Sustainable Development Update – UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014

Jay Owen Sustainability News

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 17 December 2013 UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014 16_December 2013: Addressing the UN press corps in an end-of-year news conference on 16 December 2013, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 2014 will be “crucial for development,” and offered his vision for the Climate …

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 …

Global Crowdfunding Update: Updates from the World Bank and Africa

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Global Update June 3, 2013 Crowdfunding was the featured topic in this month’s Entrepreneur Magazine, which looks at innovation in funding start-ups. The article explored the ways in which governments, development organizations and investors in many countries are working to create entrepreneurial ecosystems and innovation.  Crowdfunding is a solution that …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Teresa Fogelberg

kristy SRI/ESG News

An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Teresa Fogelberg, Deputy Chief Executive, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), The Netherlands – June 3, 2011 By Geoffrey on June 3, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The …