The World Future Society transformation has begun: An autumn letter from WFS CEO Amy Zalman

    October 10, 2014 Dear Fellow Futurists,   I hope that your autumn has started happily.    Here at the World Future Society, we have been busy laying the groundwork for a multi-year transformation of our organization into the world’s premiere platform for nurturing and empowering futurists.    Today, I’m writing …

A Germany That Bets Big — BRICS: Toward a Rio Consensus

  July 15, 2014 Richter Scale A Germany That Bets Big Five unconventional moves that made Germany the 2014 World Cup champions. By Stephan Richter EconoMatters BRICS: Toward a Rio Consensus The BRICS countries set out to overcome Western domination and the legacy of the “Washington Consensus.” By Kevin P. …

TheCrowdCafe weekly – Getting Smart on Payment Solutions for Crowdinvesting Markets

TheCrowdCafe weekly • March 16th, 2014 • Happy Sunday, All! Welcome to our Weekly Review. Each week I curate the top investment crowdfunding news from around the web. My promise to you: quality over quantity, always. You can subscribe here. From The Cafe Getting Smart on Payment Solutions for Crowdinvesting Markets Great insights …

CSR Wire: Don’t Be Evil: What’s the Matter with Google?

  Don’t Be Evil: What’s the Matter with Google? Has Google lost its way? Why is the organization now funding regressive organizations fronting for the fossilized sectors and legacy incumbent interests holding back the green economy? What happened to the founders’ mission of catalyzing a whole-system transition from the fossil-fueled Solar …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Local communities produce high-quality forest monitoring data, rivals that of professional foresters

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Local communities produce high-quality forest monitoring data, rivals that of professional foresters Posted: 28 Oct 2013 05:54 PM PDT A recent study by researchers at the Nairobi-based World Agroforestry Centre and European and Southeast Asian institutions finds that local communities — using simple tools …

Commemorative video from closing of the CSD

IISD RS (Video #18): IISD RS VIDEO: Final Session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) « Day 1 – 16 September 2013 »   20 September 2013 | UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America (Duration: 6:15) During the twentieth and final session of the CSD, CSD-20 Chair …

Community-Wealth.org – The Democracy Collaborative, along with theResponsible Endowments Coalition, hosted awebinar on July 19 to announce our jointly published report Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment.

  Dear Colleague, Welcome to our August www.Community-Wealth.orgnewsletter. This month’s features include:  The Democracy Collaborative, along with theResponsible Endowments Coalition, hosted awebinar on July 19 to announce our jointly published report Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment. The Chronicle for Higher Education released a blog review of the report, highlighting how everyone …

Survival of the … Nicest?

The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious. –Martin Luther King, Jr.   Survival of the … Nicest? –by Eric Michael Johnson, syndicated from Yes Magazine, Jul 15, 2013 A century ago, industrialists like Andrew Carnegie believed that Darwin’s theories justified an economy of vicious competition and inequality. They …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed Finding the Goldilocks sites to store carbon dioxide underground Innovative study estimates extent to which air pollution in China shortens human lives  NASA’s polar robotic ranger passes first Greenland test  Dead zone’ impacts Chesapeake Bay fishes …