Category: SDGs

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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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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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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SDGs: Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Trends

| 22/05/2019 | Reply
SDGs: Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Trends

In an extract from the Responsible Business Trends Report 2019, Ethical Corporation’s Liam Dowd says progress towards integrating the SDGs into business strategies is continuing.

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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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SDGs: Balancing the goals and needs of societies

| 30/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: Balancing the goals and needs of societies

The whole notion of consumerism is often read from the perspective of the western angle and this may not correctly represent what consumerism means to the rest of the world.

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SDGs: An ETF To Save The World

| 25/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: An ETF To Save The World

Due to the unique way the Impact Shares ETFs are structured, every dollar invested in SDGA translates into money for economic development projects worldwide.

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SDGs: What will it take to fix flailing SDG funding?

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: What will it take to fix flailing SDG funding?

The international community is not acting fast enough to mobilize finance for the Sustainable Development Goals, experts gathered at the Financing for Development Forum told Devex.

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SDGs: The fight to define Regenerative Agriculture

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: The fight to define Regenerative Agriculture

Changes of this nature to farming practices could help U.S. agriculture draw down 250 million tons of carbon dioxide annually.

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SDGs: HSBC and Walmart launch green finance program

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: HSBC and Walmart launch green finance program

The retailer has promised to cut one gigaton of carbon emissions from its supply chain by 2030, as part of the company’s wider science-based emissions targets.

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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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SDGs: Goals of ending poverty, inequality doomed without financial fix, U.N. says

| 05/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: Goals of ending poverty, inequality doomed without financial fix, U.N. says

Marketplaces for industries such as digital technology must not be concentrated in only a few parts of the world because tight control can depress competition and stagnate wages, said Navid Hanif.

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