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Global SCP Clearinghouse: One Click Away from SCP

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), as the Secretariat of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes (10YFP) on Sustainable Consumption and Production, has pre-launched the online Global SCP Clearinghouse atwww.start.scpclearinghouse.org. The Global SCP Clearinghouse is meant to offer a unique one-stop hub dedicated to advancing the [...]

SB Business: Aspirational Consumers Unite Style, Sustainability To Shape Market Trends

SB Business: Aspirational Consumers Unite Style, Sustainability To Shape Market Trends

February 4, 2013         News & Tools for Forward-Thinking Brands FORWARD TO A FRIEND >    Home       News & Views       Research       Events       Digital Learning       Solutions Aspirational Consumers Unite Style, Sustainability To Shape Market [...]

General Assembly President Calls on States to Implement Rio + 20 Outcome Document

New York, Jul 27 2012  3:05PM The President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, today called on countries to focus on implementing the outcome document from the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last month. "We have defined the future we want," Mr. Al-Nasser [...]

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON CONFERENCE?S OUTCOME DOCUMENT

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON CONFERENCE?S OUTCOME DOCUMENT New York, Jun 19 2012 7:05PM Members States today announced that they have reached an agreement on the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). ?We now have a text which will be adopted at the Conference,? [...]

Invitation – June 20, 17.00 – Rio+20 Official Side Event “Sustainable Development in an Unequal World”

Invitation – June 20, 17.00 – Rio+20 Official Side Event “Sustainable Development in an Unequal World”

Dear Colleague: It is a pleasure for us to invite you to the Official Side Event "Sustainable Development in an Unequal World" that will take place on Wednesday 20th of June at 17.00 at the RioCentro Room T4. During this discussion, world leaders past and present will speak of the urgent need to respond to millions of people worldwide who need [...]

Global Outlook on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Policies

Global Outlook on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Policies Launch of Executive Summary The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Commission (EC) will be releasing the main findings of "The Global Outlook on SCP Policies", on Wednesday, 21 March 2012, in New York, in the margins of the Rio+20 preparatory [...]

The Consumption Dilemma: Leverage Points for Accelerating Sustainable Growth

The World Economic Forum’s work on sustainable consumption has gained momentum over the last three years. The issue has moved up the agenda of governments and businesses while acceptance of the need for “sustainable consumption” has become more widespread. Following a strong commitment to sustainable consumption from CEOs at the World [...]

Could A Mass Media Campaign Save The World?

By Martha Shaw United Nations CSD-19 prioritized sustainable consumption and production. With hundreds of billions in media spent each year in hopes that we’ll consume more, how much media would it take for us to consume less? Much of the discussion last week at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19) focused [...]

Un Chief Urges Change In Resource Consumption Patterns

UN CHIEF URGES CHANGE IN RESOURCE CONSUMPTION PATTERNS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, May 13 2011 7:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need for fundamental changes in humanity's resource consumption patterns and values, saying the planet's natural environment is under unprecedented pressure with far-reaching social [...]

Where are the green businesses? Report from UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19)

Where are the green businesses? Report from UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19) By Martha Shaw Much of the action at the CSD-19 takes place in informal discussions in the United Nations Lawn Building’s Vienna Café, its lounge areas and during the various side events. Because the CSD-19 is concentrating on a global green [...]

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