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Green Economy 101

Blue Green Canada is an alliance between Canadian labour unions, environmental and civil society organizations to advocate for working people and the environment by promoting solutions to environmental issues that have positive employment and economic impacts. In their online primer, Green Economy 101, they argue that key features of the green economy include: Abundant opportunities…

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Premises for a New Economy

This paper, attributed to Stephen A. Marglin of Harvard University, draws from the consensus statement of a 2010 workshop, “The challenge of sustainability: towards Rio+20”, organized by the United Nations Division for Sustainable Development. It was co-authored by Frank Ackerman, Lois Barber, Peter Brown, Robert Costanza, Paul Ekins, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Maja Göpel, Tim Jackson, Ashok…

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Building an Inclusive Green Economy for All

This WBCSD report makes the case that the transition to a green economy could lift millions of people out of poverty and transform the livelihoods of many of the 1.3 billion people earning just a US$1.25 a day around the world, but only when supported by strong policies and public- and private-sector investments. Scaling up…

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Towards the Circular Economy – Reports 1 – 3

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s three reports on ‘Towards a Circular Economy’ quantify the economic benefits of circular business models and lay out a pathway for action.  The first report makes the economic and business rationale for an accelerated transition; using product case studies, it details the potential for significant benefits across the EU.  The second…

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The New-Economy Movement

This article explores the scope of the “new economy” and the movement behind it.  Here, new economy is defined as “an economy that is increasingly green and socially responsible, and one that is based on rethinking the nature of ownership and the growth paradigm that guides conventional policies.”  A number of new or alternative business…

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New Economy at Community Scale

This report explores the concept of the green economy as a potential solution to multiple challenges including climate change, biodiversity loss, resource scarcity, and financial instability.  It sees the green economy as a means to a shared and lasting prosperity, and addresses the implications of the green economy at the local level.

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Cities of Migration

Cities of Migration showcases good ideas in immigrant integration and promotes innovative practices that create inclusion and urban prosperity.

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[GCE] Forum des Artisans du Changement

Le Forum des Artisans du Changement est le plus grand rassemblement des personnes qui se posent des questions et des action pour crée une meilleure société.

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[GCE] Ici un souvenir

Article from ‘Le Devoir’ 11 November 2013 – Remembrance Day in Montreal’s Plateau Mont-Royal and Mile-End neighbourhoods was marked by the appearance of ‘memories’ posted on the places to which they were attached. Artist Patsy Van Roost collected the 435 memories from local residents with support from the Borough administration.

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[GCE] Meet the new generation of politicians

Chad Park and Tim Draimin, Ottawa Citizen, October 27, 2013 – Success of elected mayors in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver “hints at an evolution of the framing of public issues that is coming as a new generation of leaders takes over”.

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