Doha Climate Change Conference – November 2012 – Issue #1

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News, Earth Systems Science

The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference opens in Doha, Qatar, today at the Qatar National Convention Centre and will continue until 7 December. The Conference includes the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 18) and the 8th session of …

The Contributions Of Law To The Rio+20 Agenda

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Strong laws and legal institutions are essential to the pursuit of sustainable development. The 1992 Rio Declaration and Agenda 21, which launched the concept of sustainable development to the world stage, emphasized the need for changes to legal and institutional frameworks, and increased attention to the development and implementation of …

Occupy the SEC Comment Letter on the Volcker Rule

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Dear Sirs and Madam: Occupy the SEC1 submits this comment letter in response to the above-mentioned regulatory agencies’ (“Agencies”) notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPR”, “Proposed Rule”)2 implementing Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act (“the Act”).3 Occupy the SEC is a group of concerned citizens, activists, and financial professionals with decades …

Rio+20: Making it Happen

kristy Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

Rio+20: Making it Happen, Volume 2, Issue 18 Volume 2, Issue 18 of Rio+20: Making it Happen newsletter is a special issue dedicated to the perspectives of major groups stakeholders. In accordance with its mandate to facilitate implementation of Agenda 21, the Rio+20 Secretariat aims to enhance the participation of …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Andreja Pavlovic

kristy SRI/ESG News

An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Andreja Pavlovic, Senior Consultant, Hauska & Partner Group CSR Director, Zagreb, Croatia – July 8, 2011 By Geoffrey on July 8, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” …

Ecocities Emerging: To support humanity’s transition into the Ecozoic Era

kristy Sustainability News

Greetings, Welcome to the April 2011 edition of Ecocities Emerging, an initiative of Ecocity Builders and the International Ecocity Conference Series. I was in Montreal recently to assist with preparations for the 9th International Ecocity Conference, Ecocity World Summit 2011. I arrived back full of enthusiasm and expectation. It’s going …