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Sustainable Development: Implementing Rio+20: ECOSOC’s New Role and Its Old Culture

Sustainable Development: Implementing Rio+20: ECOSOC’s New Role and Its Old Culture

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News - 28 October 2013 Featured Guest Article Implementing Rio+20: ECOSOC's [...]

Earth Policy Release – Full Planet, Empty Plates Chapter Two

Earth Policy Release – Full Planet, Empty Plates Chapter Two

Chapter 2. The Ecology of Population Growth  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch2 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, Empty Plates May 9, 2013 Over the next several weeks, we will be releasing Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity by Lester R. Brown in installments. Look for a new [...]

CSR Asia Weekly: Lessons from Bangladesh / Business and children’s rights

CSR Asia Weekly: Lessons from Bangladesh / Business and children’s rights

CSR Asia Weekly: Lessons from Bangladesh / Business and children's rights Vol. 9 Week 17 | 08 May 2013     HIGHLIGHT Corporate Community Investment Forum 2013, Singapore A pioneering forum which will give delegates access to the latest research and trends on corporate community investment in [...]

The World Bank and its ‘new’ Poverty Approach

   The World Bank and its 'new' Poverty Approach   Francine Mestrum*         'We should strive to eradicate absolute poverty by the end of this century' said World Bank President Robert McNamara in 1973 at the annual meeting of the Bretton Woods Institutions. As we know, at the end of the [...]

CSR Asia Weekly: The real price of cheap clothes / Sustainable palm oil agenda / Water Security

CSR Asia Weekly: The real price of cheap clothes / Sustainable palm oil agenda / Water Security

Vol. 9 Week 16 | 02 May 2013     HIGHLIGHT Corporate Community Investment Forum 2013, Singapore A pioneering forum which will give delegates access to the latest research and trends on corporate community investment in the Asean Region, with a specific focus on impact [...]

Invitation: OECD green growth side-events at Rio+20

You're invited: OECD green growth side-events at Rio+20 Tailoring green growth strategies to country circumstances: practical steps to achieve sustainable development 21 June, 17:00-18:30 RioCentro Conference Centre, Room: T-9 This side-event will feature a dialogue between the OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, representatives [...]

Hazel Henderson Presents @ Rio + 20: How markets can be harnessed to promote use low-carbon, renewable energy

Side Event: Green Energy for a Green Economy Date: 19 Jun 2012, 17:30 - 19:00 at RioCentro, Room T-5 ORGANISERS: HELIO International and INFORSE   Hear about tools to monitor progress and identify  development and investment opportunities See the results of good practices   PROGRAM: Introduction By Christine [...]

Uranium-series dating reveals Iberian paintings are Europe’s oldest cave art

Uranium-series dating reveals Iberian paintings are Europe's oldest cave art Posted: 14 Jun 2012 11:28 AM PDT Paleolithic paintings in El Castillo cave in Northern Spain date back at least 40,800 years -- making them Europe's oldest known cave art, according to new research. Scientists found that the practice of cave art in Europe began up [...]

Asian Clean Energy Forum 2012 Highlights

In the morning, participants convened in plenary and considered “Financing Sustainability and Enabling Profitability: public and private perspective.” The day was organized into 12 breakout sessions. Xiaoyu Zhao, ADB, noted the high potential of Asia-Pacific’s clean energy market and opportunities to contribute to [...]

*Media Advisory* National Federation Of Community Development Credit Unions Announces Launch Of New York: Building A Cooperative City

Deadlines & Events New York: Building a Cooperative City Launch Event November 1, 2011 | New York, NY Please join the Federation for the launch of "New York: Building a Cooperative City," a kick-off event to launch the International Year of Cooperatives. This first-ever convening of New York City cooperatives across sectors: credit [...]

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