Jeffrey Sachs is an eminent American economist and professor of sustainable development at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He had for many years been director of Columbia's Earth Institute, while he's served as special adviser for sustainable development to the last three secretary-generals of the United Nations.
The Onassis Stegi in downtown Athens is hosting a two-day series of events dedicated to sustainability, innovation and new trends in the circular fashion economy in the context of the battle against climate change. Alternative fabrics, models, practices, and ideas of artists, designers and creators will be presented that could transform the face of the future.
Slovenia scored 53.8 points, and fared best in terms of governance efficiency, trailing only Ireland and the Czech Republic.
Governance efficiency measures the results of core state areas and investments - infrastructure, market and employment structure, and the provision of a framework for sustained and sustainable wealth generation.