Monday, 15 December 2014 - 2:34pm
Measure What Matters
An expert panel from the Global Landscapes Forum , meeting on the side-lines of the UN climate change meeting in Lima, has endorsed using the principles of the ‘landscape approach’ in design and monitoring of the SDGs. “We need to demonstrate the relevance of the landscape approach, demonstrate why... Read more
Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 12:48pm
Hazel Henderson - Ethical Markets Media
Hazel Henderson, President of GEC member Ethical Markets Media, makes the case for Japan to move beyond "Abenomics" and GDP-measured growth in the upcoming December 14th election. Japan faces a snap election on December 14th with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “Abenomics” on trial. From the... Read more
Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 1:17pm
Measure What Matters
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has released the Global Environment Goals (GEG) Live Tracker website to provide information on progress towards achieving internationally-agreed environmental goals and objectives and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The website aims to better inform... Read more
Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 12:31pm
Paul Druckman
Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board of the G20, introduced a new phrase into the lexicon of economic risk management when he addressed an Integrated Reporting themed seminar at the World Bank recently: the “tragedy of horizons”. This is the... Read more
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 2:48pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
Is the moral line more compelling than the bottom line? Emily Benson shares reflections from talking with campaigners about economics, Leviticus and people power. Last week I attended a fascinating supper discussion hosted by Tearfund – the development charity working with Christian agencies... Read more
Monday, 10 November 2014 - 12:11pm
Measure What Matters
On October 15, 2014, the SDSN in partnership with the UN Statistics Division, the World Bank, Paris21, the Center for Global Development, Simon Fraser University, and the Gates Foundation, convened a meeting on a needs assessment for SDG monitoring and statistical capacity development. The meeting... Read more
Monday, 13 October 2014 - 2:50pm
Measure What Matters
Statistics Netherlands, Global Reporting Initiative, and The Sustainability Consortium have released a report examining alignment of their (respective) national, company, and product level sustainable development (SD) metrics. The report argues that continued alignment is undoubtedly desirable and... Read more
Friday, 10 October 2014 - 11:09am
Measure What Matters
The European Commission is holding a high-level expert conference on “Moving ‘beyond GDP’ in European economic governance”. It is organised in cooperation with the Italian Presidency of the Council in Brussels on the 10th of October . This conference will take stock of all the recent technical and... Read more
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 10:51am
Chris West - Stockholm Environment Institute
There is wide consensus that business will play a critical role in implementing the SDGs. Now the question is how? Chris West, Stockholm Environment Institute, describes a new consultation exploring how global Goal(s) on water can be made relevant to the private sector. Check it out. How do we make... Read more
Monday, 22 September 2014 - 5:37pm
Measure What Matters
With less than a year to go until the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are finalised, policy makers are now turning their attention to the issue of implementation. So how might global Goal(s) on water sustainability be operationalised at local, corporate and national levels? Measure What... Read more


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