FOLLOW THE FISH! Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest. By Ellie Winninghoff

FOLLOW THE FISH   Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest.   By Ellie Winninghoff   If rainforests are so important, why doesn’t anybody worry about the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest? That’s a question that plagued Spencer Beebe when he …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013 Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing “austerity” …

From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations

“From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations” Monday, 18 June 19:30 – 21:00 P3-F, Rio Centro Rio de Janeiro Brazil View Flyer: From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations Since the first Earth Summit in Rio, the focus of governmental efforts has primarily been on the …

Ethics for an ‘Ecological Civilisation’

Ethics for an ‘Ecological Civilisation’ By Suvendrini Kakuchi TOKYO, Jun 10, 2012 (IPS) – Leading Japanese ecologists are pushing for the concept of environmental “ethics” to influence the upcoming Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, an approach they contend will foster accountability towards sustainable development. “(Environmental) ethics is based on …

Report on EUROSTAT Conference on “Statistics for Policymaking: Europe 2020”

Report on EUROSTAT Conference on “Statistics for Policymaking: Europe 2020” By Lisa Cowan, EMBA, Ethical Markets European Correspondent The 2011 annual gathering of Europe’s key statisticians and policy makers was held in Brussels, March 2011. The conference was opened by Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, who confirmed …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Dr. Matthew Kiernan

An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Dr. Matthew Kiernan, Founder and CEO, Inflection Point Capital Management, Canada –May 20, 2011 By Geoffrey on May 20, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview …