GEN International Newsletter June 2014 – Editorial: Ecovillages and Food Sovereignty

GEN International Newsletter June 2014 Editorial: Ecovillages and Food Sovereignty Dear Friends of the Global Ecovillage Network! The agro-industry, coupled with rising food prices and food speculation, directly contributes to the current global ecological and economical crises. Currently, 800 million people in our world do not have enough to eat, …

Triple Bottom Line Investment (TBLI) CONFERENCE™USA 2014 in New York City (www.tbliconference.com).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Amsterdam, May 13, 2014 Triple Bottom Line Investment (TBLI) CONFERENCE™USA 2014 in new york city (www.tbliconference.com). Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Impact Investment professionals –interested in mobilizing Capital for Good – gather in new york city on 29/30 May. TBLI CONFERENCE returns to New York City, …

TBLI conference USA 2014

“Connecting the Dots” TBLI conference USA 2014, the second event held in New York, invites asset owners, asset managers as well as SRI specialists and service providers to participate in a rich program on current trends, opportunities and challenges in the esg and Impact Investing space. Opening the program are …

TBLI Conference

“Connecting the Dots” At TBLI conference USA 2014, attendees are invited to choose from 16 sessions, divided into three ‘Tracks’: ESG, Impact Investing and Sector-specific Analysis. Those seeking an introduction to global developments and state-of-the-art in the sector, will find a set of workshops on “Trends”. The program opens with plenary sessions on “Trends …

India’s dangerous ‘food bubble’

  India’s dangerous ‘food bubble’  Lester R. Brown http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update119 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update December 4, 2013 india is now the world’s third-largest grain producer after china and the united states. The adoption of higher-yielding crop varieties and the spread of irrigation have led to this remarkable tripling of …

Green Futures: The Rise of Indoor Cropping

The Rise of Indoor Cropping   By Tess Riley  It’s commonly accepted that record food prices were one of the key triggers for the Arab Spring. This year in Zimbabwe, critical levels of crop failure put over two million people at risk of chronic malnutrition. Even a prosperous state like Singapore, …

Triple Pundit: Creating Conditions Conducive To Life: The First Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference

Creating Conditions Conducive To Life: The First Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference By Tamsin Woolley-Barker, Ph.D – http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/07/creating-conditions-conducive-life-first-biomimicry-38-global-conference/ July 4th, 2013 This past weekend, I had the great pleasure of being a part of the 7th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit, and the first ever Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference, hosted together by the University of …

Biomimicry Revolution: Creating Conditions Conducive To Life

Creating Conditions Conducive To Life: The First Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference By Tamsin Woolley-Barker, Ph.D – http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/07/creating-conditions-conducive-life-first-biomimicry-38-global-conference/ July 4th, 2013 This past weekend, I had the great pleasure of being a part of the 7th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit, and the first ever Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference, hosted together by the University of …

Postgraduate News and Schumacher Events: Sustainable Horticulture re-launch

Postgraduate News and Schumacher Events Sustainable Horticulture re-launch We are delighted to announce the re-launch of our postgraduate programme in Sustainable Horticulture and Food Production recruiting now for January 2014. With a new format, additional partners and pioneering land-based projects for students to work on, we believe that what we are offering is …