News – IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards

March 11, 2013 – News Releases IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards Seven financial intermediaries are recognized for promoting sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean’s financial sector The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today the winners of the third annual beyondBanking awards, a prize that recognizes …

Katerva – Katerva Award Winners 2012

  Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Dear Member of the Katerva Community, Today is an important day at Katerva, as we are announcing the winners of the Katerva Awards. We thought you would like to hear it first-hand. All of us here at Katerva …

Foresight Network Newsletter

European Health Futures When: 12.00-2.30 on 4 February 2013 Where: London South Bank University Places are still available and a buffet lunch is included. Reserve your place via Brian Brader [email protected] World Futures Studies Federation Conference If you are intending to attend the conference in June in Bucharest Contact WFSF Director, …

New Research Unveiled at Sustainable Brands London on Global Business and Consumer Behaviour

BBMG, SustainAbility, GfK Consumer Trends, Havas Media plus others to Present at Gathering of  400+ at Mermaid Theatre, London, November 27-28 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., November 20, 2012– The Sustainable Brands London Conference will be host to new research unveiled and commissioned by some of the world’s biggest global brands and …

The First Biomimicry Summit in Europe: Switzerland’s Financial Capital is Seduced by Nature’s Genius

The First Biomimicry Summit in Europe: Switzerland’s Financial Capital is Seduced by Nature’s Genius Jamie Brown, Project Director, BASE (Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy); former Head of Secretariat, UNEP Sustainable Energy Finance Alliance, Switzerland 3 Sept. 2012 Nearly 100 leaders from fields spanning industry, finance, architecture, engineering, government and academia …

Connecting city leaders to global leaders at Rio+20 Global Town Hall – 18-22 June, Athletes Park, Rio de Janeiro

“Our struggle for global sustainability will be won or lost in cities”. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon With 3 billion new urban dwellers moving into cities in the next three decades, local governments are crucial actors to ensure a sustainable future. The Rio+20 Global Town Hall, organized by ICLEI …

Dr. Martin Blake joins the Advisory Board of the Upcycle the Gyres Society

Vancouver, Canada, June 6, 2012 – The Upcycle the Gyres Society (“UGS” or the “Society”) today announced that Dr. Martin Blake has agreed to accept the appointment of Strategic Advisor. Dr. Blake brings outstanding capabilities and an extensive background, especially in the area of sustainability. His strategic guidance, advice, and contributions …

Planet under Pressure conference, London, issues final statement

Embargo: Thursday, March 29, 2012 04:15 EDT / 08:15 GMT / 09:15 British Summer Time Attached is the final conference statement from the 4-day Planet under Pressure conference, London. Live audio stream of the concluding news conference starts at 10:15 GMT (11:15 British Summer Time) , Thursday March 29 http://c3379912.workcast.net/planetunderpressure.html …

The Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE) announces the Global Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Challenge winners!

The Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE) announces the Global Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Challenge winners! The Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE), recognized as a leader in implementing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives while challenging existing corporate management models, has recently concluded an international competition among Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioners …

Un Kicks Off Information Technology Hackathon Promoting Global

Un Kicks Off Information Technology Hackathon Promoting Global Sustainability New York, Feb 28 2012 6:05PM A United Nations-backed competition with the goal of uncovering sustainable approaches to information and communication technology (ICT) kicked off today, bringing developers from around the world together in a frenetic race of programming. Organized by …