SDSN 2018 End of Year Highlights

Wishing you a very happy new year from all of us at SDSN! We’ve had a great year, and are thrilled to share some of our successes with you! Network & Regional Center Activities 2018 was a busy year with a number of new Networks and SDG Centers launched. With 10 …

Last chance to register for San Francisco (16-17 Jan)

Organized by  Gold Sponsors     Silver Sponsors Get the detailed agenda here! Topics on the 9th North American edition include organic market outlook, blockchain technology, cell-based meat potential, regenerative agriculture, plant-based foods, mushroom technology, side stream ingredients, sustainable processing methods, marketing novel products,  mainstreaming vegetarian foods, consumer campaigns, closing packaging …

SDG Update – 18 December 2018

GUEST ARTICLES First Nations and UN Academic Hub Work Together in Manitoba for Clean Water and Sanitation Helen Fallding, Manager, Centre for Human Rights Research, University of Manitoba University of Manitoba researchers are working with First Nations on projects designed to increase access to safe drinking water and sanitation services. …

Rulebook to implement the Paris Agreement is now a reality

  COP24 has just concluded and the rulebook to implement the Paris Agreement is now a reality Look back at the top climate action highlights from the World Bank Group in Katowice, Poland. How is the Human Capital Index prompting action? In the two months since the release of the …

CLARA Full Report” Missing Pathways to 1.5 C “

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this ground-breaking report on how to reform human land-use practices and our unsustainable food system to best achieve climate stability and more equitable societies. This report confirms much of our own research in our annual GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD® reports since 2009. Our current 2018 report: “Capturing …

WRI Digest: COP24 | How to Feed the World | CO2 Rising | Yellow Vests

“Ethical Markets welcomes this innovative, systemic report on how to reform our planetary food system for the future. However, it still misses the lowest-hanging fruit, on which we report in our annual Green Transition Scoreboard, 2018 : ‘CAPTURING CO2 WHILE IMPROVING HUMAN NUTRITION & HEALTH’, which includes most of WRI’s …

VERGE Weekly: A new carbon economy bubbles up

“Ethical Markets also  follows this new approach to carbon, and the possibilities for capturing and re-using CO2, while cautioning that the best method of sequestering CO2 is by shifting to growing more salt-loving food crops (halophytes, e.g. quinoa), already grown in 22 countries and thrive without fertilizers or pesticides, irrigated …