Invitation – June 20, 17.00 – Rio+20 Official Side Event “Sustainable Development in an Unequal World”

Dear Colleague: It is a pleasure for us to invite you to the Official Side Event “Sustainable Development in an Unequal World” that will take place on Wednesday 20th of June at 17.00 at the RioCentro Room T4. During this discussion, world leaders past and present will speak of the …

Summary of the 42nd Meeting of the Global Environment Facility Council

5-7 june 2012 The 42nd Meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council convened in Washington, DC, US, from 5-7 June 2012, at World Bank headquarters. Over 200 representatives of governments, international organizations and civil society organizations (CSOs) attended the three-day meeting, which also included the Council meeting for the Least Developed Countries …

Green Bond Update: Wind Company Bonds

Read the article here Posted: 15 May 2012 12:23 PM PDT by Corporate Bonder  Market Overview Data compiled by the Bank for International Settlements indicate that the total size of the global debt securities market (domestic and international) was $98.7 trillion as at September 2011, of which $89.9 trillion were notes and …

Growth, Wellbeing and Quality of Life

Growth, Wellbeing and Quality of Life By Daniela Kolbe, Member of the German Parliament (“Bundestag”) and Chair of the Study Commission on ‘Growth, Wellbeing and Quality of Life’. The ‘Beyond GDP’ debate concerns not only civil society and international organizations but is also discussed within individual national societies, including Germany. …

The Global Green Economy Index–A Project Measuring National Green Reputations

The Global Green Economy Index is an annual survey measuring expert perceptions of national green reputations along the dimensions of leadership, policy, investment and tourism. In 2011, 27 countries will be measured in addition to their largest metropolitan area. This project serves as an important tool for nations to monitor …