Un Urges Businesses To Join Corporate Responsibility Pact Ahead Of Rio Forum

UN URGES BUSINESSES TO JOIN CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY PACT AHEAD OF RIO FORUM New York, Feb 28 2012 7:05PM The world’s corporations are increasingly adopting a more sustainable course of doing business, a senior United Nations official said today, but voiced concern that participation was still lagging below expectations ahead of …

Ban Urges Private Sector To Invest In Sustainable Development Initiatives

BAN URGES PRIVATE SECTOR TO INVEST IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES New York, Jan 12 2012 5:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged investors today to lend their support to sustainable development initiatives to deal with climate change and provide efficient energy solutions around the world. ?In these times of austerity and economic …

Un Chief Urges Change In Resource Consumption Patterns

UN CHIEF URGES CHANGE IN RESOURCE CONSUMPTION PATTERNS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, May 13 2011 7:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need for fundamental changes in humanity’s resource consumption patterns and values, saying the planet’s natural environment is under unprecedented pressure with far-reaching social and economic consequences. “Our …