Earth Charter News – June – World Environment Day, Documentary Premiere, law news, and more

  JUNE 2013 Para español haga clic aquí. Dear Friend: World Environment Day reminds us of the notion of care that we should practice towards the environment. But we should also remember to practice that care every day, not just today. Happy World Environment Day and enjoy this month’s Earth …

GreenMoney Spring13–Sustainable Investing With Impact–

  In This Issue: GreenMoney Interviews Rebecca Adamson and Bennett Freeman Nothing Could Be Simpler — By Woody Tasch Now More Than Ever, Wise Investing Begins at Home — by Cece Derringer 2012 Report on Sustainable & Responsible Investing Trends in the United States GreenMoney Links exclusive online info  Extensive …

Second meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity

As part of its 20th anniversary celebration, IISD RS is launching Help Bring the ENB Back to Rio-a fundraising campaign to ensure an ENB presence at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in June http://www.iisd.ca/enbvol/enb-funding.htm IISD is pleased to announce its newest project: Sustainable Energy Policy & Practice A knowledge management …

Zerofootprint’s VELObill:Utility Bill of the Future wins the Popular Choice Award in US Department of Energy’s ‘Apps for Energy’ competition

New York June 6, 2012 – The future just got more intelligent.  New York based Zerofootprint’s VELObill: Utility Bill of the Future smart energy app just won the Grand Prize People’s Choice Award in the US Department of Energy’s Green Button “Apps for Energy” Competition, bumping up the nation’s energy …

EM Special: Rio + 20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) is being organized in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236). The Conference will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, …

Ethics for an ‘Ecological Civilisation’

Ethics for an ‘Ecological Civilisation’ By Suvendrini Kakuchi TOKYO, Jun 10, 2012 (IPS) – Leading Japanese ecologists are pushing for the concept of environmental “ethics” to influence the upcoming Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, an approach they contend will foster accountability towards sustainable development. “(Environmental) ethics is based on …

Ecocities Emerging – September 2011 Issue

Greetings, Welcome to the September 2011 edition of Ecocities Emerging, an initiative of Ecocity Builders and the International Ecocity Conference Series. During August 22-26, over 1,500 delegates from 70+ countries gathered in beautiful Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at Ecocity World Summit, the 9th International Ecocity Conference. We gathered with hope, determination …

Summary Of The Second Session Of The Preparatory Committee For The Un Conference On Sustainable Development

Volume 27 Number 03 – Friday, 11 March 2011 SUMMARY OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE PREPARATORY COMMITTEE FOR THE UN CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 7-8 MARCH 2011 The second session of the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom II) for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio 2012) convened …