A drop of water is flexible. A drop of water is powerful. A drop of water is in demand.
Water is at the core of sustainable development. Water resources, and the range of services they provide, underpin poverty reduction, economic growth and environmental sustainability. From food and energy security to human and environmental health, water contributes to improvements in social well-being and inclusive growth, affecting the livelihoods of billions.
2015 Theme: Water and Sustainable Development
The theme of 2015 it’s about how water links to all areas we need to consider to create the future we want. Learn more about the theme and join the global celebrations by organizing your own event.
Join the 2015 campaign to raise awareness of water and sanitation. You can also contribute … [Continue reading...]
Friars Club, NYC December 4, 2014 – Gotham Networking held its 3rd and most memorable GOtham Green Awards ceremony recognizing companies and people who are making important contributions toward a more sustainable, and energy efficient world for all of us. There were 8 winners each contributing in a unique area and in some fascinating ways. These are the people who will help shape our futures by introducing such things as: ways to better utilize our resources, tools to improve our self-reliance as a country, implementing new and improved ways to build, creating new ways to use our waste, using old spaces in new ways, and providing new options for growing produce.
There were many very qualified applications representing a variety of Businesses, and nonprofits that are doing great … [Continue reading...]
NEW YORK, NY (January 10, 2014) – With a vision of healthy people on a healthy planet, the Holistic Chamber of Commerce (HCC) is weaving together an international movement promoting holistic, natural and sustainable products, services and solutions. To that end, the HCC is pleased to announce that holistic leaders in Manhattan NY have started a local chapter and have partnered with www.goodnewsplanet.com, Health and Wellness Channel, as well as www.peacedayparty.org .
“Manhattan is the perfect place for the Holistic Chamber of Commerce. We have a large population here and a community that really values those products and services. It’s time for us to come … [Continue reading...]
Taiwan's Eco Awareness:
Taiwan Ecological and Environmental Documentary
In order to promote environmental protection and ecological awareness, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York (TECO-NY) will hold a film series featuring six new ecological and environmental documentaries from Taiwan from June 1st-22nd, 2012.
These films highlight some recent initiatives in Taiwan towards making a more sustainable and environmentally friendly society. Megastructures: EcoARK (6/1 18:30 p.m.), produced in cooperation with National Geographic Channels, chronicles the construction of the spectacular green exposition hall for the 2011 Taipei International Floral Expo using 1.5 million recycled PET bottles. The project was among 12 finalists for the Wall Street Journal's 2011 … [Continue reading...]
Slow Money: An Evening with Woody Tasch. An inspiring and innovative talk with Woody Tasch, Chairman of Investors' Circle and Founder of Slow Money. A founding group of advisors, funders and members are making 2008 the year of Slow Money. The newly organized 501c3, incubated by Investors Circle, is designing strategies for investing in local food systems and promoting new definitions of fiduciary responsibility around principles of carrying capacity, cultural and biological diversity, non-violence and care of the commons.Woody Tasch will present the vision, mission, and strategy for the new intermediary and share from his recently published book, Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money. Hosted by: NYU Stern's Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. In partnership with: StartingBloc, … [Continue reading...]