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Global Outlook on Financing for Sustainable Development 2021

The OECD has just published: “Global Outlook on Financing for Sustainable Development 2021; A New Way to Invest for People and Planet.” The Global Outlook on Financing for Sustainable Development 2021 calls for collective action to address both the short-term collapse in resources of developing countries as well as long-term strategies to build back better …
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Environment/Waste Management

Factiva offers a gamma of Industry Snapshots to offer readers a glimpse of the most relevant data about a particular industry and includes a comprehensive one-page summary. “Environment/Waste Management” is a good example where you can find targeted news, reports, charts, analysis and financial data. The full text of the report is available on the web to …
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Beyond Growth: Towards a New Economic Approach

The OECD has just published: Beyond Growth – Towards a New Economic Approach. We are facing a series of converging planetary emergencies linked to the environment, the economy, and our social and political systems, but we will not meet these challenges using the tools of the last century. We need to rethink the role of …
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The Global Risks Report 2020

The World Economic Forum has recently published the Global Risk Report 2020. The 15th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report is published as critical risks are manifesting. The global economy is facing an increased risk of stagnation, climate change is striking harder and more rapidly than expected, and a fragmented cyber space …
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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters (Switzerland) is the foremost creative force for engaging the world’s top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of each year. In this regard, the Forum’s mission – improving the state of the world – guides the design and …
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Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience

This report from the Global Commission on Adaptation and published by the World Research Institute focuses on making the case for climate adaptation, providing specific insights and recommendations in key sectors: food security, the natural environment, water, cities and urban areas, infrastructure, disaster risk management, and finance. It is designed to inspire action among decision-makers, …
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Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2019

The World Economic Forum has just published the Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2019. The technologies on the list, which is curated by members of the Forum’s Expert Network, are selected against a number of criteria. In addition to promising major benefits to societies and economies, they must also be disruptive, attractive to investors and researchers, …
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IESE Cities in Motion Index 2019

The IESE Cities in Motion Index (CIMI) is an index that aims to evaluate cities in relation to the nine dimensions that we consider key: human capital, social cohesion, the economy, governance, the environment, mobility and transportation, urban planning, international outreach, and technology. It is an index of cities that is objective, comprehensive, wide-ranging and …
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Global Material Resources Outlook to 2060

The OECD has just published the following report: “Global Material Resources Outlook to 2060: Economic Drivers and Environmental Consequences“. This report presents global projections of materials use and their environmental consequences, providing a quantitative outlook to 2060 at the global, sectoral and regional levels for 61 different materials (biomass resources, fossil fuels, metals and non-metallic …
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A New Circular Vision for Electronics, Time for a Global Reboot

The World Economic Forum has just published the Report: “A New Circular Vision for Electronics, Time for a Global Reboot“, as part of the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE). Rapid innovation and lowering costs have dramatically increased access to electronic products and digital technology, with many benefits. This has led to an increase …
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