Tag Archives: Hållbart ledarskap

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

PhD Student developed a new method for the Clothing industries most dangerous chemicals

Tweet The new recipes will hopefully take away the clothing industry’s most dangerous chemicals. Mary Jonstrups, a PhD Student in biotechnology at the Faculty of Engineering in the Swedish University city Lund have developed a new method to purify dyed … 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

What will Rio+ 20 deliver?

Tweet The preparation of the Rio Earth summit in June next year are now on the road and a statement have been delivered by the Chief Executives in the UN organisation. A wide and general platform that need to be discussed … 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

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

Gender Equality and Development also smart economics

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Mayors and regions take leadership in front of Rio+20

Tweet European leaders must take a strong, unified position on the future of international environmental policy and ensure that next year’s Rio+20 summit does not just result in statements of good intent but in concrete actions and tangible targets. This … Continue reading

Fair Tax: It’s About Socioeconomic Welfare, not Warfare!

Tweet Some week ago week Paul Ryan, chairman of the House of Representatives budget committee, accused President Obama of waging “class warfare” with his proposed taxes on top-earners. Ryan went on to claim that any such attempt to dismantle Bush-era … Continue reading