Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Canadian civil society groups issued joint statements in reaction to the approval by Canada and other nations of the text of the Rio+20 talks in Brazil. Despite three days of remaining negotiations, nations are already declaring the text finished, despite major critiques from a wide range of civil society groups from around the globe.
If sustainability was a business, how would it be run?
With six years in development and global field testing, the Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA) launches its first global report looking at what standards and certifications are actually achieving.
June 16th 2012, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Windsor Barra Hotel & Congress
Room Alhambra # 2
Steven Guilbeault will speak from Montreal with fellow Equiterre cofounder, Sidney Ribaux, on site in Rio, to discuss some of the issues surrounding the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (AKA, Rio+20):
what is the impact of this conference which takes place every ten years?
why are 50,000 people heading to Rio?
how will this historic gathering...
You are invited to Equiterre's 3rd annual networking cocktail party for the National Capital Region, to be held this year at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, on Monday, June 4.
This event offers a unique opportunity for government officials, diplomats, business people and private citizens to share ideas on sustainable development.
Sidney Ribaux, executive director of...