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An introduction by Lisa Emilia Svensson, Ambassador for Ocean, Seas, and Fresh Water.
A two day seminar hosted by the Swedish Ministry of the Environment, the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management and the Embassy of Sweden in partnership with Duke University's Nicholas Institute, SIWI and UNDP. Published on Dec 13, 2013
We need to have a voice as to what happens to our oceans.
Sustainability is pretty clearly one of the world's most important goals; but what groups can really make environmental progress in leaps and bounds? Chris McKnett makes the case that it's large institutional investors. He shows how strong financial data isn't enough, and reveals why investors need to look at a company's environmental, social and governance structures, too.
Published on Feb 12, 2014
Acumen Fund's origin story told through the diverse voices in our community.Uploaded on Nov 12, 2011
Learn more about the Acumen Fund Fellows Program here. www.acumenfund.org/fellows.html
Uploaded on Sep 30, 2010
Published on Mar 7, 2013
Go where markets and government have failed before. The Status Qou and Business as Usual cannot exist any longer. Investing as a means, not just an end. Jacqueline Novogratz, social entrepreneur, and founder of the Acumen Fund. TEDxEuston,
Intro and Outro music by Kadialy Kouyate performed at TEDxEuston 2011. You can view the full performance here.
A shocking solution by two climate scientists? Addressing the economic system, advocating a radical de-growth strategy. Interviewed by Amy Goodman at the UN Climate Summit, Warsaw, Poland. Kevin Anderson and Alice Bows-Larkin of the influential Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in England say many of the solutions proposed by world leaders to prevent "runaway global warming" will not be enough to address the scale of the crisis. Transcript here.
By 2050 it is estimated that 70% of the world's population will live in cities. It's a prospect that today we cannot even imagine. So Veolia Environnement has joined forces with LSE Cities to visualise the challenges in terms of water, waste and energy use and provide future-proofed solutions.
In our imagination the 2050 city will have sustainability built in based on the circular economy. Find out how the home of the future will have nanobots to sort your waste, a self-cleaning bathroom and an ultrasonic bath.
Jeffrey Sachs presents the key note presentation on sustainability, most particularly sustainable development (environmental and economic) for the first Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013 in London. The lectures is on how sustainable development must occur and how countries are not doing enough to meet this in either terms of energy and the economy. Published on Mar 30, 2013
In an October 15th 2013 article in the Financial Times in response to the climate catastrophe of Typhoon Haiyan, he notes "People need to see credible energy plans, pathways for each country and region to a prosperous low-carbon future. Such pathways can be found, but aside from excellent work in a handful of places, such as the UK, Denmark and California, such long-term planning has not been done...The basic elements of a pathway include four key pillars: more electricity from low-carbon technologies rather than coal; replacing fossil fuels with electricity as the fuel source for sectors such as cars and household heating; greater energy efficiency in industry and the home; and the end of deforestation (which emits carbon).
Published on Sep 25, 2013
Empowering Innovation drives job creation.
One of the world's most influential business thinkers Professor Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School visits the RSA to explain how countries and companies can become more successful innovators, and create new, robust sources of growth.
Speaker: Clayton M. Christensen, Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and author of "The Innovator's Dilemma". Discussant: Tom Hulme, Design Director at IDEO in London and Managing Director of OpenIDEO and OIEngine - IDEO's open innovation enterprises.
Chaired by Rohan Silva, entrepreneur-in-residence at Index Ventures, and former senior policy adviser to the Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street.
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Olympic Gold Medal Winner Jill Savery talks about her career in the field of sustainability, particularly sporting events and sports. She is the Head of Sustainability for the America's Cup Event Authority. Her professional experience includes supporting sporting organizations such as the United States Olympic Committee, the London 2012 Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, the Chicago 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid team, the England 2018 FIFA World CupTM bid team, and several municipalities in the United States to embed sustainability into operations.
Throughout her life she has coached and mentored athletes for over two decades. Savery earned a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from Yale University, and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California at Berkeley. In 1996, Savery won an Olympic gold medal in synchronized swimming, and was later inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
Savery speaks frequently on the topic of sustainability and sport to national and international audiences. Her new book co-edited with Dr. Keith Gilbert, titled Sustainability and Sport, is a first of its kind look at this emerging field. Click image to order from Amazon or visit your local bookstore.
Jill was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv with the support of David and Mary Kay Okimoto in September, 2013 at the finals of the America's Cup races in San Francisco, California, USA.
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