Sustainable Development Goals

Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: Sustainable Development Goals, investment, financing for development, climate finance, Least Developed Countries Fund, Green Climate Fund
... identified climate change as a key mega trend effecting sovereign bonds. So far, and with only one more official day to go before the end of COP 21, only $200 million has been announced by some developed ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: investment, decarbonisation, Prince of Wales, fossil fuel subsidies, Sustainable Development Goals, decoupling
... needing radical transformation and impede investment in clean energy and energy efficiency. Despite re-affirmation in 2015, the G20 major economies have been slow to deliver on their 2009 pledge to phase ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: UNFCCC, Sustainable Development Goals, 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, IRENA
Connecting the dots between the UNFCCC and the SDGs Alvin Leong, from Pace Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies argues for the global community to capitalise on the links between the international ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: Cities, Rio de Janeiro, COP21, sustainable agriculture, Sustainable Development Goals
Concrete actions for effective transformation Christino Áureo da Silva, State Government of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil discusses the Rio Rural approach which reconciles income generation and environmental ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women, gender, climate, UN Women, Sustainable Development Goals
The 2015 climate agreement must recognise it: Women are key actors in climate solutions UN Women call for the amplification of women’s voices in all aspects of the fight against climate change.   ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: sustainable development, sustainable development goals, UNFCCC, COP20, integration, coherence, climate change
Linking the climate change and Sustainable Development Goals processes Vositha Wijenayake from CAN South Asia and Joy Hyvarinen from the Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 03 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 3 - Disasters, Security, Loss and Damage
Tags: Gender equality, disaster risk reduction, resilience, sustainable development, social justice, Second Hyogo Framework for Action, UNFCCC, post-2015, sustainable development goals
... as the Second Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA2), recognises that, since 2005, more than one billion people were affected by disasters, including 144 million who were displaced. The HFA2 draft goes on to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 2 - Climate and Energy
Tags: Fuel efficiency, partnership, collaboration, Climate Summit, Sustainable Development Goals, efficiency standards
Fuelling the debate Avi Silverman of the FIA Foundation highlights the potential for improving fuel efficiency standards and the encouraging work of the Global Fuel Economy Initiative.     Fuelling ... [ +++ ]