Sustainable Development Update – 6 May 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

East Africa Forum Commits to WASH Advocacy, Commitment Tracking 2_May_2013: The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), the Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network (UWASNET), WaterAid East Africa, End Water Poverty, Sanitation and Water for All and the African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation (ANEW) hosted the …

Doha Climate Change Conference – November 2012 – Issue #1

The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference opens in Doha, Qatar, today at the Qatar National Convention Centre and will continue until 7 December. The Conference includes the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 18) and the 8th session of …

How To Make Sure Your Crowdfunding Dreams Don’t Turn Into An Investor Relations Nightmare

Editor’s note: Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss spearheaded the efforts to legalize crowdfunding and helped author the JOBS Act. They founded Crowdfund Capital Advisors and are currently co-authoring Crowdfund Investing for Dummies. The concept of crowdfunding to launch and grow your business may seem like a dream come true – reduced cost …

Beyond Growth: Green Transition Accelerating Despite Recession

Beyond Growth: Green Transition Accelerating Despite Recession A new report out from Ethical Markets Media shows Green investments untouched by the Great Recession. Submitted by: Rosalinda Sanquiche Posted: Mar 09, 2012 – 09:00 AM EST By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director, Ethical Markets Media Green Transition Scoreboard® 2012, the latest findings …

Development and Environment: The Nexus

Development and Environment: The Nexus by Brice Lalonde, Executive Coordinator, UN Conference for Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) Heading_towards Rio+20, governments and civil society must raise their eyes to assess the situation and prepare for commitments commensurate to the challenges. Extreme poverty and the degradation of the environment will be …

G20 Commitments to Tax and Development: A Progress Report Card

G20 Commitments to Tax and Development: A Progress Report Card November 14, 2011 By David McNair David McNair is senior economic justice adviser at Christian Aid who formerly worked for British Red Cross. He holds a PhD in social geography from the Queen’s University of Belfast. This article is cross-posted …

Green Sectors Top $2.4 Trillion At Midyear

Press Release ethical markets Media (USA and Brazil) PO Box 5190, St. Augustine, FL  32085 [email protected] phone 904.829.3140 St. Augustine, FL, September 6, 2011 — ethical markets Media (USA and Brazil) releases its August 2011 update of the GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD® tracking private sector investments since 2007 in green companies and technologies …