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The World just Moved: 4 transformative governance shifts emerging from COP21

The World just Moved: 4 transformative governance shifts emerging from COP21

The climate agreement at COP21 in Paris has generated quite a bit of heat. Scientists and researchers are squabbling over the feasibility of achieving the sub-2 °C target, while others are dismissive of the commitments made by countries via their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and of their political will to act. ...

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The Future of Spaceship Earth

The Future of Spaceship Earth

What will the planet look like in 2050? What does the future hold for your part of the world? Will we meet the SDGs? Gaze into the future with DNV GL’s new Spaceship Earth forecasting model to answer these questions and more. ...

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The 15 greatest opportunities out of five critical global sustainability risks

The 15 greatest opportunities out of five critical global sustainability risks

The 2016 Global Opportunity Report identifies the world’s biggest threats and what we can do about them, from loss of ocean biodiversity to antibiotics in agriculture. ...

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Opportunities to combat Non-Communicable Diseases

Opportunities to combat Non-Communicable Diseases

February 4th is the World Cancer Day. This disease comes under the umbrella of ‘Non-communicable diseases’, which is one of the risks addressed in the Global Opportunity Reports. Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), including cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, and chronic lung diseases pose a significant threat to lives, livelihoods and economic development globally. ...

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In pictures: The Global Opportunity Report launch

In pictures: The Global Opportunity Report launch

The Global Opportunity Report 2016 launch in Oslo on Tuesday 26 January was a great success. Participants left the event saying they were inspired and motivated to go out and start turning risks into opportunities. Thanks to all the sustainability thought leaders who attended the launch, and shared the report among their networks. You can explore the report here. In the meantime, here are some pictures from the launch event (credit: DNV GL / Nina Rangoy).
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