International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) : Together we’ve got the power: Why SE4ALL needs civil society?

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Energy Efficiency Resource Standards: A New Progress Report on State Experience

ACEEE  Authors: Annie Downs and Celia Cui   In the absence of federal requirements for energy savings, states are leading the way with effective, forward-looking energy efficiency policies. More than half of them have adopted energy efficiency resource standards (EERS), policies that set long-term mandatory energy savings targets for utilities and …

How the new field of data science is grappling with ethics

  SMARTPLANET WEEKLY A WEEKLY PREVIEW OF OUR CURRENT ISSUE, DELIVERED EVERY SUNDAY. December 22, 2013 FROM THE DESK OF … To wrap up the year, we take a look back at our best features of 2013. Our magazine writers brought you stories from around the world on topics ranging from …

Miami under water | Interview with Ikea’s CSO | Is natural capital next?

        8 November 2013 Share           What’s been happening?           As Ben Strauss from Climate Central predicts more than 25% of Boston, Miami, New Orleans, and Atlantic City could be under water by 2100, we look to the threat rising …

International financial crisis accelerates the transition of the global economy sustainable

The international financial crisis that rocked especially the United States and Europe, from 2008, is a landmark at the turn of the global economy sustainable. She caused insecurity and distrust of banks and financial institutions worldwide and political allies, responsible for the consequences that impacted the planet, and caused the migration …

Katerva partners with Launch Systems Challenge 2013

Launch’s 2013 challenge focuses on materials and material manufacturing. Deadline for initial application– July 15, 2013.   At Katerva we believe there is a groundswell of civil society and corporate commitment flowing into new ideas, models, and technologies with proven successes in every region of the world. But the world cannot …

MAPPING THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY

MAPPING THE  TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY By Hazel Henderson © 2013  for CSRWire Appeared on CSRWire July 1, 2013 as “Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping the Transition to Sustainability” http://bit.ly/finsust A whole-system global transition is underway and accelerating as human activities encounter planetary boundaries.  Globalization of our technologies of transportation and communication …

The Crowd Cafe: The Rise of Meaningful Investing

  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] The Rise of Meaningful Investing Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Crowdinvesting is the byproduct of two strands of disruption: technical and cultural.  We explored the technical disruption in the first part of this series. Specifically looking at low-end disruption, a pattern codified by Clayton …

CSRwire: Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping The Transition To Sustainability

Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping The Transition To Sustainability A whole-system global transition is underway and accelerating as human activities encounter planetary boundaries. Globalization of our technologies of transportation and communication are unleashing disruptive business models while changing demographics and new political forces are now clashing with incumbent industries and elites. …