Czech Hydrometeorological Institute – project: CLIDATA
CLIDATA, a database app created by the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, is made to process and check climatological data, and prepare essential climate products and records for further processing. The app is accessible to national meteorological services in developing countries and members of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). Since 2000, the app has been shared around the world in cooperation with the WMO.
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Cotton made in Africa
Thanks to a textile industry’s growing demand for sustainable cotton certified as Cotton made in Africa, over 50 million of textile products have reached the market. The demand for CmiA certified cotton textiles does not come only from large fashion chains but also small local brands. CmiA, currently the largest company for sustainable cotton in Africa, certifies up to 30% of cotton production in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Mars and its famous M&M’s pledged to invest one billion US dollars into reducing greenhouse gases produced by its supply chain by 67% by 2050. As part of its “sustainable generation“ policy, Mars plans to invest in renewable energy, sustainable consumption, interdisciplinary cooperation and support of sustainable agriculture.
In reaction to #CleanSeas, the UN environmental campaign, Indonesia pledged to reduce plastic pollution by 70% by 2025. This commitment is a big step forward in reduction of over eight million tons of plastic waste that ends up in the oceans every year. However, the abundance of plastic is not only an Indonesian issue. North American and European countries use up to five times more plastic per person than people in Asia.
Share posts instead of only liking them. When you come across an interesting post on women’s rights or climate change on social media, share it with your friends and family.
Do a small research online and buy products only from brands that use sustainable processes and do not harm the environment.
Compost at home. Composting your own organic waste helps reducing negative impacts on the environment and recycling organic nutrients.
Maintain your car regularly to protect the environment from toxic emissions.
Speak up in public! Ask your local and national representatives to join planet-friendly initiatives. You can express your support of the Paris Agreement and demand your country’s ratification if it is not yet in place.
Tell us more about your own ways of supporting the global goals: use the #SDGs and #GlobalGoals hashtags on social media.