Georgetown University en Weekly wire: The global forum <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><div> <strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img alt="" height="178" src="" style="float:right" title="" width="180" /></a></strong><strong>These are some of the views and reports relevant to our readers that caught our attention this week.</strong></div> <p> <br /><strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis</a></strong><br /><strong>Recode</strong><br /> Kleiner Perkins Caufield &amp; Byers partner Mary Meeker is delivering her annual rapid-fire internet trends report right now at Code Conference at the Terranea Resort in California.  Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley. This year’s report includes 355 slides and tons of information, including a new section on healthcare that Meeker didn’t present live.</p> <p> <strong><a href=";id=271&amp;Itemid=591" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Evaluating Progress Towards the Sustainable Development Goals</a></strong><br /><strong>GlobeScan</strong><br /> For this iteration of The GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey (GSS), we chose to focus on the progress made on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or the Global Goals). These goals were agreed by the United Nations member states together with civil society and business in 2015, and set forth the agenda until 2030. These goals are new, and progress was expected to be limited. We asked more than 500 experienced sustainability professionals to evaluate the progress that has been made on each Global Goal, rank their relative urgency and also share insights into the priorities within their own organizations. We also wanted to know how companies specifically are responding to the SDGs and where they see opportunities for the greatest impact. Polled experts unanimously agree that, so far, society’s progress on sustainable development more broadly and the SDGs specifically has been poor.</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:11:00 +0000 Darejani Markozashvili 7737 at