For Transition Initiatives on the island of Ireland
‘Sustainability is a concept more than a strict code. It refers to responsible and ethical methods of practice in economic, social and environmental management. In many ways sustainability refers to new methods of old practices. It is often misinterpreted as relating solely to the environment, but in practice, it is an integrated approach to all aspects of life – economic, social, environmental and cultural.’
Anne Behan, 1959-2004
The Anne Behan Community Sustainability Award for Transition Initiatives will be presented every year by Feasta, the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability, to the …
Date and Time: 12:00, 26th April 2009 (Part of the Transition Ireland Gathering)
Venue: 15 – 19 Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8
Feasta’s learning ‘toolkit’, an exploration into the root causes of unsustainability and potential solutions, was presented in a 10 week course starting in the Cultivate Centre on Tuesday the 22nd of February. Richard Douthwaite wrote the study guide for the resource which was designed to focus the learners’ thoughts and Cultivate’s Davie Philip facilitated the 10 evenings.
FEASTA’s ‘toolkit’ is being used by other local groups and circles of friends around the country. The ‘toolkit’ contains books, readings, videos and audio recordings designed to provide the materials to enable a group of learners to explore the issues further. If you …
Date: 18 November 2004
Venue: Swift Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
As a Senior Fellow at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Energy, Environment, in Germany, Sachs leads a variety of projects on globalisation, sustainability and world trade. His talk surveyed resource conflicts around the world from the twin perspectives of fairness and justice.