Category: Partnerships & Collaboration

UPCYCLING – A key component in future economic development?

2018 has been a year flooded with disastrous news on climate change and environmentaldegradation. As we approach the 24th global IPCC meeting arranged in Katowice, Poland, in December of 2018, a major challenge is finding ways to implement a new economic system that aligns with the environmental targets agreed on during the Paris Agreement in…
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Your words matter – how big organizations accidentally hinder sustainable change

Yesterday, while scrolling through my LinkedIn feed, I came across the following article from the World Economic Forum about SDG communication. 90% of the plastic polluting our oceans comes from just 10 rivers Written by guest blogger Mona Jensen. Mona is a content- and copywriter specialized in behavioral change. She works with companies that promote sustainability…
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Social Media and behavioral change – saving time, money and cutting the bulls***

In this post, you’ll get hands-on examples of how to use social media in SDGs for quick and dirty behavioral change campaigns. One of them took me 10 minutes to make and saved my workplace 2-4 weeks of work, and thousands of dollars. In my day job, I convert recycling advice and environmental information into…
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How Do Recycling and Other Low Impact Actions Drive Change?

Written by guest blogger Mona Jensen. She works with companies that promote sustainability and a greener way of life.This article focuses on plastic recycling in regards to SDG 12. Implementing a New Plastic Recycling Scheme I work with waste management and it is my job to get about 90.000 people to recycle their waste. As part…
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SDG 4: Quality education

What is the purpose of SDG 4? SDG 4 ensures that all girls and boys complete free primary and secondary schooling by 2030. Reasons to work with SDG 4: Achieving quality education is believed to be one of the most powerful and proven vehicles for sustainable development. In Western Asia and North Africa, the ongoing…
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SDG 15: Life on Land

What is the purpose of SDG 15? SDG 15 is about protecting, restoring and promoting the sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems. One of sustainability’s goals is to combat also desertification, halt and reverse land degradation and stop the biodiversity loss. These goals are vital for humans and existent species. Therefore, SDG 15 is aiming to…
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SDG 2: Zero Hunger

What is the purpose of SDG 2? SDG 2’s purpose is to end all forms of hunger and malnutrition by 2030. Reason for working with SDG 2: As of 2014, 795 million people were estimated to be chronically undernourished. Often, this is a direct consequence of environmental degradation, drought, and loss of biodiversity. How are…
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SDG 13: Climate Action

What is the purpose of SDG 13? SDG 13 takes urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. Reasons for working with SDG 13: Global warming continues to break annual records, with the strongest storms, hottest years, longest droughts and more. The arctic ice is melting at an alarming rate, and the global average…
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

WHAT: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development. WHY: Without a global commitment to the sustainable development goals, they serve as little more than good intentions. The will and cooperation of the United Nations is the backbone that can drive global change. This also means ensuring fair and continued…
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SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy

WHAT: Ensuring universal access to affordable electricity by 2030. WHY: Our consumption of fossil fuel has been and continues to be the primary driver of global climate change. At the same time, more and more people demand access to cheap energy, which provides the basis for a good living standard. However, one in seven people…
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