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A bite-size email with original insight and hand-picked news from & for the social sector. 1. DARE TO IMAGINE What will the world look like 50-100 years from now? "We are quickly becoming a global neuro-network. The power of a correct idea [...]
Chapter 2. The Ecology of Population Growth Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch2 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, Empty Plates May 9, 2013 Over the next several weeks, we will be releasing Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity by Lester R. Brown in installments. Look for a new [...]
The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General today encouraged governments, the tourism industry and local communities to work together to tackle the important challenge of urbanization and tourism to sustainable development.In <"http://www.un.org/sg/dsg/statements/index.asp?nid=400">remarks to the Working Luncheon on Sustainable Urban [...]
May 05, 2013 WHAT WE'RE FOLLOWING More Evidence Environment Is Impacting [...]
CSRwire News Alert – Welcome to “Rugged Collaborationism” + Measuring Business Sustainability With Earth Systems Science
Measuring the Sustainability of Business: From Economism To Earth Systems Science Twenty-five years ago, pictures of our planet taken by NASA showed how our living biosphere captures the daily shower of free photons from the Sun teaching us that we did not need to dig in the Earth's crust for our energy but [...]
East Africa Forum Commits to WASH Advocacy, Commitment Tracking 2_May_2013: The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), the Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network (UWASNET), WaterAid East Africa, End Water Poverty, Sanitation and Water for All and the African Civil Society Network on Water [...]
Every year on this day, tens of thousands of people make the pilgrimage to Omaha, Nebraska to hear two of the worlds richest men discuss everything from cultural trends, to love and marriage, to assigning probabilities to terrorist attacks. Those men are Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, of course. Warren Buffett is known as one of the worlds [...]
SB'13 Program Speakers Who's Coming Share on: In just 5 weeks, business leaders from around the globe will convene in San Diego, CA, for what is shaping up to be the largest and most inclusive set of conversations to date about how [...]
Video: La Surconsommation (Overconsumption) Distinguished member of our advisory board Thais Corral from Brazil sent this to us. This explicit video follows consumption to its extreme. Shocking as it is, we felt we should post it. Watch the video.
SEVENTH REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT (EST) FORUM IN ASIA, AND GLOBAL CONSULTATION ON SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT IN THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
Regional EST Forum Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · Published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) in collaboration with theUN Centre for [...]