[SFM Participants] Taking the nSFM debate to the mainstream media

Colleagues   I’ve recently had 2 opportunities to argue the case for sustainable markets in mainstream fora and I thought you might be interested to see them but also I wanted to raise a generic idea.   The first was a TV debate about financial reporting with the UK regulator, FRC …

New Poll Shows Voters Are Ready To Pay To Blunt Climate Change

New Poll Shows Voters Are Ready To Pay To Blunt Climate Change By Tom Kenworthy on June 11, 2014 at 10:10 am CREDIT: Shutterstock If this keeps up, more politicians may learn to love climate change as a political issue. A new poll from Bloomberg shows that by nearly a …

Government by big business goes supranational

  http://mondediplo.com/2013/12/02tafta Le Monde diplomatique, English edition, December 2013 Government by big business goes supranational The corporation invasion A new treaty being negotiated in secret between the US and the EU has been specifically engineered to give companies what they want – the dismantling of all social, consumer and environmental …

Earth Negotiations Bulletin: A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations

Earth Negotiations Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations Volume 12 Number 589 – Monday, 18 November 2013 WARSAW HIGHLIGHTS Saturday, 16 November 2013 The ADP informal stocktaking plenary took place in the morning and afternoon. The SBI and SBSTA closing plenaries took place in the …

Scientists Declare No Consensus on GMO Safety

ISIS Report 21/10/13Scientists Declare No Consensus on GMO Safety#############################################A group of 93 scientists from all over the world deplore the disinformationover the safety of GMOs and expose the lack of empirical and scientificevidence on which the false claims of “consensus” on safety are being madeSign the statement or see the …

Discovering the New America by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D.

Discovering the New America by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D. “Curl up with Discovering the New America for an inspiring, wonderful read about your own friends and neighbors and how they are getting together and building positive solutions that work for our future!”—Dr.  Hazel Henderson  “Francis P. Koster has undertaken a complex challenge—to …

ACCO Publishes Report on Corporate Trends in Climate Governance

Climate change governance is an increasingly important issue as more organizations are becoming mature in their climate change strategies. While best practices in some areas have emerged, there is little consensus on the most effective way to govern climate change within an organization. This report examines data publicly reported to …

Barcelona Consensus is currently participating in Rio+20

Barcelona Consensus is currently participating in Rio+20 At the Rio+20 People?s Summit Barcelona Consensus will clearly represent its core values focusing on environmental sustainability and the creation of a social, just and sustainable economy. The main activity of the Consensus will be the Atelier called: ?Engagement interculturel pour un monde …

Discussing the Assemblies and Consensus of #OccupyWallStreet (2): Consensus is not Self-Management

Discussing the Assemblies and Consensus of #OccupyWallStreet (2): Consensus is not Self-Management Excerpted from Michael Albert: “In Greece and Spain, a single message predominated. It had nothing to do with analyses of capitalism or other analytic focuses. Instead, Greek and Spanish activists reported that they had massive assemblies in widespread …