New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights

     18 March, 2015   New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights This new paper by csr Asia outlines some of the human rights risks that face businesses who operate global value chains and looks at the opportunities for responsible and inclusive business practices. It offers practical recommendations for how …

Local Futures: Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis, November 8

Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis Including the launch of the International Alliance for Localization (IAL) 10am to 6pm, November 8, 2014 The Great Hall, The Cooper Union New York, New York  Concerned about climate change? Care about stopping global conflicts? Worried about financial insecurity and income inequality? …

PRI in Person conference in Montréal 24-26 September.

JOIN US AT PRI IN PERSON IN MONTRÉAL I would personally like to invite you to this year’s PRI in Person conference in Montréal 24-26 September. As part of a whole week of responsible investment events in Montréal, PRI in Person is our annual conference and the responsible investment event …

Earth Charter: Latin American Youth Perspective on Education for Sustainable Development

JUNE-JULY 2014 Para español haga clic aquí. Dear Friend: This edition features news from around the world of people infusing work with the Earth Charter, ongoing dialogue on sustainability issues, and a new way to connect and discuss though the Earth Charter LinkedIn group. CONTENT Latin American Youth Perspective on …

OTHER NEWS: Japan Remains Committed to ‘Advancing Vibrant Diplomacy’

Japan Remains Committed to ‘Advancing Vibrant Diplomacy’   By Isamu Ueda*   TOKYO, Jul  2014 (IPS) – In recent years, Japan has found itself it in a rapidly changing security environment. The global balance of power has shifted and various new threats have emerged within the region, including the development …

Classic Articles: Globalization – A Summon to Social Renewal in the 21st Century

This classic piece by Hazel Henderson was written in 1996 for the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue on her acceptance of their Global Citizens Award.” ~ Editor   Globalization: A Summon to Social Renewal in the 21st Century Hazel Henderson offered these remarks at the Center’s Second Annual …

@IISDRS Summary of #WMF 2014 now available

 World Mountain Forum (WMF) 23-24 May 2014 | Cusco, Peru    http://www.iisd.ca/mountain/wmf/2014/    The summary of this meeting is now available in PDF format at http://www.iisd.ca/download/pdf/sd/crsvol194num4e.pdf and in HTML format at http://www.iisd.ca/mountain/wmf/2014/html/crsvol194num4e.html      The World Mountain Forum (WMF) took place from 23-24 May 2014 in Cusco, Peru. Gathering over 200 participants, the …

GRI contributes to interactive dialogue at the UN General Assembly

GRI Press release For immediate release, 1 May 2014 GRI contributes to interactive dialogue at the UN General Assembly Teresa Fogelberg, Deputy Chief Executive GRI, will speak at the UN General Assembly in New York today. Ms Fogelberg will participate as a panelist in an interactive dialogue entitled ‘Elements for …

UN LAUNCHES DECADE-LONG INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

UN launches DECADE-LONG initiative TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE energy FOR ALL New York, Apr  9 2014  6:00PM The United Nations launched today the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (2014-2024), an initiative aimed at promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency worldwide, with a forum to take place annually, starting this coming …