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Friday, 10 October 2014 - 11:09am
Measure What Matters
The European Commission is holding a high-level expert conference on “Moving ‘beyond GDP’ in European economic governance”. It is organised in cooperation with the Italian Presidency of the Council in Brussels on the 10th of October . This conference will take stock of all the recent technical and... Read more
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 10:51am
Chris West - Stockholm Environment Institute
There is wide consensus that business will play a critical role in implementing the SDGs. Now the question is how? Chris West, Stockholm Environment Institute, describes a new consultation exploring how global Goal(s) on water can be made relevant to the private sector. Check it out. How do we make... Read more
Monday, 22 September 2014 - 5:37pm
Measure What Matters
With less than a year to go until the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are finalised, policy makers are now turning their attention to the issue of implementation. So how might global Goal(s) on water sustainability be operationalised at local, corporate and national levels? Measure What... Read more
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 3:15pm
NETGREEN develops a systematic and consistent overview on the existing efforts to measure sustainable development and the transformation to green economy. A critical input to NETGREEN was a one-day workshop held in The Hague (The Netherlands) on Wednesday, 11 June 2014. It was attended by potential... Read more
Friday, 12 September 2014 - 11:30am
Marius Hasenheit
The 4 th . Degrowth conference took place in Leipzig in early September. Among the 3000 scientists, artists and activists, two NETGREEN members participated: Karen Jeffrey (nef, New Economics Foundation) and Marius Hasenheit (Ecologic Institute). Karen Jeffrey presented the NETGREEN paper “Pathways... Read more
Monday, 8 September 2014 - 4:59pm
Measure What Matters
Amanda Glassman, Senior Fellow and Director of Global Health Policy at the Center for Global Development, reports on the World Economic Forum blog on why data is so crucial for development. Since the term “data revolution” was introduced, there has been a flurry of activity to define , develop, and... Read more
Thursday, 26 June 2014 - 11:07am
Measure What Matters
On 20th June Measure What Matters wrote to the UN Presidents of the General Assembly to establish a mechanism to discuss and agree a coherent measurement framewwork for the Post-2015 Development Agenda. See letter below. H.E. Mr. John W. Ashe President of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly... Read more
Thursday, 19 June 2014 - 12:02pm
Helen Marquard and Amelie Heuer
Can green and social entrepreneurship help achieve the twin goals of food security and sustainable resource management? Amélie Heuer and Helen Marquard at the SEED Initiative argue that encouraging and recognising grassroots business holds the key. With the target date for the Millennium... Read more
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 5:40pm
Measure What Matters
On 30th June, MWM will host a side event at the UN in New York to explore the review function of the High Level Political Forum to harmonise existing efforts to track progress on sustainable development undertaken at the global, national and sub-national, and corporate levels. The discussion will... Read more
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 3:38pm
Measure What Matters
Next week, on 25 – 26th June, MWM will be taking part in an expert meeting from across the UN system and beyond will meet to discuss the post-2015 UN Development Agenda and broader measures of progress. Specifically, the meeting will consider the System of Environmental and Economic Accounts (SEEA... Read more

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