Non-formal and informal programs and activities that promote the acquisition of knowledge and skills in areas of Global Citizenship Education (GCED) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

This study examines the nature of, and how, non-formal and informal programs and activitiescontribute to the acquisition of knowledge and skills for children, adolescents, youth and adults in precise areas of Target 4.7. This is done by highlighting different definitions, conceptual approaches and history, along with policies of GCED and ESD and non-formal education and informal learning, comparing attempts to operationalize GCED and ESD to indicators for measurement and monitoring.

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Global monitoring of target 4.7: themes in national curriculum frameworks

This study is an initial attempt to monitor ESD and GCED content in curricula globally. The goal here is to analyse national curriculum documents to reveal if, how, and to what extent ESD and GCED content is present across the globe. For this purpose, the research team developed a coding scheme based on key ESD and GCED knowledge, skills, behaviours and pedagogies that was used in evaluating the various national curriculum documents for evidence of ESD and GCED content.

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Historical efforts to implement the UNESCO 1974 Recommendation on Education in light of 3 SDGs Targets

This paper presents an analytical overview of historical efforts by UNESCO Member States to implement the 1974 Recommendation concerning education for international understanding, cooperation and peace education.
The main purpose of the review was to provide a historical overview of efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Targets 4.7, 12.8 and 13.3 and their proposed measurement indicators, based on states’ historical reporting on the Recommendation.

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Driving circular fashion and textiles - European Clothing Action Plan summary report

This summary report explores the achievements of the four year ECAP (European Clothing Action Plan) project, part funded by EU LIFE.The project set out to bring environmental and economic benefit to the clothing sector through a range of work packages co-funded and delivered by European partners. It covered a range of innovation projects, conducted through eight work streams by partners in several European countries.

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Morrisons plastic-free aisle case study

This case study details work done by Morrisons supermarkets, who trialled changes to the fresh produce section in their Skipton store. The case study evaluates the changes, details some key learnings, and looks at the next steps for the supermarket. Changes made in the Morrisons store included increasing the number of fresh produce lines sold loose, changing merchandising of fresh produce, and displaying loose vegetables in wooden crates/ creating chalkboard signage to enhance a 'market feel'.

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Food Waste Reduction Roadmap Progress Report 2019

Embedding a culture of Target, Measure, Act into the food and drink sector is critical to achieving the Courtauld 2025 targets and UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3. The ambitious aim for the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap was to have 50% of the UK’s largest 250 food businesses implementing Target, Measure, Act by September 2019, aiming for all by 2026.

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Educational content up close: examining the learning dimensions of Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Education

UNESCO seeks to advance a holistic approach to education that emphasizes three inter-related dimensions of learning – the cognitive, social and emotional and behavioural.
This publication summarizes the findings of a study commissioned by UNESCO to examine if and how these 3 dimensions of learning and teaching of ESD and GCED are reflected in pre-primary, primary and secondary educational content (ie. national laws, policies and the intended curriculum) in 10 countries.

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Country progress on climate change education, training and public awareness: an analysis of country submissions under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

This document provides a status report on the implementation of climate change
education in countries. It outlines key findings from an analysis of country
submissions to the UNFCCC Secretariat as part of UNFCCC reporting processes
and highlights achievements and remaining gaps in the area of climate change
education.
The analysis shows that almost all countries include some reference to climate
change education in their country submissions under the UNFCCC reporting
processes.

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Education for sustainable development: partners in action; Global Action Programme (GAP) key partners' report (2015-2018)

This brochure presents the main findings from the monitoring survey UNESCO
conducted in 2018 among GAP Key Partners, which captured their achievements since
the start of the GAP in 2015.
GAP Key Partners working in five Priority Action Areas have surpassed eight out of 10 of
the targets they set at the beginning of the GAP—a sign of growing global awareness
that ESD is integral to the concept of education quality and necessary to accelerate
progress towards a sustainable future.

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The UK Plastics Pact- Member Progress Report

The UK Plastics Pact business members account for two-thirds of consumer plastic packaging in the UK. Together they hold the key to tackling plastic pollution. Find out how the entire supply chain is helping deliver systemic change. This report is the second report detailing progress towards the four targets of the Pact, specifies pledges of members for future action, and includes updates from 85 business members.

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Le contrat et les clauses RSE, leviers incontournables de vigilance

Il y a peu d’études sur les clauses RSE, et les pratiques en la matière sont en évolution constante, spécialement dans ce nouveau contexte de pression légale et sociétale.

Pour être au plus près de la pratique, EcoVadis a conduit en partenariat avec Affectio Mutandi une étude inédite auprès de plus de 550 entreprises dans le monde, aussi bien acheteurs que fournisseurs.

