SEARCH FOR COMPREHENSIVE DESIGN SOLUTIONS TO HUMANITY’S CRITICAL PROBLEMS LAUNCHED!

SEARCH FOR COMPREHENSIVE DESIGN SOLUTIONS TO HUMANITY’S CRITICAL PROBLEMS LAUNCHED! The Buckminster Fuller Institute formally announces the Call for Proposals to the 2014 Fuller Challenge. Recognized as “Socially-Responsible Design’s Highest Award”, the Challenge invites activists, architects, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, students and planners from all over the world to submit their innovative solutions …

Global mobile penetration: near 96% | SmartPlanet Daily

  SmartPlanet Daily A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week.   From the Desk of … In a world with 7 billion people, there will be 6.8 billion mobile phone subscriptions by the end of this year. Could there soon be more subscriptions than …

SmartPlanet Daily: There are (almost) as many cell phone subscriptions as people

  SmartPlanet Daily A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week.   From the Desk of … In a world with 7 billion people, there will be 6.8 billion mobile phone subscriptions by the end of this year. Could there soon be more subscriptions than …

IGES on-site side events, related events & exhibitions at Rio+20

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) will hold the following on-site side events at Rio+20, and will be involved in related events and exhibitions in the Japan Pavilion. http://www.iges.or.jp/en/rio20/side_events.html   “Building Resilience to Disasters in the 21st Century: Implications of the Triple Disaster in Japan in a Post-Rio+20 World” Monday, 18 …

Sustainability takes center stage as new reporting guidance is launched

Global Reporting Initiative Press Release Under STRICT embargo until: 00.01 CET Tuesday 24 January 2012 Sustainability takes center stage as new reporting guidance is launched Event organizers can now report on sustainability issues like impacts on communities, natural environments, and local and global economies, thanks to new guidance published today …