Innovation Forum – Business & Human Rights, November 10

Business and Human Rights How to get beyond policy, manage risk and build relationships 10 November, 2014, London Introduction This global event is a meeting place for corporate practitioners tasked with the responsibility of putting human rights principles into practice. Going beyond the usual theory and into the practical implications …

SAMOA: URGING SUSTAINABLE ACTION, UN OFFICIALS OPEN CONFERENCE BY LINKING SMALL ISLANDS TO GLOBAL ISSUES

New York Aug 31 2014 9:00PM     UN News Centre with breaking news from the UN News Service  Nukunonu Atoll seaside is one of the regions of the world vulnerable to the impact of the climate change. UN Photo/Ariane Rummery (file photo)   SAMOA: URGING SUSTAINABLE ACTION, UN OFFICIALS OPEN CONFERENCE …

Towards a Global Governance Information Clearing House

We at ethical markets congratulate InterPress Service for its uniquely valuable contribution to  global public awareness and understanding over the years .  I am proud to  be an IPS columnist ~ Hazel Henderson ,Editor Towards a Global Governance Information Clearing House By Ramesh Jaura* BERLIN/ROME, Aug 2014 (IPS) – Inter …

“The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity, and Social Movements”

Dear Friends of the Earth Charter, We hope this message finds you well, energized and motivated to continue doing the work you are doing to foster peace, justice, and sustainability. We would like to draw your attention to several books and publications that may help your efforts towards these ends. …

The Center for Partnership Studies’ Caring Economy Campaign (CEC) is delighted to share exciting news with you,

  NEWSLETTER   August 2014   IN THIS ISSUE Updates: Public Policy – Social Wealth Economic Indicators #Caring Economy Twitter Chat Social Wealth Data Points Caring Economy Story Sharing Project Leadership and Learning Programs Coalition & Movement-Building Member Spotlight: Great Work Cultures Funding and Support Announcements QUICK LINKS   Become …

2014 Agenda Announced! 96% Sold Out!

convene / connect / create COLLABORATION COMMUNIQUE  August 12, 2014               Announcing the 2014 AGENDA!                  Conversations for Change, Capacity-Building Clinics and Cluster-Forks are designed, led and attended by Delegates on a first-come, first-serve basis. The 2014 Agenda …

65,000 demand that ABB withdraw from Sarawak

65,000 demand that ABB withdraw from Sarawak 3/17/2014 07:22 The Bruno Manser Fund has handed over a petition against ABB’s dealings in Sarawak, Malaysia – ABB refuses to provide any information on its business ties with the Taib regime ZURICH, Switzerland, March 17, 2014 –/WORLD-WIRE/– 65,318 individuals demand that abb withdraw …

CSR Asia Weekly: Is Connectivity a Human Right? / ESG Performance Impacts Creditworthiness in Investors’ Eyes

  8 April: Online Training – Community Investment Strategy and Impact Measurement Don’t miss the 2-hour online training which will include an introduction of the “csr asia Community Investment Scorecard” used by a number of csr asia clients and an overview of strategic community investment, with a focus on tools …

Sustainable Development Update – UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 17 December 2013 UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014 16_December 2013: Addressing the UN press corps in an end-of-year news conference on 16 December 2013, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 2014 will be “crucial for development,” and offered his vision for the Climate …

OTHER NEWS: Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net

     Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net   By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2013 (IPS) – With the richest one percent of the population now owning 40 percent of global assets, and the bottom half sharing just one percent, inequality is fast being recognised …