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Future Data and Knowledge Needs - Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6): Healthy Planet, Healthy People Chapter 25
This chapter discusses emerging areas of environmental information and statistics, including citizen science, big data and traditional knowledge. It aims to summarize the gaps and opportunities for improving the environmental ...
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure: Build Resilient Infrastructure, Promote Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialization, and Foster Innovation
Goal 9 explores not only opportunities to improve transport but also those in industry, innovation, and other types of infrastructure.
Life On Land: Protect, Restore, and Promote Sustainable Use of Terrestrial Ecosystems, Sustainably Manage Forests, Combat Desertification, Halt and Reverse Land Degradation, and Halt Biodiversity Loss.
Human activity can have a detrimental effect on forests and other parts of the environment, and Goal 15 pledges to reduce or reverse these consequences to provide a more viable ecological platform for sustainable development.
Partnership for Global Development: Strengthen the Means of Implementation and Revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
Funding, capacity building, knowledge sharing, international outreach, debt sustainability, trade facilitation, domestic resource mobilization, effective public–private partnerships, and access to tools and technologies ...
Life Below Water: Conserve and Sustainably Use the Oceans, Seas, and Marine Resources for Sustainable Development
Almost 90 percent of global marine fish stocks are now fully exploited or overfished, and wild capture fisheries struggle without sound regulatory frameworks and strong enforcement. The status of marine biodiversity is ...
Materiality and Sector Guidelines - Enhancing the Uptake and Impact of Corporate Sustainability Reporting: A Handbook and Toolkit for Policymakers and Relevant Stakeholders Section B.2
This section provides guidance on how stakeholders can encourage and support companies of all sizes to improve their sustainability reporting, specifically by ensuring that the companies cover all material topics – the ...
Gaps and Opportunities for Synergies in International Environmental Law on Climate and Biodiversity to Promote the Sustainable Development Goals - International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2019 Chapter 3
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2020)
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a new mode of governance through shared goals instead of legally binding international agreements. Nevertheless, global action is required as the sustainability challenges ...
Zero Hunger: End hunger, Achieve Food Security and Improved Nutrition, and Promote Sustainable Agriculture
Undernourishment declined globally from 19 percent to 11 percent in the past quarter century, while child stunting fell from 40 percent to 23 percent. But populations and food demand continue to grow, especially in South ...
Background to Sustainability Reporting - Enhancing the Uptake and Impact of Corporate Sustainability Reporting: A Handbook and Toolkit for Policymakers and Relevant Stakeholders Section A - Handbook
The first chapter of this section introduces a basic definition of corporate sustainability reporting; it presents the set of drivers for companies to produce sustainability reports; it touches on the main benefits and ...