Monday, 3 February 2014 - 6:02pm
Ernst Ligteringen
Joseph Stiglitz is much-quoted, and for good reason. Not only an Economics Nobel Prize winner, he has the knack of expressing compelling economic arguments in simple English. No surprises then that policy makers take note when he says that ‘ GDP tells you nothing about sustainability ’. As the head... Read more
Monday, 13 January 2014 - 1:05pm
Measure What Matters
Building on the outcomes of the first phase of UNDG consultations on Post-2015 development priorities, UNDP is convening a global meeting between 29 and 31 January in New York focused on data and accountability in the new development framework. The meeting will bring together various initiatives... Read more
Wednesday, 8 January 2014 - 8:12pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
We are delighted to welcome The Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales (ICAEW) to the GEC. ICAEW, the first professional membership organisation to join the Coalition, supports over 140,000 chartered accountants around the world. Through their technical knowledge, skills and... Read more
Tuesday, 7 January 2014 - 11:16pm
Measure What Matters
On 12th December 2013, Measure What Matters hosted a High Level Roundtable discussion at St James’s Palace, London. The Roundtable brought together 20 leaders from business, research and policy to discuss the potential for aligning sustainability data at different levels of decision making. The... Read more
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 - 1:06pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
What does a green economy mean to you, or your business, or your community? What could a green economy look like in your country? What are some of the key questions for discussing a transition at a national or regional level? What does an inclusive green economy dialogue process involve? In this... Read more
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 - 1:07pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
A best practice platform to support the transition towards a green economy amongst SME’s (Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises) The GreenEcoNet project aims to develop the first Europe-wide platform to strengthen the current dialogues within the SME community, as well as between the private sector... Read more
Tuesday, 8 October 2013 - 4:59pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
We are extremely happy to announce that TIPS is joining the Green Economy Coalition. TIPS, launched in 1996, is an independent and non-profit economic research institution. Its aims are to develop the intellectual capacity to undertake and disseminate economic research, stimulate debate between... Read more
Tuesday, 8 October 2013 - 11:01am
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
The first ever high-level meeting to move beyond GDP in Asia is happening in Bangkok between from the 8th to the 10th October. This international conference, run by the UNEP , SANDEE and UN ESCAP , aims to examine ways to calculate the value of nature for national accounting purposes and will... Read more
Monday, 7 October 2013 - 12:49pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
The 6th Global Eco Forum: Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Sustainability (22nd October, 2013) On October 22nd GEC members, eco-union , are organising the Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Sustainability in Barcelona. This year the focus of the forum is on: Water governance Green jobs Green economy... Read more
Friday, 4 October 2013 - 3:39pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
A new global initiative aiming to bring greater alignment between corporate, national and global metrics of 'success' has been launched by the Green Economy Coalition and partners. Led by the Green Economy Coalition, the project brings together the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), The Prince’... Read more


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