SDG Update – 2 July 2019

FEATURED Countries Reach Final Stage of Preparation for 2019 VNRs 1 July 2019: Most of the 47 countries scheduled to present voluntary national reviews (VNRs) of SDG progress during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) have released their full VNR reports. Issuance …

Newsletter June 2019

Upcoming Events   Almedalen 2019Join the Foundation for two dynamic events on 3 July in person or via livestream.  An array of speakers will address the multitude of global challenges — including climate change, forced displacement, increasing inequalities, intractable conflicts, and erosion of democratic values — all of which call for strong …

SDG Update – 27 June 2019

FEATURED UNCTAD Releases First Annual Statistical Analysis of Selected SDGs 25 June 2019: The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has issued the first annual edition of the ‘SDG Pulse,’ an online statistical publication that reports on developments relating to the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs based on analysis …

Integral City Teaches Smart & Resilient City Evolution

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is People.  Integral City Reflective Organ –June Solstice 2019 : 4 Voices Imagine the Human Hive  For tens of thousands of years (or possibly hundreds of …

SDSN and Bertelsmann Stiftung Publish Sustainable Development Report 2019

Sustainable Development Report 2019 The Sustainable Development Report 2019 “Transformations to Achieve the SDGs,” prepared by the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) which includes the SDG Index and Dashboards, is available now on www.sustainabledevelopment.report. This fourth edition of the annual stocktaking of progress towards the Sustainable Development …

Press release: 2019 Sustainable Food Award Winners (20/06/19)

“Ethical Markets congratulates the winners of these innovative foods, see also our “Green Transition Scoreboard:” for further coverage of the global plant-based food and beverages sector in “Transitioning to Science-Based Investing: 2019 -2020”  ( www.ethicalmarkets.com ) ~Hazel Henderson,  Editor” 2019 Sustainable Food Award Winners London – The winners of the …

SDG Update – 20 June 2019

FEATURED 14 Cities Discuss Common SDG Commitments, “Worldwide Movement” Towards VLRs 18 June 2019: The Brookings Institution issued a brief on the experiences of 14 “SDG Leadership Cities,” including recommendations for SDG implementation by cities. The brief is based on discussions at a meeting in Bellagio, Italy, to “advance a …

Drive Towards Sustainability?

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this systemic approach of the SDGs to addressing our global problems, as we use in our Green Transition Scoreboard®,as well as in judging of KATERVA innovations and described in this video by my longtime colleague and member of our global Advisory Board, physicist Fritjof Capra. ~Hazel …

Impossible Meat

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this article by Dr. Vandana Shiva, whose brilliance and dedication to global issues, especially related to farming and food, we take very seriously (see our TV shows with Dr. Shiva at www.ethicalmarkets.tv ). We thank our Global Advisory Board member Vicki Robin, author of “Blessing the …