Strong commitment to sustainable development
United Nations Agenda 2030
Portugal's strategic priorities in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda
Performance in achieving sustainable development goals
SDG Indez Score
SDG Indez Ranking
#18 / 166 countries
Sustainable Development Report 2023
Average Performance by SDG
Source: Sustainable Development Report – SDG Dashboard
2020 target exceeded
+3.4 p.p than in 2019
Portugal has the second largest solar photovoltaic power plant in the world.
Source: INE, I.P
among 59 countries in the Climate Change Performance Index 2023
Finalist City 2023
A governance model based on a commitment to climate neutrality
Portugal – Raising sustainability standards as a tourist destination
The first archipelago in the world to achieve international certification as a sustainable destination by an entity accredited by the Global Council for Sustainable Tourism.
Going for gold certification as a sustainable tourism destination in 2024.
3 other territories with silver certification:
Autonomous Region of Madeira
Municipality of Baião
Municipality of Melgaço