ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT: What is the ecological footprint of different regions and nations around the world?
CLIMATE CHANGE: global experts across business, government, academia and civil society said they are least satisfied with the level of attention the world is giving to inaction on climate change. Source: Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014
CONSUMER INTEREST: Do consumers care about environmental issues?
GREEN INVESTMENT: "The Green Investment Report 2013, launched by the Green Growth Action Alliance, provides an optimistic assessment of the prospect for supplying the global investment we need to deliver the low-carbon future we can’t afford to live without." Bruno Berthon, Global Managing Director, Strategy and Sustainability Services at Accenture, discusses private investment in green growth on the Forum:Blog http://wef.ch/q03xd
WATER AND AGRICULTURE: Producing 1 kilogram of meat requires up to 20,000 litres of water. With that same amount of water, you could grow about 16 kilograms of grain. Global demand for meat is forecast to increase 50% by 2025. Source: Green Light Water for Growth, People and the Environment
GREEN PRODUCTS: Although of those surveyed said they would buy green products, only said they know what a green product is. Ultimately, less than of those surveyed had bought a green product.
SUSTAINABILITY: An opinion survey: How important are sustainability issues to businesses future environment?
BRAZIL: How conscious are the practices of consumers in Brazil?