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Publications round-up: People and the planet, savings and tax, business value, international climate goals »
The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development: the Royal Society's People and the planet report; saving for a sustainable future; building business value; international climate goals.
26-29 March 2012, London: the Planet under Pressure conference will look at solutions to challenge of global sustainability, aiming to provide scientific leadership towards the 2012 UN Rio +20 conference in June.
The UN High-level Panel on Global Sustainability's final report, Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing, makes 56 recommendations to put sustainable development into practice and mainstream it into economic policy.
The EC's Energy Roadmap 2050 explores how the EU can achieve its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 80%-95% below 1990 levels by 2050, while also improving the competitiveness and the security of supply.
Rio+20, the UN conference on sustainable development, takes place in Rio de Janeiro on 20-22 June 2012, twenty years after the Rio Earth Summit, focusing on green economy and the institutional framework for sustainable development.
Kazuhiko Takemoto, of the UN University’s Institute of Advanced Studies, sets out his positive vision of changing behaviours through education and calls for increased visibility of education in sustainable development initiatives.
Eva Cahill, Chief Executive Officer of Kinelea, surveys recent developments and future plans for European policy and action on corporate social responsiblity, including a renewed EU strategy.
Ali Jeffery introduces UNICEF's Climate Positive initiative, helping business to support communities around the world, giving them the knowledge and tools to adapt to the challenges of climate change.
A new 10-year international collaborative project, the Earth System Sustainability Initiative, will provide global coordination for science to respond to the environmental challenges facing our societies.
The Welsh Government has signed the Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development Quebec declaration, is working internationally, and encouraging Welsh organisations to sign its Sustainable Development Charter.