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Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Development Planning: A Guide for Practitioners
UNEP - 2011. "The purpose of this guide is to provide practical, step-by-step guidance on how governments and other national actors can mainstream climate ...
Sustainability Nears a tipping Point
This year, most survey respondents say sustainability is on their companies management agendas to stay. What’s more, a substantial portion of respondents say ...
Sustainability: the HOW
This paper describes how to succeed in profitably transforming the sustainability of organisations. Or you could look at this as how to sustainably increase ...
Towards a greener and fairer society
Climate change means that resource scarcity and environmental degradation have become major, and urgent, challenges. In response, the ILO is promoting the ...
Sustainable Urban Energy: A Sourcebook for Asia
In light of global warming and other environmental threats, local Governments around the world have taken up initiatives in mitigation and adaptation to ...
Sustainability Study: Interactive Exploration
The third annual 2011 Sustainability & Innovation Global Executive Study, conducted by MIT Sloan Management Review in partnership with The Boston Consulting ...
Vital GEO Graphics
An electronic booklet that is based on "Global Environment Outlook: environment for development (GEO-4)." This is one of many publications produced within the ...
Roads from Rio+20: pathways to achieve global sustainability goals by 2050
If we want to be successful in achieving sustainability goals, a new approach is needed for addressing issues of hunger, food production, biodiversity loss, ...
Working towards sustainable development: Opportunities for decent work and social inclusion in a green economy
A green economy is necessary if sustainable development is to be realized. According to this new released report by the ILO’s Global Green Jobs Programme, the ...
Landscapes for People, Food and Nature: The Vision, the Evidence, and Next Steps
This paper explains the rationale for the ‘whole landscape’ approach, describes its main elements, and summarizes the existing evidence on the prevalence and ...
Summary report of the 3rd ILO Green Jobs Knowledge Sharing and Planning Workshop
The summary report of the 3rd ILO Green Jobs Knowledge Sharing and Planning Workshop held in Turin from 12 to 14 March 2012. More than 40 colleagues from ...
Sustainia100 Guide
Gathered from 56 countries spread over six continents, Sustainia100 is a complete guide to innovative and scalable solutions instrumental in creating ...
The Green Economy Pocketbook: the case for action
The Green Economy Pocketbook: the case for action describes a vision for change. Drawing lessons from a series of national dialogues in developing and ...
Jobs Beyond Coal: A Manual for Communities, Workers, and Environmentalists
Jobs Beyond Coal: A Manual for Communities, Workers, and Environmentalists is a guide for those who wish to make the transition from coal-and to make it in a ...
G20 - Set of policy recommendations to meet skills needs for green jobs
The ILO has prepared a set of policy recommendations to meet skills needs for green jobs, on the request of the G20 Development Working Group (DWG) to be held ...
‘SEED formula for ecosystems uplift fast becoming model’
The Daily Times, 9 June 2012 - The Social, Economic and Environmental Development (SEED) project formula for sustainable development and valorisation of the ...
AIGCC and BNP PARIBAS - Unique Research Collaboration To Examine Financial Impacts Of Climate Risks In Pearl River Delta
HONG KONG, 30 May, 2012 - The Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) and BNP Paribas have begun a unique collaboration to publish a series of reports ...
Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network
Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) is a network of ten cities in India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam, experimenting with a range of ...
Businesses scramble to keep up with green product demand
Green businesses are being urged to overhaul their design and supply operations, after a new report by consultancy Accenture revealed that many firms selling ...
Climate impact on plants could be underestimated: Study
The Times India, 03 May 2012 - Experiments that try to simulate global warming's impact on plants badly under-estimate what happens in the real world, ...
Green future said to be in Viet Nam's reach
Viet Nam News, 9 June 2012 - Pursuing green growth may seem a daunting task, but it is achievable if countries tackle political economy constraints, overcome ...
Is sewage the next energy source?
The Korea Herald, 28 May 2012 - Korean scientists have reported major progress in turning microbes in waste water into sources of electricity. The researchers ...
Rio+20 Dialogues
The Sustainable Development Dialogues, to be held in Riocentro, between June 16 to 19, in the context of the Rio+20 Conference, is an instrument to convene ...
Rio+20 Seminar: Gender Equality is Sustainability
Sustainable development cannot be achieved without equality between women and men. This seminar organized by the Nordic Council of Ministers aims to reaffirm ...
RoK-Vietnam Ministerial Meeting on Environment opens in Hanoi
VietNamNet Bridge, 7 May 2012 – Vietnam’s environmental protection strategy aims to promote international cooperation to complete the legal system, improve ...
Sparking greener economic growth
Matt Haskins, leader of PwC's Sustainable Business Solutions tax practice, gives a business perspective of Rio
Spotlight on IT: Innovation for a greener economy
Jenny Marusiak, Eco-Business.com, 30 May 2012 - IT is an increasingly important component of achieving sustainable development goals. This article highlights ...
Students get green tips from man who walked to the Poles
The Times of India, 21 April 2012 - Delhi's waste management drive has a unique face. Sir Robert Swan, the first person ever to walk to both the North and ...
Webinar - May 10: Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing - Report of the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability in Light of Rio+20
The High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) was established by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to formulate a new blueprint for sustainable ...
WFUNA Webinar: Get Rio: Global Governance for a Sustainable Future
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development (IFSD) is one of the two main themes of Rio+20. But what exactly does this ...