Sustainable Development Goals

Official Launch of the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development

by |December 13th, 2016

On December 9, 2016 the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development (JSC) officially launched in Sunway City, Malaysia. This Center is the first of its kind in Asia, and aims to promote sustainable development initiatives in Malaysia and in Asia. At the launching, Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, praised the Center for supporting the… read more

International Day of the Girl

by |October 13th, 2016

By Tara Stafford Ocansey, Radhika Iyengar and Haein Shin, as featured in the Huffington Post |  13 October 2016. Today as we celebrate International Day of the Girl, we know that girls with secondary education are six times less likely to be married as children, and twice as likely to send their children to school. We know a… read more

No Time to Waste: Ending America’s Climate Exceptionalism

by |September 27th, 2016

As featured in Commonweal Magazine | 26 September 2016 Each year, the planet breaks another global-warming record. Each month, we hear more stories of record-breaking droughts, heat waves, floods, fires, and extreme weather events that are supposed to occur only once a generation. And each new study seems to suggest that critical triggers like melting polar ice caps are coming… read more