30 Traditional Crops to Celebrate Indigenous Farming

“Ethical Markets highly recommends the global efforts of FOODTANK and Danielle Nierenberg, editor of  “Nourished Planet“ and in particular this recognition of indigenous people and the crops they have nurtured for centuries. These plant species are now needed to diversify our current agrochemical industrial food supply too dependent only on …

SDG Update – 7 August 2018

GUEST ARTICLES Effective Governance for Sustainable Development: 11 Principles to Put in Practice Geert Bouckaert, Professor, Public Governance Institute, KU Leuven University and President of International Institute of Administrative Sciences; CEPA Member; and Upma Chawdhry, Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration at Mussoorie, India; CEPA Member; and Geraldine …

When Women Lead, The Environment Wins

“Ethical Markets congratulates Rachel’s Network on this useful report and for all their fine work. I am honored to  serve on their advisory group. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Since 2000, Rachel’s Network has made the case that gender disparity in government not only stymies equality, it has serious implications for conservation, …

Climate taxes on agriculture could lead to more food insecurity than climate change itself

“An important caveat regarding carbon taxes and avoiding unintended consequences! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” Climate taxes on agriculture could lead to more food insecurity than climate change itself https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180730120348.htm   New research has found that a single climate mitigation scheme applied to all sectors, such as a global carbon tax, could …

Recipes for Sustainability, Meal by Meal

Recipes for Sustainability, Meal by Meal An Equitable and Ethical Meal Needs Diverse Stakeholders at the Table Tackling Food Insecurity Through Sustainable Gardens Buzzing for British Honey: Emily Abbott Stresses the Importance of Local Products Gotham Greens Expands to BaltimoreRecipes for Sustainability, Meal by Meal Greetings from New Orleans! Chef, …

Global Current Issues and Trends: August 2018

Global Current Issues and Trends: August 2018 Total US nonfarm payroll employment in  July rose by 157,000, while June’s by 248,000 after upward revisions.  After revisions, the average job gains  were 224,000 over the past 3 months.  The national unemployment rate edged down to 3.9% as previously discouraged workers looked for …

Happy Summer!

We hope you’re all enjoying your summer! The Natural Capitalism Solutions’ team has some exciting updates to share with you all. We look forward to hearing from you if you have any comments or suggestions. _________ Current Activities: Global Work: Natural Capitalism Solutions is a founding member of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance …

SDSN July 2018 Highlights

SDSN at the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development The 2018 HLPF focused on the theme of Transformation Towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies. This year’s event highlighted the following SDGs: 6, 7, 11, 12, 15, and as with every year, SDG 17. Click here to learn more about …

Clean Energy Finance Europe 2018-Frankfurt, Germany

ACI’s 3rd Clean Energy Finance Europe Conference will be taking place on 5th & 6th September 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. Once again, the conference will look at the global and European clean energy finance markets, as well the main drivers amongst end-products. The event will also take an in-depth look …