Sustainable Development Update – UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 17 December 2013 UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014 16_December 2013: Addressing the UN press corps in an end-of-year news conference on 16 December 2013, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 2014 will be “crucial for development,” and offered his vision for the Climate …

UNODA Press release – Future Policy Award announces nominations of 20 innovative disarmament policies

Press release – for immediate release International award celebrates solutions for sustainable disarmament Future Policy Award announces nominations of 25 innovative disarmament policies Hamburg/Geneva/New York– 6 June 2013: The World Future Council has today announced the nominations of the Future Policy Award 2013. In partnership with the United Nations Office …

Global Crowdfunding Update: Updates from the World Bank and Africa

Crowdfunding Global Update June 3, 2013 Crowdfunding was the featured topic in this month’s Entrepreneur Magazine, which looks at innovation in funding start-ups. The article explored the ways in which governments, development organizations and investors in many countries are working to create entrepreneurial ecosystems and innovation.  Crowdfunding is a solution that …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Teresa Fogelberg

An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Teresa Fogelberg, Deputy Chief Executive, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), The Netherlands – June 3, 2011 By Geoffrey on June 3, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The …