DE Founder and President, David Oswald is participating in the science and technology (SBSTTA) and implementation (SBI) meetings of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity.
DE will be sharing experience working at the regional and national level developing software platforms for integrating environmental data. This work is particularly relevant to attendees […]
DE founder and president, David Oswald, presents at TEDx Laval on May 15, 2017. The title of the talk is “Mainstreaming Ecology Into Cities: Building our Urban Future with Design and Environmental Thinking”.
David was honoured to be presenting alongside some very remarkable people who shared their moving stories, […]
The government of Saint Lucia awarded DE and Caribbean coalition partner Mona Geoinformatics Limited the contract to design a web-based GIS (Geographic Information System) to help them manage their environmental monitoring and management data. Various agencies in Saint Lucia collect environmental data and this is a necessary process to understand the status of natural […]
DE President, David Oswald, delivered a presentation on ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Ecosystems into Banking’ to the Mexican Banking Association in Mexico City on November 14, 2016. David was invited by the German GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusamenarbeit) and Eco-Consult to give this talk as part of a half day event […]
The DE team has won the logo design for the United Nations 2016 International Day of Biodiversity. The DE design was selected from over 40 submissions and has been praised for how it captures the theme of: Mainstreaming of Biodiversity – Sustaining People and their Livelihoods (https://www.cbd.int/idb/2016/logo.shtml).
“We strived to simplify and […]
DE delivers education and outreach workshop for C-READ (Caribbean Regional Environmental and Atmospheric Database Management System) in Bridgetown, Barbados.
DE led the Gap Analysis, Conceptual Design, and Sustainability Plan for C-READ with regional partner, Mona Geoinformatics Institute Ltd. in Kingston, Jamaica. GeoSolutions was responsible for the software development.
The project […]
DE is honoured to have been featured in CEIM’s latest press release! Check out their full article on the project, the Rio+20 conference, and insights into DE’s design approach.
The official page for this project is also now up on the DE website! Click here to read the full details of the pavilion, […]
DE’s team has been hard at work on the design of and graphic production for the UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) auditorium and exhibition area as a part of their pavilion at the Rio+20 Conference, taking place in Rio de Janiero, Brazil this month. Stay tuned for full details of this project that […]
DE President, David Oswald, writes about the inter-relationship between Design, Biodiversity, and Corporate Social Responsibility in the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity’s Business 2020 newsletter. The central thesis is that biodiversity conservation targets can be achieved through mobilization of businesses along clearly defined strategic goals related to CSR. David Oswald argues that design is […]
The environmental graphic production team of DE was awarded the contract to produce all graphics for the Energy and Innovation and Earth and Sky galleries of the NSC 2011 project (www.imagineaction.ca). This will increase DE’s presence on the project, which commenced in February of 2010 with early stage piloting of exhibit ideas.