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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.

News round-up: co-operating with China, offshore turbines, green homes, bag charge, biomass criteria »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: low carbon co-operation with China; offshore wind technology; Green Open Homes Network; plastic bag charge; biomass sustainability criteria.

A manifesto for democracy and sustainability »

The Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development, a UK-based charity which works to find ways of equipping democracy to deliver sustainable development, has launched a network and manifesto.

Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger through Business and Science »

The Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger through Business and Science summit brought together business leaders, scientists, governments and civil society to commit to prevent undernutrition and enable people to prosper.

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.

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.

Is sustainability still possible? »

State of the World 2013 asks whether a society guided by sustainability is even possible, considering how “sustainability” should be measured, how to attain it, and how to prepare for the possibility of falling short.

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.