ENB on the Side – UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #3

kristy Green Prosperity, Earth Systems Science

We at Ethical Markets Media are happy to see our friends, Maurice Strong, Bedrich Moldan and Patrick Ten Brink featured in this report from RIO+20 , Hazel Henderson, Editor The UN System Perspectives on Green Economy Organized by the Environment Management Group (EMG), UNEP, UNDP and DESA This event, chaired …

World Energy Forum taps infinite resource: Intellectual capital.

kristy Resource Efficiency

World Energy Forum taps infinite resource: Intellectual capital. Global invitation to the World Energy Forum in Dubai, October 22-24, 2012. May 1, 2012, New York – The World Energy Forum is holding a high-level international conference of leaders from all energy sectors commemorating the 2012 United Nations International Year of …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 31 – Second Round of ‘Informal-Informal’ Negotiations on the zero draft of outcome document of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #7

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UNCSD INFORMAL CONSULTATIONS: Monday, 30 APRIL 2012 On Monday, delegates resumed informal negotiations on the draft outcome document for the UNCSD. Working Group 1 focused on Section III (Green Economy). Working Group 2 considered Sections I (Preamble/Stage Setting), II (Renewing Political Commitments), and IV (IFSD). working group 1 SECTION III: …

Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

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Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication Sharing National Experiences on Frameworks for Action Side Event Thursday, 22 March 2012 18:15 – 19:45, followed by Reception Venue: Conference Room 2 in the North Lawn Building Organizing Partners • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) • United Nations …

Focus on environmentally harmful subsidies

kristy Green Prosperity

OECD Green Growth Newsletter: March 2012 Issue Twelve Contents The road to Rio+20 Focus on environmentally harmful subsidies Green growth in action: Czech Republic Recent event: Green cities The G20 on green growth Green growth: Making it happen Recent publications March/April key events The OECD Green Growth Newsletter keeps OECD …

Un Official Outlines Priorities Ahead Of Sustainable Development Summit

kristy Green Prosperity

Un Official Outlines Priorities Ahead Of Sustainable Development Summit New York, Feb 9 2012 7:05PM A senior United Nations official today outlined a set of priorities that Member States should tackle ahead of the Sustainable Development Conference (Rio+20) in June so that there is a clear framework of action during …

On the Eve of Rio+20, Countries Accelerating Plans for a Transition to a Green Economy

kristy Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

On the Eve of Rio+20, Countries Accelerating Plans for a Transition to a green economy Beijing, 16 November 2011 – A new UN report demonstrates that governments and businesses alike are taking steps to accelerate a global shift towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient and socially inclusive green future. From china to …

Un Official Urges Integration Of Social Concerns Into Economic Recovery Policies

kristy Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

Un Official Urges Integration Of Social Concerns Into Economic Recovery Policies New York, Oct 3 2011 6:05PM A senior United Nations official today urged countries to pursue economic policies that take social considerations into account to ensure that the poor, youth, persons with disability and the elderly do not continue …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 7 – UN Conference on Sustainable Development Regional Preparatory Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean – Final Summary

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Volume 27 Number 07 – Monday, 12 September 2011 SUMMARY OF THE UNCSD (RIO+20) REGIONAL PREPARATORY MEETING FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 7-9 SEPTEMBER 2011 The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio+20) Regional Preparatory Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) convened at the headquarters of …

Un Chief Urges Change In Resource Consumption Patterns

kristy SRI/ESG News, Beyond GDP

UN CHIEF URGES CHANGE IN RESOURCE CONSUMPTION PATTERNS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, May 13 2011 7:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need for fundamental changes in humanity’s resource consumption patterns and values, saying the planet’s natural environment is under unprecedented pressure with far-reaching social and economic consequences. “Our …