Sustainable Development Update – UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 17 December 2013 UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014 16_December 2013: Addressing the UN press corps in an end-of-year news conference on 16 December 2013, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 2014 will be “crucial for development,” and offered his vision for the Climate …

2013 The Summer of UpGyres

Upcycle the Gyres Society Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams Starting on World Oceans Day, June 8th 2013 IS THE SUMMER OF UPGYRES   “Science World is excited to partner with Upcycle the Gyres Society for World Oceans Day, June 8th, where we will be sifting through beach sand samples …

Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development

Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · …

Alternative GDP Ranking Topped by Scandinavian Nations

The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index In a World of limited natural resources and human induced changes to the natural and social environment, the GDP is not an inclusive measurement to compare prosperity and the development potential of countries. Based on models for evaluating corporate sustainability and risk modelling tools, SolAbility …

Un Official Highlights Role Of Business Sector In Achieving Sustainable Development

UN OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF BUSINESS SECTOR IN ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, Apr 11 2012 3:05PM The business and industry sectors play a key role in leading countries towards sustainable development, a top United Nations official said today, adding that their collaboration and partnerships with governments are essential to …