Tag: SDGs

UN Leads Effort To Reduce Dependence on Fossil Fuels

The United Nations is urging the world to speed-up the worldwide transition to cleaner forms of energy and end the use of coal, if we are to stand a chance of limiting temperature rises. According to the UN,… 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

Africa Has Desperate Need for Climate-resilient Water and Sanitation Infrastructure

The international community must prioritize water and sanitation access in Africa, a according to recent joint statement from UNICEF and The Global Water Partnership. Henrietta Fore, executive director of UNICEF and Jakaya Kikwete, former president of Tanzania and… Read More

Harnessing Technology to Meet Sustainable Development Goals

UNDP Launches New Initiative To Address Issues Related to Global Pandemic

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have announced the establishment of the COVID-19 Private Sector Global Facility, a global initiative and collaboration bringing… Read More

UN Secretary Reiterates Importance of Sustainable Development Goals

I call for renewed ambition, mobilization, leadership and collective action, not just to beat COVID-19 but to recover better, together.

All Global Sustainability Is Local

“We have learned that sustainability’s progress is dynamic, and that sometimes gains in one important area can come at costs to another area, tradeoffs that can be difficult to understand but can ultimately hobble progress.”

EU Releases 2020 Report on Sustainable Development Goals

While it is based on pre-pandemic data, the 2020 report shows that the EU made progress on the SDGs between 2015 to 2019.

UN Secretary-General Says COVID-19 Marks Earth Day with a ‘Wake-Up Call’

“The current crisis is an unprecedented wake-up call,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said. “We need to turn the recovery into a real opportunity to do things right for the future.”

Federation of Sustainable Development Organizations Member Directory Now Live

The Federation of Sustainable Development Organizations Member Directory is now live online. The directory can be searched and sorted by type of organization, sustainable development goals and/or country.