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‘Ethical Markets @ Rio + 20’

General Assembly President Calls on States to Implement Rio + 20 Outcome Document

New York, Jul 27 2012  3:05PM The President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, today called on countries to focus on implementing the outcome document from the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last month. "We have defined the future we want," Mr. Al-Nasser [...]

The Future we want: final document of the Rio+20 Conference

1. We, the Heads of State and Government and high-level representatives, having met at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20 to 22 June 2012, with the full participation of civil society, renew our commitment to sustainable development and to ensuring the promotion of an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future for our planet and [...]

UN SENIOR OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT RIO+20 ACHIEVEMENTS

We at Ethical Markets, as full participants in RIO+20 agree! The wide support for growing green economies shows the way forward!", Hazel Henderson, Editor UN SENIOR OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT RIO+20 ACHIEVEMENTS New York, Jun 28 2012 4:05PM United Nations senior officials today highlighted the achievements made during the United Nations Conference [...]

Ethical Markets at Rio+20

Ladislau Dowbor, Ethical Markets Representative to Rio+20 has started the round of side events.   Prof. Dowbor presented the Green Transition Scoreboard® to the Instituto Ethos Conference, Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Speaking of Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC and moderator of the UN Secretary General's interactive dialogue on June [...]

Rio + 20 For Dummies

Rio + 20 For Dummies

by Melanie Feliciano Ethical Markets Correspondent The Mekong River - which travels through Thailand, Laos and Cambodia - is being destroyed by the construction of hydropower dams. The Aral Sea in Uzbekistan has had its surface area reduced by 90% due to diversion of water tributaries. Photographs of these effects of human industry on [...]

RIO+20: SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES DURING FORUM TO LOWER ENVIRONMENTAL

RIO+20: SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES DURING FORUM TO LOWER ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT New York, Jun 22 2012 6:05PM Reducing the use of paper, providing vehicles powered by biodiesel and electricity, and using recyclable materials are some of the practices that were pursued during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to [...]

Youth blast Rio+20 deal as ‘pathetic’

Youth blast Rio+20 deal as 'pathetic' Sat, 23 Jun 2012 03:24 GMT Source: alertnet // Roli Mahajan Youth display the American flag, with symbols of multinational brands to protest against current economic policy, during the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro on June 21, 2012. REUTERS/Ueslei [...]

Corporate sustainability reporting one of the main outcomes of Rio+20?

For immediate release Tuesday 19 June 2012 Corporate sustainability reporting one of the main outcomes of Rio+20? GRI welcomes the efforts of governments to encourage corporate transparency, especially in the current political climate, where countries are under pressure from the financial crisis, and where sustainability should be part of [...]

Invitation: OECD green growth side-events at Rio+20

You're invited: OECD green growth side-events at Rio+20 Tailoring green growth strategies to country circumstances: practical steps to achieve sustainable development 21 June, 17:00-18:30 RioCentro Conference Centre, Room: T-9 This side-event will feature a dialogue between the OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, representatives [...]

Rio+20: negotiations falter amid deluge of corporate commitments

Rio+20: negotiations falter amid deluge of corporate commitments Businesses have announced a raft of commitments and unveiled numerous reports on sustainable development, as the Rio+20 negotiations enter their final phase. More >>> Sustainability reporting falling among large corporations Regulation is required to reverse a fall [...]

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