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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

Delivering and Implementing the Post-2015 Agenda at the Country Level

Written by Andrew Norton, Director of Research at the Overseas Development Institute. This article originally appeared on the Post-2015 Data Test website. On 14-15 October 2014, I participated in a workshop organised by the Post-2015 Data Test, and hosted by the United Nations Foundation, on measuring and implementing the post-2015 agenda. I had the pleasure of giving the … 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: The Role of Research and Innovation in the Post-2015 Development Agenda – This paper – authored by the Global Health Technologies Coalition, the Council on Health Research for Development, the International AIDS Vaccine Institute and PATH –  makes the … 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: Chapeau text by the OWG co-chairs – released as the first draft of the preamble to the Open Working Group’s list of goals for the post-2015 development agenda Getting Intentional: Cross-Sector partnerships, business and the post-2015 development agenda … Continue reading

How silver-tongued multinationals can win trust in development circles

Written by Jonathan Glennie, writer and researcher on international development and co-operation and research associate at the Overseas Development Institute in London and at the Centro De Pensamiento Estratégico Internacional (Cepei) in Bogotá in the Guardian’s Poverty Matters blog.  “The increasing emphasis placed by some on the role of “the private sector” is a growing source of … Continue reading

Is there anything new with the post-2015 UN Agenda on Sustainable Development?

Written by Mariarosaria Iorio, Political Analyst as a contribution to the on-going debates on the post-2015 agenda on sustainable development.    What are the Issues?   As the world is undergoing a major systemic crisis, commitment to redistribution, social well-being and environmental justice is central. However, there is also a need to concretely and positively impact … 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: Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals: Eight clusters for the focus areas – The co-chairs of the OWG have released a lightly-revised set of 19 focus areas in advance of the 10th session of the OWG meeting. Understanding … Continue reading

Governments and development agencies must work smarter with business

Written by John Humphrey, Institute of Development Studies on the Globalisation and Development blog. “UK Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening often refers to a ‘smarter approach to aid’ – a recent example can be found in her speech to the London Stock Exchange at the beginning of the year, about which I … Continue reading

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