GCI Project: Smart Water for Green Schools The Shoe Project is a collaboration between Green Cross Japan,Green Cross Swedenand theGreen Belt Movement (GBM)in Kenya, which distributed some 1,000 shoes to children and youth in the Rift Valley, last Febuary. The Shoe Project was made possible through the generous support Mr Shoo Iwasaki, President of Green […]
We live in urgent times. The international situation is becoming more complex and more worrisome. Issues related to sustainable development are being pushed aside while we attend to multiplying economic, social and geopolitical problems. The sum of the concurrent crises that have been engulfing everything from climate to the economy is creating an existential spiral of need for change.
Nowhere is this seen more clearly then in cities, where links previously considered unrelated – energy and jobs, water and sanitation and healthcare, urban development and security, governance and development. Cities are thus becoming natural partners for civil society in promoting a truly holistic approach, not only taking into account short-term interests, but providing opportunity sustainable and inclusive prosperity, on the basis of decoupling economic development from the use of energy and materials.
Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing towards what will be, and GCI is ready to assist in walking this road.
President Mikhail Gorbachev
Founding President, Green Cross International
Press Release – 28 August 2018 The Swedish authorities are called upon to take action as World Water Week opens in Stockholm. Tuesday 28 August 2018, Geneva, Switzerland –– Green Cross Sweden, with the support of Green Cross International, and along with Urbergsgruppen Grenna-Norra Kärr, denounces the current and proposed mining activities of Tasman Metals […]