Monthly Archives: February 2012

Resilient People – Resilient Planet – New report

Tweet The importance of placing people at the centre of achieving sustainable development. Eradication of poverty and improving equity must remain priorities for the world community. Eempowering women and ensuring a greater role for them in the economy is critical … Continue reading

Resilient People – Resilient Planet – New report

Tweet Global Sustainability Panel Says a “Future Worth Choosing” must be based on true costs to people and the environment Addis Ababa, 30 January – Now more than ever, leaders need to focus on what matters most – the long- … Continue reading

European renewable energy market

Tweet On friday the 24th of February the European Commission invite stakeholders for consultation in preparation of the 2012 Renewable Energy Strategy. As recently pointed out in the Commission’s Energy Roadmap 2050, renewable energy sources will play a major part in … Continue reading

Values based banking network

Tweet The expanding network has ambitious plans to change the face of modern banking.The Global Alliance for Banking on Values will communicate the results of its research to support wider efforts to expand the impact of sustainable banking. via Values … Continue reading

Values based banking network

Tweet The Global Alliance for Banking on Values, a network of the world’s leading sustainable banks, has received a grant of $200,000 from the Rockefeller Foundation for research to support the development of a new fund which could bring values-driven … Continue reading

New Cities Foundation

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New Cities Foundation

Tweet  Ford Foundation is first philanthropic institution to join the New Cities Foundation  Ford and NCF to jointly work on New Cities Summit session on urban social justice issues New York, USA – Thursday 16 February, 2012 – The New … Continue reading

9 good reasons why environmentalist should call themselves economists

Tweet Charles Secrett, well known environmentalist explains: Let’s start with the apparently bad one … Economists!? Please god, no. A thousand times, no. Why on earth would environmentalists, who come in all shapes, sizes and disciplines, want to be named … Continue reading

New rating – Leaders in the IT industry

Tweet The latest Cool IT Leaderboard ranks 21 IT companies on their clean energy leadership potential, willingness to embrace clean energy solutions and potential to influence energy decisions. Google topped the table for its clear support of stronger US clean … Continue reading

Sustainable Capitalism? – Politics and business

Tweet Sustainable Capitalism? – Politics and business – Creating business opportunities to meet a more sustainable society via Sustainable Capitalism? – Politics and business.