Schumacher Center for a New Economics: Seeds of Economic Transformation

The Left Forum Conference is held annually in New York City.  At this year’s conference Schumacher Center for a New Economics will present two panels: “Beyond CSA: Community Supported Industry” and “Reclaiming our Agricultural Commons.” New York City’s Left Forum is the largest annual conference of left and progressive intellectuals, activists, academics, organizations, …

Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development

Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · …

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, …

Rethinking Scale: From Quantitative to Qualitative Growth.We need to downsize destructive growth and scale up restorative growth in our economies.

By Hazel Henderson UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon proclaimed the new international goal of happiness on March 20, 2013, following yearlong research on redefining economic criteria for human development, launched in April 2012. The long-sought goal of the Industrial Revolution was to expand inventions, scaling up technologies to increase their …

Mission Markets Spring 2013 Newsletter

          Spring 2013             Leading Sustainable Capital Markets         Check out our new look! Mission Markets recently unveiled its new website.  Please tell us what you think at missionmarkets.com.   Our Spring newsletter is chock-full of new happenings at …

Mission Markets Spring 2013 Newsletter

        Spring 2013             Leading Sustainable Capital Markets         Check out our new look! Mission Markets recently unveiled its new website.  Please tell us what you think at missionmarkets.com.   Our Spring newsletter is chock-full of new happenings at both …

ENB Vol. 9 No. 574 – Second meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity – Issue #1

Second MEETING OF THE intergovernmental committee for the nagoya protocol ON ACCESS AND BENEFIT-SHARING to the convention on biological diversity: 2-6 JULY 2012 The second meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol (ICNP) on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of …

From Co-Creation to Association: A Social Challenge for the New Economy

From Co-Creation to Association: A Social Challenge for the New Economy I would hold that understanding this collectively evolved consciousness, the reality which we co-create with others, is a critical, if difficult to achieve, practice needed for transforming our economic relationships. Imagination, inspiration, and intuition are essential “tools” for understanding …