MEDIA RELEASE: Time to re-engineer the UN Staff Pension Fund

Ethical Markets has long advocated the UN Pension Fund take the lead by re-structuring its portfolio in line with its employees ‘ values ! I recall my meeting in 1998 at the UN H.Q. with John Ruggie and Georg Kell , arranged for me by my friend Maurice Strong .I …

Sustainable Development Update – UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 17 December 2013 UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014 16_December 2013: Addressing the UN press corps in an end-of-year news conference on 16 December 2013, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 2014 will be “crucial for development,” and offered his vision for the Climate …

A profound contradiction at the heart of climate change policy

December 8, 2011 8:25 pm A profound contradiction at the heart of climate change policy By Nicholas Stern As the negotiations at the UN climate change summit in Durban reach the critical stage, we must not overlook a fundamental contradiction between the way global fossil fuel reserves are evaluated and …