Resilient People Resilient Planet – the report of the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability

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The UN Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon established the 22-member High-level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) in August 2010 to formulate a new blueprint for sustainable development and low-carbon prosperity. On 30 January 2012, the GSP released its report, “Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing”.

The Panel’s vision is to eradicate poverty, reduce inequality and make growth inclusive, and production and consumption more sustainable, while combating climate change and respecting a range of other planetary boundaries. The report contains 56 recommendations aimed at putting sustainable development into practice.

Read it here.