By Julia Day, STEPS Centre Communications Manager How can innovation contribute to social justice and sustainable development goals? Two of the STEPS Centre’s members will be debating this issue in Argentina next…

Ethos founded in Brazil

Ethos is a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1998 in Brazil to support firms to set commitments toward social responsibility and sustainability.

Happy Planet Index

The Happy Planet Index (HPI) is an index of human well-being and environmental impact that was introduced by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) in July 2006.

The World Conservation Strategy

The World Conservation Strategy was published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in 1980.

The Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change

The Stern Review is a 700-page report released for the British Government, on the economics of mitigating and adapting climate change.

Environmental Partnership for Sustainable Development founded

Founded in 1991 as a response to the dramatic political changes in the region, the Environmental Partnership for Central Europe (as it was first called) initially aimed to identify key…


We’ve just published a bunch of video, photos etc from the Brighton Manifesto roundtable from March 15. The public debate which followed, with local political candidates, is also available to…

World Business Council for Sustainable Development established

WBCSD is global association dealing exclusively with business and sustainability and consists of world leading companies such as Toyota, GE, Posco, Shell, and BP, among others.

“Our Common Future” UN Brundtland Commission Report

The first internationally commissioned document to declare issues of environmental concern and human development as an ‘interlocking crises’. Following from the UN Conference on the Human Environment, the report highlighted…