The Nagoya Protocol and Synthetic Biology Research: A Look at the Potential Impacts

Jay Owen Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science, Sustainability Research Group

The Nagoya Protocol and Synthetic Biology Research: A Look at the Potential Impacts WASHINGTON – The United Nations (UN) is working to ensure that the benefits of genetic resources are shared in a fair and equitable way via the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity.  The Nagoya Protocol …

Community-Wealth.org – The Democracy Collaborative, along with theResponsible Endowments Coalition, hosted awebinar on July 19 to announce our jointly published report Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment.

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Sustainability Research Group

  Dear Colleague, Welcome to our August www.Community-Wealth.orgnewsletter. This month’s features include:  The Democracy Collaborative, along with theResponsible Endowments Coalition, hosted awebinar on July 19 to announce our jointly published report Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment. The Chronicle for Higher Education released a blog review of the report, highlighting how everyone …

2013 The Summer of UpGyres

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency, Sustainability Research Group

Upcycle the Gyres Society Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams Starting on World Oceans Day, June 8th 2013 IS THE SUMMER OF UPGYRES   “Science World is excited to partner with Upcycle the Gyres Society for World Oceans Day, June 8th, where we will be sifting through beach sand samples …

U.N.’s Water Agenda at Risk of Being Hijacked by Big Business

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Trendspotting, Sustainability Research Group

  U.N.’s Water Agenda at Risk of Being Hijacked by Big Business   By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Feb 11 2013 (IPS) – Amidst growing new threats of potential conflicts over fast-dwindling water resources in the world’s arid regions, the United Nations will commemorate 2013 as the International Year of …

PR: Sustainable Foods Summit Calls for Greater Supply Chain Efficiencies

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science, Sustainability Research Group

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release February 6th 2013 Sustainable Foods Summit Calls for Greater Supply Chain Efficiencies London – The 3rd North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit (www.sustainablefoodssummit.com) was hosted in San Francisco on Jan 22-23rd. Improve efficiencies in food supply chains was the resounding message from the …

Accelerate sustainability results across the value chain

Jay Owen Sustainability Research Group

Accelerate sustainability results across the value chain Dear BusinessGreen Reader The world is locked in a constant cycle of production and consumption-and the environment can no longer keep up. Water, fossil fuels, metals, arable land: nearly every natural resource is now at risk. Business and societal risks associated with use …

Glimpses of sane economics

Ethical Markets Sustainability Research Group, The Blog

Guest blog by Brian Landever, member of the Ethical Markets Reseach Sustainability Group, March 16, 2010 Is it clear what the problem is with unregulated capitalism? It boils down to undignified suffering and destruction of communities.

How to Embed Corporate Responsibility Across Different Parts of Your Company, Ethical Corporation 2009

Ethical Markets Sustainability Research Group, Books and Reviews, The Blog

This report from Ethical Corporation provides specific guidance on incorporating corporate responsibility at all levels within a corporation, whether it be procurement, human resources, communications and marketing, finance and accounting, or facilities, logistics and operations.  The report includes findings from in-depth interviews with senior managers in companies across many sectors, …

Become a Certified CSR – Sustainability Practitioner

Ethical Markets Sustainability Research Group

We would like to inform you that CSE’s IEMA Approved Workshop Become a Certified CR Practitioner, the first course internationally offering accredited certification on Corporate Responsibility, will take place on 9-10 February 2010, in Chicago, IL. The workshop has been successfully implemented in Europe, Middle East and USA having certified …