Fellowships, contests, and job listings, oh my!

Spring has sprung, and budding along with the flowers are opportunities for professional development, fellowships, publication of research, and youth contests. Be sure to check out the ‘More Opportunities’ section below, and e-mail us [email protected] your own contests, events, and calls for contributions. We’ll help you get the word out! …

SDGs focus areas: Stakeholder proposals for goals and targets

  SDGs focus areas: Stakeholder proposals for goals and targets   In order to inform the deliberations of the tenth session of the UN General Assembly’s Open Working Group (OWG) on sustainable development goals (SDGs), 31 March – 4 April 2014, stakeholder forum has compiled a number of goals and corresponding targets from stakeholder proposals housed …

ILLICIT FINANCIAL OUTFLOWS FROM AFRICA CRIPPLING CONTINENT’S DEVELOPMENT

ILLICIT FINANCIAL OUTFLOWS FROM africa CRIPPLING CONTINENT’S DEVELOPMENT – UN New York, Feb  6 2014  6:00PM United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson and former South African President Thabo Mbeki today stressed the need for global efforts to address the problem of illicit financial flows from Africa, which have crippled the …

Call for research proposals to stimulate fresh insight into issues at the heart of the development of

We at Ethical Markets welcome  and fully support the accounting reforms  developed by IRRC and its new alignment with SASB – Hazel Henderson, Editor In this issue: Call for research proposals; Pilot Programme Businesses showcase their journeys towards <IR>; iirc announce a Memorandum of Understanding; and more..   IIRC Newsletter …

New Climate Bonds & friends project for European Commission’s Climate Directorate, looking at “Europe’s role in shifting private finance to climate investments”, kicked off today in Brussels

New Climate Bonds & friends project for European Commission’s Climate Directorate, looking at “Europe’s role in shifting private finance to climate investments”, kicked off today in Brussels The European Commission’s Directorate-General of Climate Action has commissioned a project to look at what Europe’s role should be in “shifting private finance towards climate-friendly Investments” …

Could 3 simple changes to banking fix the economy?

Could 3 simple changes to banking fix the economy?   Dear hazel, If someone told you that a mountain of personal debt could be cleared via 3 simple changes to the way that money and banking works, would you like to know how? Would you like to see a more stable economy, with more …

High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities

  For immediate release: Tuesday, August 27 2013     High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities   A series of high-level events addressing some of the world’s most critical challenges is being kicked off today with a meeting devoted to the transformation of cities. Organised with the participation …

American Sustainable Business Council: Please join ASBC’s call with senior White House officials on the President’s climate change proposals.

Featured Story Please join ASBC’s call with senior White House officials on the President’s climate change proposals. Join us on September 9th at 2:00 p.m. EST for a conference call with the White House and the Council on Environmental Quality.  We will be joined by senior White House Advisors and look forward …

Book Review: Parent Power

Parent Power: The Key to America’s Prosperity: Why do we permit babies to have one, two or three strikes against them at birth and endanger our nation’s future? By Jack C. Westman, M.D., CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2013   “Dr. Weston’s well-research, bold proposal  focusing  on  how to give our children …

Iowa Energy Center: Matching Grant Program

Matching Grant Program Issue date: August 6, 2013 Expiration date: June 30, 2014 515/294-8819 [email protected] iowaenergycenter.org The Iowa Energy Center is introducing three new competitive grant opportunities that aim to help Iowa non-profit organizations gain external funding to further the environmental, social, and economic well-being of Iowans through improved energy efficiency …