Tag Archives: Hållbar utveckling

REDD – when will a deal come?

Tweet The UN‐REDD Programme is seeking to identify four Civil Society Organization (CSO) representatives to its Policy Board: one CSO from each of the Programme’s three regions (Africa, Asia‐Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean) and one CSO from a developed country. The Bank Information Center is … Continue reading

The soft talk in the restroom……

Tweet The events in Almedalen can make you frustrated. Why? Time is short and nearly everyone is caring on issues in their minds and would like to discuss and some will like to present brilliant new ideas….. And sometimes you feel that … Continue reading

Cities show the way out of the crises

Tweet Once a year, European Mayors gather to confirm their commitment at the Covenant of Mayors annual ceremony. Yesterday ceremony was the third year – and now the signatories exceeded 3000 with a commitment to go beyond the EU 2020 energy … Continue reading

For us, the 99%, is Durban going to deliver?

Tweet In the middle of some of the most turbulent political and economic crises of modern times, UN climate negotiators will meet in Durban, South Africa, on November 28th. Their greatest challenge will be making their voices heard above the … Continue reading

New CDP report on Water

Tweet New York, 16 November 2011 — The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Water Disclosure global report launched today finds that 57% of the 190 publicly listed organizations that participated in the survey report board-level oversight of water policies, strategies, or plans. By comparison, … Continue reading

Ranked the Rich – to support the poor – Sweden top ranked

Tweet Each year since 2003, the Center for Global Development has “ranked the rich”—assessing which wealthy nations do the most (for their size) to bring good government and prosperity to the rest of the world. Today, we released the 9th edition of … Continue reading

Greeks, be aware of the Trojan horse!

Tweet I don’t know about you, but I have tried to find out exactly what is in the bailout  package offered to Greece by the European partners, but I could not find much.  Banks are mentioned in all the newspapers … Continue reading

Food production for 9 Billion People?

Tweet How will 9 billion people be able to eat without undermining the very basis for food production? A seminar in Stockholm on the 7th of November will take on the grand challenge of Global Food Security, in the context … Continue reading

From words to action – Rio+20

Tweet Many policies have been written to underscore the important move in the direction of a Sustainable Development. One of the latest is written by The Alliance for Future Generations Rio+20 working group what they called – The Open Challenge Paper. … Continue reading

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