Climate Leaders Learn How to Measure and Lower GHG Emissions Throughout an Organization's Supply Chain » EPA's Center for Corporate Climate Leadership serves as a resource center for all organizations looking to expand their work in the area of greenhouse gas (GHG) measurement and management. The Center was launched in 2012 to establish norms of climate leadership by encouraging organizations with emerging climate objectives to identify and achieve cost-effective GHG emission reductions, while helping more advanced organizations drive innovations in reducing their greenhouse gas impacts in their supply chains and beyond.
The New Heroes . What is Social Entrepreneurship? Photo: Mitch Wilson A social entrepreneur identifies and solves social problems on a large scale. Just as business entrepreneurs create and transform whole industries, social entrepreneurs act as the change agents for society, seizing opportunities others miss in order to improve systems, invent and disseminate new approaches and advance sustainable solutions that create social value. Unlike traditional business entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs primarily seek to generate "social value" rather than profits. And unlike the majority of non-profit organizations, their work is targeted not only towards immediate, small-scale effects, but sweeping, long-term change. Stockholm Convention (POPs) Schedule and registration Objectives Increasing Parties’ knowledge on existing guidance to update NIPs, Parties’ understanding of HBCD and other POP-PBDEs listed, and Parties’ capacity to make inventories of POP-PBDEs, as part of the NIP update. Contents
TeachMeet TeachMeet Logo: From the BETT 2010 TeachMeet A TeachMeet is an organised but informal meeting (in the style of an unconference) for teachers to share good practice, practical innovations and personal insights in teaching with technology. These events are often organised to coincide with other educational events like the Scottish Learning Festival and the British Educational Technology and Training Show BETT. Millennium Promise - Home About Us At Millennium Promise, our vision is the eradication of extreme poverty, hunger, and preventable disease within our lifetime. Our mission is to provide the operational platform and resource mobilization for the Millennium Villages Project, which empowers communities to lift themselves out of extreme poverty. We believe that extreme poverty can be cut in half by 2015, even in some of the poorest, most remote places in the world. Through the Millennium Villages Project we are showing how, using a holistic, science-based approach to benefit more than 500,000 people across sub-Saharan Africa. Farmers cultivating their maize crops in the Millennium Village of Mayange (Rwanda).
Entrepreneuriat social Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Selon Amandine Barthélémy et Romain Slitine, cette forme d'entrepreneuriat, au service de l'intérêt général, recouvre l’ensemble des initiatives économiques dont la finalité principale est sociale ou environnementale et qui réinvestissent la majorité de leurs bénéfices au profit de cette mission. L'entrepreneuriat social est apparu au cours des années 1990 en Europe et aux États-Unis avec des approches différenciées. En France, les entrepreneurs sociaux sont fédérés au sein du Mouvement des entrepreneurs sociaux (MOUVES). Ce mouvement définit ainsi l'entrepreneuriat social : « Les entreprises sociales sont des entreprises à finalité sociale, sociétale ou environnementale et à lucrativité limitée.
INCR (Investor Network on Climate Risk (Ceres)) The Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) is a network of more than 119 institutional investors representing more than $14 trillion in assets committed to addressing climate change and other key sustainability risks, while building low-carbon investment opportunities. INCR includes the largest institutional investors in North America as well as leading religious and labor funds, asset managers and socially responsible investment funds. In 2013, INCR turned 10 years old, celebrating a decade of investor action on climate risk. Watch the video below to hear from founding members, Ceres staff and other financial leaders about the impact that investors had on corporate responses to climate change, policy advances addressing climate risk and the global movement to mobilize investors to reduce climate change risks from their portfolios. Learn about INCR's major achievements over the first 10 years. INCR members are:
FrontPage Due to the success of our previous TeachMeet, join us for our second inspiring and informative event. Wednesday 25th April 2018 4.30pm - 6.30pm Hitchin Girls' School, Highbury Road, SG4 9RS A great chance to network with fellow teachers and be motivated by a series of short presentations on their experiences, ideas and successes. The evening will provide you with the opportunity to share with colleagues from a range of schools, in varying contexts.
Screening Green Businesses Certification for Green Businesses Green America certifies businesses that are committed to using business as a platform for social change. Since 1982, Green America has evaluated over 8,000 small businesses. We've helped leading green companies like Seventh Generation, Honest Tea, and Clif Bar take off in the marketplace. We connect people to entrepreneurs building sustainable enterprises from the ground up and Main Street businesses that serve their communities. Social entrepreneurship Social entrepreneurship is the process of pursuing innovative solutions to social problems. More specifically, social entrepreneurs adopt a mission to create and sustain social value. They pursue opportunities to serve this mission, while continuously adapting and learning. They draw upon appropriate thinking in both the business and nonprofit worlds and operate in all kinds of organizations: large and small; new and old; religious and secular; nonprofit, for-profit, and hybrid. Business entrepreneurs typically measure performance in profit and return, but social entrepreneurs also take into account a positive return to society.
Communities: Our Criteria General Requirements 1) Labor Standards Healthy and safe working conditions.Wages and benefits sufficient to lift workers' families out of poverty. Treatment with respect, dignity, and justice. 2) Knowledge of Labor Standards By Social Entrepreneurs, For Social Entrepreneurs® Welcome to SkollWorldForum.org former Social Edge users! Social Edge was an online community created by the Skoll Foundation from 2003 - 2013. The site has since closed as we have focused efforts on the new Skoll World Forum platform. However, if you were a Social Edge user, you will be pleased to know that all of your articles and comments have been saved and can be browsed below. In addition, if there is a specific piece of content or a particular author you are looking for, please use the search bar at the top of the screen.
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