Make cities safer and more sustainable is one of the sustainable development goals that the United Nations is focused on as part of its initiative to improve living conditions worldwide by 2030.
Reducing poverty and inequality is the linchpin if we are to ensure that the results of the 2030 Agenda are seen and felt in the lives of everyone, everywhere.
What is needed is focus on building resilient infrastructure, fostering innovation, and promoting inclusive and sustainable industrial growth.
Continued economic growth, says the UN report, requires higher levels of productivity and technological innovation.
In addition to the 840 million people without electricity, the United Nations estimates that about 3 billion people worldwide rely on inefficient cooking systems that contribute to pollution.
Worldwide, 785 million people lack access to basic drinking water, and 701 million lack basic sanitation facilities.
Gender equality, says UN Secretary-General António Guterres. is both a fundamental human right and a path to a more peaceful and prosperous world.
The fourth sustainable development goal of the United Nations’ SDG initiative, is to provide quality education for students worldwide. Over the past decade
Despite efforts to reduce hunger, the UN estimates that approximately one of every nine people in the world is under-nourished
Business leaders around the world need to do more to help realize the 17 global sustainability goals that are part of 2015 United Nations Global Compact.