Responsible Investment Academy, will move to a new home

Ethical Markets, a PRI signatory, congratulates RI Academy and PRI for this collaboration to advance education in responsible finance, Hazel Henderson, Editor       MEDIA RELEASE LONDON, 9 September 2014 – The world’s leading responsible investment education business, the Responsible Investment Academy, will move to a new home with …

MEDIA RELEASE RI Academy welcomed into the PRI

Ethical Markets, a PRI signatory, congratulates RI Academy and PRI for this collaboration to advance education in responsible finance, Hazel Henderson, Editor MEDIA RELEASE LONDON, 9 September 2014 – The world’s leading responsible investment education business, the Responsible Investment Academy, will move to a new home with the Principles for …

THE FUTURIST: Teaching and Learning about the Future

  August 2014 • Special The September-October 2014 issue of THE FUTURIST is out now, featuring a special report on Futures Education. Members and subscribers should soon be receiving their copies, and may log on at wfs.org for digital access. Here’s an overview of what’s inside the current issue: Futures …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster Posted: 04 Apr 2014 11:03 AM PDT Increasing uncertainty in the climate system compels a greater urgency for climate change mitigation, according to new research. Scientists have shown that as uncertainty in the temperature increase expected with a …

‘Record-breaking Q1: $9bn labelled green bonds issued, new issuers, new currencies and finally an index!’

 ‘Record-breaking Q1: $9bn labelled green bonds issued, new issuers, new currencies and finally an index!‘ By Bridget Boulle It’s been another ground breaking quarter for green bonds – the biggest yet with just under USD9bn issued ($8.997bn). It seems our initial estimate of $20bn for the year will be met …

Green Growth: High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva

  Knowledge Update Issue 2014-2                                                                                      February 19, 2014 High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva On 22 January, to mark the official Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s office, the GGKP, Swiss Government and Geneva Environment Network hosted a high-level panel debate on the topic of “Green Economy and Green Growth: Passing Fad …

Helio International: Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment

  Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment Website 2.0 helio International would like to welcome all of our members to visit the redesigned website! Rediscover the NGO’s guiding principles and mission, consult our most recent publications, and gain insight into the set of TIPEE indicators that are currently implemented in the Energy, Ecodevelopment and Resilience in …

How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart

How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart By Brad Plumer, Washington Post: November 5  Every time world leaders get together and talk about climate change, they tend to agree on one big thing: We shouldn’t let global average temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels. …

CrowdSourcing.org – As Seen On TV’ Enters Crowdfunding Space

Wednesday, October 30   Follow Like RSS As Seen on TV Opens Crowdfunding Platform to the Public — Everyone knows the iconic As Seen on TV brand. Earlier this week, the company launched its crowdfunding platform (powered by white label solution Launcht). We chat with As Seen on TV’s CEO Ron Pruett to …

Time to move on from redefining the problems and concentrate on solutions already seeded on the ground.

############################################Time to move on from redefining the problems and concentrate on solutionsalready seeded on the ground. Prof Roger LeakeyEditor’s NoteThis article describes one of many case studies and solutions to povertypresented recently in UNCTAD’s Trade and Environment Report [1] (see [2]Paradigm Shift Urgently Needed In Agriculture, SiS 60)Redefining problems without …