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

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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

Cody Hooven

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Cody Hooven

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Sustainability Manager for the City of San Diego

Her role includes coordinating implementation of the Climate Action Plan, adaptation planning, and incorporating sustainability into economic development. Prior to joining the City of San Diego, Cody was with the Port of San Diego and managed the Green Port program. Cody works on various collaborative efforts in San Diego and statewide, including as a founding member of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative. ... Read more about Cody Hooven

Seth Litchney

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Seth Litchney

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Senior Planner, City of San Diego

Since joining the Planning Department in 2014, he has overseen the adoption of the Grantville Focused Plan Amendment and is currently completing the City's Climate Action Plan.  Previously, Mr. Litchney was appointed by Governors Jerry Brown and Arnold Schwarzenegger to the Governor's Office of Planning and Research to oversee the update of the General Plan Guidelines, write and implement technical advisories on land use, climate change, and complete streets, and create the State of California's Urban Greening and Sustainable Communities grant programs. ... Read more about Seth Litchney

Geodesign Session 5 Road Map

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Geodesign team

As the demand for freshwater and energy increases in San Diego County and Northern Baja, the fresh water supply continues to shrink while energy generation remains heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Due to these opposing trends in supply and demand, it becomes increasingly imperative to identify solutions that move these communities to their preferred state in which they are largely reliant on renewable energy and use water sustainably. Large-scale energy solutions include wind power, one of the must abundant sources of energy in these regions. ... Read more about Geodesign Session 5 Road Map

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