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2014 SEED Awards for enterprises contributing towards sustainable development »

The SEED Initiative has launched the 2014 SEED Awards supporting entrepreneurs for sustainable development, seeking entries from innovative start-up entrepreneurs delivering environmental, social and economic benefits.

International round-up: beating malnutrition, women’s leadership, girls’ education »

Sustainable development news from around the world: global agreement to beat malnutrition, women's leadership to transform societies, overcoming local barriers to girls' education.

Eradicating poverty and transforming economies through sustainable development »

The UN High Level Panel on the Post 2015 Development Agenda has presented an ambitious plan to eradicate poverty and transform economies through sustainable development after the Millennium Development Goals expire in 2015.

Towards a common approach on green growth indicators »

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform proposes a set of headline indicators for monitoring and communicating progress on greening growth and a greener economy and an international agenda for action for taking these forward.

Think.Eat.Save: the food that goes uneaten »

The international Think.Eat.Save campaign aims to support the UN Secretary-General’s Zero Hunger Challenge and galvanize widespread global, regional and national action to reduce food waste.

Public procurement for sustainable and inclusive growth »

The OECD sets out lessons from its gathering of evidence and peer reviews on countries’ public procurement systems, carried out in recognition of their economic significance and potential contribution to sustainable develoment.

UK joins Tropical Forests Alliance 2020 »

Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has pledged UK support to the Tropical Forests Alliance 2020, a partnership set up by the Consumer Goods Forum and the US Government to tackle deforestation.

Applications invited for 2013 SEED Awards »

The 2013 SEED Awards offer innovative and inspiring social and environmental entrepreneurs in emerging economies, developing and least developed countries the chance to win a tailor-made support package to help expand their business.

Manifesto for a Resource-Efficient Europe »

The European Resource Efficiency Platform has published a manifesto calling on business, labour and civil society leaders to support resource efficiency and the transformation to a circular economy and society.

UN Human Development Report 2013: The Rise of the South »

The United Nations Development Programme's 21st Human Development Report, The Rise of the South, explores growth in the leading economies of the global south, its impact and what it means for the future.