Sustainability

The Aluminum Stewardship Initiative and Business and Ecosystem Quiz

From 13:00 to 14:00, IUCN, Nespresso and Rio Tinto Alcan will present the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative, a unique aluminium value chain initiative that will define and deliver the first Standard for Responsible Aluminium.

This event will be an opportunity for you to share your views with Nespresso, Rio Tinto Alcan and IUCN representatives, on the aims and key features of this new Initiative, and your suggestions on how to bring to the table additional players from the aluminium value chain.

Human Development Within Planetary Boundaries

A forum session on Human Development within Planetary Boundaries. The world and its resources has its limits. Where should we draw the line? Welcome to this forum session on the boundaries of our planet organised by Stockholm Resilience Centre. We will provide an update of the science of Planetary Boundaries and the challenges of attaining human prosperity in what is called the Anthropocene – this period in time in which humans are changing the world to such extent as it may be seen as a geological era in itself.

Law, good governance and climate change adaptation

The role of law and governance is minimal in most adaptation efforts to date, which largely focus on immediate local adaptation needs, particularly in the natural resource sectors.

International Cooperation for Green Growth

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is dedicated to pioneering and diffusing a new model of economic growth, known as "green growth," that simultaneously targets key aspects of economic performance, such as poverty reduction, job creation and social inclusion, and those of environmental substantiality, such as mitigation of climate change and biodiversity loss and security of access to clean energy and water.

Forum opening ceremony

The Forum is a public gathering hosted by the world’s conservation community, bringing together people from all over the world to discuss, share and learn. Addressing the world’s most pressing sustainable development challenges, the Forum offers a unique platform for debates, workshops, dialogues, roundtable discussions, training courses, music and exhibitions, from the 7th through the 11th September 2012.

The Power of Local Action: Communities on the Frontlines of Sustainable Development

The Equator Initiative brings together the United Nations, governments, civil society, businesses and grassroots organizations to recognize and advance local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities. Through awarding the biennial Equator Prize, bringing local and indigenous voices to international processes, and documenting best practice in local sustainable development, the initiative has helped to build the evidence base for putting community-based solutions at the forefront of efforts to deliver a more sustainable future.

Riverine wetland ecosystem management for enhancing water resources and ecosystem services in Korea

*In Korea freshwater and river ecosystem serves important function for water resources, conservation and recreation. This natural resources need special attention due to increased land-use pressure, modification, climate change, etc.
*During the Congress Nature+ becomes a theme and our event can deal with important natural resources such as water and freshwater conservation
*Wetlands also provide us water resources and ecosystem service and the event will encourage water ecosystem conservation and wise use of wetlands for stackholders and participants.

Green environmental support center's role for solving the local environmental issues

Green Environment Centers (GEC) shall develop, distribute, educate and promote environmental technologies that meet the needs and specific conditions of each region and shall, in addition, actively participate in the exchange of information and the resolution of regional environmental issues in order to bring about environmentally friendly regions.

Sharing for coexistence through Jeju lichens

Lichen. Local people in Jeju have called it "Clothes on stone" since ancient times. It is a symbiont of algae and fungi. Algae synthesis food from air. But fungi get food by decaying organic matter.

A long long time ago they encountered each other. Though different, they learned to work together in harmony and have been on that journey ever since. On the trees. On the ground, even on the rocks. Then a wide variety of lichens took different paths and spread all over the world.

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