New Thinking: Balancing Industry and Climate Change

Climate change refers to long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. These shifts may be natural, such as through variations in the solar cycle. But since the 1800s, human activities have been the main driver of climate change, primarily… Read More

Winners of UN SDG Action Awards

The winners of this the 2022 United Nations SDG Action Awards were announced at a ceremony in Bonn, Germany. The awards sought initiatives that mobilize, inspire, and connect people to drive action towards a more sustainable future on a healthy planet —… Read More

The SDG Moment: Update from the United Nations

The SDG Moment serves to place an annual spotlight on the Sustainable Development Goals and will be held at the beginning of the United Nation’s General Assembly’s High-Level Week. It takes place as the world faces a deepening… Read More

Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times

Nations United is a special, first of its kind film, created by the United Nations on its 75th Anniversary and to mark five years since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals. In the midst of a pandemic… Read More

UN Releases Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022

The newly released United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022 reviews progress of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Using the latest available data and estimates, the report gives the global community a reality check on the devastating… Read More

2022 UN Ocean Conference Focuses on Sustainability

The UN Ocean Conference, from June 27-July 1, provides a unique opportunity to boost collective efforts and find innovative solutions to effectively address the challenges facing the world’s oceans. United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14 is about conserving and… Read More

IPCC Report: Half Measures on Climate Change Are No Longer an Option

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change, released a report yesterday that concluded that human-induced climate change is causing dangerous and widespread disruption in nature and… Read More

United Nations Sustainable Development Events in 2022

The United Nations has eight global events planned in 2022 to focus on sustainable development. The events will focus on everything from climate change and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to the need to safeguard the world’s… Read More

Secretary-General Warns That More Effort Is Needed in Fight Against Hunger

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said the world is off-track in its efforts to meet the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of ending hunger by 2030. Guterres noted that hunger increased in 2020. Between 720 and 811 million people… Read More

Report: Measuring Global Engagement on Biodiversity

Biodiversity in the world is rapidly declining. According to a recent report from The Economist Intelligence Unit — commissioned by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) — “time is running out, and action to prevent fatal nature loss is… Read More