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The Global Solutions – Making The World Work For Everyone – U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

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The Global Solutions – Making The World Work For Everyone
Here’s your chance to solve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

The mission is to "make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortest possible time through spontaneous cooperation without ecological damage or disadvantage to anyone"

The Sustainable Development Goals officially known as “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” is a set of 17 Global Goals with 169 targets between them. ... Read more about The Global Solutions – Making The World Work For Everyone – U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

It's time to act to secure sustainable water and sanitation for all

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There's no silver bullet to sustainable development, but to avoid conflicts, disasters and damage to ecosystems, water agenda must advance on political arena

Every year on 22 March we celebrate World Water Day. But this year is different. It will go to history as the year when we set the course for the future. ... Read more about It's time to act to secure sustainable water and sanitation for all

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August | 2013 | DESANews - United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

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Food, Energy and Cities discussed online with DESA experts

As a way to bring United Nations reports closer to the general public, eight experts from DESA held a Facebook chat on 25 July to promote the recently launched World Economic and Social Survey 2013. Here are some of the questions and issues raised from all around the globe and an overview of the report. ... Read more about August | 2013 | DESANews - United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

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SDG Data Portal Launched for Asia-Pacific | IISD's SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

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IISD's SDG Knowledge Hub
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29 March 2017: The Asia-Pacific SDG Partnership has launched the SDG Data Portal, showing the current status and progress towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the 58 member states of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). ... Read more about SDG Data Portal Launched for Asia-Pacific | IISD's SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

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No Hiding From Sustainable Development

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Jeffrey D. Sachs
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NEW YORK - One year ago, I was in Brazil to launch the Brazilian chapter of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), an initiative of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The main message I heard that day was that São Paulo was suffering from a mega-drought, but that state and local politicians were keeping it quiet. This is a reality around the world: too many political leaders are ignoring a growing environmental crisis, imperiling their own countries and others. ... Read more about No Hiding From Sustainable Development

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Frank G. Scarpaci

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Frank Scarpaci

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Founder - VIANOVA Inc.

Frank Scarpaci, a corporate social responsibility and sustainability consultant, facilitator, and speaker, has over 30 years of experience in the small business, nonprofit, and corporate sectors.  His professional background includes strategic planning, executive management, operations, marketing, and business development.  In 2005, Frank founded ... Read more about Frank G. Scarpaci

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