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Defra reports on behalf of the Government on achievements towards mainstreaming sustainable development across the operation of its buildings and estates, the goods and services that it buys, and the policies it makes.
State of the World 2013 asks whether a society guided by sustainability is even possible, considering how “sustainability” should be measured, how to attain it, and how to prepare for the possibility of falling short.
A new research review from DFID examines 20 years of monitoring initiatives in sustainable agriculture, providing insights and tools to help stakeholders prioritise investments and manage competing development goals.
Defra is developing a new set of sustainable development indicators to meet the Government’s commitments to transparency and sustainable development. A summary of responses to last year's informal consultation is now available.
The London Sustainable Development Commission’s fourth Quality of Life Indicators report provides a snapshot of London’s quality of life and identifies the sustainability issues London faces.
The OECD’s Better Life Index is a new interactive tool allowing users to visualise and compare some of the key factors – like education, housing and the environment – that contribute to well-being in OECD countries.
The Office for National Statistics has published the first annual experimental subjective well-being results under its Measuring National Well-being programme, with exploratory articles, revised measures and interactive tools.
Defra is developing a new set of sustainable development indicators to meet commitments to transparency and sustainable development, and invites stakeholders to contribute to its consultation, open until 15 October 2012.
News round-up: biodiversity indicators, fish, green genius, African farming, resource scarcity, renewables… »
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: new biodiversity indicators; reforming fishing policy; award for office; search for Green Genius; technology for African farming; Green Capital, green growth, renewables.
News round-up: ecosystems network, health and social care, local authorities, green growth indicators, sustainability in Africa, EU Green Week »
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: Ecosystems Knowledge Network, sustainable health briefing, local action on climate change, indicators for green growth, sustainability in Africa, EU Green Week.