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Overhaul of farm policy crucial for EU to meet sustainable development goals, new study shows

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is not even delivering on its own stated objectives let alone on several of the relevant Sustainable Development Goals that the European Union holds up as its guiding principles.

http://www.eeb.org/index.cfm/news-events/news/overhaul-of-farm-policy-crucial-for-eu-to-meet-sustainable-development-goals-new-study-shows/

Source: EEB

Goal 01, Goal 02, Goal 03, Goal 06, Goal 07, Goal 08, Goal 10, Goal 12, Goal 13, Goal 15
EU
Articles

The CAP is no longer fit for purpose – We need the right ingredients and a recipe for a Living Land!

This document contains the preliminary findings of a study commissioned by EEB and BirdLife Europe on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
The goal of the study is:
• To examine the peer-reviewed evidence regarding the CAP’s impacts on our society, economy and the environment
• To assess whether the CAP fulfills:

Goal 01, Goal 02, Goal 03, Goal 06, Goal 07, Goal 08, Goal 10, Goal 12, Goal 13, Goal 15
EU
Policy papers

UN Member States Discuss Climate-SDGs Linkages at High-Level Event

President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Peter Thomson convened a High-Level Event, titled ‘Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda,’ in collaboration with the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The event sought to provide an opportunity to highlight synergies between actions to address climate change and the 2030 Agenda …

Goal 07, Goal 13, Goal 17
UN
Articles

Sustainable Development Goal Labs (SDG Labs)

The SDG Lab is a space where Member States, UN, civil society, international organisations and other stakeholders can share their challenges and successful practices in implementing Agenda 2030, where their results can be disseminated wand where emerging ideas, policies and partnerships can be experimented. The SDG Lab is a connector, a convener and an amplifier.

Cross Cutting, Goal 06, Goal 07, Goal 11, Goal 15
UN
Other

Green Bond Framework

The State Treasury of the Republic of Poland represented by the Minister of Development and Finance (State Treasury of Poland) has developed a green bond framework in accordance with which it intends to issue green bonds that will fund environmentally beneficial projects in Poland. This Green Bond Framework has been published in a separate document.

Goal 07, Goal 13, Goal 15
Poland
Policy papers

The responsibility dimension of the SDGs beyond national borders:Tracking Germany’s Biomass Consumption

In this paper we apply two different methods to analyse the supply chains of soy and palm oil for German use and consumption, and the displaced (external) environmental impacts associated with this consumption: a) the environmentally extended multi-regional input–output (MRIO) model IOTA; and b) the enhanced material flow analysis (MFA) model SEI-PCS.

This paper presents …

Goal 02, Goal 06, Goal 07, Goal 11, Goal 12, Goal 13, Goal 15
Germany
Policy papers

FSC: a tool to implement the SDGs

This document demonstrates that FSC is clearly a significant instrument for achieving 11 goals and 35 targets part. Indeed, FSC is a relevant partner for all who seek to take action – based on legal and customary rights, and the engagement of all interested parties – to support sustainable natural resource management and the achievement of social …

Goal 01, Goal 02, Goal 05, Goal 06, Goal 07, Goal 08, Goal 12, Goal 13, Goal 15, Goal 16, Goal 17
UN
Policy papers

Accéder à une énergie propre et favoriser les énergies renouvelables

Il n’existe pas de solution unique et mondiale pour répondre aux enjeux environnementaux, de sécurité énergétique et d’accès. La transition énergétique doit correspondre à une prise en compte des ressources et des besoins de chaque territoire en propre, s’appuyer sur de nouvelles formes de coopération, technologiques, financières et techniques, entre territoires et au niveau international. …

Goal 07
France
Policy papers