Sustainable Development Update – 11 September 2014 – OWG Report to be “Main Basis” for SDGs in Post-2015 Agenda

OWG Report to be “Main Basis” for SDGs in Post-2015 Agenda 10_September 2014: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has decided that the proposal of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) “shall be the main basis for integrating sustainable development goals into the post-2015 development agenda.” This …

Global CSR Summit and Awards April 3-4

Website: http://globalcsr.tpgi.org | Asia: [email protected] | Philippines: [email protected] | Asia/Indonesia:    [email protected] In recent years, asian and emerging economies have outperformed their western counterparts. This shift in the economic balance of power has created enormous wealth for millions of people in these countries. However, the flow of wealth has resulted in increased inequalities among peoples. Environmental and social issues …

AltAssets Private Equity Newsletter: US electric bus maker Proterra seals $34m Series C round

2 January Today’s Top Stories on AltAsse US electric bus maker Proterra seals $34m Series C round Oxford Capital makes two senior hires to target renewable energy infrastructure Funds » European Investment Fund gains increased spending power Morgan Stanley fund of funds arm pulls in $177m for new vehicle Deals » Michaelson …

Five dangers the internet poses to a sustainable world

We at Ethical Markets  agree !  Only when there is a full debate about both the good and bad aspects of the internet can  the world’s  people fully  benefit from its potentials –   Hazel Henderson, Editor Five dangers the internet poses to a sustainable world It’s time to slay …

UN REPORT HIGHLIGHTS FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT INTO AND OUT OF EMERGING ECONOMIES

UN REPORT HIGHLIGHTS FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT INTO AND OUT OF EMERGING ECONOMIES New York, Mar 25 2013  4:00PM Foreign direct investment (FDI) going into and out of the emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – collectively known as BRICS – is mounting in global influence, according …

Earth Policy Release – Full Planet, Empty Plates: Quick Facts

We at Ethical Markets also highlight the role of speculation in commodity futures, even by pension funds, as causing the rising food prices, now verified by the models  of the New England Complexity Science Institute (NECSI ),  Hazel Henderson, Editor www.earth-policy.org/press_room/C68/fpep_quickfacts Earth Policy Release November 7, 2012 With falling water …

A deepening systemic crisis and rising social response

A deepening systemic crisis and rising social response In the third quarter of 2012, several climate records were broken, in the US, India, the Arctic and many other parts of the world. The economic crisis has gotten worse in Europe and has begun to knock on the doors of the …

Corporate sustainability reporting one of the main outcomes of Rio+20?

For immediate release Tuesday 19 June 2012 Corporate sustainability reporting one of the main outcomes of Rio+20? GRI welcomes the efforts of governments to encourage corporate transparency, especially in the current political climate, where countries are under pressure from the financial crisis, and where sustainability should be part of the …

BRICS Summit 2012 — Dropping US dollar, IMF & aid to Syria

These two stories from Bloomberg and Digital Journal, sent to us, with our thanks, by our colleague, Gil Raiford BRICS Summit 2012 — Dropping US dollar, IMF & aid to Syria By Anne Sewell Mar 29, 2012 in World New Delhi – At a meeting of the world’s 5 leading …