In Bogotá, 1.2 million women dedicate most of their time to unpaid care work, and 90% of them live in poverty. Bogotá Mayor Claudia López discusses what she’s doing to relieve the burden on women in her city.
The green transition is reshaping jobs, firms and places. It is also creating ‘winners and losers’ as we race to reach Net Zero, with gaps emerging in the distribution of green jobs. Left unchecked, this could lead to some places being left behind, jeopardising the green transition. What can cities and regions do to boost green job creation?
Nigeria’s economic powerhouse Lagos has doubled its population over the last two decades to 24 million. It could reach between 85 and 100 million inhabitants by 2100. As the cities of the Global South expand, can they grow green?
Policy makers need to double down their efforts to close the gap and overcome an emerging gender divide in the green transition.
Getting to net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 means we need to transform industry at an unprecedented depth and speed. But how do we do it?
Industrial strategy is back – and with it, industrial subsidies. During the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, sharp tensions continued to surface over the re-emergence of subsidies for domestic manufacturing and particularly to support the growth of new green industries.
There can be no route to net zero without bringing smaller businesses with us. Some will enable the transition directly, as suppliers of low-carbon goods and services, and all will participate in the unprecedented changes that will be necessary over the next few decades.
In times of a global pandemic, war and rising instability, how do we get back on track to good health, peace and resilience? The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers a solid route, but we need to step up action.