Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

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PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Resource Efficiency, Beyond GDP

PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY New York, Apr 15 2013  1:00PM Primary production and processing in such sectors as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, mining, oil and gas exploration and utilities cost the world economy $7.3 trillion a year in damage to the environment, …

Rethinking Scale: From Quantitative to Qualitative Growth.We need to downsize destructive growth and scale up restorative growth in our economies.

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Articles by Hazel Henderson

By Hazel Henderson UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon proclaimed the new international goal of happiness on March 20, 2013, following yearlong research on redefining economic criteria for human development, launched in April 2012. The long-sought goal of the Industrial Revolution was to expand inventions, scaling up technologies to increase their …

Mission Markets Spring 2013 Newsletter

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

          Spring 2013             Leading Sustainable Capital Markets         Check out our new look! Mission Markets recently unveiled its new website.  Please tell us what you think at missionmarkets.com.   Our Spring newsletter is chock-full of new happenings at …

Mission Markets Spring 2013 Newsletter

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

        Spring 2013             Leading Sustainable Capital Markets         Check out our new look! Mission Markets recently unveiled its new website.  Please tell us what you think at missionmarkets.com.   Our Spring newsletter is chock-full of new happenings at both …

Hawthorn Valley

Jay Owen Partner Announcements and News

Hawthorne Valley Farm has produced high quality food for more than 35 years. Biodynamic farming practices reflect their commitment to protecting the health of the earth and all who live on it. Education and outreach programs strive to raise awareness of the social, ecological, and economic importance of agriculture in …

ENB Vol. 9 No. 574 – Second meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity – Issue #1

kristy Nature/Biomimicry

Second MEETING OF THE intergovernmental committee for the nagoya protocol ON ACCESS AND BENEFIT-SHARING to the convention on biological diversity: 2-6 JULY 2012 The second meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol (ICNP) on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of …

Agriculture’s Missing Ingredient: Efficiency

Ethical Markets Greentech

Guest Post: Agriculture’s Missing Ingredient: Efficiency Agriculture faces a looming crisis, but a host of bio-based solutions could come to the rescue, argues Martin Brown. How Did Wind Beat the Price of Natural Gas in Brazil? In one of the world’s major oil and gas producing nations, what is wind …

From Co-Creation to Association: A Social Challenge for the New Economy

kristy Community Development Solutions

From Co-Creation to Association: A Social Challenge for the New Economy I would hold that understanding this collectively evolved consciousness, the reality which we co-create with others, is a critical, if difficult to achieve, practice needed for transforming our economic relationships. Imagination, inspiration, and intuition are essential “tools” for understanding …

A report from Friends of the Earth, Taxpayers for Commonsense, Environment America and Public Citizen

kristy Green Prosperity, Resource Efficiency, Reports You Need

The Green Scissors 2010 report is a guide for lawmakers to make environmental and fiscal responsibility a priority in Washington by eliminating subsidies and programs that both harm the environment and waste taxpayer dollars. This report targets four major areas as places for prime cuts: Energy, Infrastructure, Agriculture and Biofuels, …