Archive for 'Rio+20'
The international Think.Eat.Save campaign aims to support the UN Secretary-General’s Zero Hunger Challenge and galvanize widespread global, regional and national action to reduce food waste.
News round-up: environmental tax, low carbon heat, Rio+20 outcomes, London green wall, car emissions »
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: HM Treasury defines environmental tax, low carbon heat for communities, inquiry into Rio+20 outcomes, new green wall for London, cutting car emissions.
Hannah Ryder, senior economist at DFID, considers the agreement at Rio+20 to develop Sustainable Development Goals and what needs to happen to ensure they're effective in focusing attention on the challenges ahead.
Stakeholder Forum's Farooq Ullah reflects on the Rio+20 conference, finding some successes to celebrate - on corporate sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, stakeholder engagement - but no great leap to the future we want.
Maggie Simmons, a Girlguiding UK representative in the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts delegation, describes her experience of Rio+20 and the important role played by civil society and youth delegates.
The Rio+20 conference resulted in agreement of a final outcome text, The Future We Want, renewing international commitment to sustainable development and reaffirming the principles of the 1992 Rio declaration.
Continuing her daily diary from the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Caroline Spelman describes the completion of a draft agreement and the arrival of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg for the final negotiations.
Caroline Spelman is in Rio for the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, 20 years after the Rio Earth Summit and 40 years on from the Stockholm Conference of 1972; throughout the week she is providing a daily diary.
The Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development is leading a process to develop a people’s manifesto to ensure that democracy is properly equipped to deliver sustainable development outcomes.
Juliet Michaelson of nef considers the findings of the latest Happy Planet Index in the context of discussion of alternative approaches to measuring economies at the forthcoming Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development.