Press advisory — Specialist fund manager appointed to prestigious UN role

We at Ethical Markets  congratulate   Matthew J. Kiernan ,PhD.  for this  well -deserved   appointment   and  congratulate UNEP-FI for this brilliant choice .     Dr  Kiernan is a member of our Advisory Board  – Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief   PRESS ADVISORY For Immediate Release Specialist Fund Manager Appointed to Prestigious United Nations Role …

ENB Summary of OWG-2 now available

  Second Session of the Open Working Group (OWG) of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 17-19 April 2013 | UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America   http://www.iisd.ca/sdgs/owg2/            The second session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) …

SUMMARY OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

The second session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took place on 17-19 April 2013 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The meeting brought together OWG members, other member states, observers, representatives from the UN system and Major Groups. The …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 31 – Second Round of ‘Informal-Informal’ Negotiations on the zero draft of outcome document of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #7

UNCSD INFORMAL CONSULTATIONS: Monday, 30 APRIL 2012 On Monday, delegates resumed informal negotiations on the draft outcome document for the UNCSD. Working Group 1 focused on Section III (Green Economy). Working Group 2 considered Sections I (Preamble/Stage Setting), II (Renewing Political Commitments), and IV (IFSD). working group 1 SECTION III: …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 23 – First Round of ‘Informal-Informal’ Negotiations on the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document and Third Intersessional Meeting of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #7

THIRD INTERSESSIONAL MEETING: monday, 26 march 2012 Delegates convened on Monday, 26 March, for the UNCSD’s third Intersessional Meeting, resuming their discussions under the “informal informal” consultations held the previous week. The group spent the entire day and evening exchanging further views and input on the zero draft. OPENING OF …

Super Committee Deadlock: Heads They Win, Tails We Lose

Super Committee Deadlock: Heads They Win, Tails We Lose Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles November 17, 2011 It is no great surprise that with only days to go, the congressional “super committee,” given the herculean task of carving an additional $1.2 trillion out of the federal budget, has failed to reach agreement. …

How Investors Are Rebuilding New Orleans

Steve Schueth, Ethical Markets Research Advisory Board The current issue of the Green Money Journal features an excellent article on Sustainable Investing in New Orleans.  It discusses how the responsible investment industry is helping to rebuild and reshape this historic city. Not coincidentally, hundreds of investors and investment professionals will gather October 2–5, …