Measures Adopted At Un Trade Conference To Benefit Organic Farmers In Poor Countries

kristy Earth Systems Science

MEASURES ADOPTED AT UN TRADE CONFERENCE TO BENEFIT ORGANIC FARMERS IN POOR COUNTRIES New York, Feb 17 2012 3:05PM Two agreements that will help farmers in poor countries participate more fully in the organic food sector were signed at a United Nations-backed conference on development and trade, the UN announced …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Sonia Favaretto

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An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Sonia Favaretto, Sustainability Officer, BM&FBOVESPA, Sao Paulo, Brazil – February 3, 2012 By Geoffrey on February 3, 2012 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview features a …

6th Annual Latin American Energy and Infrastructure Finance Forum

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February 28th and 29th Biltmore Hotel at Coral Gables, Miami The event will offer you a unique opportunity to discuss the important challenges and opportunities facing both energy and infrastructure finance, which include: ·         How levels of liquidity have affected deal structures? ·         The increasing use of concessionary models for …

The Blue Economy News 74

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The Blue Economy – Report to the Club of Rome 100 innovations – presented weekly over 2 years Dear Reader, more and more academic institutions are turning their attention on sustainable production processes which preserve the available resources and the environment. These days we are happy that the UNPHU University …

Workers mobilise to demand decent jobs – Action in 60 countries – ITUC OnLine

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Workers mobilise to demand decent jobs – Action in 60 countries Brussels, 7 October (ITUC OnLine): With unprecedented public demand for decent jobs, and pressure mounting on banks and the finance industry, the 2011 World Day for Decent Work today features over 400 actions …

Women entrepreneurs: too often trapped in the microenterprise ghetto

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October 5, 2011 – Webstories Women entrepreneurs: too often trapped in the microenterprise ghetto Innovative approaches can boost women’s economic presence among small business owners in Latin America and the Caribbean Over the past three decades, women in Latin America and the Caribbean have dramatically increased their role in the …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Søren Bertelsen

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An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Søren Bertelsen, CFA, Chief Portfolio Manager, BI SICAV Global Emerging Markets Debt SRI, Denmark – June 24, 2011 By Geoffrey on June 23, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions …

Sustainability: June 2011

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The news is not good: the US is falling behind in the clean-tech race. While the clean technology sector is booming in Europe, Asia and Latin America, its competitive position is “at risk” in the United States because of “uncertainties surrounding key policies and incentives.” In my 1997 HBR article, …

First-ever map reveals where tropical forests store carbon

kristy Earth Systems Science

EarthSky // Blogs // Earth Posted Jun 04, 2011 First-ever map reveals where tropical forests store carbon Researchers looked at three million measurements of treetop height, along with ground data, and calculated the carbon held in tropical forests. A NASA-led research team has created the most precise map ever produced …