ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE CAN NOW BE ACHIEVED TOGETHER, FINDS GLOBAL COMMISSION

Ethical Markets welcomes this report which conforms to our own research in our Green Transition Scoreboard®.  Hazel Henderson, Editor   New report aims to drive action by world leaders, business executives and investors ahead of major summit on climate change Editor’s note: The “Better Growth, Better Climate” report, including infographics …

Water Resources Fact Sheet: Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today.

Water Resources Fact Sheet Earth Policy Release July 30, 2014 Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today. Seventy percent of world fresh water use is for irrigation. Each day we drink nearly 4 liters of water, but it takes some 2,000 liters of …

World Day to Combat Desertification Bulletin – Vol. 4 No. 2 – World Day to Combat Desertification Global Observance Event – Briefing Note

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GLOBE World Summit of Legislators Resolution Urges Climate Action

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 11 June 2014 GLOBE World Summit of Legislators Resolution Urges Climate Action 9_June_2014: Participants at the Second World Summit of Legislators, organized by the Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE), agreed on a Legislators …

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) : Together we’ve got the power: Why SE4ALL needs civil society?

SE4ALL Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · …

Snow shocks Cairo for first time in 100 years

Snow shocks Cairo for first time in 100 years Cruel snow and ice storms battered the middle east over the last week. Cairo saw snow for the first time in 100 years!  Read all about Cairo’s surprise snow HERE  The Copenhagen Wheel makes electric bikes rock and roll!!! With more …

Sustainable Development: Implementing Rio+20: ECOSOC’s New Role and Its Old Culture

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 28 October 2013 Featured Guest Article Implementing Rio+20: ECOSOC’s New Role and Its Old Culture by Harris Gleckman, Center for Governance and Sustainability, University of Massachusetts Almost_since the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) was created, there have been ECOSOC reform efforts. Most of these efforts …

Sustainable Development Update – 29 August 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 29 August 2013 UNGA Resumes Consultations on Strengthening ECOSOC 28_August_2013: UN Member States have resumed consultations on the process to review implementation of UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution 61/16 on strengthening the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Delegates conducted a general review of the …

GFI: Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases

  Monday, August 26, 2013 Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases Review of World Bank Sanctions System: A Good Start but Additional Transparency Needed Interactions between Small- and Large-Scale Corruption in China Increasing [Amicable] Cooperation on Offshore Tax Evasion Income Inequality, Wealth, and Illicit Financial Flows in …

OECD Green Growth: Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development

OECD Green Growth Newsletter June 2013                                               Contents   ·       Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development ·       Focus: Green Growth in Cities ·       Making Growth Green & Inclusive: The Case of Ethiopia ·       New Date: OECD’s 2013 GG-SD Forum ·       Call for papers: 2014 Green …