Sustainable Development Update – 18 September 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

      A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Notice: IISD Reporting Services invites you to complete a brief survey (by 30 September 2014) that we have designed to ensure that our knowledgebases are as useful and informative as possible.Click here to …

US Seed Libraries Mobilize to Protect Their Right to Share

Received this from a friend? Subscribe to Shareable’s newsletter.   US Seed Libraries Mobilize to Protect Their Right to Share Seed Librarians come together to meet the new regulatory threat to their vital service. >> Read more How Land Trusts Can Counter New Urbanism’s Gentrifying Tendencies Interview with Aaron Bartley, co-founder of …

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 …

The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive

 August 27, 2014   Dear Friends of China Greentech:   Today we release The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive, the fifth in a series that was first launched at the World Economic Forum in 2009. You can download the full Report in now by visiting: www.report.china-greentech.com   This year’s Report asserts …

US $6 Billion of Investment Opportunities at the Global Infrastructure Basel Summit

  Breaking News: Releasing Another 5 of 48 GIB Graded Projects Presented at 4th GIB Summit Investment Forums   Nova Belo Horizonte   Brazil, Belo Horizonte. Sectors: Transportation, Mobility and Logistics, Urban Development and Regeneration. Total Investment: US $1.6 billion “Nova BH” is a co-financed urban operation that will promote dramatic improvements …

Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy

  Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy SOURCE: AP/Brennan Linsley An Inuit hunter and fisherman steers his boat past a melting iceberg and along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet. By Cathleen Kelly | Center for American Progress,  March 19, 2014 Download the …

Shareable: Join the Quiet Revolution

Weekly Newsletter  Subscribe to Shareable’s newsletter.   Join the Quiet Revolution Want to be a Quiet Revolutionary? Help map the movement! >> Read more What’s Driving Free Coworking’s Epic Growth? And what does the future hold? 4 coworking leaders share their thoughts. >> Read more Let’s Take Back Our Economies The current …

The Edge: “Creating Resilience in a Time of Extremes”

EVOLUTIONARY ROUND TABLE AT THE UNITED NATIONS Gregg Braden and Bruce Lipton address “Creating Resilience in a Time of Extremes” at event hosted by the UN Interagency Task Force on Engaging with FBOs for Development and the Interagency Framework Team on Preventive Action The Evolutionary Leaders followed up on their …

Kenneth Fink joins Ethical Markets Advisory Board

Kenneth Fink, lawyer, author and interdisciplinarian, uses a myriad of interdisciplinary skills in raising consciousness, (including his own).  He is a former corporate lawyer, author of an autobiographical account of men’s inner evolution, a Wharton graduate (cum laude accounting major), knowledgeable in the financial markets and learned in Eastern philosophies …

SDSN Report – An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development – Released

The Leadership Council of the Sustainable Development Soultions Network (SDSN) delivered a report, entitled “The Action Agenda for Sustainable Development,” to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The report outlines 10 sustainable development priorities, covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and …