ENB Update – 15 July 2019 | HLPF 2019 | ISA-25 Part 2

Monday, 15 July 2019 Summary Video link Daily Reports [See photos] HLPF 2019 15 July 2019 | UN Headquarters, New York HLPF participants discussed “moving from words to action” on financing for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on Monday morning. Reporting on progress, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs …

Get involved with UNEP FI – some key dates for the second half of 2019

  UNEP FI wrapped up its Regional Roundtable on Sustainable Finance in Asia Pacific in Shanghai last month. With over 280 attendees and 75 speakers, the event was important in advancing the sustainable finance agenda in the region and you can read highlights and view photos here. Preparations are now …

Announcing this year’s speakers

“An increasing number of people are recognizing that their money should do more than just make more money” – Sapna Shah, Managing Director, GIIN Investment practices have long been structured around clients’ expectations and requirements, forming an industry full of investors working to beat the trends and the market. With …

SDG Update – 9 July 2019

GUEST ARTICLES The Ripple Effect of Rights-based Approaches: Creating Waves of Positive Change Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights The 2030 Agenda is our roadmap to a world in which all human beings live free and equal in dignity and rights. With just over ten years left on …

Planting more trees could cut carbon by 25%

Planting more trees could cut carbon by 25% Scientists now know where to start restoring the forests to soak up carbon and cool the planet, by planting more trees on unused land. Jakarta residents sue government over ‘world’s filthiest’ air quality A group of citizens is suing the Indonesian government, …

GEC Update: Going faster and fairer for green economies

“Ethical Markets is a proud member of this global Green Economy Coalition. This is an update on our important work accelerating the global transition to the more just, inclusive, cleaner, knowledge-richer societies for our common future! ~Hazel Henderson,  Editor” * Going Fair Fast & Green in New York City* Our …

HLPF 2019 Save the Date | Fast, Fair and Green | 16 July (1:15 PM-2:30 PM EDT)

The big questions How can we create an economic transition fast, fair, and green enough to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and Nationally Determined Contributions to the Paris Agreement?   What are the guiding principles of an inclusive green economic transition?  What are the priority actions?   Where can governments, …

Goodies for you

In this Sustainability Now TV series, I discuss our new report on opportunities in expanding our global food systems.    Hazel Henderson , Editor A HUGE heartfelt thank you from me and Scott for your contribution to the success of the inaugural Sustainability Now Telesummit! You totally ROCK!  And thank you …

As Business Evolves, So Should Responsible Tax Practice. These Companies Are Leading the Way.

With globalisation and digitalisation challenging the international tax status quo, it is vital now—more than ever—for companies to demonstrate their commitment to responsible tax. Leading multinationals Pearson, RELX and Total are recognising this and endorsing our Responsible Tax Principles.   Business and civil society—including 12 of our Leaders—big banks, state …

Current green growth policies are not enough to reach Paris Agreement climate targets

“Ethical Markets research shows that there are missed opportunities to reach the Paris Agreement targets: “TRANSITIONING TO SCIENCE-BASED INVESTING: 2019-2020” Free download from www.ethicalmarkets.com ~Hazel Henderson, lead researcher and Editor” urrent green growth policies are not enough to reach Paris Agreement climate targets https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190626125023.htm New research suggests that green growth …