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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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Infrastructure needed to achieve 72% of sustainable development goal targets

| 04/04/2019 | Reply
Infrastructure needed to achieve 72% of sustainable development goal targets

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 – global targets relating to poverty, health, the environment, peace and justice – will rely on infrastructure systems.

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Malaysia seeking partners to improve Halal Economy

| 04/04/2019 | Reply
Malaysia seeking partners to improve Halal Economy

Using propositions such as SDG provides a starting point beyond just halal as it talks about taking responsibilities and accountabilities to the local community.

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