Women on the road to Rio+20 convene at United Nations CSD-19.

After three days at the 19th session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19), I began thinking about how important women’s leadership is to the tiered mission of Rio+20 also known as Earth Summit 2012 to help create a global green economy, and alleviate poverty. Over the course of the prep meetings earlier […]

Where are the green businesses? – a report from United Nations CSD-19

Much of the action at the CSD-19 takes place in informal discussions in the United Nations Lawn Building’s Vienna Café, its lounge areas and during the various side events. Because the CSD-19 is concentrating on a global green economy, sustainable consumption and production, and related issues, there is more focus on business than ever before. […]

What’s your climate IQ? by Martha Shaw

What’s Your “Climate Intelligence Quotient?” By CSRwire Contributing Writer Martha Shaw NOAA announces 2010 ties for warmest year on record as educators urge the public to raise our “climate intelligence quotient (CQ).” The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released 2010 surface temperature data for the global Earth. According to scientists at its National […]

Muriel Evans Shaw

Remembrance by Martha: Thank you to my wonderful family and friends, and everybody for being here together with my mom for the last time, born as Grace Muriel Evans, born to Grace Doris McNayr, and great aunt to my cousin Nancy’s own little Gracie. That we are able to share this time together, was an […]

Hoping for the best, or planning for the worst? Business agreements are reached at World Climate Summit in Cancun during COP16.

Hoping for the best, or planning for the worst? Business agreements are reached at World Climate Summit in Cancun during COP16. by Martha Shaw Over 800 business leaders and luminaries from five continents gathered at the inaugural World Climate Summit at the Ritz Carlton in Cancun’s hotel zone to discuss how business can create low […]

Recent articles by Martha Shaw

Van Jones on Ecology and Hope http://www.csrwire.com/csrlive/commentary_detail/3188-Van-Jones-on-Ecology-Hope-and-Humans CSRwire releases United Nations Global-Compact UNGC Communication on Progress http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/30823-CSRwire-releases-United-Nations-Global-Compact-UNGC-Communication-on-Progress CSRwire News Category Sponsors- Show Good Corporate Citizenship http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/30686-CSRwire-News-Category-Sponsors-Show-Good-Corporate-Citizenship Joe Sibilia pioneer in CSR and sustainability featured-speaker at Fall conferences http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/30886-Joe-Sibilia-pioneer-in-CSR-and-sustainability-featured-speaker-at-Fall-conferences Street Smart Sustainability-The-latest Social Venture Network Series Book http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/30928–Street-Smart-Sustainability-The-latest-Social-Venture-Network-Series-Book The future of clean technology scaling up through […]

Ecology, Hope and Humans by Martha Shaw

Ecology and Hope http://www.csrwire.com/csrlive/commentary_detail/3188-Van-Jones-on-Ecology-Hope-and-Humans Van Jones on Ecology, Hope and Humans By CSRwire Contributing Writer Martha Shaw On the heels of the 2010 Social Venture Network Fall Invitational, Martha Shaw talks with Van Jones about “green” politics and why he suggests we look to faith leaders, CEOs and into the mirror for guidance. You know […]