Archive for March, 2014

World Bank says a prodigious talent and a depth of ideas reside in the Caribbean

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

WASHINGTON D.C., United States, Tuesday March 11, 2014, CMC – From apps to fight rising crime levels to e-learning tools for pre-school and up, the World Bank says a prodigious talent and a depth of ideas reside in the Caribbean.

The Washington-based financial institution said it’s a potential that could secure the economic future for the region, and, more specifically, valuable career opportunities for the youth.

Read more at :  Caribbean 360.com- Newsletter Vol 9 Issue 050

Green Economy “Improving human well-being and social equity with zero carbon emissions”

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

The green economy is one that improves human well-being with a sustainable economy that has low to zero carbon emissions. A green economy will significantly reduce environmental risks and ecological scarcities. Likewise, a green economy has a one-planet footprint where all energy is derived from naturally replenished  renewable resources.

The growth of a green economy is driven by investments that reduce carbon emissions and pollution, enhance energy and resources efficiency, and prevents loss of biodiversity and ecosystems services.

For more information on Green Economy visit the following sites

UNEP- Green Economy

Green Economy Group