We are accepting public comments on all documents below. Comments should be submitted in the form a letter, preferrably on the letterhead of the submitting institute, to our General Inquiry email. Please reference the title of the document in the subject line of your email and keep responses to 5,000 words or less.
Draft SDSN Report for Public Consultation 7 May 2013
Draft Framework of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network 19 December 2012 – English. En Français.
This draft document outlines an operational framework for sustainable development and a vision for the Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
This short paper aims to highlight the important role women have and can play in economic development. It addresses three questions: what is the evidence base to support investing in women? What are the current constraints on realising the full potential of women in the process of economic development? What are the priority areas of intervention necessary to unblock these constraints?
Financing for Development and Climate Change Post-2015 16 March 2013
This paper describes the need for public and private financing of development and climate change.
Sustainable Development and Planetary Boundaries 15 March 2013
This paper outlines a framework for the confluence of unmet aspirations for human progress and economic development on one side and planetary boundaries on the other that will permit economic and human development within the boundaries of the life-support systems on Earth.
This paper outlines the key elements of an economic, social and environmental transformation strategy need to achieve sustainable development.
The Urban Opportunity 22 January 2013
This note lays out an initial framework of how urban issues underline and link to larger sustainable development processes.
Business: The key challenges to 2030/2050 16 January 2013
This paper examines how innovations, management skills, and financial resources of business can be a major provider of solutions around the world.
Social Inclusion & Human Rights 15 January 2013
This document outlines challenges and priorities for improving human rights in the post-2015 development process.
Sustainable Food Production 15 January 2013
This paper summarizes food production challenges, proposes key goals of a post-2015 framework for sustainable increases in food production, and provides examples of available solutions.
Profile of Hunger and Food Insecurity 18 October 2012
This draft document profiles hunger around the world: what populations suffer from caloric and nutrient deficiency, where is hunger the most persistent, and what is needed to increase food availability and food security.
Global Profile of Extreme Poverty 15 October 2012
This draft document profiles extreme poverty around the world: who are the extreme poor, where do persistent pockets of extreme poverty remain, and what is needed to address the challenge of entrenced poverty.