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CBD -yesterday

SDG14: How to develop a cleaner ocean strategy

Billions of people depend on the oceans for their food and livelihoods, but progress towards SDG14 remains stubbornly stuck in the slow lane....

IISD -5 days ago

Guest Article: SDG Implementation Will Affect Forests and People

This book discusses the conditions that influence how the SDGs are implemented and prioritized, and provides a systematic, multidisciplinary global assessment of interlinkages among the SDGs and their targets, increasing understanding of potential synergies and unavoidable trade-offs between goals from the point of view of forests and people. It is crucially important that the potential trade-offs...

CBD -5 days ago

Decade of Action on the Sustainable Development Goals is under way

The Sustainable Development Goals are known as the world's blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice. The 17 goals are all interconnected, and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that they are all achieved by ...

CBD -6 days ago

How open data play a role in agriculture

To achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of zero hunger and increase food security by 2030, governments and multilateral agencies are looking to open data to boost agriculture and farming...

CBD -6 days ago

The effect of wildfires on sustainable development

With only 10 years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, world leaders in September 2019 called for accelerated action in the next decade to deliver at the scale and speed required. Climate change and global heating however, are increasing the likelihood and intensity of wildfires, which could have a growing impact on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals....

CBD -7 days ago

2,000 companies ranked by sustainability influence

The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) has revealed the "SDG2000", a list of the companies that have "the most influence" over our ability to move to a more sustainable future. Listed, private and state-owned companies identified include Apple, Facebook, Netflix, Tesla, Coca Cola, Tencent and Starbucks, demonstrating the scale of effort needed across industries....

CBD -7 days ago

Private Sector Involvement, a Key Driving Force for SDGs

For the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, to come to fruition, a collaborative effort involving the private and public sectors is necessary, according to the National Development Planning Board, or Bappenas....

UNECE-FAO -2 weeks ago

UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development 2020 - Register Now!

The Regional Forum on Sustainable Development will take place on 19-20 March 2020 in Geneva. Key stakeholders from governments, civil society, academia and the private sector will engage in intense discussions, learning and exchange to deliver better results on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Learn more: http://www.unece.org/rfsd2020.html...

GFW -3 weeks ago

10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade

The last decade was pivotal for the world’s forests. The 2010s saw the rise of unprecedented new commitments — from governments and the private sector alike — to bring deforestation to heel. The UN REDD+ framework, the New York Declaration on Forests and the Sustainable Development Goals set out ambitious targets to conserve and restore millions […] The post 10 Big Changes for For...

WRI -3 weeks ago

10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade

10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade Comments|Add Comment|PrintA lot changed for the world's forests over the 2010s, but much remains to be done. Photo by flickrfavorites/Flickr. The last decade was pivotal for the world's forests. The 2010s saw the rise of unprecedented new commitments — from governments and the private sector alike — to bring deforestation to heel. The UN REDD+ f...

CBD -3 weeks ago

How frontier research could be the answer to a more sustainable future

More frequent extreme weather events, increasing political nationalism and growing economic inequality are making sustainable development goals harder to achieve. EURACTIV looked at the work of four frontier researchers to explore how a more sustainable future could look like....

IISD -1 month ago

WBCSD’s Forest Solutions Group Launches Roadmap for SDG Achievement

The Roadmap presents the forest sector’s current alignment with the SDGs. It identifies six core SDGs, where the sector and its value chain have the highest potential to influence, drive sector transformation and create long-term value. It identifies five supportive SDGs, where the sector can drive inclusive and sustainable growth....

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