Biography

Dr. Caniglia (PhD University of Notre Dame) is Professor and Director of the Institute for Sustainable Economic & Enterprise Development (SEED) in the College of Business & Economics at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She serves as a member of the Board at the Alliance Center in Denver, Colorado and is Co-Editor-in-Chief at the Solutions Journal. Dr. Caniglia’s research and publications are focused at the intersection of social movements, organizations and policymaking, especially related to the environmental movement, while her more recent work has turned toward resilience and environmental justice in urban communities. For over a decade, she collected extensive data on the Multi-stakeholder dialogues at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, where she also served as a consultant to the NGO Steering Committee.

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Mni Wiconi! Water is Life! Our cover photo for this special issue on river ecosystems was donated by Franck Vogel – a freelance photographer and author of Fleuves Frontières. This photo of life in the Mekong River valley shows the poignant connection between healthy coastal systems and human livelihoods. In this special issue of The […]

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Key Concepts: Regenerative Development, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, Global Compact, International Standards Organization, Social and Environmental Responsibility   Background The sustainability approach to harmonizing environment, equity, and economies has come under strong critique in recent years. It has been 30 years …

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Our current economic systems have become addicted to “growth at all costs”, as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) [i]. They assume that GDP growth is synonymous with increasing wellbeing and prosperity.  However this approach has led to growing inequality, an escalating climate crisis, and the depletion of natural and social capital.  We …

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