Tag: SDGs

PortsToronto launches canadian debut of WasteShark aquadrone

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Toronto - PortsToronto, in partnership with RanMarine Technology, today launched a pilot program that saw two WasteShark aquadrones make their Canadian debut in the...

An additional 8.56 billion cubic metres of wastewater a year needs...

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Global wastewater treatment capacity needs to increase annually by 8.56 billion cubic metres and investment in an additional 4691 treatment facilities per year...

Transportation Workers’ Sanitation Charter Launched

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Yesterday, on World Toilet Day, Unifor and the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) launched a Transport Workers' Sanitation Charter, asserting that toilet rights are...

Solar & Wind Energy Can Help Improve Water Resource Use

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The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) researchers explored optimal pathways for managing groundwater and hydropower trade-offs for different water availability conditions as...

Government of Canada Issues Call for Proposals for Grants to Accelerate...

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The Government of Canada has launched a call for proposals under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Funding Program for 2019-2020 to support and leverage...

IIASA’s Water Program Director Starts New Position in May 2019

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Simon Langan, director of the water program, will be leaving International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA) in May 2019 to start a new...

World’s Largest Companies Using More Water Despite Rising Risks

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Companies are reporting greater exposure to water risks yet withdrawing more water, according to new research by CDP. The report, Treading Water, analyzes water data from...

Radical Transformation Required to Meet SDGs, According to Report

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By 2050, we will share our planet with an estimated 9 to 10 billion people. We could be headed towards a crisis unless we...

Standard Setters and Framework Providers Support Better Reporting on SDGs

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Major international corporate reporting standard setters and framework providers have released a position paper supporting the development of better reporting guidelines for the Sustainable Development Goals...

Research Looks for the Most Energy Efficient Path to SDG 6

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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) researchers have published a study that seeks the most efficient pathway to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6,...

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