Content type: Publication

The Future is Now: Science for Achieving Sustainable Development

The Report uses the latest scientific assessments, evidence bases about good practices, and scenarios that link future trajectories to current actions to identify calls to action by a range of stakeholders that can accelerate progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

World Happiness Report

The World Happiness Report is a landmark survey of the state of global happiness that ranks 156 countries by how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be.

Human Development Reports

The human development approach – is about expanding the richness of human life, rather than simply the richness of the economy in which human beings live. It is an approach that is focused on people and their opportunities and choices.

Greening household behaviour

This large-scale household survey explores what drives household environmental behaviour and how policies may affect household decisions. It focuses on five areas in which households have significant environmental impact: energy, food, transport, waste and water.

Switch Asia

Through its grants scheme the programme funds pilot projects helping consumers to act more responsibly in their daily choices and lifestyles as well as helping companies to adopt cleaner technologies and more sustainable industrial practices. The evidence provided by projects is meant to feed into policy and regulatory discussions with national governments.