Classic Articles: Globalization – A Summon to Social Renewal in the 21st Century

This classic piece by Hazel Henderson was written in 1996 for the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue on her acceptance of their Global Citizens Award.” ~ Editor   Globalization: A Summon to Social Renewal in the 21st Century Hazel Henderson offered these remarks at the Center’s Second Annual …

SRI Pioneer Amy Domini Takes Impact Investing to the Public Markets

By Ellie Winninghoff SRI pioneer Amy Domini last week celebrated the launch of Nia Global Solutions (Nia), a new type of portfolio that takes impact investing into public stock markets. Co-founded with Oakland-based Kristin Hull, a seasoned entrepreneurial philanthropist and impact investor, Nia consists of narrowly focused firms whose sole …

Your Students: Saving the World

  Once again, this June, you have a unique opportunity to present your ideas for making the world a better place at the United Nations. The ninth annual Design Science/Global Solutions Lab is being held this summer, June 16-24, 2013, at the United Nations in New York and Chestnut Hill Collegein Philadelphia, PA. Here is how it …

Youth Employment, Job Rights Keys To Economic Recovery, Says New Un

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT, JOB RIGHTS KEYS TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY, SAYS NEW UN LABOUR CHIEF New York, Oct 1 2012 12:05PM With youth accounting for more than one-third of the world’s 200 million unemployed, Guy Ryder, the new Director-General of the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO), has called for programmes that …

2011: Designing The World To Work For Everyone

2011: DESIGNING THE WORLD TO WORK FOR EVERYONE Join us for this 7th Annual Design Science: Global Solutions Lab, June 19–27 at the United Nations and Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia. Where you develop solutions to critical global and local problems. Who attends college and high school students, as well …

DESIGNING THE WORLD TO WORK FOR EVERYONE

Dear Dean of Students/Student Activities Coordinator, The seventh annual Design Science/Global Solutions Lab is being held this summer, June 19-27, 2011, at the UN in New York and Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA. Students and young professionals from around the world are briefed by UN experts, develop strategies for …