- Habitat III Revised Zero Draft of the New Urban Agenda (as of June 18th, 2016). This revised version of the Zero Draft, to be adopted at the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) 17-20 October 2016 in Quito, incorporates and addresses comments received in May. A compilation of member state input previously received (as of June 6th 2016) is available here and further coverage is in the News and Blogs section.
- Jenny Melo, Laura Villa, Ana Maria Naranjo and Mauricio Zenteno (Innove): Business and the SDGs: A guide for getting started. This guide presents central concepts that respond to the question: How can businesses contribute to the Global Agenda for Sustainable Development? Part 1 presents the Global Agenda and its 17 SDGs, while part 2 addresses the role of businesses with respect to the risks and opportunities presented by this new context, and examines a conceptual framework of possibilities and opportunities for contributing to the SDGs. The report is specially targeted towards micro, small and medium enterprises in emerging economies, and builds on and adapts existing tools for defining SDG priorities and beginning to take action. A larger summary write-up on Deliver 2030 is available here.
Compiled by Adam Fishman for WRI, a member of the Independent Research Forum. For more news and events on the SDGs, visit www.irf2015.org or subscribe to the weekly SDG Delivery Update here