Fritjof Capra speaks to The Heart of the Matter

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this informative video by our Advisory Board member, the esteemed physicist/ systems theorist: Dr. Fritjof Capra, who has been a wonderful ally and collaborator with me over many years!  This picture was taken with me in California, in 1982, while I was teaching at the University …

And the winners are…

The Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge is a hands-on, project-based learning experience that asks middle and high school students to design bio-inspired solutions to fight climate change. Last month, we announced the winners of the 2019 Challenge.  If you’ve never heard of Hottentot bread and think it comes from a bakery, think …

GGKP Knowledge Update | A New Global Language For Natural Resources, An Introduction to Green Economy for Parliamentarians

KNOWLEDGE UPDATE May 2019 – Issue 4 Featured News A New Global Language for Natural Resources A group of researchers from the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) have developed a new environmental classification system to fully categorize the renewable and non-renewable natural resources that underpin our economies. This represents a critical first …

ENB Update – 26 May 2019 | International Conference on Climate Action

Summary Reports International Conference on Climate Action (ICCA2019) 22-23 May 2019 | Heidelberg, Germany The International Conference on Climate Action (ICCA2019) took place in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit, scheduled for September 2019, and focused on how vertical and horizontal cooperation can strengthen climate mitigation and …

2019-2020 Green Transition Scoreboard® Media Release

“PRIVATE GREEN INVESTING TOPS $10 TRILLION, EXPANDING CLEAN ENERGY, MEATLESS PLANT FOOD SECTOR WORLDWIDE” ST. AUGUSTINE, FL, USA, May 29, 2019: For Immediate Release: See FULL REPORT Ethical Markets Media Certified B. corporation releases its annual Green Transition Scoreboard for 2019-2020, tracking private green investments since 2009, now a cumulative …

Today is the EU’s Overshoot Day – Let’s #MoveTheDate

May 10, 2019, marks the date by which humanity would have exhausted nature’s annual budget if all people lived like EU residents, according to a new report by WWF and Global Footprint Network. Human society is supported by what nature provides – food, fiber, timber, carbon absorption, and land for …

Request for Proposals | Achieving green growth through terrestrial natural capital restoration in Ethiopia, Rwanda and Kyrgyzstan

Request for Proposals  Achieving Green Growth Through Terrestrial Natural Capital Restoration in Ethiopia, Rwanda & Kyrgyztan  The GGKP and GIZ’s Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative are requesting proposals for partners in Ethiopia, Rwanda and Kyrgyzstan to engage local stakeholders, support data collection and apply a new methodology to restore terrestrial natural capital to meet the …

IPBES: Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented,’ Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’

Released from Paris, 13:00h CEDT, Monday May 6 Aussi disponible en français:  www.ipbes.net/news/Media-Release-Global-Assessment-Fr Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’  Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’ Current global response insufficient; ‘Transformative changes’ needed to restore and protect nature; Opposition from vested interests can be overcome for public good    Most comprehensive assessment of its kind;  …