We must move from the very real incremental change that we have created to a model that continues to push incremental wins while also fundamentally reaching for transformational change
The ocean produces half of the oxygen we breathe and provides food for 3.2 billion people around the world.
2020 must be the year we collectively show—through concrete action—that we are truly committed to build a healthier, safer, more sustainable and resilient future for all people.
Water, energy, and food three areas that will be pivotal in helping the UN – and the world – make progress toward the targets set for Goal 12 by 2030
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.