There is a growing demand for investment to fund countries' shifts to clean energy. But while more money is flowing into renewable projects around the world, experts say it is not happening fast enough.
The future of today’s youth is inextricably tethered to how well the world is able to deliver on the SDGs, and a new study highlights the many ways young people are becoming the driving force behind the implementation of these global goals.
Harpinder Collacott –
International public finance aimed at adapting to effects of climate change does not prioritise countries most vulnerable to it, says Development Initiatives executive director Harpinder Collacott.
Tom Bigg –
One year on from the Sustainable Development Goals coming into effect, IIED asks whether the international consensus underpinning the goals is strong enough to drive the shift from vision to creating real political change.
and Clare Shakya –
Climate change is happening, it's caused by humans and will have a negative impact on all our lives. So what are the facts – and what can 'ordinary' citizens do about it?
Global cooperation on climate change is certainly welcome, but governments in the industrialsed and developments must also acknowledge their unique responsibilities towards mitigation and adaptation efforts.
The emerging Fintech sector represents an exciting opportunity to kick-start sustainable development. But this new disruptor of the financial services industry should use its power wisely if it’s to maximise positive impact, says Corporate Citizenship's Emma Amadi.