Exposed: Corporate cash is the lifeblood of climate change denial on Capitol Hill

  Exposed: Corporate cash is the lifeblood of climate change denial on Capitol Hill By Moyers & Company Wednesday, September 10, 2014 9:53 EDT 34   If you wonder why so many members of Congress are in denial when it comes to climate change, follow the money. This week, Forecast …

Sustainable Development Update – 6 March 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase   Partnership for Action on a Green Economy Holds Inaugural Meeting 5_March_2014: The inaugural meeting of the UN-led Partnership for Action on a Green Economy (PAGE) explored national pathways and policies for the green economy, and provide guidance to governments on achieving a green economy transition. Over 30 ministers …

Great shout out from the President- thanks to you!

President Obama just laid out his plan to address climate change, and as we were hoping he gave the Climate Declaration a shout out. The Declaration helped to give the President the critical support he needed from the business community. We couldn’t have done it without you. Now, the real …

Great news on chemical reform; work still to do

Great news! This week the U.S. Senate achieved a landmark decision when the Environment and Public Works (EPW) committee passed the Safe Chemicals Act, which provides environmental health protections from toxic chemicals. This is the first time that there has been a vote on modernizing the nation’s toxic chemical laws …

Un Official Highlights Role Of Business Sector In Achieving Sustainable Development

UN OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF BUSINESS SECTOR IN ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, Apr 11 2012 3:05PM The business and industry sectors play a key role in leading countries towards sustainable development, a top United Nations official said today, adding that their collaboration and partnerships with governments are essential to …

International Green Awards™ announces WWF-UK as its exclusive NGO partner

NEWS RELEASE ENQUIRIES: 00 44 (0) 207 939 3958 International Green Awards™ announces WWF-UK as its exclusive NGO partner July 2011 – The INTERNATIONAL GREEN AWARDS, a global awards scheme committed to innovation in sustainability, is pleased to be aligned with WWF-UK as our exclusive NGO partner, in support of …

Innovative Financing for Biodiversity

An update on the GDM Initiative At the 9th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity which took place in May 2008, the Parties called for “studies on approaches to develop markets and payment schemes for ecosystem services at local, national and international levels.” They also agreed …

Bob Monks: political system…

TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010 Bob Monks: political system is simply a vehicle through which the business expresses its power Bob talks about the power of business over government in new video this week. In discussing the financial bill and the failure to address corporate governance, he said, “The business community …