Tax base erosion, driven by tax avoidance and tax evasion by multi-national firms and wealthy individuals, afflicts many countries, as the Panama Papers highlighted recently. These dynamics are damaging for developing countries, as they undermine their state capacity building and can lead to tax increases for the poor. On 24 May, at the World Bank Headquarters in […]
Global Green USA hosted its 10th Annual Pre-Oscar Party featuring elite Hollywood activists ang environmentally minded celebrities. Guests enjoyed performances from seven-time Grammy Award winner Willie Nelson and his sons Lukas and Micah.
Film, TV and music stars such as Orlando Bloom, Miranda Kerry, Helent Hunt, Emmy Rossum (Shameless), Ed O'Neil (Modern Family), Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi), Sophia Bush (One Tree Hill) , Ed Begley Jr. (Easy to Assemble) and Navid Negahban (Homeland) and many more were in attendance.
The event was sponsored by H&M, Chevrolet, Pureology, CoolHaus, Cade Estate Winery, Ehlers Estate, 360 Vodka, BlueAvocado and Turtle Island.
All proceeds from the star-studded event will benefit Global Green USA's efforts to build greener, more resilient homes, schools and communities in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Based on the outcome of the “Green and Inclusive Economy” Conference organized in Geneva in October 2015, and the vast potential for this sector of activity, Green Cross International is looking for a Sustainable Energy Programme Director to develop activities, build capacity and mobilize resources for this programme area. The position will be based at […]