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 Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication Sharing National Experiences on Frameworks for Action Side Event Thursday, 22 March 2012 18:15 – 19:45, followed by Reception Venue: Conference Room 2 in the North Lawn Building Organizing Partners • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) • United Nations …

Human Development Report Calls for Inclusive, Sustainable Development

2011 Human Development Index Covers Record 187 Countries, Territories, Puts Norway at Top, DR Congo last Read the whole report · Health, income advancement in developing countries jeopardized by inaction on climate change, habitat destruction, report shows · Wealth and gender disparities linked to environmental hazards COPENHAGEN, Nov.2, 2011—Norway, Australia, …

This Key UN Group on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) will Need Many Watchdogs!

UN Secretary-General Names High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All 26 September 2011: The UN Secretary-General has appointed business, government and civil society leaders from around the world to serve on the newly created UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL). The Group was created ahead of …

Investors Put Gender on the Agenda

BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A coalition of global investors, managing over US $73 billion in assets, called on companies across the world today to increase representation of qualified women on boards of directors and in senior management. The call from Pax World, Calvert and Walden Asset Management, comes in response to …