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Corporate Sustainability Emerging as Major Driver in the UN’s Post-2015 Agenda

Written by Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, on ECDPM’s GREAT insights magazine “The corporate sustainability movement is growing in every region of the world. Every year, more companies place responsible business practices and sustainability objectives at the heart of their business strategy. Companies are increasingly helping to tackle the world’s most pressing … 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: Report of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing – This ICESDF report identifies options to strengthen the four main categories of finance for sustainable development: domestic public, domestic private, international public and international private finance, emphasizing interplay between types … Continue reading

Southern Perspectives on the Post-2015 Agenda

Written by Andrea Ordóñez writing for the Southern Voice Initiative, and Tanvi Bhatkal on behalf of post2015.org For the past few months, in a joint effort between post2015.org and the Southern Voice Initiative, we have been sharing different perspectives from researchers in the Global South on the new global development agenda. With this post, we close … Continue reading

Why are indigenous people left out of the sustainable development goals?

Written by Jonathan Glennie, Research Associate at ODI’s Centre for Aid and Public Expenditure on the Guardian Poverty Matters blog. “The great danger in compiling a list of priorities for international development, which is what most of the development industry has been preoccupied with for the past couple of years, is the dreaded “shopping list” … Continue reading

Data revolution from the bottom-up

Written by Amanda Glassman, Director of Global Health Policy and a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development. Data revolutionaries around the world (myself included) are using every forum possible to call for more and better data that is disaggregated, produced more frequently, more open and more useable.  Recently, my colleague Alex Ezeh at … Continue reading

Counting Down to a New Era of Global Health

Written by Jonathan Jay, JD MA, coordinator of Health for All Post-2015, a global campaign of civil society organizations advocating for universal health coverage in the post-2015 development agenda, and senior writer for Management Sciences for Health, a global non-profit that develops sustainable health systems in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. What do … Continue reading

Youth and inequality in post-2015 development

Written by Tanvi Bhatkal, Research Officer in the Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme at ODI, written on Development Progress youth priorities blog. “Dialogue about international development policy has recently centred on setting the development agenda to follow the millennium development goals (MDGs). These post-2015 ‘sustainable development goals’ are being set through a consultative process, with … Continue reading

The Data Revolution: Orwellian nightmare or boon to people power?

Written by David McNair, Director of Transparency at ONE. ‘Algorithmic regulation’ – a new term coined by Silicon Valley tech pioneer Timothy O’Reilly – is an equally fascinating and terrifying notion. O’Reilly, (who also coined the term ‘Web 2.0’) describes the way in which the so-called ‘internet of things’ – the web of connections between smart … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Global governance and global rules for development in the post-2015 era – This policy note by the UN gives recommendations on how international cooperation could be reformed and strengthened to achieve and sustain development gains beyond post-2015. Indicators and a monitoring framework for Sustainable Development Goals – The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) issued a revised working draft of … Continue reading

5 ways the post-2015 Financing Committee could change the world. (Seriously.)

Written by Cordelia Lonsdale, Engagement and Communications Officer at Development Initiatives on Development Initiatives blog   “The Expert Financing Committee for post-2015 (ICESDF as it’s known) is nearly done with its task of setting out the strategic framework for sustainable development financing, and civil society gets its last chance to input to their report this week, via … Continue reading


January 1st, 2016
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