January 25, 2009

Scriptoria Blog

Obama’s inauguration speech – key promises for sustainable development

Sustainable developmentLike so many of you out there, I took the time last week to listen to President Obama’s inauguration speech.

One section in particular touched a nerve, as the new president made a strong commitment to tackling issues such as sustainable development, resource use, agriculture, water management, education, and health - issues that encompass the work done by most of the not-for-profit organizations we work with and about which we feel very strongly.

If the President lives up to his promises (quoted below) and (more…)

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January 14, 2009

Scriptoria Blog

Funny and effective

Well, we’re back after the holidays and a week spent clearing out overflowing mail boxes. So, I thought I’d kick off the New Year with something really funny. The video below was produced by the EU to encourage people to consider a career in research.

It’s a good illustration of just how effective humour can be in communicating messages. Here at SCRIPTORIA we’d like to see this sort of approach used much more widely among the sustainable development community. I hope you enjoy it. Do write us a comment to let us know what you think.

All the best,

Jim

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January 1, 2009

Scriptoria Blog

Happy New Year!!

Happy New YearThis is just a very short post to wish everyone a happy 2009 and to say thanks for taking the time to visit us and listen to our news and views.

Of course we’ll be here throughout 2009 talking about sustainable development communications to anyone who is interested. So, don’t forget to check in from time to time.

All the best,

The SCRIPTORIA Team

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