GGKP Knowledge Update – 2nd Global Forum on Green Economy Learning, Resource Efficiency in G20 Countries, the Future of Work in a Changing Environment and more

KNOWLEDGE UPDATE   October 2018 – Issue 7 Global Forum on Green Economy Learning to be held  in conjunction with Sixth GGKP Annual Conference   How can countries build up a critical mass of professionals that understand the risks and opportunities of the green transition? How can we strengthen policymakers’ capacities …

SDG Update – 25 October 2018

GUEST ARTICLES G-STIC 2018: Connecting Technological Innovation to Decision Making for Sustainability Veerle Vandeweerd, G-STIC Policy Director G-STIC is entirely focused on market-ready integrated technological solutions to achieve the SDGs. Integrated technological solutions not just deal with one sustainable development challenge at a time, but aim to achieve substantial social …

Our Children’s Trust campaign

  Take to the streets with us on Monday, October 29, and stand for justice. The United States Supreme Court’s temporary stay on trial proceedings in Juliana v. United States, the constitutional climate lawsuit brought by 21 young Americans, has yet to be lifted. The youth plaintiffs will not begin …

Meet the Next Generation of Biomimicry Leaders

MEET THE NEW CERTIFIED BIOMIMICRY PROFESSIONAL COHORT It’s an understatement to say that the latest Certified Biomimicry Professional cohort is a diverse, multidisciplinary group. They come from around the world—Finland, Columbia, Lebanon, Singapore, and Romania to name a few—and are biologists, engineers, social innovators, designers, entrepreneurs, strategists, and educators. We’re …

The SRI Conference & Community to feature: Jeremy Grantham, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Strategist, Grantham, Mayo, & van Otterloo; Kurt Summers, Treasurer, City of Chicago; Daniel Esty, Hillhouse Professor of Environmental La

“Ethical Markets is proud of our long partnership with this outstanding SRI Conference  at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Nov 1-4 , 2018!  Don’t miss these leading speakers! We will also be announcing the winners of our Ethic® Mark Awards for Advertising that Uplifts the Human Spirit and Society. ~Hazel …

Sustainable Finance News from the Grantham Research Institute at LSE

“Ethical Markets supports China’s Guidelines for green finance and welcomes News on Sustainable Finance from the Grantham Research Institute at LSE. We are also happy to join the campaign for a Just Transition to the more just and inclusive, cleaner transition to the knowledge-richer green economies now growing worldwide. We …

Addressing SDG 14: 3 Steps to a Sustainable Supply Chain

October 18, 2018 BUSINESS Addressing SDG 14: Three Steps to a Sustainable Supply Chain UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 aims to “conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources” of the world. The challenge today is for corporations to treat oceans as an essential resource that needs …

WRI Digest: Climate Needs a Diet Change | Women & Water

WRI Digest Agriculture Could Rocket Us Past 1.5°C of Global Warming—Unless We Change the Way We Eat   If global meat and dairy consumption increase nearly 70 percent by 2050, as projected, agricultural emissions alone would make it impossible to keep temperature rise below 1.5°C (2.7°F). Rich Waite and Daniel Vennard …

SDG Update – 23 October 2018

POLICY BRIEFS SDG Knowledge Weekly: Finance Continued, and Private Sector Actions Adam Fishman, Thematic Expert for 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (US) Building on the previous edition of the SDG Knowledge Weekly, which focused on the recent annual meetings of the World Bank and IMF, this week continues the discussion …