The SDGs offer us an integrated perspective to combat the global crisis, economic recovery, and development. The year 2020 started off with a reaffirmation of our global commitment towards achieving the 2030 agenda. With less than 10 years left to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is more important than ever for the global community to mobilise for accelerated action.
Delivering the SDGs in less than a decade will demand ambition, decisiveness, and a sense of urgency. To amplify, secure and strengthen the existing efforts, there is need for all the local, national, and global partners to come together.
En-Route to a Net-Zero Future: Development, Implementation and Analysis of ESG led Strategies United Nations has described Climate change as literally a change in climate, a climate which is average weather and weather is just a hazard, therefore climate change by definition does not cause a disaster but influence certain hazards, there is no doubt about humans causing climate change which has increased.
the frequencies of uncertain weather events and needs to be included in decision-making processes while designing infrastructure and also preserving the existing infrastructures, this cognizance requires anticipation adaptation strategies in order to make the mitigating strategies effective.
The water and climate coalition leaders in a call for action, stresses “We lead the way in rethinking how our societies and economies best resist climate change. Improving how we use water is a pathway to develop food security, protect health and livelihoods, promote the just transition to clean energy.
build water and climate smart cities, protect the environment, build resilient economies, help the world achieve the SDGs, and meet global climate commitments." Safe drinking water, sanitation, wastewater management are fundamental to health, survival, growth, and development.
Today, businesses are dealing with a complex and unprecedented brew of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks. As they navigate through changes brought in by globalization, technology, society, and consumer behavior, embedding ESG factors into their core strategy can help deliver long-term value. ESG helps access how a company performs as a steward of nature.
how it manages its relationships with stakeholders and how transparent is it about its disclosures and management practices while emphasizing a high degree of moral and ethical leadership. Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi has set up an ambitious vision to lead India to net zero emissions by 2070.
Sustainable infrastructure which includes equipment’s and systems that are designed to meet the population’s essential service needs — like roads, bridges, communications network, hydroelectric power stations, etc. — based on all-round sustainable principles, is a must in the fight against climate change.
This means the infrastructure is environmentally friendly from end to end, and that includes economic, financial, social and institutional factors. It is seen that replacing old urban infrastructure for new modern and sustainable elements will make cities more inhabitable and inclusive.