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By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director Ethical Markets Media, LLC, USA and Brazil, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! Congratulations to Hazel Henderson, Founder and President, for her prescience in founding a media company which focuses on the good news about the sustainable, inclusive green transition to the Solar Age, entirely missed [...]
IIRC Secretariat - Pilot Programme & Communications The Pilot Programme is an opportunity for a select group of companies to demonstrate their leadership in Integrated Reporting through participation in a two-year programme, starting in October. Integrated Reporting makes clear the linkages between an organization’s strategy, [...]
With intolerance, racial tensions, and violence reflected daily in the news, will you support our WE Campaign to address root causes?
WE - A global campaign of We, The World to unite and amplify the effortsof people, organizations and movements working for the common good WE.net We, The World and the WE Campaign could use your support now! WE.net/donate "Real progress will require unprecedented organizing and multi-movement cooperation with goals that include [...]
MacArthur Foundation to Present $100 Million Grant Opportunity at WorldFuture 2016 Sunday Keynote Lunch, July 24The MacArthur Foundation ($6.5 billion endowment) is seeking out future-minded problem solvers from the World Future Society who are ready to change the world. That's why they're coming to WorldFuture 2016: because we are stepping up [...]
The Opposite of Violence No matter where you live in the world, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by headlines in the news today. From bombings in Baghdad to violence between police and civilians in the US, there is so much conflict tearing our communities apart. But there are also people coming together and making our communities stronger. What [...]
Wales to measure 'good jobs' As zero-hour contracts reach a record high, Wales is to start measuring the proportion of workers with ‘good jobs’ by taking into account security of employment and wages What happened next?: UK law puts gender on development agenda We look back at the progress made following a UK law passed in 2014 requiring [...]
From Blockchain technologies that transform villages to power generators that run on carbon dioxide – we’ve been seeing, and scouting it all. As we gear up to selecting next year’s Katerva winner we’ve been busy researching thousands of potential nominees for the 2017 Award. See our progress here on the brand new Katerva [...]
We have some exciting news! A landmark rule has just been announced that marks a turning point for transparency - and it will be a key step towards curbing corruption and cutting poverty around the globe. The rule requires all US-listed oil, gas and mining companies to publish details of their payments to governments for the right [...]
Brexit: European pension funds weigh impact Trustees of UK defined benefit (DB) schemes are being urged to look beyond short-term “gyrations” in pension deficits in the wake of the country’s vote to leave the EU and focus instead on the potential impact of Brexit on scheme sponsors. In the immediate aftermath of the vote, [...]
Sustainable Development News / 30 June 2016 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sustainable Development Policy Update July 2016 Monthly Forecast In July 2016, the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) will hold its first meeting since governments adopted the Sustainable [...]