Sustainable Development

There’s an unexpected link between boosting car sales in Africa and UN sustainability goals

The automobile market in Africa is projected to double over the next decade as the continent is the world’s second fastest growing market for new vehicles. This is largely thanks to factors such as a growing middle class, rapid urbanization and continued investment in infrastructure.<p>Some of the …

Africa

Montreal to build recycling sorting centre in Lachine

The city of Montreal’s executive committee approved a $49-million contract for a new sorting centre for recyclables in the Lachine borough.<p>The …

Recycling

Watch live as experts tackle our planet's most critical issues

Toward Sustainable Development<p>Every year, the United Nations (U.N.) holds a week-long event as part of its General Assembly. This event, which runs …

Sustainability

Ghana President Akufo-Addo on Sustainable Development

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, president of the Republic of Ghana, speaks about the future of sustainable development at the Bloomberg Global Business …

Business

The Deputy Secretary-General - Remarks at the High-level Event Financing the 2030 Agenda - United Nations Sustainable Development

<b>The Deputy Secretary-General</b><p><b>–</b><p><b>Remarks at the High-level Event Financing the 2030 Agenda – The Role of the United Nations</b><p><b>New York, 18 September …

Sustainability

Advancing the Global Deal in 2017 > Sustainable Development Impact Summit | World Economic Forum

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Sustainability

EU and UN to launch strategic partnership for ending all forms of violence against women and girls - United Nations Sustainable Development

In all parts of the world, women and girls are subject to various forms of violence and abuse. As champions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable …

Gender

Broadband accelerates development

ITU secretary-general Houlin Zhao.<p>Broadband technologies are driving substantial transformation in many development-related sectors, including …

Sustainability

The Future Shape of Mekong Cooperation

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) is the regional, intergovernmental organization tasked with facilitating the sustainable development of shared …

Sustainability

CEFC embraces and energises the Blue Conservation initiative to help rescue our fragile oceans

<b>[Sponsored Article]</b><p>At his keynote address at a high level luncheon on UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 held recently in Hong Kong, the …

UN General Assembly

Pearson Twitter Chat, 9/26: #WhyPurpose

<b>Join</b> <b>Pearson</b><b>,</b> <b>SAP</b><b>,</b> <b>ASU WSSI</b><b>,</b> <b>UN PRME</b><b>, and TriplePundit at #WhyPurpose on September 26th at 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm BT to discuss why young people want to</b> …

Sustainability

Transparency, Anti-corruption and Sustainable Development: Is Progress Possible?

There is growing momentum for initiatives that encourage “open governance” (transparency, accountability and participation) to combat corruption and …

Sustainability

India, Israel and the possibilities of collaboration in Africa

The combination of Israeli innovation/conceptual abilities and India’s “collective effort, inclusive growth” approach can provide the right direction …

Opinion

Transparency, anti-corruption, and sustainable development: Is progress possible?

There is growing momentum for initiatives that encourage “open governance” (transparency, accountability, and participation) to combat corruption and …

Sustainability

Banks fail to shine in sustainability survey

Only three out of 15 Swiss retail banks demonstrate sustainable development ‘good practices’, according to a survey published by WWF Switzerland, …

European News

Empowering girls in science: a global call for gender equity

In a recent global report on this subject, <b>Cracking the code: girls and women’s education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM),</b> …

Gender

Five banks of Brics nations sign pact for credit lines: report

Ahead of the Brics summit, the New Development Bank (NDB) of the five nations has approved $1.4 billion loans for sustainable development projects in …

India

Sustainability. We know it matters, but how do we measure it?

Globally, there has been an increase in demand for higher transparency on environmental, social and governance issues. This has generated a worldwide …

Sustainability

BRICS’ bank NDB approves $1.4 billion loan for projects in India, China, Russia

Ahead of the BRICS summit, the New Development Bank (NDB) of the five-member group today approved $1.4 billion loans for sustainable development …

Business (India)

Africa: Three Solutions for Water and Sanitation for All

[IPS] Stockholm -This week people gather from around the globe at the annual Stockholm World Week. If previous years are anything to go by, the …

Sustainability

Five things to watch out for at the BRICS nations summit in China

China and India’s leaders will meet this weekend at a BRICS nation summit days after the two nations ended a military standoff in a border area high …

News (China)

'Smart' money moving to 'green' financing

In its new report on green finance, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has noted that the G20 and other countries have taken huge strides over the …

G20

UN Mongolia initiates graffiti art campaign on SDGs - United Nations Sustainable Development

Young graffiti artists painted the outside wall of the UN House in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia, in support of the Sustainable Development Goals this month. …

Sustainability

Does Family Planning Exist in Nigeria?

Author:BattaBoxPublisher:BattaBoxPublication Date:23 August 2017Tags:Nigeria, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Sustainable Development, Women and …

Nigeria

Equipping Young Leaders to Take on the 32 Most Important Issues of Our Time

« Proposal For An Innovation Diploma | Main | The Role of Advisory in Personalizing the Secondary Experience »<p>| No comments<p>As a species, we’ve made a …

Sustainability

Envisioning A Green Future Through ‘Green Credits’

'Green Credits' is a reward-scheme for environment-friendly behaviour, ideated by Dr. Ron Dembo, CEO of Zerofootprint, Toronto. In the following …

Sustainability

The Triple Bottom Line of a Sustainable Society: “Planet, Profit and People”

The discourse of sustainable development, has been substantially influenced by Johann Rockstrom’s article in 2009 called ‘A safe operating space for …

Sustainability

Residents push for new air-quality tests

A group of south St. Boniface residents and business owners are critical of air-quality testing conducted by provincial staff at a scrap metal …

Canadian News

America Is Falling Behind, But California Is Doing Just Fine

San Jose, Calif.; Provo, Utah; and Seattle top a new list of America’s 100 most populous cities ranked by their performance across ambitious United …

Business

Remarks on “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building a better future in Myanmar”

<b>Aug 7, 2017</b><p>More than a quarter of Myanmar’s people still live in poverty and those under the age of 30 make up 55% of the population. Photo: UNDP<p><i>As</i> …

Sustainability