http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/focussdgs.html  The Ocean goal (14) is set out below  UN  ‘The countdown to the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 grows apace with the recent adoption of an ‘outcome document’. Goal 14 covers the oceans At the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in 2012, governments agreed to set a number […]

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Thinking on sustainability is pervasive throughout the water sector but this book takes a close look at the challenges that society and business face as they address the major water challenges It uses thinking on integrated approaches – not least the three capitals model – to explore our response to these challenges from  flooding, water […]

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How long does it take for an idea to sink in? Much longer than we think. So no apologies for this image. Attending recent conferences, it’s surprising that speakers with strong natural resources perspective are still using older models of sustainability which don’t fully recognise the importance of environment. These two publications explain the context […]

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In effect this a model for helping deliver sustainability for a wide variety of project – integrated solutions, delivering multiple benefits with finances from a variety of sources. This diagram prepared by Peter Bide has enormous range of applications to project funding meeting the aspirations of stakeholders. In effect it shows a familiar situation – […]

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