PSI Initiative Performs Triple Jump in Global Insurance Hub to Mark its Second Anniversary

 Members | Publications | Events | Training | About  May and June has been a historical period for the environmental movement, which was highlighted by the inaugural United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi.   Environmental policy makers at UNEA understood the need to mobilise private finance for sustainable development and showed keen interest …

Tesla’s Elon Musk Declares ‘All Our Patent Belong to You’ | The Energy Collective Daily

Tesla’s Elon Musk Declares ‘All Our Patent  Belong to You’ | The Energy Collective Daily   Tesla’s Elon Musk Declares ‘All Our Patent Are Belong to You’ Posted: 20 Jun 2014 09:00 AM PDT In a recent blog post entitled, “All Our Patent Are Belong to You,” Tesla CEO Elon …

Innovative policy, finance, technology and leadership are fundamental to achieving a climate neutral future

Innovative policy, finance, technology and leadership are fundamental to achieving a climate neutral future. Now in its fourth year, the 2013 Sustainable Innovation Forum brings together leaders from business, government, finance and NGOs to catalyse innovation with the aim of accelerating green growth and sustainable development. Organised on behalf of …

Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry

About   |   The Principles   |   Signatories and Supporters   |   Media   |   Publications   |   Contact   Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry     World’s insurers publicly disclose progress in implementing global principles a year after launch at UN Conference on Sustainable Development        …

Press Release – Launch of the Renewables 2013 Global Status Report

Media Contact: Christine Lins, Executive Secretary, REN21 Tel: +33 1 44 37 50 90 [email protected] | www.ren21.net/gsr Media Contact: Miriam Wolf, Press Officer, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Tel: +49 69 154 008 290 [email protected] PRESS RELEASE   Renewable Energy: World Invests $244 billion in 2012, Geographic Shift to Developing Countries The sister …

PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY

PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY New York, Apr 15 2013  1:00PM Primary production and processing in such sectors as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, mining, oil and gas exploration and utilities cost the world economy $7.3 trillion a year in damage to the environment, …

UN and Insurance Industry to Launch Global Insurance Principles at Rio+20 to Propel Sustainable Development

MEDIA ADVISORY UN and Insurance Industry to Launch Global Insurance Principles at Rio+20 to Propel Sustainable Development For immediate release Rio de Janeiro, 18 June 2012 – Close to 30 leading insurance companies, worth over US $5 trillion in total assets and representing in excess of 10 per cent of …

Now Available ­ The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: A New Way Forward

Now available – The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: a New Way Forward The G20 Research Group proudly announces its latest publication — “The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: A New Way Forward” — published by Newsdesk Media. The publication, which provides background of the issues on the G20 agenda, offers insights …

IPBES-1 Highlights–October 4, 2011

IPBES-1 HIGHLIGHTS MONDAY, 3 OCTOBER 2011   The first session of the plenary meeting on the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) opened today in Nairobi, Kenya. In the morning, delegates heard opening statements and began discussions on the meeting’s rules of procedure and the adoption of …

Cooperation for a Green Economy

Latest News – 11 May 2011 Featured Guest Article Cooperation for a Green Economy by Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Environment Programme (UNEP) As_the_Commission on Sustainable Development convenes in New York, the thoughts of an increasing number of nations are turning towards next year’s Rio+20 Conference in …