Sustainability Notebook

Photo Quotes about sustainability A garden is never so good as it will be next year. – Thomas Cooper The planet is what makes us profitable. We cannot be sustainable if we cannot support the planet. – Whistler Mayor Ken Melamed, fresh from a trip to a sustainability conference in Sweden, Pique News Magazine What …

Sustainability

Buzzwords Definitions abound about what constitutes sustainable development, yet we see only a handful of successful applications. Is sustainable development a buzzword or a concept that has the potential to mature? When institutions highlight ‘sustainable development,’ they rarely share materials in a timely manner and even less so with the interested reader in mind. The …

Global Goals

Buzzwords Global Goals = Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Join us as we explore the Global Goals. February 8 deadline for Stakeholders E-consultation Calling all #GlobalGoals stakeholders! We need your inputs on some questions proposed for each SDG under review in 2019 (#SDGs 4, 8, 10 13, 16, 17), to feed into upcoming expert group meetings …

Sustainable Tourism

Poster: How do you define sustainable tourism? As part of our series exploring tourism definitions, we ask readers how you define sustainable tourism. Comments welcome. The notion that tourism could be “sustainable” is part of the dialogue on sustainable development. The goal is that development meet the needs of the present visitors and locals while protecting future …

High-Level Political Forum 2018

Poster The high-level political forum on sustainable development will meet from Monday, July 9, to Wednesday, July 18 2018. The ministerial meeting of the forum will be from Monday, July 16, to Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Hashtag: #HLPF2018 The theme is: “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies”. The HLPF will also review progress towards the …

The false promise of certification

New report available from London-based Changing Markets: The false promise of certification: How certification is hindering sustainability in the textiles, palm oil and fisheries industries Faced with the gravity of today’s environmental and social problems, consumers are increasingly seeking out sustainable products that minimise negative impacts on people and the planet. In the UK alone, …

Tips for Authors and Publishers

Planeta.com strives to be friendly to readers, authors and publishers. The following tips will help creators and purveyors of dead tree heritage media. SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES Please note that we are putting into practice a number of sustainable practices and this includes not receiving any unsolicited materials in print or online. Requests Print Materials – please …

Sustainable Travel Summit #ITMSummit17

For the first time, Immersion Travel Magazine hosts a free, online event for people who love to travel and want to make a difference. Introducing the Sustainable Travel Summit —www.sustainabletravelsummit.com — a four day, online event taking place June 1st through the 4th, 2017. Hashtag: #ITMSummit17; Twitter: https://twitter.com/ImmersionTravel Today – June 1 – Join us for a video …