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Green Jobs and Occupational Safety and Health Presentation
This presentation gives an overview of the strong linkages between Green Jobs and Occupational Safety and Health. It also draws on particular sectors and ...
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 ...
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 ...
Green Jobs Primer:Trees, Plants and Grasses of Nepal
The purpose of this publication is to provide development practitioners, enterprises adn communities with some such socio-economic reasons to prevent and ...
Australian Conservation Foundation
A national, community-based environmental organization committed to inspiring people to achieve a healthy environment for all Australians. ACF has been a ...
‘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 ...
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 ...
Climate Conversations - Climate change means doing Asian development differently
Nita Bhalla, AlertNet, 18 May 2012 - For years, many developing countries have believed it can be only one or the other - economic growth or reducing carbon ...
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 ...
Nature yields ground to city in Rajokri
Times of India, 22 April 2012 - It used to be a wildlife habitat and the city's heat sink, but Rajokri forest now seems like a casualty of urbanization. ...
Rice terraces taken off endangered list
Manila Times, 28 June 2012 - THE Philippines’ rice terraces in the Cordillera region has been removed from the list of endangered heritage sites, according to ...
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. ...
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 ...
Watch TEDxWWF online on 14 June
TEDx is an extension of the TED Conference designed to help share ideas globally. This particular event is coordinated by the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) ...
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, ...
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 ...
ReThink, Reuse Space: The Power of Garden Allotments
apacity utilization is a key term in business and an increasingly important term with regards to sustainability. The way in which cities utilise space is ...
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 ...
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
NATURE AND ITS ROLE IN THE TRANSITION TO A GREEN ECONOMY
There is growing recognition among policy-makers and private sector decision-makers that the current model of economic growth is socially, environmentally, ...
30 countries from Asia & Pacific adopt the Ha Noi 3R Declaration (Reduce, Reuse, Recycling) on Sustainable 3R Goals for Asia and the Pacific for 2013‐2023
"Representatives from the Governments of 30 countries from Asia & the Pacific, international organizations, bilateral and multilateral agencies, research ...
APEC agrees to achieve sustainability in tourism
BALI, Indonesia - Members of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) agreed here on Saturday to make joint efforts towards a sustainable future with ...
Saving the environment, one step at a time- RUN 350
This April, personal health and environmental well-being will come into focus together for as many as 15,000 runners, including children as young as four years ...