Rio + 20: Invitation to the MBM-FIDESS side-event

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 19th, 2012 The Mont-Blanc Meetings Association, International Forum of Social and Solidarity Economy Entrepreneurs (MBM-IFSSEE), make meet the leaders of cooperatives, mutual insurance companies, associations and foundations from all the continents. The MBM-IFSSEE and its organizing partners take an active part in the United-Nations Conference …

Rio+20 Must Result In ‘Concrete’ Decisions to Advance Sustainable Development – Ban

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New York, Jun  6 2012  1:05PM With just two weeks until the start of a major United Nations sustainable development conference, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged countries to step up efforts to achieve concrete decisions to reduce poverty while promoting decent jobs, clean energy and a more sustainable and fair …

United Nations kept the light on, as Rio+20 negotiations continued through the weekend

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By Martha J. Shaw, Earth Advertising CSRwire correspondent to the United Nations Rarely is a more diverse collection of people found under one roof than the 500 or so working around the clock this weekend at the United Nations to hash out the document going to the Rio+20 ‘Earth Summit’ …

Countries Agree to Extend Negotiations on RIO+20 Outcome Document

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We at Ethical Markets Media and our affiliate in Brazil, Mercado Etico, are glad to add our voluntary commitments, as several of our principals are very patient, long-term voluntary private investors in energy efficiency, solar, wind and geothermal companies, fully disclosed in our Green Transition Scoreboard (r), which total since …

Un Official Highlights Role Of Business Sector In Achieving Sustainable Development

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UN OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF BUSINESS SECTOR IN ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, Apr 11 2012 3:05PM The business and industry sectors play a key role in leading countries towards sustainable development, a top United Nations official said today, adding that their collaboration and partnerships with governments are essential to …

The Future We Want – Zero draft of the outcome document

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I. Preamble/Stage Setting 1. We, the heads of State and Government, having met at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20-22 June 2012, resolve to work together for a prosperous, secure and sustainable future for our people and our planet. 2. We reaffirm our determination to free humanity from hunger and …

Let’s plant a million trees in each country of the world!

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Let’s plant a million trees in each country of the world! www.plant-for-the-planet.org Update from the Plant-for-the-Planet Children Initiative NEWS Elect the Next Global Board! Register as voter for the global board 2012/2013 Plant-for-the-Planet Annual Meeting – Be Part of it! April 20 – 22nd 2012 in Castle Schwaneck near Munich …

ITUC OnLine: UN Rio+20 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs, Poverty and the Environment

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 201/281011 UN Rio+20 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs, Poverty and the Environment Brussels/New York, 27 October 2011(ITUC OnLine): With precarious jobs, unemployment and inequalities rising around the world, the international labour movement today formally tabled its proposals < http://www.ituc-csi.org/rio-20-trade-unions-submit-their.html>to the secretariat of the sustainable …

This Key UN Group on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) will Need Many Watchdogs!

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UN Secretary-General Names High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All 26 September 2011: The UN Secretary-General has appointed business, government and civil society leaders from around the world to serve on the newly created UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL). The Group was created ahead of …

Where is the “Blueprint”? The Coordinating Committee questions whether civil society will have an answer to the next crisis?

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The Global Marshall Plan – A living breathing network! Make your contribution today From the “Bottom Up” – Action for a World in Balance Local Global Marshall Plan groups are working hard to raise awareness in preparation for the tipping point. Where is the “Blueprint”? The Coordinating Committee questions whether …