In order to build a sustainable future, opportunities for improved well-being must be available to people of all genders. In fact, without gender equity, sustainable development is not possible.
To build a sustainable future, people of all genders must be included in solutions and decision-making for improved, economic, social, and environmental well-being.
Greenhouse gas emissions have increased greatly, by about 45%, since the start of the Industrial Revolution. This increase in greenhouse gases is causing and will continue to cause catastrophic damage to our planet if we, as a society, do not take action to ensure sustainable practices are used around the world.
The weather is getting warmer. Summer is quickly approaching and you may be in the midst of planning a summer vacation—or maybe it’s already planned and you are now preparing your packing list.
Tourism is rapidly increasing. According to the United Nations, there were nearly 1.2 billion international travelers in 2015, up from 674 million in 2000. This figure is expected to reach 1.8 billion people by 2030.