Solar Sister is an innovative social enterprise that empowers women in Africa with economic opportunity and clean energy. Solar Sister combines the…
Added by Michael Kirkpatrick on March 7, 2013 at 21:30 —
By Vivienne Benson (this post was originally published on globalisationanddevelopment.com)
With just over a month until world leaders will join thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, and NGOs in Rio for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, the relationship between climate policy and the private sector is a… Continue
Added by Vivienne Benson on May 17, 2012 at 16:30 —
By Hubert Schmitz
This blog post was originally posted on the Globalisation and Development Blog on 9 March 2012.
Last week we started a new IDS seminar series on Business and Climate Policy. The reason for bringing business into the climate change debate is clear. For the green transformation to happen it… Continue
Added by Vivienne Benson on March 14, 2012 at 13:30 —
Photo: Curt Carnemark / World Bank. Marsh, Botswana.
Added by Vivienne Benson on March 5, 2012 at 12:00 —
Added by Andualem Sisay on July 18, 2011 at 12:53 —
Public-private dialogue strengthens policymaking by incorporating valuable private input and creating momentum for reform. For dialogue to be most productive, the private sector must take initiative to advocate for its priorities in a participatory policy process. This CIPE Reform Toolkit aids business leaders who seek to improve their participation in dialogue for better policy results.… Continue
Added by Kim Bettcher on June 28, 2011 at 19:12 —
(Field visit briefs)
Impact of Climate change on rural livelihoods in Cameroon:
Case of Widikum Palm oil Value chain.
NW Region Cameroon
“What is this climate change, is it another form of HIV AIDs or malaria that is affecting our Palm bushes, is there any cure or it will just kill the entire bush like AIDs kill people
Comments from a Participant during a workshop on Good forest governance in Widikum Cameroon (translated from Pidgin… Continue
Added by TANGEM ELVIS PAUL NFOR on June 21, 2010 at 15:13 —
please have a look at our new climate business game CEO2 www.ceo2-game.com
Climate Business Leaders wanted: WWF and Allianz are calling on the internet-community worldwide to test climate business strategies online
While politics and a lot of companies are losing precious time in climate protection, every user can now play the online-game CEO2 launched by financial service provider Allianz and WWF (World Wide… Continue
Added by Sidney Clouston on June 7, 2010 at 11:00 —
Ardent Energy Group To Outsource Biofuel Farm In Ethiopia, reported www.newbusinessethiopia.com
from Addis Ababa.
Added by Andualem Sisay on April 6, 2010 at 14:38 —
As world leaders in Copenhagen struggle for an ambitious deal, let's not forget that it is the future of our children that is at stake. Hurricanes, floods, heat waves and droughts wreak havoc when they strike, but in the desolation they leave behind it is relatively easy to reconstruct a road or a house. A human life is lost forever.… Continue
Added by Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition on December 1, 2009 at 15:31 —
Added by Business Fights Poverty on November 30, 2009 at 22:30 —
Over a decade ago, most countries joined an international treaty -- the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) -- to begin to consider what can be done to reduce global warming and to cope with whatever temperature increases are inevitable. More recently, a number of nations approved an addition to the treaty: the Kyoto Protocol, which has more powerful (and legally binding) measures. The Kyoto Protocol is an international and legally binding agreement to reduce… Continue
Added by Karsten Weitzenegger on November 21, 2009 at 22:32 —
Today is 15 October 2009 and Blog Action Day 09 is here! Blog Action day see bloggers around the world write blogs on an issue that affects humanity and this year the them is CLIMATE CHANGE
I thought I would add a twist to it by looking at climate change and poverty as I strongly believe that these two go hand in hand in the parts of the world where my work is based.
On the whole the people I work with in East Africa are in rural… Continue
Added by Ida Horner on October 15, 2009 at 10:16 —
Development experts now realize that democracy and sustainable economic growth depend on good governance. Accountability, transparency, and citizen input in decision-making create the foundation for stable, prosperous societies. Good governance is the means by which citizens of developing countries devise local solutions to local problems.
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) is pleased to share The… Continue
Added by Kim Bettcher on June 29, 2009 at 19:00 —
Yes, this whole week I was stuck in conferences telling me the world is going to burn in the next 50 to 100 years. And the rising oceans will act as a temporary cool-down - but then we will drown as they rise a bit too much. Bye-bye Manhattan. Bye-bye Cape Town. Bye-bye London. Depressing. Not really. As you all know I am a natural optimist. I know that we will find a solution. We’ll just first go through all the other bad options before we do the right thing. But I am still stuck on what we… Continue
Added by Henk Campher on March 5, 2008 at 17:30 —