Monday, 10 August 2015 - 5:29pm
Oliver Greenfield
In addition to running our consultations on alignment and measurement across several of the SDGs key thematic areas, Measure What Matters (MWM) has also taken the message of alignment to a range of key fora in 2015. At the start of the year, we attended the Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s 3 rd... Read more
Monday, 3 August 2015 - 5:44pm
Measure What Matters , an interactive online tool for constructing stronger green economy indicators, launches to support policymakers, reports the Green Economy Coalition’s Chris Hopkins. Measuring economic progress is hard at the best of times, but when you add sustainability into the mix the... Read more
Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 6:41pm
Sarah Wykes - CAFOD
Pope Francis' recently released Encyclical on climate change - and more - has drawn attention from across the world to the challenges of sustainable development. But why speak out now? Sarah Wykes and Rob Elsworth of GEC member CAFOD, the Catholic development agency, outline in detail the... Read more
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 - 3:47pm
Claire Jones
Actuaries normally concern themselves with the managing of assets and liabilities, helping to ensure the long term success of organisations and business ventures. But this familiarity with long term thinking means that actuaries are well placed to contribute to other long term questions, such as... Read more
Wednesday, 6 May 2015 - 5:18pm
Measure What Matters
Simon Maxwell, CDKN’s Executive Chair, proposes ten actions for governments to ensure that the SDGs and related financing talks and global climate negotiations in 2015 lead to strong positive outcomes on protecting the environment and ending poverty. The SDG negotiations are well underway in New... Read more
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 6:30pm
Measure What Matters
On June 17th IIED and the GEC are hosting a workshop on the twin themes of inequality measurement and inclusive green growth, and MeasureWhatMatters will be there to present our latest discussion paper on inequality. Following from our water measurement consultation, the MWM team will be presenting... Read more
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 5:57pm
Green Economy Coalition
A holistic approach to the economy is necessary to avoid social, environmental and economic collapse, according to a new report by the Capital Institute, writes Jo Confino in the Guardian. To avoid social, environmental and economic collapse, the world needs to move beyond the standard choices of... Read more
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 1:30pm
Terri Kafyeke
The United Nations (UN) developed a proposal for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These 17 goals and 169 targets cover an extensive range of sustainable development topics, from poverty and health to climate and sustainable consumption. The full list of SDGs can be found on the UN’s... Read more
Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 5:21pm
Measure What Matters
It’s easy to say we’d like our cities to be cleaner and greener. But what does that even mean? “Greenness” is a concept that’s hard to pin down – there’s no official list of the top 50 most eco-friendly cities, nor any widely agreed set of measurements for working out how green a city actually is... Read more
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 5:30pm
Martyn Evans
We need to find more ‘unusual friends‘ if we are to galvanise the effort to collect and measure social progress. With only a few months until September’s summit on the sustainable development goals charged with changing the world by 2030, governments are increasingly asked to take an international... Read more


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