E-waste Academy 2012 and future outlook

Dear UNCSD Readers,United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP), Operating Unit SCYCLE, organized in 2012 the first instalment of the E-waste Academy (EWA) for policymakers and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).In a formal cooperation with the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), supported by United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) …

Capital Institute 2012 Year in Review

With the year’s end fast approaching, we cannot help but reflect on our busy and productive year: research and practice around holism, biomimicry, and entropic thrift; debate around impact investing in the anthropocene, climate change, and stranded assets; discussions of the Financial Transactions Tax and Dodd-Frank.  We made significant headway …