The Good Life Goals are meant to bridge the gap between the 2030 Agenda and the sustainable lifestyles movement and to inspire individuals to participate in the conversation and act on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their everyday lives. A Swedish language version of the goals are exhibited on the streets of Linköping.
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Too many advertising, creative, public relations, marketing and digital agencies are still 'playing both sides' and treating their role as neutral. They have some clients for climate solutions and yet they also run campaigns for fossil fuels. The first step to changing that is honesty – for agencies to be transparent about who pays their bills. Our the ultimate goal is to divest creative talent from destruction.
The awareness of the human impact on the environment has increased, and there is a greater focus on personal as well as global consequences of individual lifestyle choices, unfortunately, sustainable development is still not a central topic of educational system in the Baltic states. To solve this problem, The Lithuanian Children and Youth Centre (LCYC) has started Erasmus + project "Jump into Sustainable Lifestyles“.
The UNESCO Chair on Education for Sustainable Lifestyles promotes an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation on education for sustainable lifestyles. It facilitates collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff working on education for sustainable lifestyles from around the world.
Nordic youth are now demanding more ambitious and radical action from politicians and decision-makers to bring about change in our current system of production and consumption. But what are the specific concerns, motivations, inspirations, actions, approaches, and demands of this generation of young people in the Nordic countries? To understand this, we must look at both young people in general, but also those who are leading the way.
Together with University of Arts London and Mistra Future Fashion, Filippa K presents an exhibit showcasing the collaborative research efforts from Circular Design Speeds: a journey towards disrupting old linear patterns to discover new methods of circular design for sustainability in fashion. Exploring the possibility to transform waste from the heavy industry to resources for the fashion industry by recycling used shipping straps and round slings.
At Järvavecka, a political event in Stockholm, Sweden, held yearly in June, we launched the Swedish language Good Life Goals. We promoted them by talking to individuals visiting this event as well as companies and organisations. Good Life Goals cards were distributed.
Impulsando el Consumo Sostenible en América Latina - Driving Sustainable Consumption in Latin America with Better Product Information and Design
The project in Latin America with a focus on Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico promotes sustainable consumption through the implementation of SCP tools of the One Planet network. This includes support of the regional eco-label Sello Ambiental Americas.
The Consumer Information Programme and the Sustainable Lifestyles & Education Programme of the One Planet Network are teaming together to host a session at the World Resources Forum on circular economy. The title of the session is: Sustainable lifestyles - key in the transition towards circular economy.
Our ambitious voluntary agreement brings together organisations across the food system to make food & drink production and consumption more sustainable. It is a ten-year commitment to identify priorities, develop solutions and implement changes to cut the carbon, water and waste associated with food & drink by at least one-fifth in 10 years. The commitment focuses on the key sectors of: Retail, Manufacturing and supply chain, Hospitality and Food Service, Agriculture and Local authorities.
With the help of our global advisory group, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and One Earth are examining how the way we live our daily lives – our choices, habits and the context within which we live – have can have a positive effect on our planet, our communities and our wellbeing both now and in the future through an assessment of current policies, instruments and initiatives as well as visions and scenarios for the future
This study introduces and develops an approach to establishing lifestyle carbon footprints: greenhouse gases directly emitted during and indirectly induced by household consumption. The per-capita targets of lifestyle carbon footprints by 2030-2050 are established, the gaps between the current footprint and targets were examined by case studies on Finland and Japan, in addition to China, Brazil, and India. and various options for reducing lifestyle carbon footprints are evaluated.
The ISEAL Alliance commissioned 3Keel and the University of Oxford to answer the question of what voluntary sustainability standards deliver on the ground by reviewing the evidence on whether standards systems drive the adoption of sustainable practices.
The full report and short summary is available here: https://www.standardsimpacts.org/resources-reports/iseal-report-effectiveness-standards-driving-adoption-sustainability-practices?position=0&list=KB3V2pajITZ2TyI5AEAQm_XlBONCbezo3b_VdtLmmRQ
The UK Plastics Pact is transforming the way that the UK makes, uses and disposes of plastic – moving away from a linear plastics economy towards a circular system where we capture the value of plastics material – keeping plastic in the economy and out of the oceans. The UK Plastics Pact is doing this by bringing together governments, businesses, local authorities, citizens and NGOs behind a common vision and commitment to a set of ambitious targets.