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Industrial energy vital for sustainable development: UN report

Industrial energy vital for sustainable development: UN report | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
UNITED NATIONS: A new United Nations report launched on Tuesday urges investment in energy-efficient technologies to help achieve sustainable growth and tackle a host of global challenges from climate (
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U.N.'s New Sustainability Plan: Double Renewable Power Worldwide, Give Energy Access to All

U.N.'s New Sustainability Plan: Double Renewable Power Worldwide, Give Energy Access to All | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announces the official launch of the ambitious sustainability initiative.
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Three Ideas That Are Good for Both Economy and Environment

Three Ideas That Are Good for Both Economy and Environment | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

RT @eoi: Sustainable good things exist "Three ideas that are good for both economy & environment. Here we present specific examples of common sense policies that can promote growth and cut greenhouse gas emissions. These actions fall across three crucial areas: energy, forestry and transport.

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SAUDI ARABIA Kingdom enters the solar race

SAUDI ARABIA Kingdom enters the solar race | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Already a world leader in supplying energy, Saudi Arabia is turning its attention towards solar power. Its location puts the country in an enviable position.
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A CASE FOR "NO" ON CARBON CAPTURE: UNISDR warns against ignoring seismic threats as quakes wreak havoc for second year - UNISDR

A CASE FOR "NO" ON CARBON CAPTURE: UNISDR warns against ignoring seismic threats as quakes wreak havoc for second year - UNISDR | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
For two consecutive years the long-term disasters trend has been bucked by major earthquakes which claimed thousands of lives and affected millions in both 2010 and 2011, according to new statistics published today by CRED and the UN office for...
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One Trillionth Dollar Invested in Clean Energy in 2011: Will American Business Capture the Second Trillion?

One Trillionth Dollar Invested in Clean Energy in 2011: Will American Business Capture the Second Trillion? | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Today, two opposing visions are being crafted for the future of American jobs, international competitiveness and environmental stewardship. Which vision will America choose.

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IUCN - The future we want - preparing for Rio+20

IUCN - The future we want - preparing for Rio+20 | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Preparations are gearing up for the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development that takes place in June, with the release of the so-called ‘zero draft’ of the conference’s outcome document.
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Women Farmers say NO to Corporate Western-style Big Ag Techniques

Women Farmers say NO to Corporate Western-style Big Ag Techniques | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

West Africa—Escalating anxiety over the appropriation and control of land, seeds, and farming techniques by foreign governments and corporations—manifested in “land-grabbing,” seed monopolization, genetic modification, and the imposition of high-tech, water-, chemical-, and energy-intensive monocrops touted by The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is a Gates Foundation-funded initiative based in Nairobi and spearheaded by Kofi Annan, former secretary general of the U.N.

But a growing movement of local farmers—largely led by women—argue that the surest path to food security is securing food sovereignty. It’s a concept that was put forward in the early 90′s by Via Campesina, an international alliance of peasant, indigenous, and women’s organizations that advocates for communities’ control over how food is produced, and who gets to eat it.

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UK must rethink its unfailing support for Canada's fossil fuels

UK must rethink its unfailing support for Canada's fossil fuels | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Kelly Rigg: The Canadian government's desperate responses to tar sands opposition should be a cue for Britain to stop doing its bidding in Europe...
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The communities taking renewable energy into their own hands

The communities taking renewable energy into their own hands | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Ecologist: Despite the economy, people are investing in solar, wind and hydro power for their local communities...
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Green economy for sustainable development

Green economy for sustainable development | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

DUBAI: Shaikh Mohammed announced today the launch of a long term national initiative to build green economy in the UAE under the slogan: “A green economy for sustainable development “.

 

Through this initiative, the UAE aims to become one of the world leaders in this area as well as a centre for the export and re-export of green products and technologies, and to maintain a sustainable environment to support long-term economic growth.

