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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: Outcome Document of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals - The OWG Outcome document with 17 sustainable development goals and 169 targets, was adopted by acclamation on July 19. FAO’s proposed 2015 targets - In providing support to United Nations Member States and … Continue reading

‘Sustainability’ in the next development agenda: the case of energy access (Part 2)

This is the second post written by Nihit Goyal, Sahil Ali and Shweta Srinivasan, researchers at CSTEP. They have recently launched a new paper – Sustainable Access for All: Building sustainability into universal energy access – part of the Southern Voice Initiative. In Part 1 of this two-part blog post, we argued that sustainability is … Continue reading

Shaping Global Partnerships for a Post-2015 World

Written by By Sonja Patscheke, Angela Barmettler, Laura Herman, Scott Overdyke & Marc Pfitzer on the Stanford Social Innovation Review site. “What if fishermen, governments, industry, philanthropy, private investors, and conservation and development organizations worked together to apply the best strategies for restoring fisheries—and the communities that depend on them? What if these strategies addressed … Continue reading

Want to End Poverty? Tackle Inequality First

Written by Erik Solheim, Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee on the World Economic Forum blog. “There is broad support for the idea to set a global goal to end extreme poverty by 2030, as recent international conferences such as the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos and the ongoing consultations on the post-2015 agenda … Continue reading

Sustainability, Food and Nutrition Security, and the Post-2015 Development Goals

By Josh Lozman, writing on the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation blog: “This is the first post in a series on sustainable agriculture. The Millennium Development Goals have been a remarkable global report card, helping focus the world’s attention on global development and human health priorities. The MDGs did not, however, focus on how and why progress across development … Continue reading

The Post 2015 Water Thematic Consultation Report

The Post 2015 Water Thematic Consultation has recently released its outcome document. Here are some of its key points: “Water is a key determinant in all aspects of social, economic and environmental development and must therefore be a central focus of any post-2015 framework for poverty eradication and global sustainable development. •Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, … Continue reading

More appreciation, less manipulation

Henk Jochemsen writing on the Broker Online: “The High-level Panel (HLP) report on the Post-2015 Development Agenda makes the observation that the MDGs “fell short by not integrating the economic, social and environmental aspects of sustainable development as envisaged in the Millennium Declaration and by not addressing the need to promote sustainable patterns of consumption … Continue reading

UK launch of the European Report on Development 2013

Date: 10 June 2013 13:00 – 14:30 (GMT+01 (BST)) Venue: Overseas Development Institute and streamed live online The authors of the European Report on Development 2013 (ERD 2013) will present some of the findings of the report, which provides a contribution to the post-2015 debate, and will put them in perspective with the recent publication … Continue reading

Summary of the Leadership Meeting on Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Global Thematic Consultation on Environmental Sustainability in the post 2015 Development agenda held its Leadership Meeting in Costa Rica, on March 18-19th. Co-convened by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and co-hosted by the Governments of Costa Rica and France, it was sought how to integrate environmental sustainability in any … Continue reading

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