Towards Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Three Transformative Levers

Towards Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda:  Three Transformative Levers Written by Alvin Leong (LLM, JD), Fellow at the Pace Center for Environmental Legal Studies. He can be contacted at [email protected] First posted by Post2015.org, a site facilitated by the Overseas Development Institute. The co-chairs of the Open Working Group …

2014 GIB Summit on Sustainable Infrastructure Financing

The world’s leading event for Sustainable Infrastructure Financing, the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Summit 2014, will be held at the Congress Center Basel in switzerland on 21-22 May 2014.  The summit kicks off with an Interactive Workshop on the Harvard Business School Case Study Method by Prof. John Macomber, Harvard Business School, Boston. …

Leaders of MIGA, Total, BIS, City of Pretoria speaking at the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel Summit

Highlights of the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel Summit   Highlights of the upcoming 4th Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Summit Selection of Confirmed Speakers Jamie Caruana, General Manager and CEO, Bank for International Settlements Executive Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa, Tshwane, South Africa Ambassador Michael Gerber, Special Representative for Global Sustainable Development, Swiss …

Community-wealth.org Newsletter: Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment

The latest news on community wealth building initiatives!   Dear Colleague, Welcome to our June www.Community-Wealth.org e-newsletter. We are pleased to announce the release of a new report, Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment, a joint publication with the Responsible Endowments Coalition. Nationally, institutions of higher education control more than …

Conference challenges unambitious CSR-practice

Conference challenges unambitious CSR-practice The sold out CSR conference Who Cares Wins in Copenhagen on April 16th wishes to emphasize, once and for all, that CSR and sustainability can lead the direct way to a more solid bottom line.  To debate this controversial subject, Mohan Munashinge, who shared the Nobel …

Is Rio+20 going to make a difference? Is privatising development the answer?

Vol. 8 Week 24 | 13 June 2012 HIGHLIGHT Register Today and Enjoy 15% Early-bird Discount View the full conference programme at Summit website: Here Participate and learn from our speakers: Accor, CLP, Coca-Cola, DHL, FSG, GIZ, LRQA, Nokia, SOS International,Standard Chartered Bank, State Street Corporation, Tencent, Total, UNICEF, World …