SDG Update – 26 September 2019

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SDG Summit Highlights Need for Accelerated Action to Reach the Goals by 2030

During the SDG Summit, Heads of State and Government pledged to make the coming decade one of action and delivery. Read

Global Commission Launches Year of Action to Accelerate Climate Change Adaptation

Building on the momentum of the Climate Action Summit, more than 75  government, multilateral development bank, civil society and private leaders agreed to support and deliver on initiatives spearheaded by the Global Commission on Adaptation’s ‘Year of Action. Read

130 Banks Launch Principles to Align Business Strategies with SDGs, Paris Agreement

A group of 130 banks from 49 countries launched the UN Principles for Responsible Banking in advance of the Climate Action Summit. Read

‘Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance’ Commits to Carbon-neutral Portfolios by 2050

An alliance of the world’s largest pension funds and insurers committed to achieve carbon-neutral investment portfolios. Read

First Youth Climate Summit Elevates Youth Demands for Action

The Youth Climate Summit aimed at giving young people the voice to demand climate action. Read