FN og stort set alle verdens lande formulerede i 2015 de 17 verdensmål for bæredygtig udvikling (SDGs) og opfordrede specielt private virksomheder og investorer til at komme ind i kampen for at få dem opfyldt inden 2030.More
The average American believes the US spends a whopping third of its federal budget on foreign aid. Consequently, a majority of people think that too much is spent on foreign aid. That is one reason US President Donald J. Trump, who has campaigned on putting the needs of Americans first, has proposed deep cuts to foreign aid in his 2018 budget.More
BÆREDYGTIG BUSINESS for 76.000 milliarder kroner!
Med verdensmålene i ryggen vil nye erhvervsfremstød sikre danske virksomheder adgang til væksten i Afrika. Danske ngo’er kan blive afgørende for, om det bliver en succes.
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September 2017 – The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a global strategy for achieving economic growth that is consistent with the planet’s carrying capacity, society’s basic needs and priorities, and the capabilities and stability of the economy. In this report, leading companies from the newly formed Rewiring the Economy Inquiry Group call for a compelling business narrative and a systemic approach to maximise the chances of delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals.More
Approximately 375,000 electric vehicles were manufactured by Chinese OEMs in 2016, an impressive 43 percent of the production worldwide.
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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched the CEO Guide to the SDGs – a new resource aimed at galvanizing engagement from global business leaders in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The CEO Guide to the SDGs sets out clear actions that CEOs can take to begin to align their organizations with the SDGs and plot a course towards unlocking the value they represent.
Udledningen af drivhusgasser falder
Det samlede udslip af drivhusgasser fra de danske økonomiske aktiviteter faldt i 2015 med 4,8 pct. og drivhusgasintensiteten (udslip pr. kr. BNP) faldt med 6,3 pct. Tallene for 2014 viser, at nedgangen i både de absolutte udslip og i drivhusgasintensiteten var større, hvis udslippene knyttet til forbruget af brændstof, der er bunkret mv. i udlandet, ikke medregnes.More
Fra Deloittes forord til rapporten:
“The Sustainable Development Goals provide a comprehensive framework for the world to work together to create a better future to 2030. Businesses can make a huge impact towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and the good news is that this isn’t just good for humanity, it’s good for business.
Identifying your next big opportunity among a myriad of global trends is a daunting task.
Addressing this challenge is the driving ambition of the Global Opportunity Report. Like the first and second editions, the 2017 report focuses on five global risks. The risks covered by the third edition are: cities disrupted by climate change; cyber threats; rising inequality; soil depletion; and unstable regions. Based on these risks 15 corresponding opportunities via a thorough review process with experts and a global survey engaging 5,500 leaders were mapped.More
The world is facing a number of major problems:
- Natural disasters triggered by climate change have doubled in frequency since the 1980s
- Violence and armed conflict cost the world the equivalent of nine percent of GDP in 2014, while lost biodiversity and ecosystem damage cost an estimated three percent.
- We continue to invest in high-carbon infrastructure at a rate that could commit us to irreversible, immensely damaging climate change
- Social inequality and youth unemployment is worsening in countries across the world, while on average women are still paid 25 percent less than men for comparable work