New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights

     18 March, 2015   New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights This new paper by csr Asia outlines some of the human rights risks that face businesses who operate global value chains and looks at the opportunities for responsible and inclusive business practices. It offers practical recommendations for how …

At UN meeting in Geneva, Ban spotlights trade as driver of global sustainable development

1 October 2014 – The critical role played by international trade in lifting economies out of poverty is an invaluable one but must remain consonant with the objectives enshrined in the sustainable development goals, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today in an address to the world trade organization (WTO). Speaking at …

Enabling through Technology

IIRC Newsletter – August Edition Enabling <IR> through Technology  The best use of technology to help implement integrated thinking and <IR> is proving to be a key challenge for organizations. As a result, the IIRC is inviting technology companies to come together in the <IR> Technology Initiative to help them consider …

Restoring Trust: In Markets and Politics

It’s common knowledge that human societies work most effectively and harmoniously where there are high levels of trust – in each other and our institutions.  Markets cannot operate without trust.  Wall Street is learning this as I discussed in Electronic Bulls, Bears & Pigs.  Confidence among retail investors has dropped since …

PR: Calling on the UN to better address the needs of future generations

PR: Calling on the UN to better address the needs of future generations Press release – for immediate release Calling on the UN to better address the needs of future generations World Future Council campaigns for High Commissioner for Future Generations to safeguard lives of tomorrow London/NY, 1 July 2014 …

Nikos Avlonas of CSE Presented His New book on Practical Sustainability Strategies in Chicago

Nikos Avlonas of CSE Presented His New book on Practical Sustainability Strategies in Chicago Chicago, Febr. 13 – On Tuesday, February 11, Nikos Avlonas, President of the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE), and George Nassos, Principal of George Nassos Associates, presented in Chicago  their new book entitled “Practical Sustainability Strategies: How …

Join us for the Broward County, Florida Go Solar Fest June 6 & 7 2014

        In the past Go SOLAR Fest proved to be a success as more than 1,220 attendees, 54 exhibitors and 37 speakers showed up to the Broward County Convention Center on January 25-26, for the inaugural event.    Broward County Mayor Kristin Jacobs kicked off the program …

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts   Thursday, May 8, 2014  2:00 – 3:30 PM  485 Russell Senate Office Building  Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE   Free and open to the public  Please RSVP to expedite check-in    A live webcast will be streamed at 2:00 PM …

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts   Thursday, May 8, 2014  2:00 – 3:30 PM  485 Russell Senate Office Building  Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE   Free and open to the public  Please RSVP to expedite check-in          The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) …