The United Nations has crafted Sustainable Development Goals -- 17 goals to transform our world. These goals touch on all aspects of life on Earth. Learn more about them from SDGs in Action.
Many published books and articles refer to these goals and use them as a basis or justification for research.
You can, too!
Look for the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Scopus. Search Scopus for your topic -- at the bottom of the page you'll see the corresponding UN Sustainable Development Goal(s).