Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sustainability and the MBA courses – see the ranking

Tweet More universities worldwide offer MBA courses that give students a more integrated academic platform for economic, ecological and social objectives. One of the most developed systems for an integrated approach in the corporate sector is the Global Reporting Initiative, which has for years been developing practical experience of education systems. But, it is surprising that there is still no fundamental structures in the political system that … Continue reading

The EU Commission approved a new European strategy on corporate social responsibility

Tweet The Commission will work with Member States, enterprises and other stakeholders to periodically monitor progress and to jointly prepare a review meeting to be held by mid 2014. In preparation for that meeting the Commission will publish a report … Continue reading

Revolution, Recession AND Sustainability

Tweet Revolution and recession. For good reason, these two words have dominated headlines over the past year. Yet talk of such political and financial tumult has resulted in the neglect of a third issue, which is both critical and germane: … Continue reading

Toxic Wastes to Developing Countries to Become Law

Tweet Toxic Wastes to Developing Countries to Become Law.

Toxic Wastes to Developing Countries to Become Law

Tweet In a major breakthrough decision at the 10th Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention, 178 Parties agreed to allow an early entry into force of law of the Basel Ban Amendment which prohibits all exports of hazardous … Continue reading

New CDP report published today

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New CDP report published

Tweet The Nordic Countries are leading when we look at the combination of Economic Growth, Reduction of GHG and Reduction of Fossil fuels. The green taxation system and incentives have promoted green solutions in the market place. The Nordic CDP … Continue reading

Gender Equality and Development also smart economics

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New IEA World Outlook Report on Energy

Tweet Modern energy services are crucial to human well‐being and to a country’s economic development; and yet globally over 1.3 billion people are without access to electricity and 2.7 billion people are without clean cooking facilities. More than 95% of … Continue reading

Biofuels for cars and airplanes

Tweet In an article today in The New York Times we could read that the world’s airlines will carry 2.8 billion passengers and 46 million tons of freight this year. They will burn somewhere between 210 million and 220 million tons of … Continue reading