Economy

Is "The Library" sustainable ?

Culture. Geneva, 17 December 2013. There is an English language library in Geneva: a spin-off of the „Emmanuel“ church, it was first called „The American library“, but has been renamed „The Library in English“. It is known by the public at large mostly due to its twice-yearly « booksale ». Alas, and as most libraries at the start of this new millenium, it is in jeopardy.

Who breaks the promises of sustainable development in the Great Lakes region ?

Development. Geneva, 3 December 2013. Is it too late, or too early to assess the political will for sustainable development ? In the wake of the Forum on Business and Human Rights (held by the United Nations for the second time), some of the key advocates and witnesses of « sustainable development » spoke to the media at a side-event.

WBCSD Tool Box.

The WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development) has developed a certain number of tools, methodologies or principles that aim to support member companies’ sustainability journey.

These different tools are briefly introduced in this document, while more information on each of them is freely available in the Publications & Tools section of the WBCSD website.

World economic climate improves, ICC-Ifo survey shows

Paris, 13 February 2013 – The world economy is showing signs of brightening after six months of stagnation, according to a global survey of economic experts by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Munich-based Ifo institute for economic research.

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