The Environment Ministry is working to incorporate the goals into its policy reports and plans, while a growing number of companies are aligning their business and product strategies to the agenda.
According to the report, Sri Lanka’s installed electricity generation capacity needs will increase from 3,700MW to 34,000MW by 2050.
The 22-2 vote allowed minimum wage to be set at $13 per hour.
Multiple members of the White House manufacturing council have resigned in protest this week over President Donald Trump’s botched response to a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Primark has made sustainable cotton a permanent fixture in its stores with the launch of its first sustainable cotton pyjamas for women.
The Promise Scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and fees at the Community College of Rhode Island for new students starting this fall — regardless of their income.
Google is continuing in its aim to create 10 million African jobs in the next five years by training 100,000 software developers in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.
China aims to become a global leader in climate action by setting up the biggest Carbon Trading Scheme (CTS) worldwide as an attempt to meet 2030 peak emissions target.
Officials say the recycled slabs have already been used by the Yaounde city council for various projects and by the National Olympic sport committee in the construction of the national handball field.
Total tourism revenue in the region hit 226 billion yuan ($33 billion), an increase of 25 per cent year-on-year.