Institutional Frameworks and international cooperation for Sustainable Development

Linking to Goal 17, this report helps investors understand the sustainable development goals and how financial markets can support sustainable development.
Prof. Jane Polston of the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Florida is hosted as a visiting expert by the College of Agricultural and Applied Biology at Can Tho University in Vietnam, August 2015. (Photo by Nguyen Quoc Tuan)
The Sustainability science program is a partnership between the Elsevier Foundation and the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) aiming to promote visibility and knowledge exchange for developing country researchers through travel grants, expert exchanges and case study competitions.
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World Efficiency Solutions - La Galerie des Solutions, 9 December 2015

The Business Case for Carbon Neutral Cities session was hosted by UNEP and Sustainable Energy for All in collaboration with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Swedish Trade and Invest Council and Empower, the largest district cooling operator in the world. Held at La Galerie des Solutions (by World Efficiency Solutions), an exhibition of climate solutions, that took place during the COP21, in immediate proximity to the negotiations zone.
An assessment tool to help implement the SDGs, looking how companies and civil society partners can work towards Goal 1 specifically
This report highlights how businesses have had a strong focus on advancing Goal 4, working with different stakeholders.
This report links to Goal 3 and Goal 5 and Principle 3 of the Women’s Empowerment Principles, which encourages companies to ensure the health, including sexual and reproductive health, of all workers.
Elsevier, Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 49, 1 December 2014
This paper investigates how three aspects of governance systems, namely the policy context, the influence of key agents and their discursive practices, are affecting national-level processes of policy design aimed at REDD. +, reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries. We conducted analysis in six REDD. + countries (Brazil, Cameroon, Indonesia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea and Vietnam).
Linking to Goal 12, this report provides an overview of the importance of traceability for sustainability objectives, as well as global opportunities and challenges.
Linking to Goal 6 and Goal 16, this report provides guidance for companies on respecting the human rights to water and sanitation
Linking to Goal 16 and 17, this report aims to assist companies in implementing responsible business practices in conflict-affected and high-risk areas consistent with the Global Compact Ten Principles.

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