Sustainable Development

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The Role of Business in Education for Sustainable Development

Education is at the heart of human progress and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It enables people to build better lives and equips business and society to address our world’s interconnected issues and opportunities. A new report launched today demonstrates how business can help people gain the skills and knowledge to advance sustainable development, navigate the

World Bank reports slower progress on extreme poverty

The war in Syria and a population surge in sub-Saharan Africa have undermined efforts to reduce the number of people living in extreme poverty, the World Bank has said. In its annual report, the Washington-based development agency said the proportion of people living in such conditions had fallen to a new low of 10% in 2015 –

Partnerships for the goals: Governments, non-profits and private investors working together to make a greater impact

The UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were set up in 2015 to guide governments, businesses and individuals on how best to do just that, with specific targets to reach by 2030. "To successfully implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we must swiftly move from commitments to action. To do that, we need strong,