Apply by 17 August – Call for applications for the Asia-Pacific Graduates’ Youth Forum on Green Economy, 25-29 September 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal

kristy Global Citizen

Asia-Pacific Graduates’ Youth Forum on Green Economy 25-29 September 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal The Small Earth Nepal (SEN), in collaboration with the Consortium for Capacity Building (CCB) at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the Asia Pacific Mountain Network (APMN) of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), and …

RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY

kristy Wealth of Networks

We at Ethical Markets are Happy to see our Friends at UN agencies coming together online!, Hazel Henderson, Editor RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES New York, Jun 19 2012 5:05PM People from all over the world today took part in an all-day online forum …

Taking the Long View: Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland’s Call for Citizen Action On the Road to Rio+20

kristy Global Citizen, The Power of Yin

Taking the Long View: Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland’s Call for Citizen Action On the Road to Rio+20 Her Excellency Gro Harlem Brundtland, founding chair of the world commission that launched the concept of sustainable development to the center of the global stage in 1987, recently shared her thoughts with Restorative …

Financial Statesmanship for a New Economy

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Financial Statesmanship for a New Economy by John Fullerton Reactions to departing Goldman derivatives salesman Greg Smith’s “Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs,” which appeared as an op-ed in the NY Times last week, have ranged from the hyperbolic — Robert Reich’s “If you took the greed out of Wall …

Oil and gas sector taps into sustainability, as new reporting guidance launched

kristy SRI/ESG News

Global Reporting Initiative press release For immediate release Wednesday 29 February 2012 Oil and gas sector taps into sustainability, as new reporting guidance launched Oil spills, carbon emissions and safety can now be reported on by companies in the oil and gas sector, thanks to new guidance published today (Wednesday …

Sustainability takes center stage as new reporting guidance is launched

kristy Sustainability News

Global Reporting Initiative Press Release Under STRICT embargo until: 00.01 CET Tuesday 24 January 2012 Sustainability takes center stage as new reporting guidance is launched Event organizers can now report on sustainability issues like impacts on communities, natural environments, and local and global economies, thanks to new guidance published today …

Why the message from Rio+20 matters more than ever

kristy Global Citizen, Sustainability News, Advisors' Forum

Why the message from Rio+20 matters more than ever The upcoming summit must take account of the public’s psychological dimensions if it is going to transform climate change cynics into champions of sustainable living George Bernard Shaw saw the world as divided into two sorts of people. Those who looked …

Public Relations Meets Sustainability in Practice

Ethical Markets Sustainability News

By Rosalinda Sanquiche For the Sustainability Movement to be truly sustainable, organizations must walk the talk.  Companies acting consistently with their talk will be rewarded with increased brand value.  But what happens if the professionals tasked with conveying the corporate sustainability message do not know the language? The October 2011 …

The Coupling of Gender Equality & Clean Energy

kristy Sustainability News, Wealth of Networks

Two leaps forward are needed to attain the transition from consumerism to sustainability: a leap from sexism to gender equality, and a leap from fossil fuels to clean energy. The April 2011 issue was focused on gender equality for human development. This issue reiterates the need for gender equality and …

Sustainability News: Signed, Sealed… Delivered?

kristy Sustainability News

Update > March 2011 Signed, Sealed… Delivered? With today’s global supply chains and growing array of consumption-related sustainability issues, it is no wonder that eco-labels abound. These independently verified, on-pack labels promote value chain sustainability; their goal is to improve production standards and create greater trust while influencing behaviour – …