Human Development Report 2011 Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All

kristy Green Prosperity, Beyond GDP

The 2011 Human Development Report from UNDP focuses on the challenge of sustainable and equitable progress. A joint lens shows how environmental degradation intensifies inequality through adverse impacts on already disadvantaged people and how inequalities in human development amplify environmental degradation. Human development, which is about expanding people’s choices, builds …

Efficient Resource Management Crucial In War-Torn Nations To Ensure Peace Un

kristy Global Citizen, Resource Efficiency

EFFICIENT RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CRUCIAL IN WAR-TORN NATIONS TO ENSURE PEACE ? UN New York, Nov 15 2011 1:05PM A new book published by the United Nations and partners tackles the key challenges faced by post-conflict countries on how to efficiently manage their natural resources so they contribute to economic recovery …

The Consumption Dilemma: Leverage Points for Accelerating Sustainable Growth

kristy Beyond GDP, Reports You Need

The World Economic Forum’s work on sustainable consumption has gained momentum over the last three years. The issue has moved up the agenda of governments and businesses while acceptance of the need for “sustainable consumption” has become more widespread. Following a strong commitment to sustainable consumption from CEOs at the …

China tries again at green planning

kristy Beyond GDP

with thanks to Ellen Brown ,JD of our Advisory Board!! China tries again at green planning By Eve Cary China’s environmental problems are apparent to any visitor, and the statistics are striking: the nation is home to 20 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities, 90% of its rivers and …

Madrid Climate Dialogue: Green & Decent jobs, Social Protection & Financial Transactions Tax Must be on RIO+20 Agenda

kristy Reforming Global Finance

We at Ethical Markets fully support the financial transaction tax INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 083/120411 Madrid Climate Dialogue: Green & Decent jobs, Social Protection & Financial Transactions Tax Must be on RIO+20 Agenda Madrid/Brussels, 12 April 2011 (ITUC OnLine): International trade union leaders meeting today in Madrid with …