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“Who Cares Wins” Conference Streaming Online for Free

Watch this major CSR event online – for free!  Ethical Markets is a media partner with the conference Who Cares Wins, http://www.whocareswins.org, the leading CSR event in Scandinavia.  Nobel Peace Prize winners, the founder of the world's first global Fairtrade brand, the Advertising Woman of the Year in the US and many other exciting [...]

Desmond Tutu via Change.org: Will you sign my petition?

You may not know his name, but my friend Liu Xiaobo is a global icon for freedom. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights. Today, this hero remains in jail, as China's most famous political prisoner. Xiaobo is serving an 11-year term for his activism demanding that the [...]

New BSR Conference 2012 Plenary Speakers

The BSR Conference 2012 will feature a powerful lineup of plenary speakers, including Marks and Spencer Chief Executive Marc Bolland and former Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste President José Ramos-Horta. The plenary program will also feature I3 speakers Global Institute for Tomorrow (GIFT) CEO Chandran Nair, and international photographer [...]

Don’t Bank on the Bomb – Who’s Financing Nuclear Arms Makers

Press release from ICAN (not a member of BankTrack) A groundbreaking report released today by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) identifies more than 300 banks, pension funds, insurance companies and asset managers in 30 countries with substantial investments in nuclear arms producers. View the report at [...]

FOCUS: Secretary Hillary Clinton | Women, Peace, and Security

Secretary Hillary Clinton, Reader Supported News Clinton writes: "Today, I want to focus on one aspect of peacemaking that too often goes overlooked - the role of women in ending conflict and building lasting security. Some of you may have watched a week ago Saturday as three remarkable women - two from Liberia, one from Yemen - accepted the [...]

Prague Declaration

Prague Declaration December 12, 2011 We, the participants of the conference “Democracy and Human Rights in Asia: One Year after an Empty Chair in Oslo”, who have gathered here in Prague at the invitation of President Vaclav Havel wish to join in the international efforts to promote awareness and improve progress in human rights across [...]

Peace is good for business & business is good for peace

Structures of Peace We are thrilled to release Structures of Peace, a research report produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace identifying key economic, political and cultural determinants that foster peaceful societies. Through an empirical and statistical analysis of the Global Peace Index, the report details eight key factors that [...]

Forum 2000 Conference Attendees Addressed by Dissident Aung San Suu Kyi and Invited to Continue Discussions on the Rule of Law

Forum 2000 Conference Attendees Addressed by Dissident Aung San Suu Kyi and Invited to Continue Discussions on the Rule of Law Prague, October 10, 2011 The first day of Forum 2000 Conference brought a number of panel discussions and remarks at various venues in Prague. Among other topics, the main program run at the Žofín Palace covered [...]

Watch Stephan Richter on the PBS NewsHour

This Week on The Globalist September 24-30, 2011 Watch Stephan Richter on the PBS NewsHour Watch Stephan Richter, The Globalist's publisher and editor-in-chief, discuss Europe's fiscal crisis in this eight-minute segment from Thursday's PBS NewsHour. His comments appear from 1:16-3:28 and 5:18-7:17. The Strengths of Europe In what [...]

World Future Council: Newsletter 1/2011 English

World Future Council:  Newsletter 1/2011 English

Dear friends! 3.2.2011 2011 has been declared the International Year of Forests by the United Nations General Assembly. The World Future Council honours the UN commitment to this vital cause and will therefore present its Future Policy Award to the best forest protection policies. It has already attracted a strong partner: the UN Secretariat of [...]

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