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Sarah Cummings posted Information 11 hours ago

Published in May 2019 in the CTA Technical Brief Series, this brief Putting the private sector at the ce

With a population predicted to grow to 9.6 billion by 2050 according UN estimates and increasing resource scarcity to match – shifting to a sustainable economic model is quickly becoming an imperative. Capacity4dev caught up with the European Commission and Chatham House, to find out what a circular economy means for the developing world – and how it can be promoted in development cooperation.
Peter Rowan posted Information 14 March 2018

A new competition for innovative businesses or projects that have the power to change current practices and demonstrate strong positive climate impact

ClimaSouth ClimaSouth posted Information 18 July 2017

A new handbook to help businesses generate value from climate change has been published. The guidebook, primarily intended for businesses in Lebanon, is a concrete outcome of the first year of the 

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25 January 2017 to 27 January 2017
in Rome (Italy)
Organised byIFAD and the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance

Co-organized by IFAD and the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance, with the Brookings Institution and the University of Warwick the confe

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From
12 December 2016 to 14 December 2016
in (France)
Organised byCIRAD

Organized by the Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement - CIRAD, the international scientific conference

DEVCO is supporting work at the intersection of environment, economy and business in its partner countries to avoid the polluting pathway of many industrialised countries and develop green businesses from the outset. It means working at many levels – training entrepreneurs, sharing best practices, effecting large-scale policy change and mobilizing investment.
One of the great challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals will be finding ways of lifting populations out of poverty, which is often associated with increased consumption and production, while at the same time dealing with emissions and meeting environmental targets. The question is how to create economic value which also benefits society. Smart technologies, sustainable business models and circular economy solutions are already being developed, but experts say they need to be scaled up, and fast.

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