Sustainable Development Update – 18 September 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

      A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Notice: IISD Reporting Services invites you to complete a brief survey (by 30 September 2014) that we have designed to ensure that our knowledgebases are as useful and informative as possible.Click here to …

Bretton Woods Bulletin 1 September 2014: World Bank on gender: walking the equality talk?

Email View   The Bretton Woods Project has just published the new Bretton Woods Bulletin September 2014. WEB VERSION GENDER analysis KNOWLEDGE | news Who’s poor? New estimates led to halving of World Bank’s poverty numbers A May World Bank-led statistical operation has used a new method to estimate purchasing power …

GRI consults on intended governance changes in order to play its role as a standard setter in sustainability reporting

Press release For immediate release, 26 May 2014 GRI consults on intended governance changes in order to play its role as a standard setter in sustainability reporting Sustainability reporting has moved from a practice undertaken only by pioneers to become standard practice for thousands of the world’s largest companies, the …

The Green Economy Barometer

We at ethical markets are members of the Green Economy Coalition and are happy to  present this new Green Economy Barometer which complements our own Green Transition Scoreboard® , which measures private investments worldwide since 2007,  Hazel Henderson, editor Dear friends,   How are governments, north and south, responding to …

[Climate Bonds] Solar eligibility criteria under Climate Bond Standard released for comment: all PV yes; CSP yes, but only if FF back-up is less than 15%; supply chain criteria still to come

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Solar eligibility criteria under Climate Bond Standard released for comment: all PV yes; CSP yes, but only if FF back-up is less than 15%; supply chain criteria still to come’ The Solar Technical Working Group under the Climate Bond Standard and Certification Scheme …

Egypt – ISIS (Integrated Synergistic Information System)

As a member of the Millennium Project ‘s Planning Committee I applaud this creative initiative ,  Hazel henderson, Editor     The Millennium Project has begun to work with the Egyptian Academy ofScientific Research and Technology to create the first national fully publiccollective intelligence system in the world to be …

Integrated Reporting: Integrated Reporting Unlocks the Power of Business

In this issue: Hear an investor’s perspective on <IR> from Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s Susana Penarrubia. Learn about Prudential Financial’s <IR> journey.  Read about our recent Pilot Programme Conference. That’s not all: you can learn how <IR> relates to the G8 and more!   IIRC Newsletter – July Issue …

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin – Vol. 208 No. 10 – High Level Meeting on Energy and the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Final Summary

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · Published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) in collaboration with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Volume 208 Number 10 – Thursday, 11 April 2013 SUMMARY OF THE HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON ENERGY AND THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA 9 APRIL …

Forbes: America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies

March 18, 2013 America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies Jacquelyn Smith, Forbes Staff   To identify the most transparent and trustworthy businesses that trade on American exchanges, Forbes turned to GMI Ratings (GMI), a pioneer in the application of non-traditional risk measures for financial analysis.   For the sixth year, GMI has provided …

New eceee snapshot report on target setting

25 May 11 – eceee today published a study on national target setting. The study provides a snapshot of the current use of energy saving targets and opinions about these across the EU, and is based on a broad survey and stakeholder consultation. eceee also opened a page on EU …