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Urban environmental health to infuse SDGs in the classroom

In this video, Charles-Antoine Rouyer, a course director at York University's Glendon campus, discusses how he infuses the SDGs into his courses using urban health and human environmental health…

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Islamic Finance Impact Investing for Sustainable Development

Convergence between Islamic finance and impact investing requires a large ethical investor base that is conscious about the ESG factors. This means a greater emphasis on transparency, traceability…

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Introducing Islamic Microfinance and Islamic Crowdfunding

From an Islamic perspective, human beings are not the real owners of wealth or resources, but their role is that of a trustee, appointed by the creator. Therefore, humans are obliged to use resources…

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The Higher Ethical Objectives of Islamic Finance

The higher ethical objectives of Islamic finance can be summarized as sustaining and developing the value of human life, the human self, society and the physical environment. These ethical…

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Reducing food waste in schools, using behavioural insights

Food waste is a global issue, compromising both human health and environmental sustainability. Schools alone contribute substantial amounts of avoidable food waste to this problem. For instance, the…

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Tree for the three: birds, landscape and ecosystem services

Birds contribute to pest predation and control, among many ecosystem services at agricultural landscapes. Trees can contribute to ecosystem regulation, shelter and foraging of species, among others.…

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Implementing a Contract after Negotiation

A successful contract depends on its implementation, monitoring and ability to survive in an ever-changing environment. Solongoo Bayarsaikhan looks at the work that comes after an agreement is signed…

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Time for action

This video is the first video of unit 7 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Interview with Kristyna Pelikanova, EIB

This video is the third video of unit 6 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Interview with Hakan Lucius, EIB

This video is the second video of unit 6 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Nature’s solutions to coastal hazards: a case study from Indonesia

This video is the second video of unit 5.2 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Engineering with nature

This video is the first video of unit 5.2 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Interview with Olga Nieto Morena, Ministry of the Environment Colombia

This video is the fifth video of unit 2.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Interview with Martha Roja-Urrego, Ramsar Convention

This video is the forth video of unit 5.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Action in the making: policies for disaster and climate resilience

This video is the first video of unit 5.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience - Trailer

Nature offers many solutions for reducing the impacts from disasters and climate impacts. This may include protecting forests on steep slopes, maintaining sand dunes along coastlines, wetlands to…

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