SEI sets out its ambitions for how it will address key challenges in sustainable development, empower and inform partners, and develop the organization and its finances.
A 25-year veteran of SEI-US, the new Centre Director envisions growth, expanded research areas and policy engagement, and innovations in analytical tools and capacity-building.
Local businesses are signing up to develop action plans and to measure their impact and social value.
Most ‘footprint’ analyses use national or regional data, often ignoring huge differences in local conditions. The SEI-PCS model offers a far more precise and useful measure.
Most of the attention in the Sustainable Development Goals process so far has been on drafting. But if we can’t figure out how each country will go about achieving the goals, we might as well not bother.
Reporting back from the third Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) plenary meeting.
The model of climate and development finance for developing countries needs to be turned upside down post-2015 to reflect the heavy burden borne by the poorest.
How can the post-2015 political declaration help make the SDGs transformative?
SEI Research Director offers some thoughts for this week’s intergovernmental negotiations on a post-2015 political declaration based on two recent papers.
Growing populations, rapid urbanization and increased consumption put unprecedented pressure on land, water and air resources. We show how to manage these resources together to protect food security, human health and biodiversity.
Emissions of greenhouse gases are built into our economic systems. Our research shows the benefits of a low-carbon future and describes how we get there by mitigating and adapting to climate change.
The social, institutional and political setting is vital for improving livelihoods, sustain- ability and resilience. We provide insights into good governance for sustainable develop- ment in the face of social and ecological change.
The global economy has brought welfare and prosperity to the world. But it has also depleted natural resources and vital ecosystem services. We set out alternatives for a sustainable future, from the planetary scale down to local, on-the-ground solutions.