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Copenhagen Municipality: Green public procurement on the agenda

With an ambitious new green public procurement policy, Copenhagen Municipality stimulates the demand for eco-labeled products and services.

Through the policy, Copenhagen demonstrates how public actors can motivate companies to produce sustainable products and services, thereby boosting the market. As a part of the new policy, the municipality and Ecolabelling Denmark will select two to …

Goal 03, Goal 12, Goal 17
Denmark
Policy papers, Presentations

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

Achieving Sustainable Development Goals from a Water Perspective

This paper addresses some of these challenges related to implementation and monitoring of the targets of the SDGs from a water perspective, based on the key findings of a conference organized in 2015 focused on three essential aspects of SDGs: indicators, inter-linkages, and implementation. The paper argues that indicators should not be too simple and …

Goal 02, Goal 03, Goal 06, Goal 11, Goal 12, Goal 15
UN
Articles

SDG charter

The SDG Charter will work on enabling SDG Solution Partnerships, together with the Major Alliance, a joint initiative of philanthropy, business and government. They are in the process of starting up various partnerships with a clear action focus.

Seventy organisations from business and civil society are signatories of this charter and they are ready to …

Goal 03, Goal 10, Goal 11, Goal 12
Netherlands
Other, SDG coalitions

Too Good To Go

Too Good To Go is a hyper-local environmental social enterprise dedicated to reducing food waste.

The mission is to save food, save money and save the planet by placing the lost value back onto food as humankind’s most valuable energy resource, and not something that should just be carelessly throw in the bin. Why? Because …

Goal 02, Goal 12
Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, United Kingdom
Other

Monitoring the Shift to Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns in the context of the SDGs

This report constitutes an initial proposal to support the monitoring of SCP-related targets of the SDGs, using the System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA) framework. The report also proposes the development of a strategy for capacity building in the context of responding to the need for harmonised and quality assured indicators.

Source: Statistics Sweden, Ministerio de Medioambiente …

Goal 12
Sweden
Monitoring & review tools

Swedish Leadership for Sustainable Development

Joint Commitment from the members of Swedish Leadership for Sustainable Development to make sustainable development an integral part of their core operations and business models.

Source: SIDA – Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

Goal 08, Goal 12, Goal 16
Sweden
Policy papers
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