SDG Update – 26 October 2017

GUEST ARTICLES Realizing Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Through Trade Agreements Cleo Verkuijl, Stockholm Environment Institute; and Harro van Asselt, University of Eastern Finland and Stockholm Environment Institute; and Peter Wooders, International Institute for Sustainable Development With 2017 rapidly drawing to a close, several international summits this year can still significantly …

THREE MULTINATIONALS JOIN UN GLOBAL NETWORK ON DISABILITY INCLUSION

 UN News Centre with breaking news from the UN News Service  Men and women at the entrance of a school in Romania that teaches people with disabilities. Photo: World Bank/Flore de Préneuf THREE MULTINATIONALS JOIN UN GLOBAL NETWORK ON DISABILITY INCLUSION Three multinational enterprises – Capgemini, Legrand and the Savola …

Solar Asset Management Newsletter

Welcome to the October (#29) edition of the Solar Asset Management Newsletter Keeping you up-to-date on the latest developments, headlines, reports & events on the increasingly important topic of solar asset management, including Operations & Maintenance, optimization and portfolio & financial management. Was this newsletter forwarded to you? Sign up here …

Media Release: Climate Bonds Water Criteria Phase 2: Nature-based and Hybrid Water Infrastructure: Opens for International Consultation

Water Criteria Phase 2 Nature-based and Hybrid Water Infrastructure Opens for International Consultation   LONDON: 19/10/2017: 16:00 BST Water Consortium Moves to Next Phase in Water Standards Development The Climate Bonds Initiative on behalf of the Water Consortium has released Water Criteria Phase 2 Nature-based and Hybrid Water infrastructure for public consultation. The …

IGF Bulletin – Vol. 210 No. 7 – 13th Annual General Meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development – Issue #2

IGF Highlights Wednesday, 18 October 2017 | Geneva, Switzerland Languages: EN (HTML/PDF)Visit our IISD/ENB+ Meeting Coverage from Geneva, Switzerland at: http://enb.iisd.org/igf/agm/2017/ The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) entered its second day of discussions, at its AGM on Wednesday at UN Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Delegates continued …

Design Innovations Eliminating Food, Coffee Cup Waste

“Great to see all these waste reduction innovations!  We are committed to the circular economy and would like to  recommend one of our favorite circular economy companies:  ECOR  www.ecorglobal.com.  I was impressed enough with ECOR to become a technical advisor to them, along with Bill McDonough, who has given them …

Redefining the Good life: SB ’17 Copenhagen

SustainAbility invites you to Sustainable Brands ’17 Copenhagen Brands must evolve from marketing to mattering to people. New societal aspirations are changing the landscape. Find the insight you need to proactively respond to your customers and drive better business results. WATCH THE VIDEO Tap into Cutting-Edge Knowledge & InsightsFind yourself …

Eco Business Daily Digest

Denmark’s biggest energy company turns its back on fossil fuels    DONG Energy’s shift to 100 per cent renewable energy marks another step in the global transition away from fossil fuels. Want to protect oceans? Start with these 5 things    Getting businesses on board, financing sustainable aquaculture in developing …