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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy Saint Augustine, FL, September 1, 2014 ~ The first two quarters of 2014 show the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) at $5.7 trillion in private investments and commitments since 2007. This confirms the green economy is on track to reach $10 [...]
Newsletter:Our friends at The Buckminster Fuller Institute have announced their 2014Challenge Semi-Finalists. Congratulations to the project teams answeringBucky's call to "make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortestpossible time without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone."Take a look here to see the outstanding projects [...]
The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence to host its Advanced CertifiedSustainability Training in San Francisco
The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence to host its Advanced CertifiedSustainability Training in San Francisco Chicago, August 26th, 2014 - The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence, a boutique firm specialized in global sustainability (CSR) consulting, coaching and training, after having hosted its Certified Sustainability (CSR) [...]
Commentary by Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief Good News from Mr. WU! The UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today’s financial model of the global casino dominated by high-frequency trading and multi-trillions in derivative positions far exceeding the real world economy’s GDP [...]
"P2P Foundation" - 3 new articles 1. Book of the Day: Rethinking Money 2. Recognizing a Human Right to the Commons 3. Video: a short intro the Aikapankki Timebank in Helsinki 4. More Recent Articles 5. Search P2P Foundation 6. Prior Mailing Archive Book of the Day: Rethinking [...]
Setting the Record Strait on the Legality of Seed Libraries Seed Law Basics, Using the Letter of the Law, Working Within Grey Areas, Crowdsourcing a Seed Law Library and Making New Laws! >> Read more Can Walkable Urbanism Boost the Economy? A new study out of [...]
A recent Boston Consulting Group (BCG) research report showed responsible products accounted for two-thirds of grocery product growth in 2013. That’s a pretty incredible number considering how grocery brands have been struggling. The number that has been getting the press in recent years has been the growth in private label to 18 percent of [...]
Our programme of events over the next two months will cover systems thinking and the Sustainable Development Goals, the future of our economy and how to reduce global inequality while living within planetary limits. Interested? READ MORE HERE Please direct any questions at Emmelie Brownlee ([email protected]).
Nature Connection This autumn we look at the benefits of consciously developing a connection to nature in different parts of our lives and society. The Rewilded Child – Reconnection with Nature, 20 -24 October With Jay Griffiths, David Bond, Chris Salisbury and Lemn Sissay How to reconnect our kids with the wild and the consequences for [...]
Local Futures International Society for Ecology and Culture July-August 2014 Photo: Karim Ahmed Hasan (Egypt) Greetings from LOCAL FUTURES In This Update - Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis & the launch of the [...]