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Beyond profit: how SDG Impact helps the private sector

When profits alone are no longer the measure of success, what other metrics will the private sector use to demonstrate their impact on well-being, or income, or the environment?  


Green, profitable, sustainable: Ecuador showcases ideas for transforming societies

Latin America Green Awards point the way to a climate-friendly future.  


"We had to start from scratch."

A Syrian refugee spots an opportunity to build a new life in Turkey.  


Five plans for carbon neutrality

A look at those taking the lead in setting bold goals to curb climate change.  


Designing plans to withstand climate change in Uruguay

Making a sustainable future for a heavily urbanized society.  


Climate adaptation: setting the stage for transformation

Incorporating the reality of climate change into nations' budgets.  


Harvesting water, cultivating hope

In Jamaica, students, unemployed young people, and prisoners on the road to rehabilitation are learning how to grow plenty of food in areas where water is scarce.  


Developing a global 'immune response' to 21st century challenges

Investing in new ways of working in an interconnected world.  


Social innovators, leaders, and powerful forces for change

Throughout the Arab region UNDP’s rapidly-growing Youth Leadership Programme is helping young people to become positive change-makers.  


Dreams take shape from artisanal soap

Albanian women learn new skills - and gain hope - from a UNDP vocational training programme.  

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