Tag: Sustainability

Urban goals and targets in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

On 2 August, the UN’s 193 Member States reached consensus on the outcome document that will constitute the new sustainable development agenda to be considered and adopted by world leaders at a┬áSeptember UN Summit. Goals relevant to the urban environment

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Opportunities for the New Urban Agenda

Opportunities for the New Urban Agenda

In the context of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in October 2016, the New Urban Agenda (NUA) will be agreed upon. Participants in a July workshop agreed that the New Urban Agenda should

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World Cities Summit Mayors Forum ends with sustainability declaration

World Cities Summit Mayors Forum

Mayors and city leaders from around the world reinforced their commitment to sustainable development and environmental reform by signing a policy declaration at the 2015 World Cities Summit Mayors Forum (WCS) held in Manhattan, New York.

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Storytelling for Sustainability: Deepening the Case for Change

Storytelling for Sustainability

For sustainability practitioners who want to be more strategic and have more influence in shaping a better world, storytelling is a crucial skill to master. This book shows which ways of storytelling lead to success and which lead to failure.

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The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being

The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being

This handbook integrates health into planning to address the unhealthy and unsustainable conditions that are being built into the physical fabric of cities. Solving issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability needs to involve tackling

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Green City: The Routledge Urban Sustainability Collection

Green City: The Routledge Urban Sustainability Collection

The Routledge Green City collection brings together their latest research articles covering aspects of the future of sustainability in urban environments. The articles will remain free to access until the end of the year.

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New Publication on Multi-Stakeholder Engagement and Communications for Sustainability

Multi-Stakeholder Engagement and Communications for Sustainability

In the world of sustainability mega-trends, have partnerships become little more than a buzzword? CatalySD Group shares their latest publication Multi-Stakeholder Engagement and Communications for Sustainability: Beyond Sweet-Talk and Blanket Criticism – Towards Successful Implementation.

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Learning and teaching academic standards (LTAS): environment and sustainability

Learning and Teaching Academic Standards Statement for Environment and Sustainability

New national standards for tertiary qualifications in Environment and Sustainability have now been released. The standards are endorsed by the Australian Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (ACEDD), and can be used to design and deliver innovative environment and sustainability

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actsmart Canberra and region sustainability initiative

actsmart

actsmart is an ACT Government initiative that is helping to create a more sustainable Canberra and region.

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Sustainable Mobility Project 2.0

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

The Sustainable Mobility Project 2.0 aims to accelerate progress towards delivering universal access to safe and low-impact mobility for both goods and people. The project is developing a process and tools to be used with demonstrator-cities to support the development

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