Global Partnerships Week: An Endeavor in Sustainability

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Last week, March 6-12, the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted the annual Global Partnerships Week (GPW) at the United States Institute of Peace. The Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships within the State Department partnered with the U.S. Global Development Lab of USAID, Concordia, and PeaceTech Lab to celebrate the collaboration […]

We Already Have Your 17 Resolutions for 2017

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In the past year and several months since the Sustainable Development Goals were first introduced in September 2015, the international community has seen advances in all of the target areas of the goals. Any positive change, no matter how seemingly insignificant, is a step towards achieving the new sustainable agenda put forth by the United […]

Private Sector Best Practices- “The Future of Spaceship Earth” DNV-GL

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Perspective: The private sector has a tremendous role to play in the Sustainable Development Goals achievement. Business leadership is a strong voice (one of the strongest) in our collectively ambitious international framework. This is because I would argue that supply chains, brand identities, and markets inextricably transcend national borders. Apart from examining or qualitatively evaluating […]