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Thu, 12/05/2011

6pm - 9pm, Tuesday 24 May 2011, 3rd Floor, Bush House, BristolThe Happy City Initiative and The Converging World are organising the first showing in the Southwest of the film The Economics of Happiness.This new documentary by the International Society for Ecology...

Mon, 09/05/2011

TCW and ethical travel resource Much Better Adventures have partnered to deliver an alternative way to reduce the carbon footprint of travel, without resorting to carbon offsetting. The effectiveness of carbon offsetting is widely debated, but donating to TCW brings carbon savings and social...

Thu, 21/04/2011

Help us raise money at Bristol’s Biggest Bike Ride At The Converging World, we’re proud to be based in Bristol - a city firmly on the cycling map.  Our team, with its strong cycling contingent, has decided to take part in Bristol’s Biggest Bike Ride 2011 to raise money for our next...

Fri, 15/04/2011

Here is the first picture from our Gok Wan inspired "How to Cook Good Naked" photoshoot.  4 of our volunteers funded by the Vodafone World of Difference programme took off their clothes to promote our initiative to introduce alternative cooking stoves to South India.It is estimated that 1.9...

Wed, 13/04/2011

Cooking can kill. Indoor pollution from cooking on smoky stoves is the fourth biggest health risk in the developing world. Nearly half the people in the world use polluting, inefficient stoves to cook their food each day and 1.9 million people die worldwide each year from exposure to indoor...

Fri, 01/04/2011

TCW appoints Indian management team to grow its renewable energy business and former Secretary of the Ministry for New and Renewable Energy in India joins the board.Mr Rangarajan Balajee has been appointed CEO of The Converging World’s Indian renewable energy...