ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE CAN NOW BE ACHIEVED TOGETHER, FINDS GLOBAL COMMISSION

Ethical Markets welcomes this report which conforms to our own research in our Green Transition Scoreboard®.  Hazel Henderson, Editor   New report aims to drive action by world leaders, business executives and investors ahead of major summit on climate change Editor’s note: The “Better Growth, Better Climate” report, including infographics …

Sustainable Development Update – 3 February 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

UN Scientific Advisory Board Holds Inaugural Meeting 31_January 2014: The first meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon set out a calendar for its work, and discussed means to tighten the linkage between the science and policy, as well as to define priority scientific issues for …

WRI Digest

At the end of September, WRI helped launch The New Climate Economy, the flagship project of The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. The year-long research project will analyze the economic costs and benefits of climate action. In an OpEd originally posted on Project Syndicate, former President of Mexico and current …

Videos: Speakers at UN Leaders’ Summit 2013 Apply Lessons to a Hopeful Future

20 Sep 2013 02:23:25 (Part 1) Plenary meeting – Global Leaders Summit 2013 (English)   20 Sep 2013 00:17:12 Ban Ki-moon, Global Leaders Summit 2013 (English) Opening remarks by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the Global Compact Leaders Summit: “Architects of a Better World”.    

Announcing 2012 Cordes Fellows: Global Champions of Poverty Alleviation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (May 1, 2012) Global leaders in poverty alleviation selected to attend the 2012 Opportunity Collaboration! 2012 Cordes Fellowships were awarded to innovators from 29 countries around the globe, remarkable individuals like: Gregory Cho’c, a Mayan who earned his education while managing a popular general store in Punta …

Public Sector Banks: From Black Sheep to Global Leaders

Public Sector Banks: From Black Sheep to Global Leaders Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles March 7, 2012 Once the black sheep of high finance, government owned banks can reassure depositors about the safety of their savings and can help maintain a focus on productive investment in a world in which effective financial …

Eye on Earth Brings Access to Environmental Data for Emerging Economies

Abu Dhabi, 7 June 2011 – Abu Dhabi will host the first Eye on Earth Summit on December 12-15 2011, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The summit will focus on the issue of greater access to environmental and societal data. Over the past ten years, Abu …

Global Sustainable Investment Organizations Hold First International Strategic Meeting

Washington, D.C. March 18, 2011 — In early March, the leaders of sustainable and responsible investment associations around the world gathered for an unprecedented two-day strategic summit meeting in New York City. The seven representatives of major financial hubs and regions included the Social Investment Organization (Canada), Social Investment Forum …