Boyan Slat's teenage dream was to remove from our oceans a vast mountain of discarded fishing nets, water bottles and other plastic garbage.
An estimated 35,000 people from 193 nations will descend on the city of Quito, Ecuador to attend the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. So what is it ...
Bhaskar Chakravorti examines how start-ups can help drive sustainable development.
As the global population swells towards 10 billion, our eating habits will have to change. Are plant-based proteins and synthetic meat the answer?
Young people today face considerable challenges in creating a bright future for themselves.
Access to medicines is not just a problem for poor countries or neglected diseases – but a global problem affecting people in rich and poor countries alike.
What does it mean to be a 'sustainable city', and which cities around the world are best at it? A new index sets out to find the most successful from a list of 100 cities.
Kanayo F. Nwanze argues that we cannot neglect rural areas.
Florian Reber explores the opportunities of sustainable land use - and how to make them a reality.
Bhaskar Chakravorti on the importance of data for companies looking to engage with the SDGs.
For most businesses committed to sustainable development, the 17th SDG may be the most essential – and challenging — one to accomplish.
In this new financial era, how can we ensure that the necessary investments keep coming? And how can investors ensure they are still seeing financial returns? Green bonds could be the ans...
The Ukrainian government has announced a plan to build a solar farm in an area just outside the exclusion zone.
Sustainability has both a moral and a business case, says Keith Weed of Unilever.
Understanding the interactions between goals and targets, identifying where key trade-offs lie, is crucial to making the SDGs work.