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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.

News round-up: ecosystems network, health and social care, local authorities, green growth indicators, sustainability in Africa, EU Green Week »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: Ecosystems Knowledge Network, sustainable health briefing, local action on climate change, indicators for green growth, sustainability in Africa, EU Green Week.

State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet »

The Worldwatch Institute suggests low-tech agricultural innovation is key to reducing poverty and stabilising the climate, identifying successes in preventing food waste, building climate resilience and strengthening urban farming.