Here’s What Canada Can Learn About Evidence-Based Decision-Making

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Why It Matters

Using evidence to inform policy decisions results in better outcomes on a range of issues, from health to the environment. While this might sound like an obvious and simple concept, in reality, evidence-based decision-making is complex, with a growing field of researchers working towards best practices. What can Canada learn from global leaders in evidence-based practice at the 2019 ‘What Works Global Summit’?

Launch Plan: The Inside Journey of how the UNDP Started 60 Accelerator Labs Globally

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As we’re faced with increasingly complex global challenges, we must rethink how we create and scale solutions—and that includes transforming institutions. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s 60 Accelerator Labs serve 78 countries, working together to find radical approaches within local contexts, to effectively tackle today’s and tomorrow's challenges.

Is Canada still a good international citizen?

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From global pandemics to the climate emergency, it’s no secret that our world is facing serious challenges. Canada is getting global points for simply not breaking things. But it’s not good enough in the last decade to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

National Centre for the Sustainable Development Goals Launches

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No single sector can address the SDGs alone. The centre, the first of its kind in Canada, brings actors together working towards SDGs including gender equality, reducing inequality, sustainable cities, and climate action. The only way to achieve the targets is in collaboration and by starting to align our efforts.

Launch Plan: Inside the startup journey of Kotn, Canada's next big ethical brand

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Kotn started with the simple desire to create a reasonably priced, well-made T-shirt. Scaling globally, it’s now helping to rebuild Egypt’s cotton industry and sewing ethics into its entire supply chain. We sat down with Rami Helali, co-founder and CEO of Kotn, to dive into the company’s startup journey as part of Future of Good's Launch Plan series.