Our largest cities, home to 80% of the population, are central to achieving sustainability in a time of climate change. The federal government has begun to act on the need for coherent urban policies.
For young people seeking to engage with the world’s most critical challenges, the UN Sustainable Development Goals can serve as an entry point. The arts open up possibilities to take action.
The development effectiveness of these investments could be enhanced by, among other things, greater transparency or better impact measurement.
The Canadian government’s proposed employee ownership trust could have positive impacts that go beyond workers and businesses.
The water crisis is a women’s crisis. Women need to be equal partners in the process of creating more just and effective water governance systems.
It’s a crucial time for the World Bank, with growing calls for reform and sky-high expectations of what one leader needs to do. A former World Bank official explains the challenges ahead.
The UK is among countries cutting international aid payments, which could affect the world in four key areas: poverty, extremism, democracy and refugees.
The bottled water industry can undermine progress of projects aimed at creating safe-water systems for all, by redirecting attention to a less reliable, less affordable option.
To focus on sustainable development goals, platforms need to change from being exclusively focused on profits and value appropriation to perceiving themselves as public goods.
Nigeria’s incoming president must prioritise environmental protection to avert further loss of the country’s biodiversity.
After 24 years of democracy, women still struggle for political relevance in Nigeria - limited by poverty, corruption and other factors.
The huge gathering of policymakers focused on culture’s crucial role in sustainable development.
Innovations in food science and technology are well-positioned to address many existing food systems challenges.
The essential ingredients in achieving the development goals are partnerships combined with smart thinking about how to deploy 21st century technologies.
It is useful to recognise why companies either restrict or strengthen their sustainability efforts in response to a crisis.
We need more targeted investments in solutions that have a positive impact on nature to reverse biodiversity loss.
At the Learning Planet Institute, an initiative launched with UNESCO, we’ve seen many programs that foster the ability and motivation to learn, act and lead for a better world.
The UN Sustainable Development Goals set a target date of 2030. To meet that deadline, international collaboration and funding is required.
Voluntary regulation has helped company boards become more diverse but has been more successful in certain countries.
The future food security of nearly 1.5 billion Africans depends on the actions and decisions that are made today.