The annual WSIS Forum has become a global multistakeholder platform

The annual WSIS Forum has become a global multistakeholder platform for coordination of the implementation of the WSIS Outcomes. The Forum, co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, undp and UNCTAD, in close collaboration with all WSIS Action Line facilitators/co-facilitators and other UN organizations (ITU, UNESCO, UNDP, unctad UNDESA, FAO, UNEP, WHO, ILO, …

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) : Together we’ve got the power: Why SE4ALL needs civil society?

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The Millennium Project Ranked 6th Best Think Tank in the World for New Ideas and Paradigms

We at Ethical Markets  are proud to see this honor for the Millennium Project  and happy that our Founder, Hazel Henderson, was an early funder and still serves on their Planning Committee.”  ~Editor The Millennium Project Ranked 6th Best Think Tank in the World for New Ideas and Paradigms Global …

World Future Council: Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies

Press release – for immediate release “Forests for People” Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies Tanzania’s Vice President H.E. Dr. Mohammed Gharib Billal welcomed international delegates Dar es Salaam/Hamburg, 10 July 2013: Forests can make an effective contribution to improving rural livelihoods, reducing poverty, and promoting equity in …

Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity Bulletin – Vol. 88 No. 4 – Seventh Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity – Final Summary

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Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin – Vol. 208 No. 10 – High Level Meeting on Energy and the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Final Summary

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · Published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) in collaboration with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Volume 208 Number 10 – Thursday, 11 April 2013 SUMMARY OF THE HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON ENERGY AND THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA 9 APRIL …

Human Development and the Ecological Footprint

  Tell a Friend   Subscribe     Footprint Network Blog Our Partners We’re Hiring Ecological Footprint Newsroom About Us About Global Footprint Network   Our mission is to promote a sustainable economy by advancing the Ecological Footprint, a measurement tool that makes the reality of planetary limits relevant to …

Review Of James Gustave Speth’s America The Possible: Manifesto For A New Economy

Author James Gustave Speth is one of the most prominent, knowledgeable, global environmentalists of our time. A quintessential insider, Speth began as an anti-nuclear activist in the 1970s and later chaired President Jimmy Carter’s Council on Environmental Quality. In the 1980s, he founded and led the influential World Resources Institute …

Green Transition Scoreboard August 2012 Update

Download the report (PDF). Prepared by Timothy Jack Nash and Ethical Markets Media Research Team Since 2007, the Green Transition Scoreboard® has tracked private investments in creating cleaner, greener economies globally. If we continue to invest at least $1 trillion per year until 2020, we will be leaving the fossil fueled industrial era and entering a new solar age based on principles of equity, sustainability, and biomimicry. This green transition is happening at an extraordinary rate, accelerated by international agreements in 2012 by the G-20, Rio+20, OECD, UNDP and the United Nations General Assembly. This supplement to the February 2012 report focuses on investments that companies are making in green research and development (R&D).  

The Power of Local Action: Honoring communities in the frontlines of sustainable development

The Power of Local Action: Honoring communities in the frontlines of sustainable development Organized by the UNDP This event showcased and honored the winners of the Equator Prize 2012. The Equator Initiative is a partnership that brings together the UN, governments, civil society, business and grassroot organizations to recognize and …