‘Sustainability Research Group’
Collaborative effort to bring together students and practitioners to promote the best sustainable practices available and develop the best practices for the future. Interdisciplinary, international and interactive, fields for research range from economics to community development, from policy analysis to program implementation.
A statistical view on trendlines not headlines : an antidote to political fear-mongering and our “ if it bleeds it leads “ mass media ! Hazel Henderson, Editor The World Is Not Falling Apart Never mind the headlines. We’ve never lived in such peaceful times. By Steven Pinker and Andrew Mack , Slate.com Dec. 22 2014 11:18 [...]
The Nagoya Protocol and Synthetic Biology Research: A Look at the Potential Impacts WASHINGTON – The United Nations (UN) is working to ensure that the benefits of genetic resources are shared in a fair and equitable way via the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity. The Nagoya Protocol was adopted in 2010 to provide a [...]
Community-Wealth.org – The Democracy Collaborative, along with theResponsible Endowments Coalition, hosted awebinar on July 19 to announce our jointly published report Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment.
Dear Colleague, Welcome to our August www.Community-Wealth.orgnewsletter. This month’s features include: The Democracy Collaborative, along with theResponsible Endowments Coalition, hosted awebinar on [...]
Upcycle the Gyres Society Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams Starting on World Oceans Day, June 8th 2013 IS THE SUMMER OF UPGYRES "Science World is excited to partner with Upcycle the Gyres Society for World Oceans Day, June 8th, where we will be sifting through beach sand samples from all over Metro Vancouver [...]
U.N.'s Water Agenda at Risk of Being Hijacked by Big Business By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Feb 11 2013 (IPS) - Amidst growing new threats of potential conflicts over fast-dwindling water resources in the world's arid regions, the United Nations will commemorate 2013 as the International [...]
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release February 6th 2013 Sustainable Foods Summit Calls for Greater Supply Chain Efficiencies London – The 3rd North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit (www.sustainablefoodssummit.com) was hosted in San Francisco on Jan 22-23rd. Improve efficiencies in food supply chains was the resounding [...]
Accelerate sustainability results across the value chain Dear BusinessGreen Reader The world is locked in a constant cycle of production and consumption-and the environment can no longer keep up. Water, fossil fuels, metals, arable land: nearly every natural resource is now at risk. Business and societal risks associated with use of natural [...]
Guest blog by Brian Landever, member of the Ethical Markets Reseach Sustainability Group, March 16, 2010 Is it clear what the problem is with unregulated capitalism? It boils down to undignified suffering and destruction of communities. (more…)
How to Embed Corporate Responsibility Across Different Parts of Your Company, Ethical Corporation 2009
This report from Ethical Corporation provides specific guidance on incorporating corporate responsibility at all levels within a corporation, whether it be procurement, human resources, communications and marketing, finance and accounting, or facilities, logistics and operations. The report includes findings from in-depth interviews with senior [...]
CLEANWATCH JOBS The Free Monthly e-Letter on Clean-Tech Jobs Welcome to CLEANWATCH JOBS. Each issue offers the latest jobs, insight, news, events, and more for job seekers, employers, and others tracking the clean-tech sector. We Can No Longer Ignore the Not-So-Hidden Financial and Human Costs of Coal By Dexter Gauntlett If, like me, you [...]