- According to GZeroMedia, 41 percent of American adults cannot identify Auschwitz as a Nazi concentration camp. That figure includes 66 percent of those aged 18-34
A renowned psychologist called for a stronger recognition of the social nature of our worsening global addiction problem, warning that, beginning in the 19th century, western society has tried all the religious, coercive, medical, and compassionate solutions that we have on addiction but the problem is, if anything, getting worse.
The World Economic Forum’s latest Global Gender Gap Report found that it will take 100 years to close the global gender gap overall and 217 years to achieve economic parity between women and men.Studies show that the world as a whole could increase global GDP by US$5.3 trillion by 2025 if it closed the gender gap in economic participation even by just 25% over the same period. But we’re seemingly unable to make real lasting progress on this issue
Alain de Botton wondered out loud what many must feel inwardly, i.e. why, if many or in some cases most of our waking hours are spent at work, do we rarely challenge the basic assumptions that lie behind this time-consuming, life-altering activity?
According to 2017 research by EY, business leaders are significantly overrating how their employees experience their organisation’s purpose. Based on a survey of 1,470 executives globally, “Is your purpose lectured – or lived?” shows that more than one-third of employees feel there’s a disconnect.
This evolving report examines key developments around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).
WHAT ARE THE SDGs?
The late Robert Muller identified 21 fundamental aspects of human life which must be fundamentally reconsidered, reanalysed, rejudged and reformed. Not to do it, Muller passionately believed, could possibly lead to the death of the human species and of many other life forms and of much of the nature of planet Earth. Here is the list:
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Please see below significant SDG-related developments from July 2017.
Please see below key Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)-related developments during June 2017:
In spite of spectacular strides in science and technology, and still unlimited ones to come, something basic is missing. There is a sort of poverty of the spirit which stands in glaring contrast to our scientific and technological abundance. The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers - Martin Luther King
This evolving paper will examine the overall Ethical Development Goals (EDGs) that Halcyon is developing to complement the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Please visit this page regularly for significant developments concerning the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Goal 2 to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.
Please visit this page regularly for significant developments concerning the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal goal six (SDG 6) of ensuring clean water and sanitation by 2030.
Please visit this page regularly for significant developments concerning the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal goal seven (SDG 7) of ensuring affordable and clean energy by 2030.
WHAT TRENDS ARE WE SEEING?