Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere.

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere. This is what hope looks like: (click here to see more photos) On Tuesday, more world leaders will gather …

Voices of Hope & Launch of the International Alliance for Localization

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Beyond GDP

  Local Futures     International Society for Ecology and Culture   July-August 2014   Photo: Karim Ahmed Hasan (Egypt) Greetings from LOCAL FUTURES In This Update     – Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis & the launch    of the International Alliance for Localization   – Announcing Planet …

Givelocity Launches on #GivingTuesday

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Givelocity Launches on #GivingTuesday — Launched just yesterday, the crowdfunding platform Givelocity wants to make donating a monthly occurrence. A crowdfunding platform with a unique twist, the site hopes to change the way people donate to charities and think about giving back in general. We profile the newcomer.After Crowd Votes, Obama …

NPA & Global Peacebuilding * October 2013

Jay Owen Global Citizen

NPA & Global Peacebuilding * October 2013 In September, the National Peace Academy was invited to share our work and philosophy at two special events:  The 6th Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructures for Peace Summitand the Human Rights Commission of Mexico City’s Conference on Building a Culture of Peace. Read more about …

IPE News: Aba, IORP II, Euroclear, A G Barr, SPW, German SMEs, UNPRI

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

                          Today’s top stories             UN Principles for Responsible Investment: Commitment required                   White Papers                 A ‘Sharper’ …

SAI e-Newsletter: RAGS Project to Reduce Gender Discrimination in India

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

    Read Full Version | About SAI | |Subscribe| Donate | Training Schedule | Social Fingerprint® | Archive  RAGS Project to Reduce Gender Discrimination in India  This 3 year program in garment factories is a humble effort to change the lives of women and to help establish a communications platform for workers and managers   Video of Sumit Sahni, Factory Manager at …

Katerva: Honors 2012 Awards Winners

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Sustainability News

Dear Katerva Community,   Already considered the pinnacle of global sustainability recognition, the Katerva Awards reached grand heights last week when the stunning Palais des Nations served as the backdrop for the Katerva Awards Ceremony.  On July 2 Katerva presented its 2012 Grand Prize and Peoples’ Choice Awards to Bioneedle …

New eceee paper highlights the real issue on energy and competitiveness

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

New eceee paper highlights the real issue on energy and competitiveness A discussion paper on competitiveness and energy efficiency published by eceee today argues that the EU debate wrongly focuses on high energy prices rather than looking at strategies for getting the costs down. The paper explores how energy efficiency …

We need you help today to launch #PROUD2BINDIGENOUS!

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Proud To Be Indigenous Week Starts Today! Wow, we cannot believe Proud To Be Indigenous Week is finally here! We are off to a great start. Indigenous Peoples from around the world have already sent in over 100 photos, including the Arawak, Azetc, Cherokee, Gwich’in, Hmar, Maasai, Maori, Maya, Shapibo, and Ogiek …

ecodesign and innovation, a seminar arranged by eceee

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

ecodesign and innovation, a seminar arranged by eceee A seminar arranged by eceee in cooperation with the Swedish Energy Agency and Clasp and additional support from Energifonden, will take place on 22 January 2013 at the Bibliothèque Solvay, Brussels. The seminar takes place between 10.00 and 17.30 approx, followed by …