‘Pandemic makes alignment between poverty and climate crisis all the more crucial’

The APPG is calling for more alignment between the SDGs and climate agendas after COVID-19 heavily stalled global progress

UN: Global nations to miss environment-related Sustainable Development Goals

A new report has found some environmental areas – such as biodiversity loss and climate change – has continued to deteriorate, despite progress in key environmental areas such as clean energy, sanitation and clean water, forest management and waste

Drinking water ‘still urgently needed by 845m people’

In order to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, these people will need to gain access to water and sanitation by 2030

Global goals
Ensuring energy access for all by 2030 ‘needs more sustained efforts’

A new report suggests despite more people having access to electricity than ever before, the world is falling short of meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

MPs to examine UK’s audit of domestic progress towards UN’s SDGs

The Environmental Audit Committee is inviting written evidence from stakeholders until 15th April 2019

Sustainable finance
Businesses call for action on UK’s sustainable goals

A roundtable meeting came together to help accelerate growth of sustainable finance across the country

‘International green goals won’t be met without accelerated ambition’

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says hitting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals is essential for reducing poverty, improving health and ensuring environmental sustainability

‘Schoolchildren to swot up on UN’s SDGs”

The Chair of the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has urged the Secretary of Education to include the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the National Curriculum. Mary Creagh MP wrote a letter to Justine Greening, demanding inclusion of more awareness surrounding the goals in schools. In March, the previous EAC published a report which found […]

World ‘must invest $3.5tn to meet UN 2030 green goals’

Meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for universal water and electricity access will cost $3.5 trillion (£2.7tn) by 2030. That’s according to new research from the G20 Global Infrastructure Hub, which suggests a rising population and increasing urbanisation will mean a total infrastructure investment of $97 trillion (£74.3tn) will be required. The organisation suggests an estimated […]

Green standard steps up sustainability credentials

A new standard to measure and verify the benefits provided by green projects and programmes around the world has been launched. Gold Standard’s new model aims to ensure the contributions made by corporates, impact investors and government bodies towards climate change mitigation and the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are credibly reported. Established by […]