Category Archives: Green Economy

[VIDEO] European Union perspective on Rio+20

In light of the upcoming Rio+20 summit, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, the environmental experts of EU policy broadcaster met with prominent policy makers in the field to discuss some of the most pressing environmental issues from … Continue reading

UNITAR and UNEP Launch E-learning Course on Green Economy

As countries are being increasingly attentive to new patterns of development, the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have recently announced a new e-learning course entitled “Introduction to a Green Economy: Concepts, … Continue reading

Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: an Incompatibility in Practice

Environmentalist and Stakeholder Forum Advisor, Alejo Etchart Ortiz, analyzes the implications of economic growth in sustainable development, boosting the arguments by nef’s James Meadway that the goal of economic policy cannot be growth-oriented. As Steve Bass (1997) says, economic growth … Continue reading

Synthesis of Day 1: Dialogue #2 on the New Economy

Key message emerging from the first day of the Global Transition 2012 Dialogue #2 Continue reading

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Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future, nef (the New Economics Foundation) and New Economics Institute are working in partnership to catalyse the Global Transition 2012 initiative.

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The first and second Global Transition Dialogues have been made possible by the generous support of the VELUX Foundations; and the broader initiative activities are made possible by the generous support of the Ford Foundation

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