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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 in Asia Regional Conference flyer
Asia-Pacific countries call for intensified efforts to create green jobs initiatives - Surabaya Conference
Government, employer and worker representatives from ten countries in the Asia-Pacific region have called for intensified efforts through social dialogue to ...
Philippine Green Building Council
The PHILGBC aims to take the lead in ensuring that industry designs, builds and operates buildings in a ecologically and economically sustainable manner that ...
Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference
On 29-31 August 2012, a tripartite regional workshop will discuss the Green Jobs in Asia project to highlight successful approaches, areas of improvement and ...
Businesses in Asia should lead the sustainability movement: experts
Speakers at the recent Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development called on the region to drive the change towards a green economy.
Asia - Pacific countries call for intensified efforts to create green jobs initiatives - Surabaya conference
SURABAYA (ILO News): Government, employer and worker representatives from ten countries in the Asia-Pacific region have called for intensified efforts through ...
Asia technology comes clean to provide green solutions
BBC News, 9 May 2011.
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 ...
Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference
The Green Jobs in Asia regional conference will be held on 29-31 August 2012 in Surabaya, Indonesia. This conference will serve as an opportunity to reflect on ...
In the name green sensibility
The Jakarta Post, 15 April 2012 - Green concepts are gaining traction and popularity in Indonesia as is exemplified by the 365 Eco Bar which was designed based ...
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 ...
Push for green buildings
The Standard, 07 May 2012 - Energy-efficient buildings should account for 30percent of all new construction projects by 2020 to bring its building energy ...
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. ...
Shortage of Skilled Employees in Green Building Industry
Skilled green workers in the construction industry in demand, but there are too few people with those skills, say 86% of architects and engineers and 91% of ...
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 ...
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 ...
Using Financial and Market-based Mechanisms to improve Building Energy Efficiency in China
China has stretching targets to reduce energy consumption per unit GDP, and tackling energy efficiency in buildings will be a key route to achieve these ...
A Green “New Deal” for Asia? How Asia-Pacific countries are expanding the Green sector in their economies
Many Asia governments are rolling out ambitious plans to nurture 'Green-collar' jobs in their economies, from assembling hybrid cars to cultivating bio-fuels. ...
Preliminary assessment of Green Jobs in 3 sectors: Renewable energy, Waste management and Construction
The report aims to develop an inventory of which organization or agency is doing what in green jobs in the three sectors in Bangladesh; and identify potential ...
Green Jobs: Working for People and the Environment
The report, Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World, is the first comprehensive compilation of global green jobs trends and ...
Buildings and Climate Change - Status, Challenges and Opportunities
This publication outlines the salient features of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from building use and construction. It assess factors affecting the ...