Sustainable Development Update – 11 September 2014 – OWG Report to be “Main Basis” for SDGs in Post-2015 Agenda

OWG Report to be “Main Basis” for SDGs in Post-2015 Agenda 10_September 2014: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has decided that the proposal of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) “shall be the main basis for integrating sustainable development goals into the post-2015 development agenda.” This …

Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) – ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships’

  Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) – ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships’ 1-4 September 2014 | Apia, Samoa   http://www.iisd.ca/sids/sids2014/   The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) took place from 1-4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, on …

ENB Vol. 12 No. 589 – Warsaw Climate Change Conference – November 2013 – Issue #7

The ADP informal stocktaking plenary took place in the morning and afternoon. The SBI and SBSTA closing plenaries took place in the evening, continuing late into the night. Throughout the day, a number of contact groups and informal consultations were held. SBSTA CLOSING PLENARY The SBSTA closing plenary convened at …

Earth Negotiations Bulletin: A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations

Earth Negotiations Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations Volume 12 Number 589 – Monday, 18 November 2013 WARSAW HIGHLIGHTS Saturday, 16 November 2013 The ADP informal stocktaking plenary took place in the morning and afternoon. The SBI and SBSTA closing plenaries took place in the …

BSR Conference: The Power of Networks

Every year at the BSR Conference, I spend valuable time interacting one-on-one with participants and speakers. While each Conference is unique, attendees give me three reasons why they return year after year. 1. Network with Peers The ability to network with leaders in sustainability at the BSR Conference is unparalleled. Participants take advantage of the …

International Women’s Earth and Climate Summit: From September 20th to 23rd, 2013, 100 global women leaders will convene in New York

Friday Video: A Conversation with William McDonough at SB’13

Insights from William McDonough, advisor to the Ethical Markets Qualify of Life Indicators   VIDEO OF THE WEEK:     McDonough Collaboration Announced at SB’13         During his plenary presentation on June 4th at the Sustainable Brands ’13 conference, designer, author and sustainability thought leaderWilliam McDonoughannounced a new partnership …

Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development

Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · …

Biomimicry 3.8 Institute: April 2013 Newsletter

        Biomimicry 3.8 Institute Newsletter – April 2013   Award-winning Designer Neri Oxman to Speak at Summit & Global Conference We’re pleased to announce that Neri Oxman will give the Saturday morning keynote presentation at the 7th annual Biomimicry Education Summit and inaugural Global Conference in Boston this coming …

Doha Climate Change Conference – November 2012 – Issue #7

On Saturday, delegates met in contact groups, informal consultations and other meetings of the Convention and Protocol bodies throughout the day. In the evening, the closing plenaries of the SBs convened. SBI ELECTION OF OFFICERS: SBI Chair Chruszczow reported that consultations on nominations for the Vice-Chair and Rapporteur are still …