GGKP Knowledge Update – UN green economy knowledge products, the New Climate Economy report, green industries and entrepreneurship and more…

Knowledge Update Research Programme      I      Resource Library      I      Sectors      I       Themes      I     Country Data Issue 8 – October 9, 2014 UN report highlights need to collaborate on green economy knowledge generation  The United Nations Environmental Management Group (EMG) in September released …

ISSP Conference, November 12-14

    http://www.sustainabilityprofessionals.org/issp-conference-2014 Join us for ISSP’s third international conference, an opportunity for sustainability champions from all over the world to convene, network, learn and help shape the profession. More than 400 sustainability professionals from around the world are expected to attend. They will hear from hand-picked keynoters and other …

Nikos Avlonas of CSE Presented His New book on Practical Sustainability Strategies in Chicago

Nikos Avlonas of CSE Presented His New book on Practical Sustainability Strategies in Chicago Chicago, Febr. 13 – On Tuesday, February 11, Nikos Avlonas, President of the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE), and George Nassos, Principal of George Nassos Associates, presented in Chicago  their new book entitled “Practical Sustainability Strategies: How …

CircleUp Launches ‘Circles,’ Diversified Funds for Consumer Goods Companies

Wednesday, May 7 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS CircleUp Launches Diversified Funds for Consumer Product Companies — CircleUp, an equity crowdfunding platform for consumer goods companies, announced last week the launch of diversified investment funds, which it calls ‘Circles.’ Circles come in two varieties: investor led and …

TheCrowdCafe Weekly: Own Your Neighborhood | Slate

TheCrowdCafe weekly • Issue #11 – June 10, 2013 • • Share on Twitter! •  Aloha! Hope you all had a fantastic week. Here’s our curated summary of this week’s happenings in the crowdfund investing ecosystem. Give me a shout at [email protected] if you have any questions or updates! Selected Articles Own Your Neighborhood | Slate I disagree …

Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference

Call for AbstractsNexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference March 4–7, 2014 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC USA The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference on March 3-7, …

Book Review: The Nature of Business By Giles Hutchins, New Society Publishers, 2013

The Nature of Business By Giles Hutchins, New Society Publishers, 2013 Nature has already shown us the way to solve many human problems, from deciphering simple engineering puzzles to unlocking the mysteries of flight. In The Nature of Business, author Giles Hutchins makes a compelling case for applying the same principles …

“The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability & Success,” by Carol Sanford

Book Review by Hazel Henderson “The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability & Success,” by Carol Sanford, Jossey Bass 2011, is a deeper, more satisfying look at business from the inside by a seasoned management consultant. Sanford’s methods are holistic and based on systems thinking, unusual for most companies striving to please …

ESC – Club of Rome

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Newsflash No 96 presents information about Club of Rome events, initiatives and about publications by members: http://www.clubofrome.at/news/newsflash96.html Best regards Thomas Schauer CALENDAR Overview of Club of Rome Events FUTURE EVENTS IN DETAIL Madrid: The Challenges of Politics in New Times (May 18) Ottawa: Continental Dialogue (May …