2030 Decarbonisation Vote: Businesses will now turn to Lords for energy policy certainty

2030 Decarbonisation Vote: Businesses will now turn to Lords for energy policy certainty For immediate release   The Aldersgate Group and its business members are encouraged to see how many MPs recognise that a 2030 decarbonisation target is essential for driving investment and economic growth.   Andrew Raingold, Executive Director …

Skoll World Forum: What will the world look like 50-100 years from now?

A bite-size email with original insight and hand-picked news from & for the social sector.   1. DARE TO IMAGINE       What will the world look like 50-100 years from now? “We are quickly becoming a global neuro-network. The power of a correct idea in this interconnected age …

Earth Policy Release – Full Planet, Empty Plates Chapter Two

Chapter 2. The Ecology of Population Growth  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch2 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, Empty Plates May 9, 2013

ASIA’S SOARING CONSUMPTION OF RAW MATERIALS UNSUSTAINABLE, UN WARNS

ASIA’S SOARING CONSUMPTION OF RAW MATERIALS UNSUSTAINABLE, UN WARNS New York, Apr 24 2013  2:00PM   The Asia-Pacific region, which has overtaken the rest of the world in consumption of raw materials as affluence and manufacturing increase, must boost its resource efficiency or risk losing ground in lifestyle, economic growth …

The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-state Economy

 by Michael Lewis & Patrick Conaty, New Society Publishers, 2012, ISBN: 9780865717077      Review by Shann Turnbull, EMM Advisory Board member and source of some of the ideas cited in the book. The Resilience Imperative is a must read for both leaders and followers seeking survival of society. The book …

Southern Green Living Expo, Asheville, NC, October 4-6.

The Southern Green Living Expo To Define The Truth About Green Investing.   Green living is not just about building or healthier choices, it is also about choosing how to spend and invest money. With growing interest in protecting the environment for our future, sustainable and responsible investing is in …

Catalyzing the Connection Economy By Gregory Wendt, CFP, March 2013

Catalyzing the Connection Economy By Gregory Wendt, CFP, March 2013 www.gregwendt.com “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.” – Anonymous This is so self-evident, and obvious to me,  that I find it surprising that we have to say it at all. Yet …

Transforming The DNA of Leadership? Corporate sustainability leaders are beginning to embrace radical transformation in their climate change strategies. Submitted by:Nikos Avlonas Posted:Feb 15, 2013 – 09:57 AM EST Tags:sustainability, carbon, carbon management, cse, cdp, climate change, epa,environmental regulation By Nikos Avlonas, President, CSE Sustainability is about longevity, but it is also about transformation. How do we …

As part of Civil Society, how the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is leading change

As part of Civil Society, how the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is leading change The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) goes beyond narrow economic measures like GDP and provides Canada’s only national index that measures wellbeing across a wide spectrum of domains. The work of CIW extends beyond Canada; …