Future 500 Newsletter: 10 Tips for Stakeholder Engagement with Activists

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Future 500 Newsletter June 2013 The bridge between corporations and NGOs HUMANIZING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN DIVERSE GROUPS  This June we were pleased to partner with Sustainable Brands for their annual conference in San Diego. The conference motto was from “Revolution to Renaissance” and as Sustainable Brands founder KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz explained, companies no longer strive …

June 13th at noon Eastern Time: Global Telesummit – Countdown to the International Day of Peace!

Jay Owen Global Citizen

www.WE.net June is when we annually begin our Countdown to 11 Days of Global Unity September 11 – 21 culminating on Sept. 21st, the U.N. International Day of Peace. On June 13th you’re invited to join this Global Telesummit for the 100 Day Countdown to the International Day of Peace. Find out about what’s going on …

Vision of Humanity : Peace Metrics Conference

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News, Beyond GDP

  11th March 2013      Dear Friends and Subscribers, We have a particularly exciting research agenda and events calendar this year. While we are keeping a few things secret until later in the year, we are delighted to share with you an update on what has been keeping us …

Urgent Action on Energy Needed For Both Development and Environment

kristy Sustainability News

Urgent Action on Energy Needed For Both Development and Environment Timothy E. Wirth, President, United Nations Foundation, and Member of UN Secretary-General’s High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All – Urgent Action on Energy Needed For Both Development and Environment For_humanity to thrive and for the planet to support it, …

FOCUS: Secretary Hillary Clinton | Women, Peace, and Security

Ethical Markets Global Citizen

Secretary Hillary Clinton, Reader Supported News Clinton writes: “Today, I want to focus on one aspect of peacemaking that too often goes overlooked – the role of women in ending conflict and building lasting security. Some of you may have watched a week ago Saturday as three remarkable women – …

Education Leads to Lower Fertility and Increased Prosperity

kristy Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

Education Leads to Lower Fertility and Increased Prosperity www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2011/highlights13 By Brigid Fitzgerald Reading Earth Policy Release Data Highlights May 12, 2011 As the world continues to add close to 80 million people each year, high population growth is running up against the limits of our finite planet, threatening global economic …

America Needs Deficits

kristy Reforming Global Finance

By: Thornton Parker Author, ‘What If Boomers Can’t Retire? How to Build Real Security, Not Phantom Wealth’ The U.S. government is not in financial trouble. It can’t run out of dollars and it can’t go bankrupt. It isn’t building a mountain of debt that will burden future generations. It won’t …