Monday, 14 December 2015 - 5:48pm
Adrian Henriques
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent humanity’s best hope for a decent and survivable future. But to become reality, they will depend on a concerted, long-term implementation effort. Not only by countries but by companies and all kinds of organisations across the world. And to do that... Read more
Thursday, 26 November 2015 - 6:32pm
Green Economy Coalition
A new study from UN Global Compact-Accenture finds strong call from a majority of business leaders for a climate change agreement in Paris to support private sector investment. A majority of business leaders say that a long term agreement at the UN climate summit (COP21) in Paris is critical to... Read more
Monday, 16 November 2015 - 12:29pm
Karen Jeffrey
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal set of goals, targets and indicators designed to frame political agendas and policies over the next 15 years. Secretary General of the United Nations Ban-ki Moon described the goals as “ a to-do list for people and planet, and a blueprint for... Read more
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 - 4:15pm
Marius Hasenheit
Approaches to Beyond GDP are often multi-dimensional. Aggregating different factors into a single measure for policy-makers, who need to have a comprehensive view of existing problems, is de-manding. Information contained in one indicator is not enough to provide such a view. To understand and... Read more
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 4:08pm
Ina Porras - IIED
Smallholder and community carbon projects have shown they can deliver local benefits and promote climate resilience. Now, says Ina Porras - senior researcher at GEC member IIED - the Plan Vivo Standard and its partners, representing the oldest ethical carbon standard, have pledged their commitment... Read more
Wednesday, 7 October 2015 - 6:02pm
Steven Stone - UNEP
Steven Stone, Chief of UNEP's Economics and Trade Branch (ETB) and member of the GEC Steering group, discusses the recent UN SDG summit, UNEP's green economy work, and the importance of speaking frankly. Big, bold, vibrant - New York City is nothing if not an exciting epicenter of thought and... Read more
Monday, 28 September 2015 - 1:30pm
Measure What Matters
The GEC & Measure What Matters’ Oliver Greenfield argues that the Sustainable Development Goals set the priorities for a more sustainable, green economy, but that means that how we assess and measure that economy needs to change, in this video interview with IIED . The real transformational... Read more
Monday, 21 September 2015 - 3:54pm
Measure What Matters
On 25 September 2015, PAGE (Partnership for Action on Green Economy) will be supporting a UNEP, the Government of Germany, and UNDP co-hosted high-level panel discussion at the 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in New York entitled: ‘ Powered by inclusive and sustainable growth:... Read more
Tuesday, 8 September 2015 - 6:19pm
Green Economy Coalition
In the recently published independent report ‘ Climate Change: A Risk Assessment ’, Professor Martin Rees gives his personal perspective on climate, ethics, and the tragedy of horizons afflicting our response to climate change. I am an astronomer. I am mindful that our Earth is 45 million centuries... Read more
Monday, 7 September 2015 - 1:35pm
Measure What Matters
Lorenzo Fioramonti, Enrico Giovannini, Robert Costanza, Ida Kubiszewski, Kate Pickett, Kristín Vala Ragnarsdóttir, Roberto De Vogli and Richard Wilkinson, of the Alliance for Sustainability and Prosperity (ASAP) argue in the Guardian that if governments and companies are serious about meeting the... Read more


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