Archive for October, 2015

India Villages Use HDI and Footprint to Achieve Multiple Goals

Oct 31 2015

Just as the Sustainable Development Goals are setting targets for national governments around the world, many development organizations seek metrics to measure…

The Double Pyramid: A Wellbeing Model for People and Planet

Oct 28 2015

Many of us are familiar with the classic food pyramid, which provides a reference for healthy, balanced eating habits. But how does it…

Circular Fashion: Creating a Sustainable Fashion and Textile Industry

Oct 26 2015

The fashion and textile industry is a huge player when it comes to Goal 12, Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. Circular Fashion, a…

Transforming Finance: UNEP’s “Positive Impact Manifesto”

Oct 23 2015

Few would argue that money — who has it, where it goes, what it does — is not a critical factor in…

Transformation to Renewable Energy: How to get there

Oct 22 2015

Are you interested in energy? SDG 7 calls for “affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.” And that includes, say the…

The SDGs “Study Edition”

Oct 20 2015

If you need to read the SDGs and understand them in detail — including the 169 targets — here is a helpful…

Film: SDG14 – An Ocean Opportunity

Oct 18 2015

The Global Ocean Commission recently produced the 10 minute film, SDG14: An Ocean Opportunity, in which global leaders emphasize the importance of Goal 14—…

Film: Finland Mobilizes to Do Sustainable Development

Oct 18 2015

How can a country government mobilize citizens and organizations to participate in implementing the SDGs? Here is a great new case study:…

Get to know the Doughnut: a tool for understanding sustainable development

Oct 15 2015

How do we deal with the needs of people and planet at the same time? How can we hold all that complexity…

Take the Quiz: How much do you know about the SDGs?

Oct 13 2015

Here is a short quiz that takes you on a tour of the Sustainable Development Goals. This quiz will test your knowledge…