Month: November 2016

From Rio+20 to a New Development Agenda: Building a Bridge to a Sustainable Future

Twenty years after the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, “The Earth Summit”, the Rio+20 conference in 2012 brought life back to sustainable development by putting it at the centre of a new global development partnership, one in which sustainable development is the basis for eradicating poverty, upholding human development and transforming economies. Written by practitioners...[Read More]

Catalyzing Wealth for Change

Impact investments are investments made in companies and funds with the intention to generate measurable social and/or environmental impact, alongside financial return. They can span various asset classes, geographies, themes, and instruments. Examples of themes are affordable housing and healthcare; access to education, financial services, and sanitation; and sustainable agriculture and environme...[Read More]

WSI: Water Smart Innovations 2016

Water professionals from around the globe will meet in Las Vegas this to share their expertise and experiences in urban water efficiency at the 9th annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition, October 5-7 at the South Point Hotel and Conference Center. Recognized as the world’s preeminent urban water efficiency conference and exposition, WSI is presented by the Southern Nevada Water Au...[Read More]

Sustainatopia: Boston

Founded in 2009, SUSTAINATOPIA remains one of the leading events in the world for social, financial and environmental sustainability & impact. Attendees have participated from more than 60 countries. Consisting of both a mega-conference and a broad-ranging Festival, SUSTAINATOPIA brings together the global ecosystem of social, financial and environmental sustainability & impact like no oth...[Read More]

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