Category Archives: Social Responsibility

Sustainable materialism in practice? Notes from a workshop

Elizabeth Bomberg reflects on the ‘Sustainable Materialism Workshop’, which examined emerging social movements in sustainability and the shifting nature of environmental practices and advocacy. By Professor Elizabeth Bomberg, Deputy Director of GESA and Professor of Environmental Politics, School of Social … Continue reading

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Climate Enlightenment

  “We now have a large alumni network around the world working on climate change. Many of these alums will be at the Paris COP and this time it is their job to be there.“ Six years ago this month … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Sustainability Jam 2015

Can you solve a global issue in 48 hours? That was the challenge for 45 participants in the Edinburgh Sustainability Jam this year. In the face of dwindling natural resources, increased socioeconomic pressures and environmental degradation come motivated individuals ready … Continue reading

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MASTERS NETWORK – Global Environment & Society Academy Welcomes You!

Who are we? The Global Environment and Society Academy (GESA) is a network of experts collaborating to develop innovative solutions for the world’s most challenging problems.

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Perspectives on Global Environmental Change: What does it mean for the University of Edinburgh to be a Responsible Investor?

“One is not born into the world to do everything but to do something.” ― Henry David Thoreau   The University of Edinburgh has a long and proud history of taking action to address environmental challenges and social concerns, and … Continue reading

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In this article, Dr. Elisa Morgera and Tom Gerald Daly explore the role that ‘Benefit-Sharing’ might be able to play in addressing the environmental challenges associated with the use of natural resources.  The authors pose important questions about Benefit-Sharing and … Continue reading

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