Tag Archives: Sustainable development

Doing Good Doing Well (DGDW) 2019 – Vital information

The Library wants to help IESE community get the most out of IESE’s upcoming Doing Good Doing Well (DGDW) conference: “Shaping Tomorrow Today”. To that end, the Library Team has compiled the following list of resources and services to help users prepare for and take full advantage of the event. Books and Articles Books at IESE Library about: Social …
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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019

The 49th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (22—25 January, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland) aims to foster dialogue that shapes a new framework for global cooperation. The programme, initiatives and  projects of the meeting are focused on the theme “Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” The Annual Meeting remains the …
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Doing Good Doing Well (DGDW) 2018 – Vital information

The Library wants to help IESE community get the most out of IESE’s upcoming Doing Good Doing Well (DGDW) conference: “Accelerating Towards a New World”. To that end, the Library Team has compiled the following list of resources and services to help users prepare for and take full advantage of the event. Books, Articles and News Books at IESE …
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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (23-26 January, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland) aims to rededicate leaders from all walks of life to developing a shared narrative to improve the state of the world. The programme, initiatives and projects of the meeting are focused on the theme “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.” More than …
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Doing Good Doing Well (DGDW) 2017 – Vital information

The Library wants to help IESE community get the most out of IESE’s upcoming Doing Good Doing Well (DGDW) conference: “Purpose beyond profit”. To that end, the Library Team has compiled the following list of resources and services to help users prepare for and take full advantage of the event. Books, Articles and News Books about Social Entrepreneurship, Social Responsibility …
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The Breakthrough challenge: 10 ways to connect today’s profits with tomorrow’s bottom line by John Elkington, Jochen Zeitz ; foreword by Richard Branson.

Overview: “The Breakthrough Challenge has enormous potential to bring out the best in us as all good challenges do. Leaders in all sectors, around the world, must recognize the need for a collective, concerted effort.” —from the foreword by Sir Richard Branson The world’s most forward-looking CEOs recognize the real challenge facing business today: a …
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ARCADIS Sustainable Cities Index

Frankfurt has finished top of ARCADIS Sustainable Cities Index, followed by London and Copenhagen. Madrid in 9th position, the only Spanish city to make the top 50 list. European cities lead the way on sustainability, taking seven of the top ten places in the index. On the other hand, North American cities show room for improvement, failing to appear in the top ten …
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Working Toward Sustainable Development

The ILO, jointly with the UNEP, has just published the study, “Working Towards Sustainable Development: Opportunities for Decent Work and Social Inclusion in a Green Economy.” The report shows that, if accompanied by the right policy mix, a green economy can create more and better jobs, lift people out of poverty and promote social inclusion. …
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Grounding Green Power: Bottom-Up Perspectives on Smart Renewable Energy Policy in Developing Countries

This new working paper from the World Resources Institute (WRI) in cooperation with the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Heinrich Böll Foundation, outlines the key components of smart renewable energy policy in developing countries. The paper proposes priorities for international donors looking to make the most efficient investments in clean …
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State of the world 2011: innovations that nourish the planet by Worldwatch Institute. (Earthscan, 2011)

From the Publisher Known for tackling the most pressing issues that face our world, the Worldwatch Institute has dedicated the 2011 edition of its flagship report to a compelling look at the global food crisis, with particular emphasis on what innovators globally can do to help solve a worldwide problem. State of the World 2011 …
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