From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations

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“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 …

Pascal Lamy on the Future of Capitalism

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March 13, 2012 Pascal Lamy on the Future of Capitalism Dramatically higher income inequality. Unsustainably high unemployment. A financial system unmoored from its macroeconomic foundations. Repairing these three failures will be essential to the future of capitalism and the market economy. This will require putting an end to the underinvestment …

Global Economy Expanded More Slowly Than Expected In 2011

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Global Economy Expanded More Slowly Than Expected In 2011 Brigid Fitzgerald Reading www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C53/economy_2012 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator February 16, 2012 Eco-Economy Indicators are twelve trends that the Earth Policy Institute tracks to measure progress in building a sustainable economy. Given the way the world now does business, economic growth …

Un Official Calls For ‘Global New Deal’ To Fix Broken Global Economy

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Un Official Calls For ‘Global New Deal’ To Fix Broken Global Economy New York, Feb 7 2012 1:05PM The world needs “a global new deal” to break the mould of economic thought that led to the international financial crisis, the head of the United Nations agency tasked with promoting trade …

Human Development Report Calls for Inclusive, Sustainable Development

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2011 Human Development Index Covers Record 187 Countries, Territories, Puts Norway at Top, DR Congo last Read the whole report · Health, income advancement in developing countries jeopardized by inaction on climate change, habitat destruction, report shows · Wealth and gender disparities linked to environmental hazards COPENHAGEN, Nov.2, 2011—Norway, Australia, …

Un Human Development Rankings Place Norway At The Top And Dr Congo Last

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UN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT RANKINGS PLACE NORWAY AT THE TOP AND DR CONGO LAST New York, Nov 2 2011 4:05PM Norway, Australia and the Netherlands lead this year?s newly released Human Development Index (HDI) rankings, the annual United Nations measure of progress in human well-being, while the Democratic Republic of the …

G20 Labour Ministers Need to Push for Job Creation – ITUC OnLine

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

110 million jobs needed to overcome emergency G20 Labour Ministers to spearhead co-ordinated action with Finance Ministers and Leaders Protection of workers’ rights and a Social Protection Floor critical elements of recovery Brussels, 21 September 2011 (ITUC OnLine):  A full scale jobs emergency confronts the G20 with 110 million jobs …

Former UK Premier Gordon Brown to speak on financial stability at UNEP FI Global Roundtable

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Beyond GDP

Former UK Prime Minister and current Member of Parliament Gordon Brown will address global financial leaders during the UNEP FI Global Roundtable meeting on financial sustainability to take place in Washington D.C. this October. Mr Brown, widely respected as the global leader who rallied the world’s financial policy-makers to respond …