Schumacher College: In the Midst of Complexity

In the midst of complexity Even with the most promising projects and the best of collaborative intentions, we regularly run aground because of unexpected human politics and hidden complexity, or we simply lose energy and burn out. Three courses in the Autumn term look at the root causes of why …

Impact Quarterly: Investing in Inclusion through Market Transformation

June 2013 As always, the Impact Forum ended with the wonderful elated feeling of ‘we can do it’ and ‘we can make it happen’. Of course ‘it’ in this case is sustainable development. With the theme of ‘Investing in Inclusion’, Impact Forum 2013 brought together over 500 participants from over …

IDB: Latin American public banks show strong potential to help address climate change and foster productive development

June 18, 2013 – Webstories Latin American public banks show strong potential to help address climate change and foster productive development Public development banks represent 10 percent of lending in Latin America and the Caribbean Public Development Banks (PDBs) in Latin America and the Caribbean provide more than $700 billion in …

Four Models for Engaging the Crowd

  Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Four Models for Engaging the Crowd — We continue our look at industry-leading research by our sister organization massolution. In this edition, we look at the four underlying models of engaging the crowd, and what makes them possible. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS …

Uncsd Update :UNDP, BSEC launch Black Sea Climate and Business Initiative

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 4 March 2013 UNDP, BSEC Launch Black Sea Climate and Business Initiative 1_March_2013: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) launched the UNDP Black Sea Climate and Business Initiative (CLIMBIZ), a regional partnership for action on sustainable development in …

UNCSD Update – 28 February 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 28 February 2013 EC Issues Proposal for Post-2015 Agenda 27_February 2013: The European Commission (EC) has released its common approach to global development goals. The Communication, titled “A Decent Life for All: Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future,” calls for addressing environmental …