CSR Asia Weekly: Unilever’s Supply Chains in Vietnam / Post-2015 development agenda

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Vol. 9 Week 7 | 27 February 2013     HIGHLIGHT Real-time online training: Effective CSR Communications CSR Asia is hosting a live web training session on 11 April on effective CSR communications. The 2-hour training session will outline success factors that can increase companies’ visibility around CSR initiatives. Get practical tips …

2013 Future Policy Award celebrates world’s best disarmament policies

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

2013 Future Policy Award celebrates world’s best disarmament policies   Press Release  2013 Future Policy Award celebrates world’s best disarmament policies World Future Council partners with United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs New York/Hamburg, 22 February – The World Future Council is pleased to announce that this year’s Future Policy Award …

UN Chief Praises Potential of Cooperatives to Empower Communities and Combat Hunger

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

New York, Nov 20 2012  7:05PM United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised the role that cooperatives play as catalysts of inclusive development and their capacity to empower communities by creating jobs and generating incomes. During a ceremony to close the International Year of Cooperatives at UN Headquarters in New …

Global Marshall Plan Annual Meeting 2012

Ethical Markets Global Citizen

Global Marshall Plan Annual Meeting 2012 Our common learning journey continues!   Start to “Become Active” Global Marshall Plan Academy 2012 completed   University Day Project: First nation-wide Networking-Meeting Second successful University Day of Karlsruhe shows to be a great example for replication   Awareness Raising by Campus Groups Global …

The Future we want: final document of the Rio+20 Conference

Ethical Markets

1. We, the Heads of State and Government and high-level representatives, having met at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20 to 22 June 2012, with the full participation of civil society, renew our commitment to sustainable development and to ensuring the promotion of an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future …

New Paradigm Needed to Ensure Global Job Creation and Economic Progress – UN Officials

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance

New York, May 17 2012 12:05PM United Nations senior officials today stressed the importance of establishing a new paradigm for growth that ensures social inclusiveness, job opportunities for all, and more accountability from the financial sector to tackle the ongoing global economic crisis. “It is time to recognize that human capital and natural capital …

Asia-Pacific Nations Review Progress on Sustainable Transport at Un-Backed Forum

kristy Resource Efficiency

ASIA-PACIFIC NATIONS REVIEW PROGRESS ON SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT AT UN-BACKED FORUM New York, Mar 15 2012 6:05PM Senior officials from over 30 Asia-Pacific nations are meeting at a United Nations-backed forum in Bangkok to review progress towards a sustainable and efficient regional transport network. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised the “commitment to …

Smart Public Policies Key to Powering Up Africa’s Clean Energy Potential

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

PRESS RELEASE Smart Public Policies Key to Powering Up Africa’s Clean Energy Potential Africa Launch of ‘UN International Year of Sustainable Energy for All’ Held in Nairobi Nairobi/Geneva, 21 February 2012 – Opening up energy markets to private sector investment through the introduction of smart government policies will be the …

UN University study quantifies impact of unsafe water and poor sanitation on child and maternal mortality

kristy Earth Systems Science

Study Quantifies Impact of Unsafe Water and Poor Sanitation on Child and Maternal Mortality The impact of unsafe water and sanitation on the death rates of children under five and mothers in the year after childbirth has been quantified for the first time by Canadian-based researchers. In a paper published …

SUMMARY REPORT OF THE Intergovernmental Meeting on the Fifth GLOBAL Environmental outlook Summary for Policy

kristy Earth Systems Science

SUMMARY REPORT OF THE Intergovernmental Meeting on the Fifth GLOBAL Environmental outlook Summary for Policy Makers: 29-31 JANUARY 2012 The Intergovernmental Meeting on the Fifth Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5) Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) took place in Gwangju City, Republic of Korea, from Sunday, 29 to Tuesday, 31 January 2012. …