Ecogain supports ecocide law
“Ecocide is about changing our norms about nature. It’s a no-brainer!”, says Anders Enetjärn, Founder of Ecogain, Business Developer and Thought Leader Earlier this year, Ecogain was doubly awarded at a gala in Umeå: the company was made “Growth company of the year” and founder Anders Enetjärn was awarded “Entrepreneur of the year”. Ecogain has […]
Iceland hopeful for results on recognition of ecocide at Council of Europe summit
Jakobsdóttir expressed her optimism in the Icelandic parliament during a discussion responding to a parliamentary inquiry on the matter of ecocide from MP Andrés Ingi Jónsson of the Pirate Party on 20 March 2023. Jónsson’s inquiry centered on the current status of his previously lodged parliamentary resolution proposing that the Icelandic government recognize ecocide as […]
Say YES to the Law for Nature!
The campaign was soft-launched by Eva Karlsson, CEO of Houdini, at a conference in Stockholm on March 22nd. We will soon be ready for a full launch, and will get back to you as soon as we are.
EU legal committee unanimous vote to recognize ecocide level crimes
Four previous consultative committees had already voted in favour of including ecocide. Now, the last and most important of the committees in the context of this Directive, the legal affairs (JURI) committee, unanimously voted to include the most serious environmental crimes – widely known as “ecocide” – in its proposed text for the Directive which […]
March 29: Ecocide Law for an Economy within Planetary Boundaries (online webinar)
Welcome to a webinar on economics and ecocide law, where a qualified panel will address key issues. What is the crucial contribution of a circular economy? How does ecocide law unlock the door to a circular economy? Why is “hard” law needed? We have thousands of agreements and conventions; do we really need more law? […]
The talk of the town – ecocide law!
At an event about ecocide law on May 31st, Nina Macpherson stressed the importance of a level playing-field and preventative law; Andreas Follér of Scania stressed the benefits of clear-cut rules and that this is a missing piece of law; Ralph Chami, Vice President of IMF showed how ecocide law will benefit redirecting financial flows. […]
Swedish Bar Association ecocide law event
Participation at the seminar was by invitation only and invitations went out to a limited number of business leaders – Chairs, Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Sustainability Officers, General Counsel and Managing Partners of major law firms. Programme highlights: Mia Edwall Insulander, Secretary General of the Swedish Bar Association and Nina Macpherson, Chair […]
Protecting humans through ecocide law – New report
An international crime of ecocide sends a message that massive unsustainable harm to the environment is one of the greatest global challenges to the survival and well-being of present and future generations. An international crime of ecocide protects people and planet in ways that current international law does not: International human rights law is binding […]
May 31: Ecocide law – the Stockholm legacy
Ecocide law – the Stockholm legacy May 31st, 16.30-18 CET online At the Stockholm Conference in 1972, Olof Palme was the first world leader to use the word ecocide to denote mass destruction of the environment. Fifty years on, ecocide is still ongoing and a legal framework to protect the Earth is urgent. Join us […]
The multiple faces of ecocide as a new crime against humanity: challenges and opportunities for states and companies
End Ecocide Belgium and the ERC Curiae Virides Research Project of the Brussels School of Governance (VUB) aim at shedding light on the main implications of recognizing ecocide as a crime against humanity from an interdisciplanry perspective. The webinar will assess in particular how ecocide is progressively reaching the agenda of policymakers in Belgium and in the EU […]