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Friday Video: Brazil – Dragon Dreaming

With Brazil elections upcoming, it is heartening to see young community leaders engaged in moving Brazil forward, making connections as diverse as book clubs, vermiculture and entrepreneur hubs - all interrelated and serving  to improve quality of life. Pedro Arujo Mendes teaches a method called "Dragon Dreaming" to make environmentally [...]

Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry

Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry

About   |   The Principles   |   Signatories and Supporters   |   Media   |   Publications   |   Contact   Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry     World's insurers publicly disclose progress in implementing global [...]

General Assembly President Calls on States to Implement Rio + 20 Outcome Document

New York, Jul 27 2012  3:05PM The President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, today called on countries to focus on implementing the outcome document from the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last month. "We have defined the future we want," Mr. Al-Nasser [...]

Youth blast Rio+20 deal as ‘pathetic’

Youth blast Rio+20 deal as 'pathetic' Sat, 23 Jun 2012 03:24 GMT Source: alertnet // Roli Mahajan Youth display the American flag, with symbols of multinational brands to protest against current economic policy, during the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro on June 21, 2012. REUTERS/Ueslei [...]

RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY

We at Ethical Markets are Happy to see our Friends at UN agencies coming together online!, Hazel Henderson, Editor RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES New York, Jun 19 2012 5:05PM People from all over the world today took part in an all-day online forum discussing how technology and social media can be [...]

RIO+20: AT FORUM, BUSINESS LEADERS DISCUSS SHIFTING TO SUSTAINABLE PATH

RIO+20: AT FORUM, BUSINESS LEADERS DISCUSS SHIFTING TO SUSTAINABLE PATH New York, Jun 15 2012 2:05PM More than 2,000 business leaders, investors and labour activists will today gather at a United Nations forum seeking to reach consensus on sustainable policies that will protect the environment, provide safe and fair conditions for workers, [...]

Position on the Natural Capital Declaration

“We at Ethical Markets Media agree with BankTrack’s following perceptive critique of the Natural Capital Declaration, which still starts from the faulty premises of conventional economics and financial models . Ethical Markets Media and the Biomimicry Group will be releasing its own additional Statement on real Transformation of Finance at [...]

Connecting city leaders to global leaders at Rio+20 Global Town Hall – 18-22 June, Athletes Park, Rio de Janeiro

“Our struggle for global sustainability will be won or lost in cities”. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon With 3 billion new urban dwellers moving into cities in the next three decades, local governments are crucial actors to ensure a sustainable future. The Rio+20 Global Town Hall, organized by ICLEI with the support of many [...]

Joint Global Reporting Initiative, WBCSD, CEBDS press release

Joint Global Reporting Initiative, WBCSD, CEBDS press release For immediate release Friday 15 June 2012 Rio+20 should adopt an approach to making sustainability reporting standard practice say leading business organizations Ban Ki Moon asked to lead establishment of global policy framework for sustainability reporting Rio de Janeiro 15 [...]

Rio + 20: Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in the New Economy

The event is open to the public. The Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in the New Economy will be held in tandem with the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). The Forum will generate ideas and practical next steps for sustainability and the emerging new economy. The Forum is organized by Ashoka, Fundación Avina, the [...]

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