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  • MDGs and SDGs: Are the Concepts Compatible?

    the Concepts Compatible? By Dr. Markus Loewe (German Development Institute) 02:12 PM, July 14, 2014 Related tags MDG , SDG , Millennium Goals , Development , Partnerships , Poverty Eradication Advanced Search">more 1 Introduction For the

  • The Post-2015 Agenda

    the post-2015 development agenda will be based on human rights obligations. more[...] The Author Backround: From MDG to SDG "Three out of the eight millennium development targets – on poverty, slums and water – have been met ahead of the

  • Being one with the global community

    Search">more 2015 proved to be a pivotal year as the global community welcomed the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and participated vigorously during the COP21 in Paris. So many opportunities are now being presented to the business

  • Corporate Responsibilities in the Context of the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

    of the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda By Prof. Dr. Klaus Leisinger 03:34 PM, July 14, 2014 Related tags SDG , MDG , CSV Advanced Search">more On the one hand… The shared understanding of a majority of scientists,

  • Ten Lessons from Innovation Studies for a Sustainable Paradigm

    Sustainability goals, such as those associated with the the post-2015 development agenda of the United Nations, have to be translated into new commercial products and services as well as different ways of making and delivering them that replace less-sustainable alternatives. This is the role for firms intending to profit from innovation while meeting sustainable goals. Sometimes these innovators are small entrepreneurial firms that see sustainable products as an ideal niche in which to start a new business venture. Sometimes these innovators are large firms that have identified opportunities where customers and/or technologies are new. Successful innovation at the firm level contributes cumulatively to industrial structural change in a process known as “creative destruction.” Through this process, a new paradigm can emerge, within which sustainable economic growth flourishes in an inclusive manner consistent with the goals of the United Nations post-2015 agenda.

  • Leisinger, Klaus

  • Going Beyond GDP – Measuring Social Progress

    Agreement is emerging between politicians, social actors, and businesses worldwide – that economic growth alone cannot provide an accurate indication of prosperity. Relying on economic growth as the sole measurement for social progress provides an incomplete picture. But there is a new measurement that attempts to provide a better understanding of the components of a successful society and social order.

  • Operationalizing Sustainability Targets: An Introduction to the Sustainable Value Approach

    Over the last decades, sustainability has been accepted by policy makers and corporate managers alike as a relevant and legitimate goal. In this context, the current UN-level efforts to formulate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be expected to further consolidate the sustainability agenda and to help relevant actors to address today’s key global sustainability challenges.

  • Overcoming Barriers to Address Energy Poverty

    development strategy directly or indirectly contributes to 13 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), most notably SDG 7: Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all. Giving back to

  • Reducing Environmental Impact via Digitization

    that promotes standards for decent work conditions. UN Global Compact Principles and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) By creating and emphatically implementing innovative IT solutions, mcs is both supporting the UNGC Principles and





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