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    Real results will emerge when we realize the power of combined individual actions and voices to effect change.
    — Achim Steiner
    tags: power  action  real 
     
    We have a responsibility to first understand how climate change impacts all peoples of the world. Then, we must consider the individual and collective choices and actions that can move us toward a sustainable future.
    — Achim Steiner
    A recent report by UNEP and Interpol estimated that between 50 to 90 per cent of logging in key tropical countries of the Amazon basin, Central Africa and South East Asia is being carried out by organized crime. This threatens not only attempts to eradicate poverty and deforestation but also efforts to combat climate change.
    — Achim Steiner
    tags: crimes  poverty  key  africa 
     
    In our interdependent world, our neighbors are not only on our street, but can be ten thousand miles away on an island in rising seas.
    — Achim Steiner
    tags: world 
     
    Corporation 2020 is an indispensable contribution to the global transformation of finance and corporations as humanity re-integrates centuries of knowledge and continues its inevitable transition from the first Industrial Era... Pavan Sukhdev is a powerful standard-bearer leading us to the cleaner, knowledge-rich Green Economy globally, and this book provides a benchmark and guide to this better future for humanity.
    — Achim Steiner
    Many of our partners are here and this is where the world's expertise on environment and the wider sustainability agenda often and regularly gathers. Here is where international initiatives frequently start and are nurtured. Geneva is one of the hubs where global programs can be often most effectively managed.
    — Achim Steiner
    tags: world  environment 
     
    Our vision of a sustainable future will only materialize through action taken today.
    — Achim Steiner
    tags: future  action  vision 
     
    Including the value of natural resources and our social capital in national accounting is a vital step to achieve economic growth that is equitable and sustainable.
    — Achim Steiner
    The only ones to profit from illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing are the owners of the fishing fleets who remain hidden behind veils of corporate secrecy.
    — Achim Steiner
    Even if we act immediately, the world is doomed to lose many of its animal and plant species and this inturn will reduce the ability of ecosystems to deliver vital services to human populations. The Red List gives all of us a practical tool for raising awareness of the biodiversity crisis and for forging new partnerships within the international community.
    — Achim Steiner
    We are at a pivotal moment in our shared history. The global goals of a healthy planet, social equality, and economic opportunity for all are within reach. But we cannot prevaricate.
    — Achim Steiner
    Human beings have fabricated the illusion that in the 21st century they have the technological prowess to be independent of nature. Bees underline the reality that we are more, not less, dependent on nature's services in a world of close to 7 billion people
    — Achim Steiner
    If you take the hard numbers, then science is clearly telling us that we're running out of time.
    — Achim Steiner
    tags: time  running 
     
    The way humanity manages or mismanages its nature-based assets, including pollinators, will in part define our collective future in the 21st century,
    — Achim Steiner
    tags: humanity  future 
     
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