Monthly Archives: June 2011

Political Governance and Sustainable Development on the agenda in Sweden

Tweet   How can we agree to agree? That is the underlying question the Tällberg Forum 2011 asks this summer, in Sigtuna Sweden. In a rapidly changing world, we need new governance mechanisms that fit with the emerging realities. The … Continue reading

Voluntary Carbon Market 2011 – new report

Tweet For five years, Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace and Bloomberg New Energy Finance have published the State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets Reports to shed light on trading volumes, credit prices, project types, locations, and the motivations of buyers in this … Continue reading

Transport in cities

Tweet Many questions are issued how to meet the public demands of a clean air in cities all over the world. Chinese had to ban cars in front of the olympics to lower the level of pollution. London will be … Continue reading

New wave of graduates interested in values based jobs

Tweet Suddenly, “sustainability” seems to resonate with the sex appeal of “dot com” or “start-up,” appealing to droves of ambitious young innovators. Amelia Byers, operations director for Idealist.org, a Web site that lists paid and unpaid opportunities for nonprofit groups … Continue reading

First commercial flight on biokerosene

Tweet KLM Royal Dutch Airlines  will launch more than 200 flights being operated on biokerosene between Amsterdam and Paris. “KLM has once again shown it is stimulating the development of biokerosene”, according to managing director Camiel Eurlings. “In November 2009 … Continue reading

Summer readings – 2 books and reviews

Tweet It is time to think about summer readings and why not look into the new book – The Age of Responsibility. The writer Wayne Visser shows how the old model of Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (CSR) is being replaced by … Continue reading

Attitudes of European citizens towards the environment

Tweet The latest EU Barometer showing that 89% of people think that more funding should be allocated to support environmentally friendly activities and developments. Visit the result of the EU Barometer – Attitudes towards the Environment.

Appetite for Change – new report on Global Food System

Tweet In a survey, called Appetite for Change, which is based on interviews with a wide range of corporate leaders, identifies what change is needed, and the role the corporate sector must play in making it happen. Read the new report from … Continue reading

The critical voice of the Environment movement

Tweet 40 years after the birth of the modern environment movement, it has turned into an unwieldy behemoth and its tactics have stalled. This prompted criticism that he is out of touch with the movement. In an open letter to green … Continue reading

Friends of Graemeen

Tweet Yunus, known as “the banker of the poor”, has become unstoppable, with 3.7 million people now having signed a petition; Mary Robinson leading Friends of Grameen with a powerful international coalition of supporters; and the French and American governments speaking … Continue reading