New publication alert! “Theories and concepts influencing sustainable community development: introducing the concept of community productivity”

By Maria Spiliotopoulou and Mark Roseland Chapter 20 of the Research Handbook on Community Development, edited by Rhonda Phillips, Eric Trevan and Patsy Kraeger, and published in 2020 by Edward Elgar Publishing. Full text of our chapter is available online…

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Investors, consumers and workers are changing capitalism for the better by demanding companies behave more responsibly

Repost from: The Conversation, July 24, 2019 7.38am EDT Updated August 19, 2019 3.50pm EDT By Elizabeth Schmidt, Professor of Practice, Nonprofit Organizations; Social & Environmental Enterprises, University of Massachusetts Amherst Capitalism’s days may be numbered – at least judging…

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‘There are no excuses left’: why climate science deniers are running out of rope

Guardian environment correspondent Fiona Harvey recalls being heckled at the House of Commons and explains how attitudes to climate have shifted in 10 years From https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/17/climate-science-deniers-environment-warning Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent Published on Thu 17 Oct 2019 12.02 BST A crack…

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Why inclusive cities start with safe streets

New design guidelines from the American Society of Landscape Architects show us how to build them By Diana Budds Aug 28, 2019, 5:00pm EDTFrom: https://www.curbed.com/2019/8/28/20835301/universal-streets-accessible-street-design Jackson Street, in St. Paul, was recently redesigned to accommodate multi-modal transportation and increase accessibility….

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