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Sustainability explained through animation

Watch this short animated movie explaining sustainability created for RealEyes by Igloo Animations...
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Renewable energy can tackle poverty

Renewable energy can tackle poverty | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
The United Nations has taken a new initiative to promote renewable energy, considering its potential to alleviate poverty across the world, according to a top UN official.
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Tougher 30% emissions cut would be cheaper than expected: report

Tougher 30% emissions cut would be cheaper than expected: report | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Chris Huhne's support for higher 30% emissions cut target gets boost as European Commission analysis concludes it would actually save money over a smaller cut (Tougher EU carbon target would present UK with little problem, contrary to what some business...
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EGYPT: Renewable energy, ecotourism and integrated farming are key to Sinai development

EGYPT: Renewable energy, ecotourism and integrated farming are key to Sinai development | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Just after the New Year, Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri held a ministerial meeting to discuss a new draft law that would establish an authority for the development of Sinai.
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BIOMIMICRY: Nature: Design Genius - Nature’s most elegant designs may hold the key to super-efficient, ecofriendly technology

BIOMIMICRY: Nature: Design Genius - Nature’s most elegant designs may hold the key to super-efficient, ecofriendly technology | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

BIOMIMICRY: Bionic Handling; Better Spin cycle; Chemical-Free De-Icing; Extreme Shock Absorber; Paint Without Pigments; Traffic Decongestant; efficient ceiling fans; fog harvesting;

 

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Rio+20 looks to the future - It's Big and Different Than Before

Rio+20 looks to the future - It's Big and Different Than Before | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
This year's Rio+20 summit looks like prioritising food, energy, water, the oceans and the young.
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With Work Scarce in Athens, Greeks Go Back to the Land

With Work Scarce in Athens, Greeks Go Back to the Land | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
As Greece’s economy plunges and unemployment rises, many Greeks are fleeing to the countryside and looking to the nation’s rich agricultural past as a guide to the future.
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SEA THE TRUTH -- In 2048 The Oceans Will Be Empty! (16:9, full-length, HiQ)

http://www.SeaTheTruth.nl/en/ or http://www.GlobeTransformer.org (NOTE for the YouTube-Team: we have uploaded this movie with the permission of the Nicolaas G. Pierson Foundation)

Sea the Truth is based on numerous scientific publications that examine the problems of seas and oceans.

If we don't do anything we will be facing one of the greatest disasters of mankind.

 

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LOTS OF INFO ON Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

LOTS OF INFO ON Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 20-22, 2012.
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The Essentials for the Necessary Transition to a Renewable Energy Economy

The Essentials for the Necessary Transition to a Renewable Energy Economy | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Unless we want to be indentured to an energy-military-financial complex, we need to build a new infrastructure for renewable energy.
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Closing the gap between men and women in agriculture VIDEO

The world cannot eliminate hunger without closing the gap between men and women in agriculture. With equal access to productive resources and services, such as land, water and credit, women farmers can produce 20 to 30 percent more food, enough to lift 150 million people out of hunger.

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Benefit Corporation, B Corp: Changing ‘Profit’ Capitalism to ‘Social Conscience’ Capitalism for the New Economy… Paradigm Shift for Social Responsibility

Original article posted by http://bizshifts-trends.com/Many major corporations have already proven that they can be socially responsible for the well-being of societies, communities, and environments in which they operate.

Via Flora Moon
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"Renewable Energy is the future of mankind", India's minister Dr Farooq Abdullah

"Renewable Energy is the future of mankind", India's minister Dr Farooq Abdullah | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
An exclusive interview with Dr Farooq Abdullah, India's renewable energy minister ahead of the official opening of World Future Energy Summit 2012 in Abu Dhabi...
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The Essentials for the Necessary Transition to a Renewable Energy Economy

The Essentials for the Necessary Transition to a Renewable Energy Economy | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Unless we want to be indentured to an energy-military-financial complex, we need to build a new infrastructure for renewable energy.
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