Home > SDG’s

ILO head calls for the much needed greening of the world of work

“We need the right policies to make the transition happen and to make it just,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the opening session of the 106th International Labour Conference. GENEVA (ILO News) ‒ The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder, has told delegates that nothing will more

Read More

SD Talks Special Series on Climate Action:

Opening Webinar on Paris Agreement and the SDGs with Amina Mohammed Organized by the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development in partnership with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the SD Talks Special Series on Climate Action is a 7-episode webinar series that aims to advance knowledge and

Read More

China and India Lead Global Renewable Energy Transition Allianz/ Germanwatch/ New Climate Institute Report

Press Release by Allianz Climate Solutions GmbH, Germanwatch e.V. and NewClimate Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability GmbH: China and India are rapidly scaling up renewable energies and are both on track to meet their climate targets Climate policies of new US administration may constrain investment climate but good

Read More
cost savings energy

Better Energy Management Electrifies the Corporate Agenda

Forward-looking businesses are realizing huge cost savings by investing in energy efficiency measures and switching to renewable energy—as well as being able to make and meet ever more ambitious greenhouse gas commitments. Recent trends, such as tumbling renewable energy prices and innovative energy technologies, are driving never-before-seen energy procurement options

Read More
Christiana Figueres

#2020DontBeLate: ‘We have three years to act on climate change’

Mission 2020 campaign by former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres urges decisive action to curb emissions by 2020 on six fronts Businesses and governments only have three years to act to steer away from a course that will lock in the most devastating impacts of climate change, according to a campaign launched this week by

Read More

Renewable energy sources could be cheaper than fossil fuels within 10 years – UN-backed report

3 April 2017 – A new United Nations-backed report has revealed overwhelming consensus that renewable power will dominate in the future, with many experts saying that even large international corporations are increasingly choosing renewable energy products either from utilities or through direct investment in their own generating capacity. “[The report] is

Read More

Marrakech Saw Unparalleled Political Will to Act on Climate

Shortly after the conclusion of the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, the UN’s top climate change official Patricia Espinosa visited Norway, where she met with government and local leaders and gave a speech at the 2016 Zero Emission Conference in Oslo. Hosted by the Norwegian NGO ZERO, the conference

Read More

Chief Executives Lay Out Concrete Plans to Put Global Climate Agreement into Action at COP 22

(Marrakech) – More than 100 high-level business leaders and investors met with leaders from Government, civil society and the United Nations in a show of resounding support and commitment to taking action on the Paris Climate Agreement at the COP 22/CMP 12: High-Level Meeting on Climate Change on 16 November. Hosted by

Read More