Sustainable Development

Two hour chat sparked a Quebec revolution against food waste

Every day, a large warehouse in the eastern Montreal suburb of Anjou throws away nearly 16 tons of food and vegetable products.<p>It belongs to …

Canadian News

Migration and sustainable development – what's the link?

New York City, N.Y., Jul 26, 2017 / 12:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Why do people migrate in the first place? And what if there was a way we could address …

Catholicism

India will need $4.5 trillion by 2040 for infrastructure: report

<b>Mumbai:</b> India will need investments to the tune of around $4.5 trillion till 2040 to develop infrastructure to improve economic growth and community …

Sustainable Development Goals

Countries agree to recommend elements for new treaty on marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction - United Nations Sustainable Development

Countries agreed late Friday evening to recommend to the United Nations General Assembly elements to be considered in the development of a new treaty …

Climate

Unreasonable Group Galvanizes Social Entrepreneurs To Further Sustainable Development Goals

You know the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Those multiple objectives aimed at alleviating poverty, boosting equality and fighting climate change, all by 2030? It’s kind of a tall order and calls for an all-hands-on-deck response.<p>With that in mind, the Unreasonable Group, in …

Sustainability

AB Jurkovič to UN: ‘Family important to understanding migration vulnerabilities’

2017-07-20 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva, has addressed a UN panel on …

Vatican

Improve Child Mental Health Today For A Sustainable Future

Any parent can recognize the signs of early distress in a small child. Young children can be very vocal in showing their emotions: crying, shouting, …

Canadian News

Canadian business can no longer ignore sustainable development

<i>David McInnes is principal at DMci Strategies, chair of WaterAid Canada, and former CEO of Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute</i><p>Canada adopted the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, kicking off a bold global agenda to improve the health of people and the planet by 2030. This has …

Sustainability

Modi's govt drop Indira Gandhi’s name from Oxford centre

A centre established by Somerville college in the University of Oxford in 2013 with a £3 million grant from India and named after Indira Gandhi has …

India

'Smart' money moving to 'green' financing, reveals new UN report

Even though investments towards sustainable development in developing countries have fallen short by nearly $2.5 trillion each year, emerging …

Sustainability

G20’s harmony without Trump

O Freunde, nicht diese Töne! (Oh friends, not these sounds!), proclaimed the baritone in the stirring performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony to …

Climate

Manitoba firefighters joining battle against inferno

A dozen Manitoba firefighters are heading to Prince George this week to help British Columbia fight more than 200 wildfires.<p>More may follow — and by …

Canadian News

Africa: What the G20 Said on Africa

[allAfrica] Excerpts most directly applicable to Africa drawn from the declaration of leaders of the G20 nations, issued after the leaders' summit in …

Economics

Major Leap for Africa At G20, Says Zuma

(Photo: Rasande Tyskar/flickr)PretoriaThe G20 Leaders' Summit, which concluded in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, has recorded positive outcomes for …

Climate

Xi, Macron agree to promote China-France cooperation

HAMBURG, Germany - Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed here Saturday to promote bilateral relations and …

China

A guide for ensuring inclusion and equity in education

<b>Why is this new guide important?</b><p>UNESCO’s figures reveal that 263 million children, youth and adolescents, aged between 6 and 17 years, are not in …

Education

Technocracy Inc: Now Charging for Roads by the Mile

<i>Featured image: Roads and transportation are a major subject of sustainable development and smart cities (Photo: Challiyan. Source: Wikicommons)</i><i>The</i> …

Sustainability

Forum in Beijing opens doors for those with disabilities

China now has an estimated 85 million people with disabilities, a number comparable to the population of Germany, according to Tim de Meyer, director …

Sustainability

China calls for trade drive

China would like to see the establishment of an East Asian economic community through deeper pragmatic engagement and a sustained drive focusing on …

China

Speakers Announced for Textile Exchange's Textile Sustainability Conference: Catalyzing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

LAMESA, Texas, Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - <b>Meet Apparel and Retail Industry Leaders at #TExtileConf</b><p><b>Textile Exchange</b> prepares to welcome over 400 leaders from …

Sustainability

How an obscure Austrian philosopher saw through our empty rhetoric about 'sustainability'

“Sustainability” is, ironically, a growth industry. Ever since the term “sustainable development” burst onto the scene in 1987 with the release of …

Martin Heidegger

Sustainable development must be overarching EU objective

The EU should throw its full weight behind the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and take a global lead in its implementation. Former …

Sustainability

Zupta Zwane’s BEE mining charter mess: A comprehensive analysis

<i>JOHANNESBURG — Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane dropped a bombshell last week that the mining sector is seemingly just not recovering from</i> …

The City

Fairmont Beijing continues eco-friendly tradition with air-quality program

When an air quality examiner showed that indoor PM2.5 concentration was 5 micrograms at the Fairmont Beijing, a luxury hotel under AccorHotels, …

Hospitality

Zakat requires Muslims to donate 2.5% of their wealth: could this end poverty?

Estimated at almost $2tn in 2015, Islamic finance is often overlooked by development organisations as a potential source of funds<p>Usman, a fisherman in North Sumatra, used to have a rickety fishing boat that could only take him as far as the mouth of the river, just before it meets the sea. He could …

Sustainability

“We win, they lose” – Wonderful world of Binary categorisations

There was no ceasefire, no peace conference, no formal treaty and guaranties, no expression of interests and settlement. Only the gazing face …

Soviet Union

International Standards Support Sustainable Development of Cities

Cities are the key to the implementation of sustainable development strategies, and standards are the main technical means to promote sustainable …

Sustainability

MPs call for stronger law against toxic chemicals

A parliamentary committee's proposed update of federal law to greatly improve protection against toxic substances is long overdue, says Liberal MP …

Environment

At UN summit, empowering women on all fronts

While Chinese women have all kinds of the opportunities to make their dreams come true, they are making efforts in accelerating the global women's …

Women's News

Premier Li targets trade with Canada

Premier Li Keqiang told Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a telephone call on Monday night that China is willing to work with Canada in …

China