Posts tagged ‘Rio+20’

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Rio+20: Are we looking for leadership in the wrong place?

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil recently played host to Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Almo… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    The Bad, the Good and the Next Steps for the Private Sector post Rio

    When the UN Conference on Sustainable Development published its final declaration at the Rio+20 summit it was received… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Modernizing Global Governance

    Rio+20's clearest outcome is that civil society and major parts of the private sector are up for the challenges of the… more

  • Forum Article

    The challenges of Rio+20

    For three days, as part of the High-level Segment at Rio+20, heads of state have made speeches and have sat at meetings… more

  • Forum Article

    Rio+20: What has changed in 20 years?

    Maurice Strong, Secretary General for the 1992 Earth Summit (and a former Foundation Board Member of the Forum) has… more

  • Forum Article

    Why opening up Rio+20 works

    Brazilian officials have circulated a new draft text for “The Future We Want”, the Rio+20 manifesto for a greener… more

  • Forum Article

    Rio+20: It’s a matter of life and death

    This week, close to 50,000 people from the world of sustainable development are descending on Rio de Janeiro for the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Keeping it clean: the vital role of water and sanitation

    Clean drinking water and good sanitation are vital to human health. Yet in 2010 about 2.5 billion people did not have… more

  • Forum Article

    Green Growth – innovating with new and energy-efficient solutions

    When the G20 meets later this month in Mexico, its leaders will face multiple challenges, from delivering global growth… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Water: managing the world’s most precious resource

    Photo: ©Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images for Circle of Blue The world’s demand for fresh water is growing… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Getting to Zero: A sustainable approach to poverty reduction

    Since the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were established by the United Nations in 2000, lives have improved… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Green jobs for a growing world

    We are facing an economic and social time bomb. About 210 million people are unemployed, including 75 million young… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Food and nutrition security

    Global food and nutrition security must be a top priority for our world. But is this goal compatible with the move… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Rio+20 Conference Backgrounder

     Rio+20 is shorthand for The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) taking place in Rio de… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Energy across borders

    Is it possible to raise living standards and alleviate poverty without increasing energy consumption? That’s the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Future cities: sustainable and resilient

    How can we make our future cities less resource-hungry, more sustainable, and more resilient to the ever changing… more

  • Forum Article

    Goals for getting to zero on extreme poverty

    Societies around the globe are confronting a daily sense of fragility as economic, environmental, and social forces… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    A sustainable response to the global financial crisis?

    The recent economic crisis was Western in origin but had global consequences. As trade finance dried up, global trade… more