Chairman and CEO of Conservation International, Peter Seligmann, writes that the goal of protecting nature isn’t an addition — it’s integral to the success of the entire spectrum of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Forests and trees, celebrated on March 21, the International Day of Forests, are a cornerstone of addressing climate change and provide significant economic, social and health benefits.
A paper published by Statistics Sweden and Chile's Ministry of Environment outlines ways to measure sustainable patterns of consumption and production in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals using the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA).
A blog by Kevin Mumford, an associate professor of Economics at Purdue University, discusses how measuring national wealth can serve as a complement to GDP.
SolAbility ranked 180 countries for sustainable competitiveness: the ability to generate and sustain inclusive wealth and dignifying standard of life for all citizens in a globalized world of competing economies. Natural capital is listed as a key element.
Greece is not just running a fiscal deficit; it is also running an ecological one. It would need the total ecological resources and services of three Greeces in order to meet its citizens’ demand on nature for food, fiber, timber, housing, urban infrastructure, and carbon sequestration.
At the UN Sustainable Development Summit, the world's oceans will be getting the attention they have long deserved -- but not always received, says Paula Caballero, Senior Director for the World Bank's Environment & Natural Resources Global Practice.