Sustainable Development

June 24, 2019

Cloverdale-Langley city MP weighs in on single-use plastics ban

Feds announced Monday that some single-use plastics will be phased out in Canada by 2021 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Canada will ban some single-use plastics […]
June 24, 2019

CSR activities in Coimbatore focus on sustainability

CRI Pumps has invested in infrastructure development at the Corporation Elementary School at Saravanampatti.   | Photo Credit: S_SIVA SARAVANAN Need to form team to co-ordinate and […]
June 24, 2019

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council

MINUSMA/Gema Cortes Peacekeepers from the UN mission in Mali, MINUSMA, conduct a justice and reconciliation meeting to hlep mediate the violence in Mali’s central Mopti region.     […]
June 24, 2019

The role of carbon finance in greening global supply chains

The new 2019 Circularity Gap report warns the rate of current raw material extraction at 92 billion tonnes per year is already exceeding planetary boundaries, and that due […]
June 24, 2019

Access Bank’s progress on the SDGs

Over the past decade, Access Bank, as part of its overall business strategy, and in line with local and global strategies, has contributed to the achievement […]
June 24, 2019

Community Based Inclusive Development: Working with communities in the implementation of the CRPD and SDGs (COSP12 Side Event) Side Event to the 12th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Implementing the CRPD and the 2030 […]
June 24, 2019

Views sought on decarbonisation

Green drive: Council for Sustainable Development Chairman Prof Arthur Li (right) launches a public engagement exercise on the Long-term Decarbonisation Strategy. The Council for Sustainable Development today launched […]
June 24, 2019

Remittances matter: 8 facts you don’t know about the money migrants send back home

IFAD/Christine NesbittThe small amounts of $200 or $300 that each migrant sends home make up about 60 per cent of the family’s household income. This Sunday […]
June 23, 2019

Renewable energy is now the cheapest option – Even without subsidies

A fishing boat in the North Sea in front of wind turbines producing renewable energy between Bensersiel and the island Langeoog in Germany. Germany has a […]
June 16, 2019

“Chinese solution” paves the way for the world’s sustainable development

Note: The following article is taken from the Chinese-language “Commentaries on International Affairs.” At the 23rd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, China’s President Xi Jinping […]
June 16, 2019

UN takes a big step towards a digital future

The United Nations launched a new tech report that includes a “declaration of digital interdependence”. According to the report, the digital future must be safer and […]
June 16, 2019

Wuqi county in Yan’an pursues ecological, sustainable development

A car drives on the mountain road at Zoumatai Village of Wuqi County in Yan’an City, northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, June 5, 2019. Wuqi County has […]
June 11, 2019

‘From farm to plate’, first-ever World Food Safety Day demonstrates the need to take unsafe food off the menu

World Bank/Arne HoelThe Food and Agriculture Organization and World Health Organization are joining forces to assist countries to prevent, manage and respond to risks along the […]
June 10, 2019

BMW Announces Platform for Sustainable Rubber Sourcing

It only takes a look out the window to realize that our planet and its climate is changing at a rapid pace. Sourcing resources in … […]
June 6, 2019

Invest in the Planet: Sustainable Investments for All

When it comes to causes that matter, we are often told to “vote with our wallets.” Among the most powerful statements you can make as members […]
June 6, 2019

Tackling gender inequality through access to information

Access to information is fundamental for women’s empowerment. At the 2019 Global Summit of the Open Government Partnership, States and other stakeholders must focus on ensuring […]
June 6, 2019

Joe Oliver: Canada is getting worryingly close to embracing economically destructive ‘sustainable finance’

Royal Dutch Shell and BP have already been intimidated into setting short-term goals to comply with the Paris climate accord.Callaghan O’Hare/Bloomberg Private sector capitulation has already […]
May 29, 2019

Twitterati celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity

The International Day for Biological Diversity comes within the scope of the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals The International Day for Biological Diversity is […]
May 29, 2019

Funding continues for Experimental Lakes Area

The ELA includes 58 small lakes and watersheds east of Kenora (IISD-ELA) Provincial funding for the ELA started in 2013 after the federal government withdrew. KENORA, […]
May 29, 2019

China to improve national territory spatial planning system: official

China will optimize its national territory spatial planning to promote sustainable development, a senior official with the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) said Monday. A unified […]