When cities become smart

The continued growth of the global human population demands changes to infrastructure and living spaces. As well, food, energy, communications, water, and other resource delivery systems need to be upgraded and streamlined. This category covers the creation of energy efficient and sustainable remakes of the current systems in place to …

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Green Growth News – February

26 February 2019 Outcomes and key messages The OECD held its 2018 Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum on the theme “Inclusive solutions for the green transition: Competitiveness, jobs and social dimensions“, in conjunction with the Annual Conference of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP). The Forum aimed at creating …

NYU Stern Research Illustrates ROI for Sustainably Marketed Products

This week, Uberbrand’s Henry Richards outlined 5 cultural shifts for brands to keep pace with in 2019 in order to maintain consumer loyalty and trust — one of which, conscious consumption, is a theme of ongoing pertinence here at SB. More and more evidence has surfaced as to the vital …

The Economist-Thirsty Planet

“This Special Report by The Economist “Thirsty Planet“ draws attention to  the planet’s less than 3% freshwater crisis on which all current human food supplies and clean drinking water depend.   This freshwater crisis, caused by mis-use, waste and pollution, requires immediate attention by all sectors and new priorities for governments …

Rate the Raters 2019: Expert Survey Results Out Now!

February 2019 Rate the Raters 2019 Expert Survey Results Almost a decade ago, SustainAbility launched a multi-phase research program, Rate the Raters. The program was designed to influence and improve the quality of corporate sustainability ratings and proved highly popular with companies and other stakeholders. This year, we are revisiting …

SASB News: SASB names former World Bank Official as new Chief Executive

SASB names former World Bank Official as new Chief Executive Madelyn Antoncic brings 30 years of international capital markets experience to the global standards setter.   SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, 2019 — The SASB Foundation, an independent non-profit responsible for the funding and oversight of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board …

News from the World Future Council

Dear Friends & Supporters, Jakob von Uexkull, Founder of the World Future Council, has resigned as Chair of the Management Board. As his successors, we know it is difficult to fill such big shoes! Thank you Jakob for your great achievements and tireless efforts for future generations! In 2019, we …

SDG Update – 28 February 2019

POLICY BRIEFS SDG Knowledge Weekly: Transitioning to a Circular Economy, Sustainable Consumption and Production Adam Fishman, Thematic Expert for 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (US) The 2019 World Resources Forum took place from 24-27 February, in Antwerp, Belgium, on the theme ‘Closing Loops: Transitions at Work.’ This brief focuses on …