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 …

Measures Adopted At Un Trade Conference To Benefit Organic Farmers In Poor Countries

kristy Earth Systems Science

MEASURES ADOPTED AT UN TRADE CONFERENCE TO BENEFIT ORGANIC FARMERS IN POOR COUNTRIES New York, Feb 17 2012 3:05PM Two agreements that will help farmers in poor countries participate more fully in the organic food sector were signed at a United Nations-backed conference on development and trade, the UN announced …

UNEP High-Level International Forum on Ecosystem Management and Green Economy

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP), jointly with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) will organize a High-level International Forum on Ecosystem Management and Green Economy, on 18 November 2011 in Beijing. The Forum is also supported by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Ministry of Environment Protection (MEP) and …

Ecocities Emerging – September 2011 Issue

kristy Sustainability News

Greetings, Welcome to the September 2011 edition of Ecocities Emerging, an initiative of Ecocity Builders and the International Ecocity Conference Series. During August 22-26, over 1,500 delegates from 70+ countries gathered in beautiful Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at Ecocity World Summit, the 9th International Ecocity Conference. We gathered with hope, determination …

Rio+20: Making it Happen

kristy Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

Dear Colleagues, Please find attached Volume 2, Issue 6 of our biweekly newsletter Rio+20: Making it Happen, dedicated to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, which is now available online and will also be sent to subscribers. This is a special issue focusing on one of the two themes of …

Nassim Taleb confirmed to speak at the UNEP FI Global Roundtable

kristy Reforming Global Finance

GENEVA, 18 March 2011 – Nassim Nicholas Taleb, philosopher, essayist, statistician, and bestselling author (The Black Swan, Fooled by Randomness) will be a keynote speaker at the UNEP FI Global Roundtable in Washington, DC. He will address the participants at the opening conference plenary, titled: Systems, Stability and Sustainability. The …

Summary Of The Second Session Of The Preparatory Committee For The Un Conference On Sustainable Development

kristy Earth Systems Science

Volume 27 Number 03 – Friday, 11 March 2011 SUMMARY OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE PREPARATORY COMMITTEE FOR THE UN CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 7-8 MARCH 2011 The second session of the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom II) for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio 2012) convened …

SAI Newsletter February 2011: Four Key Corporate Responsibility Trends

kristy SRI/ESG News

A publication of SAI newsletter Four Key Corporate Responsibility Trends Featured Guest Article by CSR Author, Thought Leader, Deborah Leipziger Guest Author: Deborah Leipziger There have been many significant developments in corporate responsibility. This article examines four trends and interprets what they mean for SA8000. Interestingly, many of these cutting-edge …