[SFM Participants] Taking the nSFM debate to the mainstream media

Colleagues   I’ve recently had 2 opportunities to argue the case for sustainable markets in mainstream fora and I thought you might be interested to see them but also I wanted to raise a generic idea.   The first was a TV debate about financial reporting with the UK regulator, FRC …

KOSMOS NEWS: Is Sharing for Sale?

MAY 27, 2014 NEWSLETTER Is Sharing for Sale? Dear Readers, Our featured author this week is Elisabet Sahtouris, an eloquent teacher of evolution biology and also a futurist. Like many of us, she senses that global transformation is underway in our hearts and minds, our communities, and slowly in our social …

Welcome to the Sharing Spring!

  APRIL 1, 2014 NEWSLETTER Welcome to the #SharingSpring! Dear Kosmos Friends, Spring is here in New England and we are celebrating with our friends at Shareable.  In the face of today’s enormous challenges, we often hear, ‘yes, but what can I DO?’ This Kosmos Newsletter offers some great options. All kinds …

Sustainable Development Update – 26 March 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

World Bank Report Proposes Priorities for Sustainable Urbanization 25_March_2014: ‘Urban China: Toward Efficient, Inclusive and Sustainable Urbanization,’ a report by the World Bank and China’s Development Research Center, proposes a ‘new urbanization’ path that will be environmentally sustainable, ensure food security, better allocate capital, labor and land, and place people …

March 12th: Tamera Co-Founder Dieter Duhm at Whole Earth Summit

  March 12th, 6:30 PM EST, Tamera co-founder Dr. Dieter Duhm will be meeting up with the pioneering Austrian “Rebel Farmer” Sepp Holzer to talk about “Healing Water, Healing Love, Healing the Earth.” We’d like to welcome you to join us. This is part of the free online Whole Earth Summit. They are gathering with 42 …

Family farming vital for resilient, food-secure future

Family farming vital for resilient, food-secure future Italian Finance Minister Saccomanni and Unilever CEO Polman to attend IFAD Governing Council Rome, 17 February 2014 – As the international delegates from its 172 farmers for the future we want” in recognition of this year’s United Nations International Year of Family Farming (IYFF). …

Sustainable Development Update – 3 February 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

UN Scientific Advisory Board Holds Inaugural Meeting 31_January 2014: The first meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon set out a calendar for its work, and discussed means to tighten the linkage between the science and policy, as well as to define priority scientific issues for …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: The weaker sex: Male honey bees more susceptible than females to widespread intestinal parasite

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News The weaker sex: Male honey bees more susceptible than females to widespread intestinal parasite Posted: 18 Jan 2014 09:25 AM PST A research team has found that male European honey bees, or drones, are much more susceptible than female European honey bees, known as workers, to …

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLineClimate change is putting jobs at risk – governments must actBrussels,9 November 2014(ITUC OnLine): With a new round of the UnitedNations climate negotiations starting this monday in Warsaw, Poland, thelabour movement expressed its concerns on the impacts a low ambition climatedeal would mean for jobs globally.“Science is …

GreenMoney Interviews: Hazel Henderson interviewed by GreenMoney’s founder Cliff Feigenbaum

GreenMoney Interviews: Hazel Henderson interviewed by GreenMoney’s founder Cliff Feigenbaum   Introduction  Welcome to the latest “GreenMoney Interviews.” For this issue I spoke with Dr. Hazel Henderson, a true icon and visionary in the world of corporate responsibility and ethical economies. Dr. Henderson is a world-renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a …