New speakers, scholarships and a guest blog

New speakers, scholarships and a guest blog Apply today for a scholarship to attend the 2017 World Forum on Natural Capital, read our latest guest blog by the Technical Director of the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa, and view our latest speakers. Scholarship applications open until 29 September We are …

The best bits from our circular economy hub

The highlights from our circular economy hub From Kenya’s plastic bag ban, which recently came into force, to self-healing materials and airline food waste, we’ve covered a huge range of topics on our circular economy hub. Read some of our favourites below.       Top stories Dutch project making …

SDG Update – 4 September 2017

GUEST ARTICLES A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Visualising the SDG Challenges Hans Mommaas, Director-General, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency Over the last few decades, people have become increasingly aware of the global and systemic nature of many of our environmental problems today. This is recognized in the 2030 …

Washington and Seattle Big Step Forward & Fun in the East!

Washington State Public Bank Workshop Washington and Seattle Big Step Forward! Washington State Sen. Bob Hasegawa has been working diligently on a state-owned bank ever since 2011. Last month, the legislature finally authorized $75,000 for a study to determine the feasibility of such a bank. On July 14th, he and …

Summer News from the WFC!

NEWS FROM THE WFC IN AUGUST Land degradation costs more lives than any other environmental disaster. If we don’t stop the trend of desertification, hundreds of millions of people will be forced to leave their homes in the next decades. The Future Policy Award turns a spotlight on this challenge …