The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanityContinue reading
A case study at Caux conference this year, we featured an Appalachian town called Coaltown struggling to leave the extractive, fossil based paradigm to embrace a regenerative, evergreen mindset. One item that came up was workers being retrained in solar energy. News from the area talk of an NGO doing something similar.
A new study from Northeastern University and nonprofit research organization The Organic Center (TOC), though, has reached the conclusion that soils from organic farms have 26 percent more potential for long-term carbon storage than soils from conventional farms, alongContinue reading
What has coal meant for towns close to deposits? How are residents doing today – should the reserves be exploited more or should we look to alternatives? These are some of the questions explored atContinue reading
In 1993 Sean took the life of another human being. He spent 21 years in prison for murder. Whilst in prison, he started to look for answers. How could he have allowed himself to get to the point where he believed it was okay to commit this crime? He began with God. When he was introduced to the Peace Education Program he realized he was looking for peace in all the wrong areas. He was looking everywhere but inside of himself. Prem Rawat’s teachings told him that real peace was inside. After he was released from prison, the lessons of peace in the program were so powerful that he started to work as a facilitator of the Peace Education Program.
During July, Caux Palace in Switzerland hosted the Invest in Peace Forum. The initiative, a cooperation between the Swedish Sustainable Economy Foundation and Initiatives of Change, Sweden, convened land restorers, peace activists and investors inContinue reading