UN Member States Receive Report on Finance for Sustainable Development

Commentary by Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief Good News from Mr. WU! The UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today’s financial model of the global casino dominated by high-frequency trading and multi-trillions in derivative positions far exceeding the real world economy’s GDP – to …

Sustainable Development Update – 6 March 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase   Partnership for Action on a Green Economy Holds Inaugural Meeting 5_March_2014: The inaugural meeting of the UN-led Partnership for Action on a Green Economy (PAGE) explored national pathways and policies for the green economy, and provide guidance to governments on achieving a green economy transition. Over 30 ministers …

Can sheep restore Patagonia’s grasslands? – Ellie Winninghoff

Can sheep restore Patagonia’s grasslands? Patagonia Inc is buying wool from ranches that aim to restore degraded land in Argentina with livestock, a controversial concept Ellie Winninghoff theguardian.com, Monday 23 December 2013 10.43 EST Gauchos herding sheep near Lake Argentino, in Patagonia. Photograph: Alamy “Sustainability is a joke in comparison to …

Women in Leadership – FREE Virtual Issue

Virtual Issue – Women in Leadership Enjoy FREE access to relevant research by visiting our Women in Leadership virtual issue today.* Rethinking the “think management- think male” paradigm Journal: Gender in Management: An International Journal Beyond gender role stereotypes and requisite managerial characteristics: From communal to androgynous, the changing views of women Do androgynous …

Envision Solar to launch first fully mobile, autonomous and sustainable electric vehicle charging station

Envision Solar to Launch First Fully Mobile, Autonomous and Sustainable Electric Vehicle Charging Station EV ARC™ is a standalone solar charging station that requires no foundation, trenching, building permit or grid connection SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – August 15th, 2013 – Envision Solar International, Inc., a leading sustainable infrastructure product designer and …

The Next Scientific (R)evolution with Erivn Laszlo, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Duane Elgin, Ken Wilber and Riane Eisler

We are living at a truly monumental point in human history when the paradigm of reality is shifting in every area, including science. Fascinating evidence mounting from every direction is causing the materialist paradigm of science to break down. What will replace the materialist paradigm? And how will that new …

NEW BOOK ALERT: The Short Guide to Sustainable Investing

NEW BOOK ALERT The Short Guide to Sustainable Investing CARY KROSINSKY * D? Sustainability * May 2013 Available in print, ebook or by subscription to the D?Shorts Collection. Interested in funds and strategies that are outperforming within ecological limits? This concise guide by one of the sector’s leading experts describes a new, positive, opportunities-oriented …

Your Inbox: Occupied. OWS Updates for the Week of May 2

GET THIS FROM A FRIEND? SUBSCRIBE SHARE:    The May Day celebrations here in NYC were full of joy!   To give you just a taste of what transpired, many Occupiers helped organize andtook part in a Free University in Cooper Square Park, outside of Cooper Union, the art school besieged by their …

Book Review: The Nature of Business By Giles Hutchins, New Society Publishers, 2013

The Nature of Business By Giles Hutchins, New Society Publishers, 2013 Nature has already shown us the way to solve many human problems, from deciphering simple engineering puzzles to unlocking the mysteries of flight. In The Nature of Business, author Giles Hutchins makes a compelling case for applying the same principles …