The U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are the world’s roadmap for progress, and offer a framework for discussing the biggest issues facing humanity. At our recent Techonomy 2017 conference, we asked speakers to choose one of the 17 SDGs. They were then photographed by Emma McIntyre, a photographer with our partner Getty Images. Each speaker was asked to explain why they chose their goal. The slideshow below illustrates these supporters of the U.N. Global Goals.