By Lauren Peacock - Green Economy Coalition – March, 2015
The Green Economy Coalition (GEC) strives to promote a green economy through collaborating with industry, in order to encourage the greening of high impact sectors. One high impact sector which has far reach and attracts lots of attention is the fashion industry.
With the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaching, consultations are taking place globally to draw out insights that can contribute to the “Post-2015 Development Agenda and Framework”. In this context, the SEED Initiative recently took part in the interactive, multi-stakeholder discussion: “Scaling up partnerships in food and nutritional security and marine resources”, which was part of the joint General Assem
The last several years have been rough for Caribbean economies. Their reliance on natural resource dependent export sectors such as tourism and agriculture make them perpetually vulnerable to global economic shifts and environmental hazards like hurricanes and, over the longer term, climate change. There is evidence of the breaching of some ecological limits due to over-exploitation of resources such as fisheries. Worldwide economic volatility and deepening recession have greatly increased vulnerability.
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