Two leading promoters of female equality, Dr. Alice Kaudia, Kenya’s environment secretary and Dianne Dillon Ridgley, acclaimed women’s rights activist and environmentalist, discuss why many women are already practicing circular economy, how women’s associations can help achieve gender parity and why women still need affirmative action.
Standing upright and proud, Bas de Leuw, the Managing Director of the World Resources Forum, announced at the opening session that the World Resources Forum 2015 will be carbon neutral. While offsetting CO2 emissions may be a means for compensation, for conferences organizers and participants, it’s not as easy to walk the talk.
Spice, a “time bank,” named for its mission to “add some spice” to the organization of society. Like many other community currency initiatives, Spice isn’t aiming to replace conventional money but rather to supplement it: “Our ambition is to counterbalance what the mainstream system is not good at.”