Monday, 15 September 2014 - 3:15pm
NETGREEN develops a systematic and consistent overview on the existing efforts to measure sustainable development and the transformation to green economy. A critical input to NETGREEN was a one-day workshop held in The Hague (The Netherlands) on Wednesday, 11 June 2014. It was attended by potential... Read more
Friday, 12 September 2014 - 11:30am
Marius Hasenheit
The 4 th . Degrowth conference took place in Leipzig in early September. Among the 3000 scientists, artists and activists, two NETGREEN members participated: Karen Jeffrey (nef, New Economics Foundation) and Marius Hasenheit (Ecologic Institute). Karen Jeffrey presented the NETGREEN paper “Pathways... Read more
Monday, 8 September 2014 - 4:59pm
Measure What Matters
Amanda Glassman, Senior Fellow and Director of Global Health Policy at the Center for Global Development, reports on the World Economic Forum blog on why data is so crucial for development. Since the term “data revolution” was introduced, there has been a flurry of activity to define , develop, and... Read more
Thursday, 26 June 2014 - 11:07am
Measure What Matters
On 20th June Measure What Matters wrote to the UN Presidents of the General Assembly to establish a mechanism to discuss and agree a coherent measurement framewwork for the Post-2015 Development Agenda. See letter below. H.E. Mr. John W. Ashe President of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly... Read more
Thursday, 19 June 2014 - 12:02pm
Helen Marquard and Amelie Heuer
Can green and social entrepreneurship help achieve the twin goals of food security and sustainable resource management? Amélie Heuer and Helen Marquard at the SEED Initiative argue that encouraging and recognising grassroots business holds the key. With the target date for the Millennium... Read more
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 5:40pm
Measure What Matters
On 30th June, MWM will host a side event at the UN in New York to explore the review function of the High Level Political Forum to harmonise existing efforts to track progress on sustainable development undertaken at the global, national and sub-national, and corporate levels. The discussion will... Read more
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 3:38pm
Measure What Matters
Next week, on 25 – 26th June, MWM will be taking part in an expert meeting from across the UN system and beyond will meet to discuss the post-2015 UN Development Agenda and broader measures of progress. Specifically, the meeting will consider the System of Environmental and Economic Accounts (SEEA... Read more
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 1:45pm
Marius Hasenheit
When talking about 'Inclusion' as important part of Green Economy, amongst others it comes to the distribution of wellbeing. How equally or inequally are income and property allotted in society. However, it is not easy to decide how to measure inequality. In the FP7 project NETGREEN we are... Read more
Monday, 16 June 2014 - 10:30am
Academy on the Green Economy - Turin, Italy, from 6 to 17 October 2014 The Academy on the Green Economy, a 2-week training and learning event hosted by the ILO International Training Centre (ITC-ILO) in Turin, Italy, is organized within the framework of the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (... Read more
Tuesday, 27 May 2014 - 4:45pm
Karen Jeffrey, NEF
What's stopping us joining forces to act on climate change? UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki moon thinks scepticism is still one of the fundamental obstacles. But I think there’s more to it than that. As the effects of climate change hit home, a deeper disagreement is surfacing: not from the dwindling... Read more


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