EthicMark® GEMS Celebrates Love for People and Planet on Valentine’s Day

For Immediate Release EthicMark® GEMS standard highlights human science-created diamonds and gems while protecting people, planet, profit St. Augustine, Fl, February 10, 2016 ~ “Beautiful jewelry on Valentine’s Day does not have to hurt Mother Nature,” says Hazel Henderson, founder of Ethical Markets and creator of the EthicMark® GEMS Standard. …

ENB Vol. 23 No. 12 – 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development – Issue #3

      Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 23 Number 12 | Wednesday, 15 July 2015     FfD3 Highlights Tuesday, 14 July 2015 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia     Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at: http://www.iisd.ca/ffd/ffd3/     On the second day …

New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights

     18 March, 2015   New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights This new paper by csr Asia outlines some of the human rights risks that face businesses who operate global value chains and looks at the opportunities for responsible and inclusive business practices. It offers practical recommendations for how …

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 …

Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy Saint Augustine, FL, September 1, 2014 ~ The first two quarters of 2014 show the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) at $5.7 trillion in private investments and commitments since 2007. This confirms the green economy is …

SAMOA: URGING SUSTAINABLE ACTION, UN OFFICIALS OPEN CONFERENCE BY LINKING SMALL ISLANDS TO GLOBAL ISSUES

New York Aug 31 2014 9:00PM     UN News Centre with breaking news from the UN News Service  Nukunonu Atoll seaside is one of the regions of the world vulnerable to the impact of the climate change. UN Photo/Ariane Rummery (file photo)   SAMOA: URGING SUSTAINABLE ACTION, UN OFFICIALS OPEN CONFERENCE …

SUMMARY OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) CONFERENCE ON HEALTH AND CLIMATE

The World Health Organization (WHO) Conference on Health and Climate took place at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland from 27-29 August 2014. It was attended by 360 participants, including health and environment ministers of WHO member states, senior civil servants, technical experts, UN agencies, NGOs, chief executives from health authorities …

Ocean Film Festival presented to the People of Samoa by the United Nations

Ocean Film Festival presented to the People of Samoa by the United Nations   (Apia, Samoa) 26 August 2014 – As a special gift to the people of Samoa for hosting the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, the United Nations is sponsoring a four-day film festival in partnership with the United …