There are organizations around the world producing films, interviews, and lectures addressing sustainability-related topics and doing it on a regular basis.
We created a Special Collections section to draw your attention to these organizations and the programs we have found particularly educational and inspirational.
EarthSayers.tv is happy to partner with select companies and events for mutual promotion and further development of special collections.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for recommendations as to champions, big challenges, events and/or places you want to see called out on our site.
Socially Responsible Investments Reach $8.7 Trillion
Investments described as socially responsible or sustainable have grown by more than $2 trillion in the US over the last two years, up 33 percent from 2014, according to a new report. The surge is due to rising demand from US institutions for assets that answer to ESG—environmental, social, and governance—criteria.
Read more here.
A 10 minute film about the work of Honor the Earth featuring the music of John Trudell.
Honor the Earth is a Native-led organization, established by Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) and Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, in 1993 to address the two primary needs of the Native environmental movement: the need to break the geographic and political isolation of Native communities and the need to increase financial resources for organizing and change.
More Wisdom Keepers in our collection here.
EarthSayers Special Collection: Artists and Musicians is part of our "Champions" category and features individuals with great gifts who use them to address social, cultural, environmental and/or economic elements of sustainability through their art, music and communications talents. The artist, Chris Jordan's work, as one example, addresses the unconscious behaviors that add up to catastrophic consequences which no one intended. He explores the phenomenon of American consumerism.
EarthSayers Special Collection on Transforming Our Economy
Here one of many sustainability leaders addressing economics is Alan AtKisson describing the history of GDP (Gross Domestic Product, also known as Gross National Product) and its invention (1942!) to measure economic growth during World War II. This speech was given during presentations to the Australian Environmental Protection Agency in 2001.