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Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection. Shock Waves : Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty – Ending poverty and stabilizing climate change will be two unprecedented global achievements and two major steps toward sustainable development. But the two objectives cannot be considered in isolation: they need … Continue reading

The SDGs: why should business schools care?

This post is written by Giselle Weybrecht, advisor, speaker in the areas of sustainability and business and author of The Sustainable MBA: A Business Guide to Sustainability. A version this post first appeared on the AACSB blog What Are the Sustainable Development Goals? On September 25 this year, all 193 member states of the United … Continue reading

UN Sustainable Development Goals: Good For Business

This blog is written by Dr Bob Eccles, Chairman of ESG Quant fund manager, Arabesque Partners. It first appeared on Forbes.com  Think of the word “sustainability” and what springs to mind? For many, it means being “green,” and accepting the need for more careful use of increasingly limited natural resources. More specifically, it is a word … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Workshop: Embedding the environment in the Post-2015 Agenda The workshop which involved civil society and think tank representatives from around the world was held in Berlin on 27-28th of January. Jointly organised by Adelphi, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: 8th Session of the OWG The 8th Session of the Open Working Group (OWG 8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) started on Monday 3rd of February. It will last until the 7th, and will be the final “stock-taking” meeting of the group. OWG 8 … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: 8th Session of the OWG The 8th Session of the Open Working Group (OWG 8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) started yesterday on Monday 3rd of February. It will last until the 7th, and will be the final “stock-taking” meeting of … Continue reading

Partnering with business for effective development

Written by Justine Greening, British Secretary of State for International Development, on the Effective Development Cooperation blog: “[…] The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation aims to build a partnership to identify practical actions for delivering the post-2015 development agenda. Its first High Level Meeting in Mexico in April will convene over 160 countries, international organisations, business … Continue reading

Aid for Trade – Adding Value to the Post-2015 Development Agenda

By Yonov Frederick Agah, Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organisation,writing on Business Fights Poverty: The Aid-for-Trade Initiative was launched at the 2005 Hong Kong WTO Ministerial Conference to address supply-side capacity and trade-related infrastructure constraints that can prevent developing countries from converting trade opportunities into trade flows. Eight years on, at the Ninth Ministerial Conference on 3-6 December … Continue reading

A new global partnership with business: building a post-2015 development framework to achieve sustainable prosperity in Africa

Business Action For Africa, the Harvard Kennedy School and the Partnering Initiative have released a new report entitled “A new global partnership with business: building a post-2015 development framework to achieve sustainable prosperity in Africa”. It examines the interdependent and dynamic business and development landscapes in Africa, and uses case studies to guide future endeavours. … Continue reading

Private sector redoubles MDG efforts

Article by Devex, appearing in eudevdays.eu: “Not only governments are fully committed to meeting the Millennium Development Goals — the private sector also wants to step up to the challenge. World leaders on Wednesday agreed on how to kick off the debate on the post-2015 framework through a common set of goals for both rich … Continue reading

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