A successful sustainable development agenda requires partnerships between governments, the private sector and civil society. These inclusive partnerships built upon principles and values, a shared vision, and shared goals that place people and the planet at the centre, are needed at the global, regional, national and local level.

Urgent action is needed to mobilize, redirect and unlock the transformative power of trillions of dollars of private resources to deliver on sustainable development objectives. Long-term investments, including foreign direct investment, are needed in critical sectors, especially in developing countries. These include sustainable energy, infrastructure and transport, as well as information and communications technologies. The public sector will need to set a clear direction. Review and monitoring frameworks, regulations and incentive structures that enable such investments must be retooled to attract investments and reinforce sustainable development. National oversight mechanisms such as supreme audit institutions and oversight functions by legislatures should be strengthened.

Learn more at: http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/globalpartnerships/

Addressing Food Insecurity by Optimizing Partner Agency Operating Hours

Abstract: Food banks work to address the problem of food insecurity for low-income and underrepresented populations. The food bank acquires food and distributes it to their partner agencies, who, in ton, distribute the food to

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Understanding Enablers and Barriers for Deploying AI/ML in Humanitarian Organizations: The Case of DRC’s Foresight

Abstract: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) capabilities have the potential for large-scale impact to tackle some of the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges and help alleviate the suffering of millions of people. Although

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Massport named 2022 Excellence in Sustainable Development Award Winner

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) handles major transportation hubs and infrastructure within the state, including Logan Airport in Boston, waterfront property, cruise ship terminals and shipping ports. They have undergone a period of extensive reviews

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The Sustainable Industrial Engineer – Lessons Learned Breaking Through Limiting Beliefs with John Corliss

John Corliss shares his 40+ years of experience applying Industrial and Systems Engineering tools and problem-solving methods to the public sector. This focus on government and public sector is often overlooked for new graduates or

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Webinar: Meaningful Metrics, Collaboration, and Student Empowerment in Higher Education

All organizations grapple to find the most effective approaches to achieve the triple bottom line (people, planet, prosperity). Thoughtful decision-making led by a diverse mix of stakeholders can advance an organization’s sustainability, drive continual improvement

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