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The business case for eco-innovation

This publication sets out to demonstrate the compelling business case for eco-innovation and how it can enable your company to carve out commercially interesting opportunities. You are presented with examples from companies that have integrated eco-innovation at the core of their business strategy.

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Eco-innovation manual

Eco-innovation is the development and application of a business model, shaped by a new business strategy that incorporates sustainability throughout all business operations based on life cycle thinking and in cooperation with partners across the value chain. This manual introduces a methodology for the implementation of eco-innovation within small and medium sized companies in developing and emerging economies.

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Retail Survey 2019

In 2019, WRAP undertook a survey of own-brand and branded food products sold by UK food retailers to assess their adoption of good practice that helps people waste less food in the home – identifying progress relative to previous surveys conducted in 2009, 2011 and 2015.

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Green and Inclusive Habitat Development Strategies provide multiple wins in disaster-prone Uttarakhand

This programme--Technology Intervention for Mountain Ecosystems (TIME), Livelihood Enhancement through Action Research & Networking (LEARN), is a platform developed for promoting Science and Technology by involving premier S&T institutions, Science based field groups and voluntary organizations to develop and deliver innovative technological solutions for mountain specific problems and challenges in the North-Western Himalayas in the states of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir

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Meeting Global Housing Needs with Low Carbon Materials

This report proposes the greater use of low-carbon building materials in addressing the low-cost housing gap in cities. While not a technical design guide, this study provides a framework to support material selection in the design stages for low-cost housing. It takes a life cycle approach to material selection and minimizes the externalization of energy demands of materials throughout their life-cycle. The report also discusses supply chain considerations and the roles of key stakeholders.

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Ley del Medio Ambiente

Reformas a la ley del medio ambiente, en su Articulo 3 para incorporar el tema de desarrollo sostenible y sustentable; en su Articulo 4 para incorporar el tema de adaptación y reducción de vulnerabilidad frente al cambio climático, e incorporar Titulo VI Bis (2) capitulo único para incorporar la adaptación al cambio climático.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Enhancing resource efficiency and reducing material footprint to meet climate commitments


The UN’s One Planet network, the UNFCCC, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Resource Panel (IRP) are inviting all media to attend the panel discussion on Enhancing resource efficiency and reducing material footprint to meet climate commitments at COP25.

Location: San Pedro de Atacama Hall, IFEMA, Blue Zone
Time and Date: 12 December 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Circularity in the built environment: A focus on India

The built environment operates in a linear way where large amounts of non-renewable
resources are used to feed the growing and rapid city building activities taking place globally,
particularly in the Asia Pacific and Latin American regions. Recent estimates from the World
Bank (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2017, p. 4) indicate that over half of the world’s
population will live in urban areas, whilst providing over 80 percent of global GDP generation.

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SIRDO-RFC (IROWS-RF) for Zero Organic Waste & Recycle Separated/Non-Mixed Residual/Wastewaters & Solids Solar Integral System Sustainable Solution

Recycle Facilities (Complete) are built to continuously attend up to 200+ families, around 1,000+ pax. avg. Scalable up to 1,000 families, around 5,000+pax. Authentic originally designed habitats to carry out integrally the SIRDO® (by its acronym in spanish, translated "Integral Organic Waste Recycling System"©) process, which is completely done thru this kind of "Recycling Facilities"© (Sizes RF-20, RF-50, RF-80, RF-100, RF-120, RF-150, RF-160, RF-200, only onsite built) for all organic waste.

1.5-Degree Lifestyles: Targets and options for reducing lifestyle carbon footprints

This report demonstrates that changes in consumption patterns and dominant lifestyles are a critical and integral part of the solutions package to addressing climate change. The report fills a gap in the existing research by establishing global targets for lifestyle carbon footprints, examining current consumption patterns and their impacts on footprints, and evaluating potential reduction impacts of low-carbon lifestyle options.

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Évaluations RSE des fournisseurs et achats publics responsables - Guide Bonnes Pratiques

L’ensemble des contrats de la commande publique (achats publics et concessions) était estimé en 2017 à près de 2000 milliards d’euros par an pour l’ensemble de l’Union européenne (14% du PIB), 200 milliards pour la France. Véritable levier pour les Etats et les collectivités territoriales, l’Achat Public Responsable (APR) peut avoir un impact conséquent sur le développement durable à travers le monde, favorisant l’innovation sociale et accélérant la transition vers une économie verte.

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Toward Sustainable Public Procurement - A Best Practice Guide

Public spending represents as much as 14 percent of the GDP in the European Union. This level of expenditure presents a great opportunity for cities, states and agencies: Through their procurement practices, they can deliver a major impact on sustainability performance across the world, helping drive innovation and accelerating the transition toward a green economy.

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