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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 ...
Climate change adaptation for water management in a green economy
The publication is prepared to provide guidance in discussions for adaptation to climate change through integrated water resources management and green growth ...
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 ...
Business and governments discuss green economy ahead of Rio+20
A two-day consultation addressed how to best leverage business strengths in innovation, adaptation and implementation to facilitate the transition to a green ...
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 ...
China Daily: Green economy drive to deliver $315b in energy-saving investment
China's ambition to shift to a greener economy is expected to provide more than 2 trillion yuan ($315 billion) in investment opportunities over the next five ...
Live blog from Oxford University: food, water and energy for all
Jo Confino blogs live from the high level Resource sustainability conference at Oxford University's Smith School, which is looking at new ways to manage ...
Population growth, climate change drive need for urban rethink
AlertNet, Amantha Perera, 27 June 2012 - Experts, UN officials and activists spoke of how the world’s bulging urban population will need a bigger share of ...
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 ...
Rio+20 Voluntary Commitments
The Rio+20 Secretariat, together with the UN Global Compact and the Sustainable Energy for All initiative, has received over 700 Rio+20 voluntary commitments. ...
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 ...
World's resource problems need "whole landscape" solutions
Astrid Zweynert, AlertNet, 15 June 2012 - This way of doing business, known as the “whole landscape approach”, is key in helping combat hunger, poverty, ...
Green Gold Rush: How ambitious environmental policy can make Australia a leader in the global race for green jobs
The report indicates that Australia has an opportunity to turn action to combat environmental challenges into growth of the green economy. This report ...
Building green dreams
At a time when the real estate sector is searching for a possible trigger, builders are zooming in on the concept of water and energy conservation. Almost all ...
The European Commission in Search of the Best Climate Solutions in Europe - The World You Like Challenge
On 11 February, Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action, launched a low-carbon contest, calling on creative and innovative minds from across the ...
India underscores vital links between climate, water, Himalayas
The Third Pole, 13 Oct 2015 - In its climate submission the the UN, India highlights crucial links between climate change, water and the Himalayas and ...
Cities: Asia’s main battleground for climate change.
Eco-Business, 16 Jun 2015 - From “climate-proofing” cities to harnessing the potential of renewable energy sources, engineers have a vita role to play in ...
Post-2015: Framing A New Approach To Sustainable Development
This briefing note offers principles and approaches for integrating economic, social and environmental sustainability and equity in a new post-2015 development ...
Green Business Case Studies from the Asia-Pacific Region
Green Business Case Studies from the Asia-Pacific Region Prepared within the Framework of the ILO Green Jobs Programme for Asia and the Pacific 2013
Coke creates China brand linking bottled water to clean water for schools
Plastic News, 1 May 2014 - Coca-Cola Co. is launching a socially responsible bottled-water brand in China that will fund projects to bring clean drinking water ...
ILC 2013 - Executive summary of the Report V (Sustainable development, decent work and green jobs) (ILO HQ, 2013)
Executive summary of the Report on "Sustainable development, decent work and green jobs", including six points for discussion in a number of consecutive ...
Green growth and Development Quarterly (Volume 1 Issue 4, July 2013)
Published by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), the Green Growth and Development Quarterly aims to understand the many facets of inclusive and green ...
World Water Day: How we can ‘unflood’ Asia
Eco-Business, 25 Mar 2015 - Following the global observance of UN World Water Day, Amy Leung, director of ADB's Urban Development and Water Division, outlines ...
Start Your Green Business (SYGB) Training Modules
Developed under the Indonesian Green Entrepreneurship Program Inception Phase, the Start Your Green Business (SYGB) Training Modules cover 5 green sector: ...
Green Jobs - An estimate of direct employment potential of a greening South African economy
The primary purpose of this report is to provide a segmented view of the net direct job creation anticipated to emerge in the formal economy across a wide ...
News
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 the criticality of gender equality and women’s empowerment in the achievement of sustainable development in all its three dimensions: Economic, social and environmental.

Posted by Matthew Hengesbaugh at May 25, 2012 12:39 AM |
Business and governments discuss green economy ahead of Rio+20

A two-day consultation addressed how to best leverage business strengths in innovation, adaptation and implementation to facilitate the transition to a green economy

Posted by Matthew Hengesbaugh at May 18, 2012 03:20 AM |
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 mean? Please join us on Wednesday, 16 May 2012 @ 10:00am EDT as we discuss the past, present, and future of IFSD and how to reform global governance architecture to effectively deliver sustainable development in the 21st century.

Posted by Matthew Hengesbaugh at May 16, 2012 03:05 AM |
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 experts and stakeholders from civil society, including private sector, NGOs, scientific community, among other major groups, with a view to defining recommendations that will be taken directly to the Heads of State and Government during the High-Level Segment of Rio+20. This online platform is an instrument to ensure broad, democratic and diverse participation in the Sustainable Development Dialogues process.

Posted by Daniel Shephard at May 11, 2012 10:40 AM |
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 development and low-carbon prosperity. The Panel's final report - "Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing" - contains 56 recommendations to put sustainable development into practice, and to mainstream it into economic policy to be submitted for consideration at the upcoming Rio+20 Summit (June 2012). During the event, Mr. János Pásztor, GSP Executive Secretary and Assistant-Secretary General of the UN, will discuss the relevance of the GSP report and recommendations to the work of international financial institutions, such as the World Bank.

Posted by Matthew Hengesbaugh at May 10, 2012 12:27 PM |
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