Development Policy News & Publications
Sustainable development must be overarching priority, urge Member States
EU governments today called for an overarching and comprehensive strategy to implement the global ...
MEPs to vote on environmental ranking for economic activities
We have Ecolabels for new fridges - we need the same economy-wide
Large investors must disclose environmental and social risks, EU rules
Consumers will be able to make informed decisions on where to put their money.
The time for reflection is up! Concrete action now needed to meet SDGs
Today, the European Commission published its long-awaited reflection paper “Towards a Sustainable ...
Planning for success in the future zero carbon economy: How to build strong National Energy and Climate Plans
We must dramatically cut emissions. Good national plans are key to this.
Nature in steep decline due to human activities: WWF Living Planet Report 2018
The ways in which humans feed, fuel and finance our societies and economies are pushing our ...
High-level platform urges stronger implementation of SGDs in Europe
The European Commission's high level multi-stakeholder platform on the UN Sustainable Development ...
Undervaluing ‘hidden’ benefits of rivers undermines economies and sustainable development, warns new report
As floods and droughts ravage communities and countries worldwide, a WWF report published today ...
EU has little to report as UN meeting reviews progress on SDGs
The EU is relying on policy initiatives in particular areas. It needs to present an overarching SDG ...
A Plan for the Future: How Strong Strategies Can Bring a More Sustainable Europe
1000 days ago today, the EU signed a historic agreement on sustainability. Yet it still has no ...