SDG Accord Report

A global alliance of the world’s universities, colleges and sustainability networks have released the second annual SDG Accord report; ‘Progress towards the Global Goals in the University and College sector’. Presented at the UN High Level Political Forum in New York, the research shows increasing...

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Spotlight Report 2019

The world is off-track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Most governments have failed to turn the transformational vision of the 2030 Agenda into real transformational policies. Even worse, xenophobia and authoritarianism are on the rise in a growing number of countries.” “The...

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Transforming our World in Harmony with Nature

Hot off the press: Transforming our World in Harmony with Nature. Integrating Nature while Implementing the UN’s 2019 Sustainable Development Goals. This inspiring book offers new insights on how to living in balance with nature and align practices with the SDGs. Check it out...

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Declaring War on Words that Sell Sustainability Short – Blog

Language can play a descriptive role in defining things, but at the same time it also influences the way we perceive and interact with the world. In this blog article, Paul Gallagher states that to align with working towards achieving the 2030 Agenda, it is thus vital for us to also critically...

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Financing for Sustainable Development Report

The UN Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development has released the fourth edition of the “Financing for Sustainable Development Report”, which provides a comprehensive assessment of the state of sustainable finance in 2019. The report puts forward a set of policy...

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A New Global Language for Natural Resources

A group of researchers from the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) have developed a new environmental classification system to fully categorize the renewable and non-renewable natural resources that underpin our economies. This represents a critical first step in being...

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The Human Rights Guide to the Sustainable Development Goals

The guide is a searchable online database illustrating the links between the Sustainable Development Goals and the human rights and labour laws. To help development professionals navigate this human rights framework, the Danish Institute for Human Rights has designed the Human Rights Guide to the...

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Sustainable Development Code

Our mission is to help local governments build more resilient, environmentally conscious, economically secure, and socially equitable communities. Our recommendations are structured around 32 subchapters that focus on different sustainable development challenges. On May 15 we will launch two fully...

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Global Green Economy Index

The Global Green Economy Index™ (GGEI) measures the green economy performance of 130 countries and how experts assess that performance. The GGEI performance index uses quantitative and qualitative indicators to measure how well each country performs on four key dimensions: leadership & climate...

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Education: the multiplier effect

Explore the interactive map that shows how addressing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 4, quality education, may result in a positive impact on many of the other goals. “Education plays a key role in building sustainable and resilient societies,” asserts Michael Ward, Senior Policy...

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