19/07/2010 Over the past few years, the United Nations has compiled its experiences and best practices in developing national sustainability strategies in the form of methodical guidelines, and has made them available to national governments as an orientation aid.
13/07/2010 According to a 2009 review, Germany’s National Sustainability Strategy has the potential to promote the country´s path to a sustainable society. Experts however, note that the current strategy is mainly based on single measures, indicators and timetables, and lacks an overarching concept and vision.
02/07/2010 More and more people, businesses and organisations in Germany are starting to offsest the greenhouse gases released by a given activity through financial support of climate change projects, without being obliged to do so.
28/06/2010 The “Climate Change and Security” conference took place in Trondheim from 21-24 June, on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (DNVA), Norway’s oldest scientific society.
26/06/2010 On 23-25 June 2010, a Europe-wide user workshop of the G-MOSAIC project took place at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy The aim was to gain a deeper and global understanding of all the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) security-related services.
23/06/2010 The CoSMIC “Global Sustainability Practices - Exposure, Networking and Dialogue Tour” focused on transboundary social responsibility practices and led 13 Indian representatives from industry, the finance sector, and the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CESD) to several locations in Europe.