EFES NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2013 For the first time since the financial crisis occurred…

     EFES NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2013 For the first time since the financial crisis occurred…  … the number of employee shareholders in Europe didn’t increase last year, and the democratization rate of employee ownership went down. A new differentiation appears between top executives and other employees since the beginning of …

OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013

    OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013   Issue Eighteen     Contents   ·        Green Growth Knowledge Platform ·        Focus on Green Growth in emerging and developing Asia ·        Green Growth Papers: Why New Business Models Matter for Green Growth ·        Integrating green growth in policy work ·        Recent Events ·        Recent publications ·        2013 …

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT New York, Mar 20 2013 10:00AM Marking the first ever International Day of Happiness, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the international community to commit to an inclusive and sustainable human development that will improve the well-being of …

Ray Chambers Named UN Special Envoy for Health MDG Financing

  GBCHealth is pleased to announce that today the UN Secretary-General has appointed Ray Chambers as his first Special Envoy for Financing of the Health Related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and has renewed Mr. Chambers’ mandate on malaria. In this expanded role, Mr. Chambers will promote increased investment by the …

Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference

Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference Posted on June 21 2012 | Executive Director Michelle Bachelet | Speeches and Statements http://www.unwomen.org/2012/06/looking-at-the-way-forward-in-implementing-the-expected-outcomes-of-the-conference/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ungen+%28UN+gender+equality+news+feed%29 Remarks of Michelle Bachelet Executive Director of UN Women at the Rio+20 high-level roundtable on “Looking at the way forward in implementing …

Invitation: OECD green growth side-events at Rio+20

You’re invited: OECD green growth side-events at Rio+20 Tailoring green growth strategies to country circumstances: practical steps to achieve sustainable development 21 June, 17:00-18:30 RioCentro Conference Centre, Room: T-9 This side-event will feature a dialogue between the OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, representatives from the Governments of Colombia, Korea and Mexico …

ENB on the Side – UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Energy Day at Rio+20

Energy day at Rio+20 Opening Session: Achieving sustainable energy for all Robert Orr, Policy Coordination and Strategic Planning in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General, moderated the opening session of Energy Day at Rio+20, which was convened under the theme “Achieving Sustainable Energy for All.” Sha Zukang, Secretary-General of Rio+20, …

Ban Stresses Power of Information Technology to Facilitate Sustainable Development

New York, May 17 2012  2:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today emphasized the need to optimize the use of information and communications technology (ICT) to support sustainable development. “By gathering, disseminating and analyzing information, we can accelerate action to protect natural resources, combat climate change and help vulnerable people, including women and girls,” Mr. Ban …

Work-Family Balance Benefits Families and Society At Large, Says Ban

New York, May 15 2012  9:05AM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted the need for work-family balance for the benefit of families and society at large, adding that while flexible working arrangements are becoming more widely available, there is much room for improvement. “We need to respond to the ever-changing complexities of work and family life,” …

Un Official Highlights Role Of Business Sector In Achieving Sustainable Development

UN OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF BUSINESS SECTOR IN ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, Apr 11 2012 3:05PM The business and industry sectors play a key role in leading countries towards sustainable development, a top United Nations official said today, adding that their collaboration and partnerships with governments are essential to …