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The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts commits to global goals in partnership with Sustainia

I am excited to announce that the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (KADK) has committed to fully align its academic strategy with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in partnership with Sustainia. For a three-year period, the global goals will be the guiding stars in the institution’s academic endeavors and Sustainia will provide assistance and expertise along the way. The results of t…

GAIN-ing ground on fairer food systems

Do you know how many people go hungry every day? In total, around half the people on the planet suffer from some form of malnutrition, while almost 800 million of them go hungry every day. Most people think of malnutrition as simply not having enough to eat, but the problem is far more complex and means that without sufficient minerals and vitamins, they cannot thrive, physically and mentally.

Closing the gap between leadership and trust – and getting up off our butts

Lucia works in Italy, for a company that makes the kinds of valves used in nearly every piece of water infrastructure in the world. In fact, any liquid that has to move from A to B has been in contact with one of these valves. I met Lucia at a workshop session at the Sustainable Brands conference, which took place in Copenhagen for the first time, exploring how to help organisational leaders…

Can you help us pick our Community Award winner?

It’s a big day for me, today. i’m excited to announce the ten finalists for this year’s Sustainia Award, and launch our online Community Award campaign.

In early 2016, we ran a campaign to identify the 100 most inspiring and innovative sustainable solutions available today. From a field of more than 1,200 candidates we identified the top 100, and showcased them in our annual Sustainia100…

The young leaders opening up a world of opportunity

This time a year ago the Sustainable Development Goals were adopted by 193 world leaders, to much celebration. This week we have another reason to cheer, as the UN has just announced the first class of Young Leaders for the SDGs. These 17 Young Leaders, chosen from over 18,000 nominations, have been at the forefront of driving change for a sustainable future.
One person who caught our attention…

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