Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry

About   |   The Principles   |   Signatories and Supporters   |   Media   |   Publications   |   Contact   Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry     World’s insurers publicly disclose progress in implementing global principles a year after launch at UN Conference on Sustainable Development        …

The Future we want: final document of the Rio+20 Conference

1. We, the Heads of State and Government and high-level representatives, having met at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20 to 22 June 2012, with the full participation of civil society, renew our commitment to sustainable development and to ensuring the promotion of an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 51 – Rio+20: Third PrepCom and the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Summary & Analysis

SUMMARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: 13-22 june 2012 The third and final meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), Pre-Conference Informal Consultations Facilitated by the Host Country, and the UNCSD convened back-to-back in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, …

RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY

We at Ethical Markets are Happy to see our Friends at UN agencies coming together online!, Hazel Henderson, Editor RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES New York, Jun 19 2012 5:05PM People from all over the world today took part in an all-day online forum …

Zerofootprint’s VELObill:Utility Bill of the Future wins the Popular Choice Award in US Department of Energy’s ‘Apps for Energy’ competition

New York June 6, 2012 – The future just got more intelligent.  New York based Zerofootprint’s VELObill: Utility Bill of the Future smart energy app just won the Grand Prize People’s Choice Award in the US Department of Energy’s Green Button “Apps for Energy” Competition, bumping up the nation’s energy …

RIO+20: AT FORUM, BUSINESS LEADERS DISCUSS SHIFTING TO SUSTAINABLE PATH

RIO+20: AT FORUM, BUSINESS LEADERS DISCUSS SHIFTING TO SUSTAINABLE PATH New York, Jun 15 2012 2:05PM More than 2,000 business leaders, investors and labour activists will today gather at a United Nations forum seeking to reach consensus on sustainable policies that will protect the environment, provide safe and fair conditions …

Position on the Natural Capital Declaration

“We at Ethical Markets Media agree with BankTrack’s following perceptive critique of the Natural Capital Declaration, which still starts from the faulty premises of conventional economics and financial models . Ethical Markets Media and the Biomimicry Group will be releasing its own additional Statement on real Transformation of Finance at …

From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations

“From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations” Monday, 18 June 19:30 – 21:00 P3-F, Rio Centro Rio de Janeiro Brazil View Flyer: From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations Since the first Earth Summit in Rio, the focus of governmental efforts has primarily been on the …

The Green Power Fund: Carbon Negative Technologies for Sustainable Development

The Green Power Fund: Carbon Negative Technologies for Sustainable Development An official UNFCCC Side-Event to the RIO+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky is a member of the Ethical Markets Advisory Board ‘Green Power Fund’ (the original concept for ‘The Green Climate Fund’ which was approved at COP17) …