The Next Twenty Years: Building Hong Kong’s Brightest Era

“We are happy to post this news from Hong Kong, a view from our good friend, Chandran Nair (see my review of his book Consumptionomics at www.seekingalpha.com). His organization GIFT is doing great work!  ~Hazel Henderson. Editor” Twenty years ago, I was sitting (and getting drenched) at the afternoon events …

SDG Update – 4 July 2017 – IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub

GUEST ARTICLES A High Level Political Forum that Recognises and Supports Decentralised Action, and National and Local Ownership Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs in UN DESA We are at a crucial moment in our collective effort to build sustainable, equitable and inclusive societies. Implementation Case …

The Washington Post: A new frontier for diamond mining: The ocean

“This story on the latest  method of  the appalling wasteful, ecologically-damaging industry of diamond mining, is another example of the reasons to  phase out global gem mining, now that science is creating lab-grown gems in many small businesses that are chemically identical, less ecologically and socially damaging  and more appropriately priced by many …

Newsletter June 2017

A journalism grant scheme to promote impartial and high-quality reporting on the work of ‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureates About With shrinking media budgets around the world, many newsworthy stories on real solutions to global challenges are often missing out on being reported. More than 160 Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award, …

SDG Update – 22 June 2017 – IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub

GUEST ARTICLES To #SaveOurOcean, We Have to Work Together C. Davis Parchment, Manager of Knowledge Services at Foundation Center The UN Ocean Conference and World Ocean Festival was a historic convening of thinkers and doers from all over the world. But the momentum we felt when we were together can …