United Nations Initiatives

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WWF-Singapore launches online courses on sustainable finance   
September 21, 2021
Source: The Edge Singapore - The ASFI Academy offers a suite of e-learning courses designed for those working in the Asian financial sector.
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No ministers' meeting on Iran nuclear deal at United Nations, says EU's Borrell   
September 21, 2021
Source: CNBC - Ministers from Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia will not meet with Iran at the U.N. this week for nuclear deal talks, EU's Josep Borrell said.
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BTS shares vaccine status at United Nations, shows new video filmed there   
September 21, 2021
Source: CNET - K-pop band BTS spoke at the United Nations General Assembly meeting on Monday, and also shared a new video of their song Permission to Dance, which was filmed at the UN. More than 6 million people watched the YouTube video of the...
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Permission to Dance' BTS sing their way through United Nations   
September 21, 2021
Source: Reuters on MSN.com - Fully vaccinated South Korean band BTS danced its way through the United Nations in a Monday broadcast, promoting global goals tackling poverty, inequality, injustice and climate change ahead of the annual U.
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The number of billionaires grew by 13.4% in 2020 — making the pandemic a 'windfall to billionaire wealth'   
September 21, 2021
Source: Business Insider on MSN.com - The world now has over 3,000 billionaires, and their collective wealth went up in 2020. Some argue a wealth tax could help level the playing field.
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WM Partners Closes Second Fund Exceeding Its Initial $400 Million Target   
September 21, 2021
Source: Business Insider - WM Partners, LP a certified diverse-owned private equity firm focused on investing in middle market companies and driving value creation in the health and wellness sector, today announced that it has completed fundraising for the...
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e-wallet, QR payments and online banking surged exponentially in one year up to June 2021, says Tengku Zafrul   
September 21, 2021
Source: The Edge on MSN.com - The pandemic has changed the old ways of how businesses and owners earn a living, shop, learn and play, with electronic transactions coming to the fore, said Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz.
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Kraton Corporation Publishes 2020 Sustainability Report   
September 21, 2021
Source: Business Insider - Kraton Corporation (NYSE: KRA), a leading global sustainable producer of specialty polymers and high-value biobased products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces the release of its 2020 Sustainability Report.
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Is a toothless United Nations still relevant'   
September 21, 2021
Source: Politico - Check out Saype’s giant 3-D children spray-painted on the grass of the United Nations lawn, called “World in Progress II” Big in Turtle Bay: Literally. The size of the U.N. logo in the General Assembly hall is...
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K-pop superstars BTS shot a music video in the United Nations General Assembly hall   
September 21, 2021
Source: Business Insider Australia on MSN.com - South Korean President Moon Jae-In appointed the seven-member boy band as envoys for future generations and culture in July.
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