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Category: sustainable development

Opinion: Can the tourism sector in Saudi Arabia prove to be sustainable?

| 21/10/2019
Opinion: Can the tourism sector in Saudi Arabia prove to be sustainable?

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector could generate $70.9 billion to the country’s GDP this year, but negative perceptions about the country refuse to fade away.

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Malaysia: Matrade kicks off sustainable practices awareness programme

| 11/10/2019
Malaysia: Matrade kicks off sustainable practices awareness programme

“The global marketplace has now placed the sustainability agenda and responsible business practices as a key benchmark for trade transactions.

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Penny Appeal: Do you know how much water we waste?

| 07/09/2019
Penny Appeal: Do you know how much water we waste?

While developed countries tend to waste water, 844 million people in developing countries lack access to safe drinking water.

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Opinion: Veggie burgers were living an idyllic little existence. Then they got caught in the war over meat.

| 31/08/2019
Opinion: Veggie burgers were living an idyllic little existence. Then they got caught in the war over meat.

As plant-based meat goes from an afterthought to a financial juggernaut that aims to change how most people eat, the opposition has suddenly awakened.

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SDG: Unilever warns it will sell off brands that hurt the planet or society

| 30/08/2019
SDG: Unilever warns it will sell off brands that hurt the planet or society

British favourite Marmite and Magnum ice-cream among the big names thought to be vulnerable to a cull linked to the company’s sustainable business agenda.

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Ethical fashion trends: Sustainability leads Twitter mentions in Q2 2019

| 25/08/2019
Ethical fashion trends: Sustainability leads Twitter mentions in Q2 2019

GlobalData tracks the top 100 influencers in ethical fashion via its Influencer platform.

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UAE: Dubai Financial Market launches Sustainability Strategic Plan 2025

| 25/07/2019 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Financial Market launches Sustainability Strategic Plan 2025

The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) launched its Sustainability Strategic Plan 2025 aimed at underpinning its continuous efforts to promote Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) best practices

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UAE Minister of State for Food Security H.E. Mariam Almheiri Takes Part in 41st FAO Conference

| 30/06/2019 | Reply
UAE Minister of State for Food Security H.E. Mariam Almheiri Takes Part in 41st FAO Conference

H.E. underlined the mission of the National Food Security Strategy to establish the UAE as a world leader in innovative food security.

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SDGs: Sustainable style and the rise of circular fashion

| 10/06/2019 | Reply
SDGs: Sustainable style and the rise of circular fashion

“Consumers are becoming more and more conscious, they hold the power to make the change. More and more they are checking labels and manufacturing process.” Renting fashion for a start!

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Asian Countries Are Off Track to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

| 08/06/2019 | Reply
Asian Countries Are Off Track to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Across the region, the landscape also varies. Each of the five subregions shows uneven progress toward some goals and negative tends away from others.

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UK: Morrisons the first supermarket to ban fruit plastic packaging

| 24/05/2019 | Reply
UK: Morrisons the first supermarket to ban fruit plastic packaging

When Morrisons customers buy loose fruit and veg, they can either take them through the checkout loose or bag them in Morrisons recyclable paper bags.

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New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030

| 10/05/2019 | Reply
New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030

Six new influential public figures came on board as official SDG Advocates on Thursday, committing themselves to the pursuit of the 17 goals.

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SDGs: “Current assault on nature is threatening human survival – transformative change is needed”

| 07/05/2019 | Reply
SDGs: “Current assault on nature is threatening human survival – transformative change is needed”

We are not on track to meet universal goals for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.

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Opinion: Ethical is the new black: it’s time for a fashion revolution

| 05/05/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Ethical is the new black: it’s time for a fashion revolution

We can all agree that fast fashion is bad, but what can you as an individual do about it? I have some great news: WE ALL HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE POSITIVE CHANGE.

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SDGs: Asset managers align investments with UN Sustainable Development Goals

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: Asset managers align investments with UN Sustainable Development Goals

But practical integration has its challenges due to data and technology barriers, and deep Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment is still finding its feet.

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WHO says climate change could have ‘considerable’ food safety impact

| 19/04/2019 | Reply
WHO says climate change could have ‘considerable’ food safety impact

WHO is working with countries to raise awareness of increased foodborne risks associated with climate change and to help them draft national plans.

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Activating the Global Rich to Close the Sustainable Development Goals Funding Gap

| 19/04/2019 | Reply
Activating the Global Rich to Close the Sustainable Development Goals Funding Gap

Glocalities’ Report is a Contribution to the Move Humanity Conference – Activating the Global Rich to Close the Sustainable Development Goals Funding Gap.

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Why fixing food systems is crucial for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

| 10/04/2019 | Reply
Why fixing food systems is crucial for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

Faced with such a plethora of commitments, policymakers should look to fixing global food systems as a treasure trove of opportunity.

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Opinion: The role of women in urban development as planners, builders, city dwellers, is crucial

| 04/04/2019 | Reply
Opinion: The role of women in urban development as planners, builders, city dwellers, is crucial

There is a significant danger in misinterpreting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as separate disciplines that need to be dealt with one by one and in isolation.

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Is it time for the hospitality sector to align to the SDGs?

| 04/04/2019 | Reply
Is it time for the hospitality sector to align to the SDGs?

The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) has called on the food industry to follow the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in order to achieve the innovation required.

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