Other News: United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

   United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries   By Jim Lobe*   WASHINGTON, Sep 18 2013 (IPS) – On the eve of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, a newly released survey of 39 countries shows that the world body remains relatively popular around the globe. …

The Regional Implementation Meetings for Rio+20 Follow-Up: An Analysis of the Outcomes

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Click here to visit the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase.   A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 9 September 2013 SD Policy Update The Regional Implementation Meetings for Rio+20 Follow-Up: An Analysis of the Outcomes by Pamela S. Chasek, Executive Editor, Earth Negotiations Bulletin [ENB], IISD Reporting Services (US) As_part_of the discussions on …

Brazil can lead Sustainable Development Goals

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Trendspotting

We are honored  to post  this interview  with Olav Kjorven  Assistant  Secretary – General of the United Nations, by Henrique Andrade Camargo, of  our Affiliate  MERCADO ETICO  in Sao Paulo, Brazil. We agree that RIO + 20  was an advance in reintegrating human knowledge and action  and that Brazil will …

LAST STAND by Ted Turner

Jay Owen Books and Reviews

Thank you to Terry Mock, Ethical Markets Advisory Board member, for this review of Ted Turner’s Last Stand. How Ted Turner uses “people-planet-profit” to achieve sustainability “I believe the triple bottom line is our only hope.” – Ted Turner By Sustainable Land Development Initiative   Video Trailer – http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tN0nW9BjC9M#!   In a newly …

KATERVA: 2012 Awards Ceremony on July 2, 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News

“We at Ethical Markets Media salute  the winners of these global KATERVA Awards and I am honored to serve as one of the Judges, Hazel Henderson , Editor-in-Chief “   Warm wishes to all, Hazel Henderson Dear Katerva Community, Katerva will host its 2012 Awards Ceremony on July 2, 2013 …

Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

About   |   The Principles   |   Signatories and Supporters   |   Media   |   Publications   |   Contact   Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry     World’s insurers publicly disclose progress in implementing global principles a year after launch at UN Conference on Sustainable Development        …

UNODA Press release – Future Policy Award announces nominations of 20 innovative disarmament policies

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News

Press release – for immediate release International award celebrates solutions for sustainable disarmament Future Policy Award announces nominations of 25 innovative disarmament policies Hamburg/Geneva/New York– 6 June 2013: The World Future Council has today announced the nominations of the Future Policy Award 2013. In partnership with the United Nations Office …

Stakeholder Forum Network News: Engagement in post-Rio+20 and post-2015 processes

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News

     www.stakeholderforum.org   Stakeholder Engagement in post-Rio+20 and post-2015 processes     Participatory democracy is the idea that involving all stakeholders, at every level, will result in better informed, and more thoroughly deliberated, decisions being taken. It means that all stakeholders will thereby take greater ownership of the outcome …

Meetings Of The Minds

Jay Owen Trendspotting, The Blog

Business and environmental leaders brainstorm sustainable solutions to the world’s biggest problems. by Martha Shaw           (San Diego, CA) – May 15, 2013 – What would happen if you sequestered big business leaders and entrepreneurs with environmental thought leaders and encouraged them all to brainstorm ways to reduce our tread on the …

The Sustainable Value of “Brand Disney”: Strategic Implications of Its Withdrawal from Bangladesh

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  What I Learned About Sustainability at REI, Part 1: Abundance Over Scarcity After seven years of working on sustainable business at REI, I am taking some time to reflect and share some of the things I learned. My first lesson was that no one was inspired by an “I …