A new report examines the options for assessment and review of Parties’ contributions to ensure they align with mutually agreed goals and principles, ensure transparency, and raise ambition over time.
SEI's Tallinn Centre kicked off its contribution to the national strategy's development with a conference on Infrastructure and Energy Sector Adaptation on 20 March.
The cost of batteries used in electric vehicles (EVs) has been dropping fast and is almost certainly well below the estimates used by many analysts. Policy-makers, transport and energy planners, and investors should take note.
As a successor to the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) is approved, the new SEI Initiative on Transforming Development and DRR aims to foster better integration of resilience with the sustainable development agenda.
SEI sets out its ambitions for how it will address key challenges in sustainable development, empower and inform partners, and develop the organization and its finances.
A 25-year veteran of SEI-US, the new Centre Director envisions growth, expanded research areas and policy engagement, and innovations in analytical tools and capacity-building.
Local businesses are signing up to develop action plans and to measure their impact and social value.
Most ‘footprint’ analyses use national or regional data, often ignoring huge differences in local conditions. The SEI-PCS model offers a far more precise and useful measure.
Growing populations, rapid urbanization and increased consumption put unprecedented pressure on land, water and air resources. We show how to manage these resources together to protect food security, human health and biodiversity.
Emissions of greenhouse gases are built into our economic systems. Our research shows the benefits of a low-carbon future and describes how we get there by mitigating and adapting to climate change.
The social, institutional and political setting is vital for improving livelihoods, sustain- ability and resilience. We provide insights into good governance for sustainable develop- ment in the face of social and ecological change.
The global economy has brought welfare and prosperity to the world. But it has also depleted natural resources and vital ecosystem services. We set out alternatives for a sustainable future, from the planetary scale down to local, on-the-ground solutions.