Proceeding from UN strategy the next 10 years were declared as the period for small farmers development. Major goals are reducing poverty and improving global food security. Small family farming, besides of poverty and food control, can also be a key to reaching some global goals: gender equality, good health and well-being, sustainable community growth, […]
Is social justice possible without environmental justice? Do carbon emissions and overpriced housing go hand in hand? Could each solve for the other? Could we create a nexus between the two seemingly disparate worlds of forest carbon sequestration and affordable housing? How can the fund management, forestry, development and construction industries rethink the myth that government-subsidized, high-cost, low-quality stick-frame, aluminum, steel and concrete are truly the most sustainable ways to build our homes and deploy our natural resources?
Should this session be selected, speakers and panelists to be invited to participate would include senior executives from Facebook, Google, Weyerhaeuser, Amazon, Microsoft, Gates Foundation, USDA and Forterra, Washington’s largest land trust.