Rio+20 Must Result In ‘Concrete’ Decisions to Advance Sustainable Development – Ban

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity, Sustainability News

New York, Jun  6 2012  1:05PM With just two weeks until the start of a major United Nations sustainable development conference, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged countries to step up efforts to achieve concrete decisions to reduce poverty while promoting decent jobs, clean energy and a more sustainable and fair …

Call to the G20 in preparation for the Mexico Summit, June 18-19, 2012 & the UN RIO+20 Earth Summit, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, June 20-22, 2012

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, Global Citizen

We at Ethical Markets Media  agree with this Statement  and, as a Member of the Worldshift Council and a signatory, I was happy to help in drafting it. – Hazel Henderson, Editor The current global financial system is fundamentally dis-eased. Despite the wake-up call of 2007/8 it remains essentially unreformed …

Dr. Wackernagel Wins Prestigious Kenneth E. Boulding Award

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News, Beyond GDP

We at Ethical Markets Media  salute Dr. Mathis Wackernagel ,( who also serves on our Advisory Board for the Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators  “ dashboard “) , as well as his co-creator  of the Ecological Footprint  , Dr. William Rees , in winning this prestigious Kenneth E. Boulding Award …

United Nations kept the light on, as Rio+20 negotiations continued through the weekend

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

By Martha J. Shaw, Earth Advertising CSRwire correspondent to the United Nations Rarely is a more diverse collection of people found under one roof than the 500 or so working around the clock this weekend at the United Nations to hash out the document going to the Rio+20 ‘Earth Summit’ …

Rio + 20: Ethical Markets Advisor Thais Corral Hosts Resilient Cities Action Lab

Ethical Markets Advisors' Forum, Conferences

Twenty years ago, Government officials from 178 countries and between 20,000 and 30,000 individuals from governments, non-governmental organizations, and the media participated the first UN Conference for Environmental Development in Rio de Janeiro to discuss solutions for global problems such as poverty, war, and the growing gap between industrialized and …

Let’s plant a million trees in each country of the world!

kristy Global Citizen

Let’s plant a million trees in each country of the world! www.plant-for-the-planet.org Update from the Plant-for-the-Planet Children Initiative NEWS Elect the Next Global Board! Register as voter for the global board 2012/2013 Plant-for-the-Planet Annual Meeting – Be Part of it! April 20 – 22nd 2012 in Castle Schwaneck near Munich …

Why the message from Rio+20 matters more than ever

kristy Global Citizen, Sustainability News, Advisors' Forum

Why the message from Rio+20 matters more than ever The upcoming summit must take account of the public’s psychological dimensions if it is going to transform climate change cynics into champions of sustainable living George Bernard Shaw saw the world as divided into two sorts of people. Those who looked …

Eye on Earth Brings Access to Environmental Data for Emerging Economies

kristy Earth Systems Science

Abu Dhabi, 7 June 2011 – Abu Dhabi will host the first Eye on Earth Summit on December 12-15 2011, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The summit will focus on the issue of greater access to environmental and societal data. Over the past ten years, Abu …

Cooperation for a Green Economy

kristy Earth Systems Science

Latest News – 11 May 2011 Featured Guest Article Cooperation for a Green Economy by Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Environment Programme (UNEP) As_the_Commission on Sustainable Development convenes in New York, the thoughts of an increasing number of nations are turning towards next year’s Rio+20 Conference in …