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"Sunshine Cinema" brings stories and solutions

I love storytelling ... and who doesn't, right? It goes back to the caves and first camp fires - we sit ...

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Europe’s energy transition is in your hands!

Europe’s energy transition could be in worse shape indeed. While it is not certain whether the EU will meet ...

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ASEAN's road to a community of caring societies

Another major step in the process of ASEAN integration is going to unfold in 2015 -- the formation of the ASEAN ...

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Come adattarsi ad un clima in cambiamento?

Il cambiamento climatico costituisce una delle principali sfide del presente ed delle generazioni future ed è di particolare rilevanza per ...

STORY URL: Evento per celebrare il 150° Anniversario del Gruppo Swiss Re a Roma (solo... | Swiss Re 150 Years
Swiss Re celebra il suo 150° Anniversario ospitando una serie di eventi...

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Hashtags can be the new hotlines: Lessons from #CGI

In 2005, the book The World is Flat by Thomas J.Friedman was published, and in the same year, President ...

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Focus on African farmers

Lovemore Forichi is one of Swiss Re's Senior Agriculture Underwriters - his work centers around providing agriculture risk management solutions ...

STORY URL: Swiss Re organises agricultural insurance roundtable | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
June 10/11 saw more than 40 clients and experts from the agricultural...

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Trees for a sense of pride and place

Greenpop is a social enterprise based in Cape Town South Africa. They have a clear focus, simple and powerful - they ...

STORY URL: Greenpop - Planting trees, changing lives. Social Enterprise
Urban greening and reforestation projects in Africa, planting trees in schools for social upliftment of communities, with volunteers and corporate team building groups.

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Picking up the pieces after Haiyan

The International Labour Organization recently published an update on how people affected by Typhoon Haiyan are recovering from the storm ...

STORY URL: Philippines: 100 days on, Haiyan survivors need more jobs to recover
http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/multimedia/features/WCMS_235730/lang--en/index.htm

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Oh, Climate Change, Where Art Thou?

Oh, Global Warming, Where Art Thou? How the recent cold outbreaks in the US are consistent with, not in contradiction ...

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African Risk Capacity - a game-changer for Africa?

As part of the Swiss Re delegation at WEF Davos last week, I made a point of signing the UN ...

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The economics of storm resistant shelters

In October 2011, The Women’s Union of Da Nang, Vietnam, working with The Institute for Social and Environmental Transition ...

STORY URL: The Economics of Storm Resistant Shelters | Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-International on WordPress.com
Phong Tran, Ph.D, Technical Lead, ISET-International, VietnamIn October 2011, The Women’s Union of Da Nang (WU), Vietnam, working with The Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET),...

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WEF 2014: Building resilient agriculture for food security

2013 saw hail hit several European countries. And the year before, there were severe droughts in the US, Russia and ...

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The next generation of (urban) farmers

A while back I posted about an organization called NY Sun Works which provides New York students an opportunity to ...

STORY URL: New York Sun Works: The Greenhouse Project
http://nysunworks.org/thegreenhouseproject

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Geneva Association Interview with Andrew Maskrey, UNISDR

This video provides an interview on the role of insurance in disaster reduction with Andrew Maskrey, UNISDR Coordinator for the ...

STORY URL: Geneva Association
The Geneva Association on Disaster Reduction

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Three systems: Using psychology to teach climate readiness

The salient prospect about climate change for students today is not doom but uncertainty. Nobody can stop climate change, yet ...

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