Resources - Sustainable Development Goals

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Pro-poor, Inclusive Green Growth (GGGI)

Pro-poor, Inclusive Green Growth

This report states that: “for green growth to fulfill its promise” it needs to “address the drivers of poverty and social exclusion”. It argues that green growth policies need to get support from across society to pressure policymakers to act.

Who should value nature? Interview with Pavan Sukhdev

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Is valuing nature as natural capital the way to reduce environmental degradation or a dangerous distraction that will commodify the environment? Alongside debates on if we should value natural capital is another question that is very rarely asked: who should value nature? This exclusive interview with Pavan Sukhdev is […]

Tests of success for the SDGs (Stakeholder Forum)

Stakeholder Forum SDGs

The mandate to develop Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was one of the main outcomes of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) held in Rio in June 2012. A new tool called the Tests of Success for the SDGs has been developed by Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable to support governments and other stakeholders to create and choose ambitious and effective sustainable development goals (SDGs) and targets, which fulfil the commitments made by world leaders at Rio+20.

The politics of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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What are the key debates at the heart of the process to agree on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Key areas of contention include how to interpret the universal nature of the SDGs and who will fund their implementation. This page provides links to selected reports and analysis that are useful in navigating through the key debates on the SDGs.

The Future We Want: Rio+20 decision text

Rio+20 conference (Dario Kenner)

United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development / Rio de Janeiro / June 2012 This is the official text of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio in June 2012. It was called Rio+20 because it was held 20 years after the 1992 Rio […]

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