RSF Monthly: New Loan to Eureka Recycling

  social finance is pleased to announce a new loan to Eureka Recycling, a non-profit recycler specializing in zero-waste.  Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Eureka Recycling is one of the largest non-profit recyclers in the United States and is a leader in demonstrating the best waste reduction and recycling practices not …

Howard Buffett is promoting a brown revolution to improve soil productivity and help feed the world’s billions

Carpe Diem Howard Buffett is promoting a brown revolution to improve soil productivity and help feed the world’s billions By Ellie Winninghoff When it comes to feeding the world’s hungry people, the game-changer is no-till conservation agriculture. “Soil is any farmer’s most valuable working capital,” says Warren Buffett’s son Howard …

  “A prize proclaiming to be as prestigious as the World Food Prize should carefully evaluate any food technology which uses GMOs, adhering to the Precautionary Principle.  We laud those who call attention to the faulty science and policy outcomes, such as EMM Advisory Board member Ashok Khosla and friends Vandana Shiva …

Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development

Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · …

UN and Insurance Industry to Launch Global Insurance Principles at Rio+20 to Propel Sustainable Development

MEDIA ADVISORY UN and Insurance Industry to Launch Global Insurance Principles at Rio+20 to Propel Sustainable Development For immediate release Rio de Janeiro, 18 June 2012 – Close to 30 leading insurance companies, worth over US $5 trillion in total assets and representing in excess of 10 per cent of …

Water Shortages Threaten Food Future in the Arab Middle East

Water Shortages Threaten Food Future in the Arab Middle East* www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2011/update95 By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Plan B Update May 3, 2011 Long after the political uprisings in the Middle East have subsided, many underlying challenges that are not now in the news will remain. Prominent among these …