World Environment Day 2020

By Patricia Lee Every year on the 5th of June, the world celebrates World Environment Day (WED). Designated by the UN General Assembly in 1972 and first commemorated in 1974, WED is run by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), the leading global environmental authority on the environment. World Environment Day aims to raise awareness […]

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SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities: The future is inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

By Patricia Lee IntroductionCities have long played an essential role in shaping the world. As centres of creativity, innovation and productivity, cities are strategic hubs where information and ideas are shared; the place where some of the most memorable humankind’s cultural, economic, political and social accomplishments have occurred. Historically, these populous places have provided societies […]

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Sustainable Tourism: A Challenge Within Reach

By Patricia Lee Godfrey (1998) believes that tourism has adopted the notion of sustainability through somesignificant initiatives, such as environmental management practices including the use ofsustainable materials, water and energy-saving, improving waste management and invitingtourists to have a more environmental-friendly attitude. Although, the tourism industry iscomplex as it is composed of different type of businesses […]

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Sustainable Development Goals: The complexity of an integrated framework

Introduction The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are an unprecedented step towards a sustainable development agenda. Seeking to mobilise global efforts and achieve the integration of economic, social and sustainable development, the SDGs focus essentially on ending extreme poverty, reducing inequality and injustice, promoting prosperity and wellbeing whilst protecting the environment (UN, 2019). Since […]

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2019 Sustainability Symposium

2019 Program The 2019 event had a sensational program, especially for an inaugural event. Read More Event Review With over 600 participants, including 39 schools and 44 organisations read our event review here. Read More Thank You Thank you to all participants and sponsors of this event.  Also a huge shout to Somerset College for hosting and […]

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