SDG Update – 9 January 2020

Policy Briefs It’s Time to Talk about Expectations for Super Year 2020 The SDGs on gender, climate, the ocean, life below water and on land, and responsible consumption and production, as well as on means of implementation, will have their moment to shine. Read News First Global Refugee Forum Registers …

The new ECOR facility got a €1.7M CO2 reduction grant…

“Ethical Markets reports this good news from  our partner ECOR!  I am honored to serve on ECOR’s advisory board. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ With the start of 2020, I wanted to shoot you a quick note to share some exciting news. The first ECOR facility in the Netherlands has been awarded a CO2 …

Announcing Food Tank’s Upcoming Arizona Summit, “The Wisdom of Indigenous Foodways”

“Ethical Markets covers the growing plant-based foods and beverage sector worldwide and the urgent need to expand our current unsustainable food system with local indigenous farmers, overlooked plant species, including halophytes and saltwater agriculture to save the planet’s 3% of dwindling freshwater.  Details in  our annual Green Transition Scoreboard® reports, free downloads at www.ethicalmarkets.com. ~Hazel Henderson, …

Climate Action Through Biomimicry: Innovation for the SDGs

BUSINESS Uniting to Drive Change: The Cleaning Industry Bands Together for a Sustainable Future We know, of course, that no matter how many bold ambitions a company has, it cannot change the world alone. But through collaborative effort, the impact companies can make is multiplied, often many times over. READ …

Communities going zero waste, Reinventing the commute, And More

This week Casey O’Brien wrote about different communities around the world going zero waste; Marina Kelava covered bike surfing; which is couchsurfing but for bikes; and Nithin Coca created a list of global projects that are reinventing the commute. -Team Shareable Latest stories How communities worldwide are going zero waste …

SDG Update – 18 December 2019

News Costa Rica Releases National Plan to Decarbonize by 2050 The strategy is structured along ten decarbonization axes derived from the country’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions patterns. Read 73 Countries Commit to Net Zero CO2 Emissions by 2050 The Climate Ambition Alliance will also focus on implementing measures to strengthen …

ENB Update – 17 December 2019 | UNFCCC COP 25 | GEF Council Meeting

Summary Reports Chile/Madrid Climate Change Conference The disconnects between the demands of people and science, and what the process could deliver, and between countries looking to the future and those focused on the past, ultimately undermined the ability of the Chile/Madrid Climate Change Conference to reach agreement on all items, …

Small Planet Institute Fall 2019 Newsletter

Updates from Small Planet Institute On Climate and Food, What’s the Lesson We Insist on Missing? By Frances Moore Lappé Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) in the Republic of Niger, the Maradi Region. (Tony Rinaudo / Food Security and National Resources Team, World Vision Australia Originally published on Truthout, September 17, 2019 “Food will be scarce, …

REN21 Newsletter – December 2019

Newsletter – December 2019 In this issue News from the Secretariat |  News from the Network | Upcoming Events I’m back from COP. As every year, I’m wondering how to keep up the good spirit. This year is even worse: 2020, the critical year to raise ambition on the governments side, starts in …