CSR Asia Weekly: Unilever’s Supply Chains in Vietnam / Post-2015 development agenda

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Vol. 9 Week 7 | 27 February 2013     HIGHLIGHT Real-time online training: Effective CSR Communications CSR Asia is hosting a live web training session on 11 April on effective CSR communications. The 2-hour training session will outline success factors that can increase companies’ visibility around CSR initiatives. Get practical tips …

UNCSD Update – 14 February 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Beyond GDP

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 14 February 2013 ECOSOC President Outlines Plans and Programmes for 2013 13_February 2013: The newly elected 69th President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Néstor Osorio, has highlighted that the Council’s work in 2013 will center around integrating the three pillars of sustainable …

From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations

kristy Green Prosperity

“From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations” Monday, 18 June 19:30 – 21:00 P3-F, Rio Centro Rio de Janeiro Brazil View Flyer: From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations Since the first Earth Summit in Rio, the focus of governmental efforts has primarily been on the …

IGES on-site side events, related events & exhibitions at Rio+20

Ethical Markets Sustainability News

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) will hold the following on-site side events at Rio+20, and will be involved in related events and exhibitions in the Japan Pavilion. http://www.iges.or.jp/en/rio20/side_events.html   “Building Resilience to Disasters in the 21st Century: Implications of the Triple Disaster in Japan in a Post-Rio+20 World” Monday, 18 …

At UN, India Calls For Global Cooperation to Overcome Economic Woes

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

New York, Sep 24 2011  2:05PM India today cautioned against protectionism in the face of the global economic slowdown, calling at the United Nations for effective ways to promote the coordination of microeconomic policies in the world’s biggest economies. Declining global demand and availability of capital, increasing barriers to free …

UNEP Announces Chinese Firm Hisense as SEED Award Sponsor

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Newsletter from Sustainable Development Policy and Practice UNEP Announces Chinese Firm Hisense as SEED Award Sponsor 15_February 2011: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has announced that Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense has become the first corporate partner of UNEP’s SEED Award, which supports innovative and small-scale entrepreneurs worldwide to integrate environmental …