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Adaptation of the Amazon Forest to Global Changes

This lecture explores actionable solutions designed to enhance the resilience of the Amazon in the face of climate change. Examples of such measures include restoration initiatives, the…

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Conversation with Francisco Rodríguez, The Human Consequences of Economic Sanctions

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and economist Francisco Rodríguez as they discuss Prof. Rodriguez’s newest publication, The Human Consequences of Economic Sanctions. Prof. Rodriguez is an…

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Making work decent

We need to put decent work at the center of actions to bring back economic growth and build a new global economy that puts people first. We all need to think about the importance of good work…

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Opportunities of Impact: Resilient Global Developers’ Network

The second impact is a resilient global developers’ network. IsDB, after taking stock of the limitations of its old operational and financial models, is revamping the way it approaches its…

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IsDB’s New Development Model

The IsDB has adopted a new development model towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. This model shifted the approach from treating the symptoms of poverty to tackling the root…

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Setting the Pace in a Fast-Changing World

The world is moving into a fourth industrial revolution, an era marked by a disruptive change in production processes due to advances in technology. This change is compounded by a lack of…

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Impact Management Norms

Since 2016, the Impact Management Project has convened over 2000 enterprises and investors to build a shared understanding on how we talk about, measure and manage the impact. This global consensus,…

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Emergence of the Islamic Finance Industry Part I

Over the last forty years, the Islamic finance industry has advanced from a niche market to a global sector. The institutional development of Islamic banking has followed three phases: the emergence…

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Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

In this video, Mahmoud Mohieldin talks about how the progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals has been promising yet uneven across countries. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic…

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The Sustainable Development Goals

On September 2015, the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly set 17 new goals, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) representing a set of global expectations to be achieved by 2030. Relative…

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International trade

The chapter deals with the role of governments in the food sector and as regulators of commodity prices. It stresses also the repercussions at the national and global level. This video is licensed…

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The U Curve

Learn about the Happiness U-Curve, or the system that measures life experiences to determine when we have the most life satisfaction. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Nature’s solutions to landslides

This video is the first video of unit 1.2 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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Implosion Points, Demographic Change, Changing Nature and Locations of Jobs and Incomes

In this chapter Jeffrey Sachs will talk about economy and the different locations of work geographically. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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The SDG Index: Constructing the Dashboards

In this video, SDG Index Manager Guillaume Lafortune outlines the five assumptions and four methodological steps used to construct the SDG Index and Dashboards. This video is licensed under the CC…

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The Ages of Globalization

Today’s most urgent problems are fundamentally global. They require nothing less than concerted, planet-wide action if we are to secure a long-term future. But humanity’s story has always…

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