International bodies call for support to educate girls, as education changes girls' lives completely by increasing their income in the future and ending their vulnerability to early marriage, sexual abuse, poor health and poverty.
Jobs, water, food and energy must be found for the 120,000 people in Asia moving to cities every day. Experts at a recent urban environment event in the United Kingdom discussed the challenges of Asia's urban crunch.
Alicia Barcena Ibarra
and Stefano Manservisi, and Mario Pezzini –
In an era when the world is turning its back on multilateralism, an equitable and cooperative approach to globalisation is more necessary than ever. Here are 4 ideas for changing our approach to achieve this.
Jason Von Meding
and Giuseppe Forino, Tien Le Thuy Du –
The tragedy in Laos has trained the spotlight on the unceasing development taking place along the banks of the Mekong River and the real winners and losers of Southeast Asia's plans.
New Zealanders still have one more week to voice their opinion on the country's proposed zero carbon legislation, and the crunch point is whether or not agriculture should be part of the transition to low-carbon economy.
Digital opinion analysis points to a demand from consumers for CEOs to take a stand on social issues of global implication. Could this signal a new age of a ‘race to the top’ in corporate sustainability commitments? Clarissa Watson writes.
Ping Manongdo –
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were created to end poverty, inequality, and environmental destruction and to chart a new path towards sustainability. For businesses, it comes with a promise of long-term profitability, too.
At a high level event seeking to reinvigorate the political momentum on climate change, senior UN officials say climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat, but it also comes with a massive opportunity that should not be missed.
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.
New research by Corporate Citizenship reveals that although business awareness of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals has increased in the past year, tangible action to address the Global Goals ...
Access to affordable modern energy services may not be a Millennium Development Goal (MDG) but without it, sustainable development, indeed the MDGs themselves, cannot be achieved. Yet energy access remains ...