Experts point to SDGs in post-pandemic improvement

Economic recovery from the crisis generated by the covid-19 pandemic will require a roadmap that allows the public and private sectors to work closely together, and that roadmap is the one outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations (UN) Agenda 2030.

Diario Córdaba / 07-05-2021

Castilla y León's next budget will be planned on the 2030 Agenda

The budget of the Junta de Castilla y Leon for 2022 will be planned on the basis of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda to implement its proposals according to the president of the regional executive, Alfonso Fernández Mañueco.

PEDRO SEDANO / Burgos / 18/05/2021

Waste management is key to the sustainability of the planet

If everyone would use the garbage cans on the streets and Garbigune correctly, we would reach a 90% recycling rate in the region.

MARIALUI GARCÍA / Irun / 18/05/2021

May 21 is the deadline for public information on the Draft of the Canary Islands Agenda for Sustainable Development 2030

The Sustainable Development Goals are having and will have a great impact on public administration. The accounting and budgets of public administrations, based on the SDGs, will provide citizens with very rich information, from the point of view of public spending, where the focus is being placed.

Universidad de La Laguna / May 17, 2021

Government introduces a bill to boost circular and low-carbon economy

The text includes for the first time in Spanish legislation limitations on single-use plastics. In this regard, restrictions are proposed on the introduction in the market for certain products, a tax to prevent the generation of their waste and the obligation of information to the consumer. The text, which is now submitted for debate by the parliamentary groups, will replace the previous 2011 regulation and will incorporate the latest European Union directives on the subject into Spanish legislation.

Diario Responsable / May 19, 2021

Circular economy: towards a model that banishes 'get-use-dispose-transfer'.

In 2002, Professor Arjen Hoekstra of the University of Twente (The Netherlands) introduced the concept of water footprint, an environmental indicator that defines the volume of total freshwater used to produce the goods and services we typically consume (as an individual, community, company or country). It is estimated that 70% of the global water footprint is related to what we eat, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

EL ECONOMISTA, 03/22/2021, 08:00

A gradual shift to a more sustainable business

Nowadays, sustainable fashion is constantly on consumers' minds and in their purchasing behavior, but also in business logistics and planning. It is a philosophical shift that has taken place in haste over the last 20 years, as the industry's impact on the environment and the people it employs has become more visible to the public. Words have become actions as a way to ensure long-term viability and meet customer demand. However, this shift can be challenging for companies, as sustainability encompasses different parts of a complex supply chain.

JOSHUA WILLIAMS / Feb 27, 2021

The circular economy against the crisis of the consumer society

We can consider today's society to be in crisis, but this is not new and has been repeated since the last third of the last century. The general commitment that the cycle is ending continues to exist from the confrontation of two seemingly irreconcilable positions: Previously all was about development and environment and now it is linear economy versus sustainable development objectives. / 04-19-2021