New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights

     18 March, 2015   New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights This new paper by csr Asia outlines some of the human rights risks that face businesses who operate global value chains and looks at the opportunities for responsible and inclusive business practices. It offers practical recommendations for how …

SUMMARY OF THE TENTH SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

PDF format SUMMARY OF THE TENTH SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 31 MARCH – 4 APRIL 2014 The tenth session of the UN General Assembly Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took place from 31 March – 4 April …

SDGs focus areas: Stakeholder proposals for goals and targets

  SDGs focus areas: Stakeholder proposals for goals and targets   In order to inform the deliberations of the tenth session of the UN General Assembly’s Open Working Group (OWG) on sustainable development goals (SDGs), 31 March – 4 April 2014, stakeholder forum has compiled a number of goals and corresponding targets from stakeholder proposals housed …

Sustainable Development Update – 26 March 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

World Bank Report Proposes Priorities for Sustainable Urbanization 25_March_2014: ‘Urban China: Toward Efficient, Inclusive and Sustainable Urbanization,’ a report by the World Bank and China’s Development Research Center, proposes a ‘new urbanization’ path that will be environmentally sustainable, ensure food security, better allocate capital, labor and land, and place people …

Perspectives for a sustainable development of Nordic aquaculture

Perspectives for a sustainable development of Nordic aquaculture The Paban-Report     (click the picture to access the report or go to http://www.norden.org/en/publications/publikationer/2013-546)   Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing production sectors and the value of aquaculture is now about to surpass the value of capture fisheries. Among the Nordic …

Alternative Energy: Innovation: New CO2-Based Plastics

  Alternative Energy Innovation: New CO2-Based Plastics Bulk Solar Electricity Production (VIDEO) Giant Solar Farm Capacity Doubling Inside 12 Months, Breaking 12 GW Information Request 5 Focus Areas of the President’s Clean Energy and Climate Agenda Energy Interview: How Michael Levi Gets His News Essential Innovations Technology (OTCBB: ESIV) Corporate …

RSF Fall Newlsetter: Food & Agriculture

RSF Fall Newlsetter: Food & Agriculture In this issue of the RSF Quarterly, we examine ways in which people are actively working to change how our food system operates. Check out the Clients in Conversation piece to learn about the work of RSF investor-borrowers, Jessica Rolph (HAPPYFAMILY) and John Roulac …

Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative

Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative ECI Secretariat will be offering four online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter, once a week every week in September. Click here for more… ___________________________________________________________________________ An independent policy paper on the Earth Charter and Rio+20 is now available Three scholars …