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10 Highlights of the past 50 years
50 years ago Earth Day was founded by US Senator Gaylord Nelson who not only created this special day but likely made the first step of creating a whole new movement to help save the Earth. Today, the world celebrates its 50th anniversary around the theme of “climate action” in honour of worldwide efforts to halt global warming.
One might say that many organisations, companies and movements grew out of this special day, which was created by Nelson after a major oil spill in 1969 which conta…
ECOLISE General Assembly | 3 and 4 April 2020
“Perhaps we cannot raise the winds. But each of us can put up the sail, so that when the wind comes we can catch it.”
E.F. Schumacher, re-quoted by Daniel Wahl, Keynote speaker
I was one of 63 participants of the biggest and longest ZOOM call I have ever experienced – two days ! As I logged on to my laptop on the morning of Friday 3 April, I wondered how this piece of technological creativity would work. Could our amazing hosts in Sweden who, up to a few weeks beforehand had been…
Gaia Education ofrece un curso gratuito de Panorama de Diseño para la Sostenibilidad para las personas afectadas por el coronavirus
Como muchas escuelas, universidades, organizaciones y otras instituciones han cerrado temporalmente debido al coronavirus, estamos ofreciendo a todas las personas afectadas por la pandemia de coronavirus, acceso gratuito a nuestro programa en línea: Panorama de diseño para la sostenibilidad.
Mantenerse seguros y saludables es lo más importante en este momento, incluso si significa pasar más tiempo en casa. Gaia Education es un proveedor líder de educación para el desarrollo sostenible.
Gaia Education offers free Sustainability Design Panorama course to people affected by the coronavirus
As many schools, universities, organisations and other institutions have closed temporarily due to the coronavirus, we are offering all people affected by the coronavirus pandemic, free access to our online programme: Sustainability Design Panorama.
Staying safe and healthy is the most important thing at the moment, even if it means to spend more time at home. Gaia Education is a leading provider of education for sustainable development. We want to support you to continue learning and dev…
What are the SDGs? (Sustainable Development Goals)
In 2015 World Leaders at the UN committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years.
- End extreme poverty.
- Fight inequality & injustice.
- Fix climate change.
Global and local collaboration and solidarity could enable humanity to actually achieve the 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development adopted by over 190 Nations, and get these things done, in all countries, for all people. But if the Global Goals are going to work, everyone needs to know about th…
Bergsee Camp – Analysis and Design Proposal (a Design Studio Case Study)
Turn your inspiration into action. Learn how to develop analytical skills that can apply to consulting and practising sustainable design.
The Bergsee Camp project is an exciting output of the Design Studio, which participants of the Design for Sustainability (GEDS) programme are able to engage with once they have completed the four dimensions- social, ecological, economic design & worldview.
The focus of the Design Studio is to get you to think about and practise integrative whol…
SDGs Training of Multipliers in Vienna
Gaia Education presents a one-day SDG Training of Multipliers in Vienna on 15 June 2020 to learn more about the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
We invite you to join the vitally important conversation about how to accelerate the implementation of the United Nations’ 17 SDGs at the local and regional scale in ways that are carefully adapted to the bio-cultural uniqueness of your community. The workshop will be facilitated by May East, CEO of Gaia Education, who has decades of experi…
Reforming money to make it work for People and Planet
“Market economics values what is scarce – not the real work of society which is caring, loving, being a citizen, a neighbour and a human being.” – Dr. Edgar
To address the problems that result from the fundamental design flaws of our economic and monetary systems, a number of reforms have been proposed. Among the most prevalent of these is that governments should take back from banks responsible for the creation of money. It has been proposed that rather than creating money as debt, g…
Vacancy: People Care Administrator | Apply today!
We have one new position (People Care Administrator) advertised and are looking for enthusiastic individual to join our team.
People Care Administrator Vacancy
This is a strategic customer success role that requires an air of confidence and a proactive rather than a reactionary approach. Working in close collaboration with other members of the team, you will be able to transform your drive…
SDGs Training of Multipliers in Melbourne in February!
Presented by Gaia Education, Engineers Without Borders Australia and UNESCO.
Gaia Education, Engineers Without Borders Australia and UNESCO present the SDG Training of Multipliers in Melbourne on 19 February to learn more about the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
We invite you to join the vitally important conversation about how to accelerate the implementation of the United Nations’ 17 SDGs at the local and regional scale in ways that are carefully adapted to the bio-cultural uniquen…