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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Packaging Companies Pursuing 2020 Roadmap to Circular Economy

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, India, Industrial Development, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Technology, Thailand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Packaging Companies Pursuing 2020 Roadmap to Circular Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 January 2019: A consortium of companies and organizations that collaborate to enhance the performance of flexible packaging in Europe’s circular economy has announced that its stakeholder participation now exceeds over 100 companies, two years after its launch in 2017. CEFLEX advances system design solutions through collaboration of companies along […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: EMG Nexus Dialogue Series 2019: Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, EMG, English, Environment, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, governance, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Rotterdam Convention, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNITAR  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: EMG Nexus Dialogue Series 2019: Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States The UN Environment Management Group (EMG) Nexus Dialogue Series 2019 will convene a dialogue under the theme, ‘Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste’. Using an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability along the supply chain, the event will examine the life cycle of chemicals from the production stages until the disposal of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

Source: Small Island Developing States A truth that is fundamental to humanity’s existence is that the Ocean sustains life on planet Earth. Think only of the way the Ocean provides us with over 50 percent of the oxygen we breathe, and the motivation to secure the Ocean’s health is incontrovertible. With that health now under […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Individuals’ New Year’s Resolutions can Advance SDGs, Suggests UNU Institute

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNU, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Individuals’ New Year’s Resolutions can Advance SDGs, Suggests UNU Institute

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 December 2018: As 2018 comes to a close, the UN University (UNU) Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and Resources (FLORES) has called on the global community to make a “Global Goals resolution.” A New Year’s Resolution card for each of the 17 SDGs suggests a practical commitment […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Study Ranks SDG Targets by Materiality for 40 Industry Sectors

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Defense, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Exploration, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Intelligence, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Security, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, United States Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Study Ranks SDG Targets by Materiality for 40 Industry Sectors

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 December 2018: The Governance & Accountability Institute has published a study examining over 1,300 corporate sustainability reports submitted to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The analysis ranks 91 areas of disclosure in terms of their materiality to companies in 40 sectors, then links those areas to the 169 SDG […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fashion Industry Launches Charter for Climate Action at COP 24

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Renewables, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fashion Industry Launches Charter for Climate Action at COP 24

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 December 2018: At the Katowice Climate Change Conference, the global fashion sector launched an industry charter that aims to address the fashion sector’s climate impact across its entire value chain. The charter recognizes the fashion industry’s role as both a contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and as a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA, UNEP Report Finds Peaking Emissions in Building and Construction Sector, Growing Investment Gap

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA, UNEP Report Finds Peaking Emissions in Building and Construction Sector, Growing Investment Gap

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 December 2018: A report launched by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) against the backdrop of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC shows a leveling off of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the building […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners for Review Holds Fifth Meeting on Ensuring Robust HLPF

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners for Review Holds Fifth Meeting on Ensuring Robust HLPF

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 November 2018: A multi-stakeholder network on national review processes for the SDGs discussed solutions for a more robust UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), as well as preparations for the HLPF’s two sessions in 2019. The Partners for Review (P4R) network is implemented by the German Corporation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mobile Industry Reports Increasing Impact Across all SDGs

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, fish, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mobile Industry Reports Increasing Impact Across all SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 November 2018: The third edition of the Mobile Industry Impact Report finds that the mobile industry’s impact has increased across all 17 SDGs, with mobile operators aligning activities with the SDGs and integrating the SDGs into their core values, strategies and services. The report, produced by GSMA, emphasizes the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Partners Launch Tool to Assess Economic Impact of Environmental Degradation

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Global Economy, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, News, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Partners Launch Tool to Assess Economic Impact of Environmental Degradation

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA) launched “the world’s first comprehensive tool” linking environmental change with its consequences for the economy. ENCORE (Exploring Natural Capital Opportunities, Risks and Exposure) is a web-based tool that will help global banks, investors and insurance firms assess the risks that environmental […]

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