United Nations Initiatives

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Nippon Life adopts the Equator Principles   
April 03, 2019
Source: Environmental finance - Nippon Life Insurance said it has adopted and started implementing the Equator Principles, a risk management framework to help financial institutions assess and manage environmental and social risk in development projects.
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Advisors & Partners joins UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment   
April 03, 2019
Source: Opalesque Hedge Fund News - Opalesque Industry Update - Alternative assets specialist Advisors & Partners today announced that it has become a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, on the 18th of March 2019,...
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UNEP, IUCN Propose 18 Gender-Environment Indicators   
April 03, 2019
Source: climate-l.iisd.org - March 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have published a report on measuring the nexus between gender and the environment. The publication proposes 18...
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United Nations condemns Islamophobia and antisemitism   
April 03, 2019
Source: jpost.com - As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways...
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Pernod Ricard launches its 2030 Sustainability & Responsibility Roadmap   
April 03, 2019
Source: Business Wire - Last September, during the UN Global Compact Leaders’ Summit 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York, Pernod Ricard was the only Wine & Spirits company to be recognized as a Global Compact LEAD company, demonstrating...
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Protecting mountain environments around the world   
April 02, 2019
Source: FAO - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the University of Turin have agreed to continue collaboration to promote sustainable development in mountain regions. The partnership, which promotes education...
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Acute hunger affecting over 100 million people worldwide: Report   
April 02, 2019
Source: Dunya News - A report presented today jointly by the EU, FAO, and WFP. (Web Desk) – A report presented today jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food...
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National Food Security and Livelihood Consultant at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN)   
April 02, 2019
Source: FINANCIAL WATCH NIGERIA - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN) – An intergovernmental organization, FAO has 194 Member Nations, two associate members and one member organization, the European Union. Its employees come...
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Engineering the planet’s temperature: clash or cooperation'   
April 02, 2019
Source: lse.ac.uk - Last year’s special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Global Warming of 1.5 ºC struck a cautionary note: ‘Although some [solar radiation modification] measures may be theoretically...
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Momentum building on methane, Europe’s climate blind spot   
April 02, 2019
Source: Environmental Defense Fund - According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), over a 20 year period, methane has a global warming potential (GWP) up to 87 times higher than CO2. While methane breaks down in a decade, carbon dioxide sticks...
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