

Over 1,000 business leaders, policymakers and civil society leaders - from over 100 countries - gathered at this year's Sustainable Energy for All Forum. The result? We're doubling down to secure sustainable energy for all by 2030.

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Together, we will go further - faster.

There is a sustainable energy movement underway - one that is helping to secure a cleaner, just and prosperous world for all.


Fifth Vienna Energy Forum looks at the role of sustainable energy and the SDGs

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SEforALL to create new People-Centered Accelerator to support gender equality, social inclusion and women’s empowerment

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World Lags on Clean Energy Goals

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ETC report: Halving carbon emissions by 2040 is within reach, but leaders must act now to accelerate energy transitions

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In focus

2017 Global Tracking Framework Report: A Clarion Call To Leaders
According to the latest Global Tracking Framework (GTF) report, the current pace of progress on three global energy goals – access to electricity, renewable energy and efficiency – is not moving fast enough to meet 2030 targets. Read the Executive Summary.
Speed of progress toward electrification goal 2012–14

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