As the recent annual International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) brought thousands of volunteers to the coasts, mobile phone applications were used to help volunteers with their widespread efforts to better understand the nature of marine debris.
A new report by advisory firm Earth Security Group outlines the ‘perfect storm’ of environmental, social and governance pressures that are undermining global security and business longevity. Here's how companies can manage these risks.
Shamshad Akhtar –
The recent string of natural disasters has been a costly but critical lesson—that we need to prepare for more extreme weather, and protect the vulnerable who disproportionately bear the brunt of these, writes UNESCAP's Shamshad Akhtar.
Florian Nebel –
The SDGs are all the rage in the sustainability space, but how exactly do we go about achieving them? Florian Nebel from sustainability consultancy thinkstep shares six bits of advice gleaned from recent workshops held in New Zealand.
It's time to rely on ourselves to deal with the climate crisis—not by purchasing more offsets to become carbon neutral, but to imagine and design more restorative, carbon positive spaces, says Aurecon's Amanda Bryan.
Signs are just starting to show a new approach to how our major corporations are governed and held to account, says Corporate Citizenship co-founding director Mike Tuffrey. However few are getting excited about it.
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.
In July, the SWITCH-Asia Network Facility organised a conference on waste management and the circular economy in Asia, where participants from SWITCH-Asia projects, experts and policy-makers discussed waste management approaches ...
The Harnessing Public-Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda report emphasises that the future of cities largely depends on the way urbanisation is managed and public-private collaboration is leveraged ...