The Elders [to 19 September 2015]

The Elders [to 19 September 2015]

News Martti Ahtisaari 17 September 2015
A decent start
In our first of seven films leading up to the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals, Martti Ahtisaari describes his object and what fairness means to him. Join in the discussion yourself on Facebook or Twitter.
Read our first blog about fairness

Guest blog Frances Stewart 16 September 2015
One flaw in the Sustainable Development Goals may make the difference between success and failure
Frances Stewart, Emeritus Professor of development economics at the University of Oxford and former Chair of the United Nations Committee for Development Policy, wonders if the weak coupling between economic growth and sustainability will do enough to change our reliance on non-renewable energy.

Opinion Gro Harlem Brundtland, Graça Machel 15 September 2015
Securing a sustainable future
Writing for Project Syndicate, Gro Harlem Brundtland and Graça Machel call on world leaders attending the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals in September to commit to putting the words of the Goals into action, justly and effectively.