Measure What Matters: Aligning performance indicators for global sustainable development, national Beyond GDP metrics and improved corporate reporting

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Measure What Matters: Aligning performance indicators for global sustainable development, national Beyond GDP metrics and improved corporate reporting (Rio Centro, 20 June, 9:00 – 10:30, T 4) If there is one thing that will definitely come out of Rio+20 – it will involve metrics. The call for more coherent corporate …

Banking because the future Matters: Building a Financial System to Support a Green, Fair and Inclusive Economy

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Banking because the future Matters: Building a Financial System to Support a Green, Fair and Inclusive Economy (Rio Centro; 17 June; 11.30 – 13:00, P3-6) The sad truth is that unless we see a fundamental shift in the way that our financial systems are organised, many of the conversations at …

Rio+20 special from the Green Economy Coalition

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity, Sustainability News

Rio+20 has now arrived and we have been asked – what outcome does GEC want, and what does it expect? To answer that I would like to explain the evolution of our coalition as our own story offers insights to the more macro green economy journey. Our first phase (2009-2011) was about …

IGES on-site side events, related events & exhibitions at Rio+20

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Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) will hold the following on-site side events at Rio+20, and will be involved in related events and exhibitions in the Japan Pavilion. http://www.iges.or.jp/en/rio20/side_events.html   “Building Resilience to Disasters in the 21st Century: Implications of the Triple Disaster in Japan in a Post-Rio+20 World” Monday, 18 …

Rio + 20 Newsletter: The future working people want

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen, Sustainability News

This is the fourth in a series of messages we will be sending to keep you up to date on the plans we have put together for the upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio+20, as well as our own associated event – The Trade Union Assembly on Labour …

‘Dear Mr. UN Secretary-General …’ COMPETITION RESULTS

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

As part of the lead-up to Rio+20, The Living Rainforest invited children around the world to tell us what they think governments and world leaders should be doing to build a more sustainable future on planet Earth. We were delighted to receive 885 entries from 59 countries! First Prize, a once-in-a-lifetime trip …

Naturally does it. Natural Capital Declaration paves the way to Rio+20

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

‘Lights out’ were the calls heard around the world for the sixth Earth Hour held this late March. The initiative started by the World Wildlife Fund is a striking symbol that gives us a measure of how far the world has come since ‘environment’ and ‘sustainability’ were considered emerging issues, …