“The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity, and Social Movements”

Dear Friends of the Earth Charter, We hope this message finds you well, energized and motivated to continue doing the work you are doing to foster peace, justice, and sustainability. We would like to draw your attention to several books and publications that may help your efforts towards these ends. …

First Wave of Speakers Announced; Deadline for Speaker Recommendations is Today

First Wave of Speakers Announced for 2013 Rising Seas Summit Speaker Recommendation Deadline is Today   2013 Rising Seas Summit: Understanding Sea Level Rise in the Face of Extreme Events and an Uncertain Economy June 18-20, 2013  |  Fort Lauderdale, FL Hosted at the Westin Beach Resort Visit www.SeaLevelRiseSummit.org for the latest updates. …

CSR Asia Weekly: Tree planting in China / Innovation for sustainability

Vol. 8 Week 36 | 05 September 2012 HIGHLIGHT CSR Asia Summit 2012 – Last Call to register!! Are you linking stakeholder expectations to your sustainability? How can you respond to the growing pressure for companies to be sustainable? Don’t miss CSR Asia’s annual Summit, which this year brings 400+ …

Focus on environmentally harmful subsidies

OECD Green Growth Newsletter: March 2012 Issue Twelve Contents The road to Rio+20 Focus on environmentally harmful subsidies Green growth in action: Czech Republic Recent event: Green cities The G20 on green growth Green growth: Making it happen Recent publications March/April key events The OECD Green Growth Newsletter keeps OECD …

SUMMARY REPORT OF THE Intergovernmental Meeting on the Fifth GLOBAL Environmental outlook Summary for Policy

SUMMARY REPORT OF THE Intergovernmental Meeting on the Fifth GLOBAL Environmental outlook Summary for Policy Makers: 29-31 JANUARY 2012 The Intergovernmental Meeting on the Fifth Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5) Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) took place in Gwangju City, Republic of Korea, from Sunday, 29 to Tuesday, 31 January 2012. …

Economic Democracy: Strolling Through Theories

INTRODUCTION We are all adverse to catastrophism. We do not want to look like prophets of doom who only paint a bleak future. The Club of Rome went some way toward turning us against alerts that seemed premature. Today we are starting to evaluate the realism of these predictions in …

Discover who’s speaking at Environmental Bonds 2012

For Environmental Bonds 2012 we’ve recruited a panel of expert speakers – including top-level investment specialists.  Why not join them in London on 15 February to review the growing interest in the green bonds market, from both the public and private sector, and to assess its potential to attract billions …

Information Technology Plays Critical Role in Achieving An Objective, Says Ban

New York, Sep 19 2011  2:05PM The United Nations must leverage the power of information and communications technology (ICT) to the fullest in its response to political, economic and environmental challenges and to improve the delivery of its services, says Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Addressing a meeting at UN Headquarters on …

SJF Institute News April 2011: Green Jobs Award and Cleantech Mentorship Program Accepting Applications

SJF Institute is excited to be announcing its call for applicants for both the Green Jobs Award and the expanded SJF Cleantech Mentorship Program this Earth Week! And we’re thrilled that entrepreneurship has been receiving recognition as a key driver of economic growth and that our areas of focus – …