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Catalyzing Transformative Change: Science, Academia and the Journey to 2030

This event, hosted as part of SDG Action Weekend's Mobilization Day at UNHQ in New York, aimed to identify and promote concrete opportunities and partnerships for science and academia to…

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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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Q&A | Nicolas Maennling | 2018 Nov. 20

Nicolas Maennling answers questions about how we can use natural resources as a transformational opportunity to support global development. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Global Perspectives on Change to Formal Employment

Looking at the world as a whole to assess these transformations of the economy and of employment gives a sense of transformations across primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors of economies. This…

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Bank Runs and Panics, Part I

This chapter focuses on bank runs, and explains why they can have such damaging effects on the world economy, as well as be so rapid that (in effect) they aren’t seen coming. Professor Sachs…

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Ecological Conversion

Dr. William Vendley discusses how to address integral ecology through personal transformation in addition to collective humanity. He frames this approach in the context of ecological conversion, in…

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Natural Resources for Sustainable Development - Trailer

Natural resources represent a potentially transformational opportunity to support development but are ultimately finite How do we make the most of them without destroying the planet? In this 12-week…

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How to Achieve the SDGs - Trailer

On September 25, 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a new set of goals collectively called the Sustainable Development Goals…

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