69th General Debate Continues Discussion of Post-2015 Agenda, Highlights Biodiversity, SIDS Issues

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Notice: IISD Reporting Services invites you to complete a brief survey (by 30 September 2014) that we have designed to ensure that our knowledgebases are as useful and informative as possible. Click here to enter …

PTF Celebrates the International Day of Democracy

PTF Celebrates the International Day of Democracy Supports youth in demanding good governance, transparency, and the rule of law in developing democracies Image by Youth for Social Development Over the past 14 years, the Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) has supported civil society activists in developing democracies working to engage …

PTF Releases 2013 Annual Report

PTF Releases 2013 Annual Report Key activities and achievements in 2013 featured, highlighting the incubation of innovative solutions, scale-up of successful approaches, and sharing of lessons learned The Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) advances innovative citizen-led approaches to improve governance, increase transparency, promote the rule of law and reduce corruption in …

Bretton Woods Bulletin 1 September 2014: World Bank on gender: walking the equality talk?

Email View   The Bretton Woods Project has just published the new Bretton Woods Bulletin September 2014. WEB VERSION GENDER analysis KNOWLEDGE | news Who’s poor? New estimates led to halving of World Bank’s poverty numbers A May World Bank-led statistical operation has used a new method to estimate purchasing power …

CSR Asia Weekly: It’s all about (sustainability) strategy! / The real number of companies producing sustainability reports in Singapore

13 August, 2014   Pre-Summit Training – limited spots available This year our expert trainers will be leading 8 half day workshops covering a range of topics including supply chains, community investment, CSR strategy, inclusive business, water responsibility… Have you registered for your place yet? View the full list of training …

Financial Reform Newsletter: President Obama signing the historic financial reform law

On the eve of the 4th anniversary of President Obama signing the historic financial reform law, Better Markets released a national poll of likely 2014 voters to gauge their opinion of Wall Street, big banks and what leaders in Washington, D.C. are doing to protect them from another financial crash: What …

BETTER MARKETS: Financial Reform Newsletter – “More Wall Street settlements are coming”

As the media reports that more Wall Street settlements are coming, Better Markets continues to fight for accountability on Wall Street and at the Justice Department, urging a federal court to require DOJ to tell the American people what JPMorgan Chase did in causing the 2008 Financial Crisis: Pushing forward with …

BETTER MARKETS: Financial Reform Newsletter

  Financial Reform Newsletter July 10, 2014 As the media reports that more Wall Street settlements are coming, Better Markets continues to fight for accountability on Wall Street and at the Justice Department, urging a federal court to require DOJ to tell the American people what JPMorgan Chase did in …