2013 Human Development Report Skip to main content Home 2013 Human Development Report Human Development Report 2013 The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World The 21st century is witnessing a profound shift in global dynamics, driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world. In addition to the 2013 Report, a series of occasional papers were produced to inform the research process. Download: Human Development Report 2013 Complete English Human Development Report 2013 Technical Notes Human Development Report 2013 Summary English Human Development Report 2013 Press Release Globalization and Economic Integration Animation: Human Development Report 2013: The Rise of the South Animation: Human Development Report 2013 - Rise of the South | hdr.undp.org | #hdr This video describes the 2013 Human Development Report
The Social License To Operate The Social License has been defined as existing when a project has the ongoing approval within the local community and other stakeholders, ongoing approval or broad social acceptance and, most frequently, as ongoing acceptance. At the level of an individual project the Social License is rooted in the beliefs, perceptions and opinions held by the local population and other stakeholders about the project. It is therefore granted by the community. The differentiation into approval (having favorable regard, agreeing to, or being pleased with) and acceptance (disposition to tolerate, agree or consent to) can be shown to be real and indicative of two levels of the Social License; a lower level of acceptance and a higher level of approval. On occasions, the Social License can transcend approval when a substantial portion of the community and other stakeholders incorporate the project into their collective identity. Gaining and Granting the Social License What makes up the Social License?
Mistra Urban Futures-Knowledge about and Approaches to Fair and Socially Sustainable Cities - KAIROS KAIROS is a transdisciplinary research project with focus on the social dimension of sustainability. The premise of the project is the way in which globalisation, migration and urbanisation characterise our time and place new demands on participation and co-creation. Cities' role in a changing world The complex societal problems that come with the on-going societal transformation is embodied and impacts on a local level. Cities, and their transnational networks, play an increasingly important role in facing the demands for sustainable development. At the same time, the rapid pace of urbanisation with growing income and health inequalities as a consequence, increases the risk for medium-sized cities of developing into arenas of social conflict. Justice and social sustainability People's views of and needs for security, development and justice are important for a society’s development. Participation and co-creation The project's theoretical framework Subprojects 1. 2. 3.
What is ESG? ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance. There is growing evidence that suggests that ESG factors, when integrated into investment analysis and decision making, may offer investors potential long-term performance advantages. ESG has become shorthand for investment methodologies that embrace ESG or sustainability factors as a means of helping to identify companies with superior business models. ESG factors offer portfolio managers added insight into the quality of a company's management, culture, risk profile and other characteristics. Are leaders in their industriesAre better managed and are more forward-thinkingAre better at anticipating and mitigating riskMeet positive standards of corporate responsibilityAre focused on the long term As the chart below suggests, a company's ESG activities have the potential to positively impact its financial performance over the long term. Past performance does not guarantee future results.
EIRIS - Empowering Responsible Investment The Natural Step / Det Naturliga Steget also known as the Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development (FFSD) The FSSD is a process of continual learning that incorporates other methods, tools, and concepts into a shared, structured overview. No successful attempt to develop such an overview would ignore other approaches – instead, this framework will make better use of them. We have deduced the FSSD from empirical data on systems and impacts from unsustainable development, tested it in the real world, refined it, tested it again on empirical data, and so forth. The framework and methods, tools and concepts can help decision makers design the problem out of the system. The growing numbers of international participants in this research include leading experts and the prominent pioneers of methods, tools, and concepts for sustainable development. In the following paragraphs, we develop the theory for the FSSD, put it into an operational methodology, verify it in relation to existing methods, tools and concepts, and then apply it in practical ways. Terminology and theoretical considerations
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