Localisation is important to allow people around the globe to take ownership of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as their local agenda, thus, the icons have now been translated in over 50 languages, from Czech to Bahasa Indonesia.
Countries must innovate, rethink policies and financial frameworks, engage the youth and focus on the long haul to achieve the SDGs and provide a better life for all, says United Nations deputy secretary-general Amina Mohammed.
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International climate finance is often accounted for in terms of megawatts of renewable energy or tonnes of carbon emission saved; everyone needs to ensure that those facing direct climate change impacts get much more of the money.
If fintech is to reach its potential to advance the global public good, it must take into account the environment, says Simon Zadek, co-director of the UNEP Inquiry into Design Options for a Sustainable Financial System.
The earth is in a bit of a pickle - we will need to produce 50 per cent more food to feed everyone by 2050. One way to solve this big problem could be adopting small solutions for the everyman, says Aurecon's Rebecca Stapleton.