Economy

Guide to Ethical Investing & Divesting

Guide to Ethical Investing & Divesting

Friday, 20 February 2015

Learn how you can become part of the Global Divestment Movement everyone's talking about.

Hunter-story

Hunting for change

Monday, 25 February 2013

From the foothills of Colorado, USA, Hunter Lovins is a woman convincing big businesses globally to become more sustainable.

green capital

Where to now for a Green Economy?

13 September, 2012

So is a green economy on the agenda? Is there a new formula for creating green jobs and attracting clean tech innovation and investment? Or has a decade of battling over carbon pricing exhausted the political appetite for green economic reforms? For our next event Green Capital is asking: 'Where to now for a Green Economy in Australia?' with opening remarks by NSW Treasurer Mike Baird and a special panel featuring the NSW Government’s leaders on sustainability, the NSW Minister for Environment and Heritage Robyn Parker and Parliamentary Secretary for Renewable Energy Rob Stokes. Minister Parker and Rob Stokes will be joined on the panel by leaders from science and civil society sectors, followed by a keynote address from a green economy business leader: GE's Director of ecomagination Ben Waters. Find out what government, business and NGOs can do to keep the momentum going towards sustainability, and how this will affect your business

Where: Sydney Hilton: The Stateroom, Level 2, 488 George St, Sydney, NSW.
When: 7.15am - 9.15am, Thursday 13 September, 2012.
Cost: $230 for an individual, or $2000 for a table of ten. NGOs are just $125.
Email michele.margolis@gmail.com for more information or click here.

Annie Leonard, The Story of Broke

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Sometimes it's hard not to get angry or jaded with environmental issues, except when the inspirational Annie Leonard shows how we could start building the future we want right now! Though chatting about the US system, this shows why our economies are NOT broke!

The Economics of Happiness trailer

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

‘Going local’ is a powerful strategy to repair our fractured world—our ecosystems, our societies and our selves. Far from the old institutions of power, people are starting to forge a very different future...

End-shopping

The end of shopping

Friday, 10 June 2011

The global economy is operating at about 150 per cent of capacity. Does it mean the end of shopping and consumerism? Are we witnessing end of the economic order and the beginning of a new one? Will business models have to change?

Caitlin at 4 years old.

What's your legacy?

Monday, 25 October 2010

What kind of ‘eco’ legacy do you want to leave behind? G writer Caitlin learns some valuable lessons from David Suzuki regarding our use of ‘growth’ as a measure of our success.

Carolyn Barry in the Ford Econetic

Eco cars equal economy

Monday, 26 October 2009

The Green Global Challenge was an example of how much difference smart and economical driving can make to your fuel use.

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