English  |  Español  |  Français
Knowledge Base

Search criteria

Information Types


  • Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals (450)



  • Added or updated since:

  • Custom range...

Search Results

The search was executed to find both database records and web content.
Sort by: Date Title
450 Results
Results per page: 10 25 50 100
Result 1 to 50

News Headlines

Urgent nature action needed to salvage Sustainable Development Goals: UN report

The climate crisis, COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine are threatening to stall progress on several key environmental targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), humanity’s blueprint for a better future, warns a new report from the United Nations.

News Headlines

Finding pathways to synergistic development of Sustainable Development Goals in China

While the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) index is a widely employed method of measuring progress in the United Nations (UN) SDGs, as it allows comparisons across countries and regions, it does not usually offer any indication as to how to move the SDGs forward.

News Headlines

Protecting and enhancing the environment to be at the heart of new infrastructure developments

Plans to ensure wildlife can be better protected and enhanced in developments have been set out in a consultation launched today by Environment Minister Rebecca Pow.

News Headlines

Ensuring long-term sustainability: Biodiversity protection imperative for survival of humankind

While the efforts to combat the climate crisis are gathering traction slowly, the pace isn’t nearly fast enough as our ecosystems are collapsing and species are becoming extinct at an unprecedented rate.

News Headlines

ECOBARI to enable marginalised communities in India adapt to Climate Change

WOTR, a Pune-based development organisation dedicated to poverty eradication through sustainable ecosystem based adaptation, and IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative, along with other partners have launched the ECOBARI (Ecosystem-Based Adaptation for Resilient Income) collaborative. The new ini ...

News Headlines

Why 'systems change' in 2021 demands better technology

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals are focused on giant goals such as zero hunger, zero poverty, gender equity and climate change response. They were designed to be met by 2030, but the latest projections show we’re on track for 2092. Business as usual is clearly not working.

News Headlines

The pandemic has revived hope that a more sustainable world is possible

Some of the most striking images from the early days of the pandemic, when public health orders and lockdowns ground economies to a halt, were the arresting photos of the Himalayas, suddenly visible from across northern India, as decades of unrelenting smog finally abated.

News Headlines

Explainer: Biodiversity offsets and putting a price-tag on nature

Ecosystems and biodiversity are showing rapid decline as humans significantly alter nature. How can we ensure that nature doesn't become a casualty of rapid human development?

News Headlines

Comprehending the environmental dimensions of SDGs

Countries are on track to miss the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) relating to environmental protection, two UN entities warn in new report issued on 22 May to coincide with the International Day for Biological Diversity.

News Headlines

The SDGs: What Does It Look Like to Make Progress on Climate Action?

The Biden administration has been vocal about prioritizing climate action throughout the executive branch, including appointing the first ever Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, who has mostly recently been in talks with European leaders about climate action. The timing couldn’t ...

News Headlines

Gold and diamonds fail to shine as drivers of Amazon development

An analysis of social and economic parameters in gold and diamond mining regions in the Brazilian Amazon shows that these activities have done little to boost development for locals.

News Headlines

Build forward better through nature in the post-pandemic era

The challenge is not ‘to build back better’ but ‘to build forward better’ where the nature and climate nexus lies within the development paradigm.

News Headlines

"One Yangtze" Sustainable Development Forum encourages communication between capital market and environmental protection field through ESG investing

Huatai Securities Co., Ltd. (601688.CH; 6886.HK; HTSC.LI; "Huatai Securities" or "The Company") sponsored the "One Yangtze" Sustainable Development Forum in Beijing, to encourage communication between the capital market and ecological environment protection field.

News Headlines

Putting nature first. The European Commission’s strategy for the Decade of Action

The year 2030 features prominently in any discussion about the biggest challenges facing the international community in the coming years. This is the deadline by which the 193 UN member states have committed to achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that constitute a global action ...

News Headlines

Tanzania: NGOs' Reminded Role in Achieving SDGs

Local government leaders, members of the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and private sector were yesterday advised that achieving sustainable development goals (SGDs) requires serious commitment from every person who intends to see true changes.

News Headlines

Four ways cities must harness the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to build back after COVID

The United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are vital to achieving a prosperous future for all. Only one, SDG #11, explicitly addresses cities – but in fact, 65% of the SDG targets can only be accomplished if cities and regions get involved.

News Headlines

Opportunity and risk in the nature-based bioeconomy

All that glitters is not gold, or so the expression goes. Similarly, as business leaders, academics, and policymakers gather for the third Global Bioeconomy Summit it's worth noting that all that's green is not necessarily sustainable.

News Headlines

Biodiversity: sharing is caring –

If I could sum up what Malta lacks the most in one word, it would be sustainability. The term is usually associated with issues only concerning the environment but sustainable thinking doesn’t just benefit the natural world; it also has positive economic and social implications.

News Headlines

How Public Development Banks Can Help Nature

This week’s Finance in Common Summit will mark the first time that leaders of the world’s 450 public development banks (PDBs) come together to discuss how to reorient investments toward sustainable development.

News Headlines

COVID-19 and the SDGs: moving forward after the crisis

COVID-19 is raging everywhere, resulting in much of the world in self-isolation and the closing of borders worldwide. With comparisons to the 1918 H1N1 influenza pandemic, we are experiencing a literal one-in-100-year event.

News Headlines

Challenges in implementing Agenda 2030 for sustainable development: Where are we now?

On Sept. 25, 2015, 193 United Nations member states adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ushering a new era of international cooperation. An interdisciplinary framework of 17 “Global Goals” otherwise known as Agenda 2030, this year marks its fifth year of implementation. Although co ...

News Headlines

Québec biodiversity corridor master plan wins urban design award

Civiliti, Land Italia, Table Architecture, and Biodiversité Conseil have won a special jury prize from the National Urban Design Awards in the ‘sustainable development’ category for the master plan of a biodiversity corridor in Saint-Laurent, Qué.

News Headlines

SDG14: How to develop a cleaner ocean strategy

Billions of people depend on the oceans for their food and livelihoods, but progress towards SDG14 remains stubbornly stuck in the slow lane.

News Headlines

Decade of Action on the Sustainable Development Goals is under way

The Sustainable Development Goals are known as the world’s blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice. The 17 goals are ...

News Headlines

The effect of wildfires on sustainable development

With only 10 years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, world leaders in September 2019 called for accelerated action in the next decade to deliver at the scale and speed required. Climate change and global heating however, are increasing the likelihood and intensity of wildfires, ...

News Headlines

Private Sector Involvement, a Key Driving Force for SDGs

For the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, to come to fruition, a collaborative effort involving the private and public sectors is necessary, according to the National Development Planning Board, or Bappenas.

News Headlines

Top 20 for 2020: Lets make our workplaces sustainable

It’s 2020, a global super year with the potential for great things to happen. You’ve got your resolutions - you’re going to be healthier, happier and more sustainable (you’ve already got the reusable cup to prove it)! But could it also be the year your employer or business becomes sustainable to ...

News Headlines

Report Calls on Europe to Align Policies, Development Cooperation with SDGs

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) have published the first-ever Europe Sustainable Development Report, assessing quantitative progress of the EU and its member states towards the SDGs.

News Headlines

'Wake-up call': Europe off track on all Sustainable Development Goals, report warns

Every country in Europe is failing against global sustainability targets, a stark United Nations-backed assessment has warned this week, sparking calls for EU political leaders to urgently draw up an ambitious plans to address climate change, pollution, biodiversity and overconsumption across th ...

News Headlines

Africa’s path to sustainable prosperity must move in step with environmental action

A blueprint for environmental action in Africa exists. It’s time we used it to transform the continent Africa is on the move. Six of the world’s fastest growing economies are African. The continent is urbanising rapidly, and governments are working to provide the infrastructure, skills and polic ...

News Headlines

The untapped potential of citizen science to track progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

“We are currently almost five years into the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, yet we do not have sufficient data for tracking the environmental dimension of the Sustainable Development Goals,” says Jillian Campbell, the Statistician leading UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) work on monitorin ...

News Headlines

Does sustainable development have an elephant in the room?

The inherently unequal relationship between the developed and developing world is hindering sustainable development.

News Headlines

Sustainable development goals only achievable through cross-disciplinary research

It is not possible to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDG) if science does not contribute with cross-disciplinary knowledge and understanding of how systems are interconnected. This is emphasized by a U.N. appointed panel of international researchers with the University of Copenhagen ...

News Headlines

World risks missing development goals, experts warn

Leading scientists say growing inequality and climate change will not only derail progress towards global sustainability goals but threaten human existence. Presenting a report at the United Nations in New York, Switzerland’s Peter Messerli external linksaid humans and the environment were close ...

News Headlines

Focusing on key sustainable development goals would boost progress across all, analysis finds

By using a mathematical network analysis to map the relationships identified by an International Council for Science report, the University of Bath research reveals that direct efforts focussed on a critical few: Life below Water, Life on Land, and Gender Equality, would reinforce the virtuous c ...

News Headlines

Deep transformations needed to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change call for deep transformations that require complementary actions by governments, civil society, science, and business.

News Headlines

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns

Brazilian footballer “Marta” not only plays for the Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League and the Brazil national team as a forward, but with 17 goals – the same number as the SDGs! – she is the top scorer ever at FIFA World Cup tournaments - that's both for the men and women's cha ...

News Headlines

Wildlife trafficking and more hinder nations' sustainable development

Transnational environmental crime—wildlife trafficking, illegal logging, dumping hazardous waste and more—takes an estimated $91 to $259 billion bite out of the global economy and has strong ties to organized crime finance, says a new study from Michigan State University and published in Nature ...

News Headlines

Economic growth benefits wildlife but growing human populations do not

Do the UN's sustainable development goals promote or limit conservation?

News Headlines

HLPF Side Event Highlights Community-based Model of Landscape Management

15 July 2019: An event on the sidelines of the 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) highlighted the ways in which a community-based model of landscape management can enhance the resilience of local ecosystems, protect biodiversity and support sustai ...

News Headlines

Will a Global Fund Help Deliver UN’s Development Agenda?

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 19 2019 (IPS) - The United Nations, which has been tracking both the successes and failures of its highly-ambitious Agenda for Sustainable Development, has warned that “progress has been slow” in many of the 17 Goals after four years of implementation.

News Headlines

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief

Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News at the Organization's Headquarters on Wednesday.

News Headlines

Why Biodiversity Matters: Mapping the Linkages between Biodiversity and the SDGs

Biodiversity is a concept difficult to understand or appreciate, let alone regulate and communicate.

Results per page: 10 25 50 100
Result 1 to 50
Results for: ("Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals")
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme