United Nations Initiatives

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Biden heads to New York to reassure at the United Nations   
September 21, 2021
Source: Roll Call on MSN.com - President Joe Biden arrives in New York for United Nations General Assembly meetings Monday evening in the role of fence-mender-in-chief.
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McCormick & Company Announced as Global Compact LEAD   
September 21, 2021
Source: Associated Press - McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC), a global leader in flavor, announced that it has officially been named a Global Compact LEAD company by the United Nations for its ongoing commitment to the UN Global Compact and...
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UN Global Compact announces new Africa Strategy to accelerate principled business, climate action and the Sustainable Development Goals   
September 21, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - Launched at Uniting Business LIVE Private Sector Forum, the UN Global Compact Africa Strategy aims to accelerate and scale the impact of the private sector across AfricaNew York, NY, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITED...
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Biden to face United Nations General Assembly after crises with Afghanistan, France   
September 21, 2021
Source: Los Angeles Times - At the United Nations summit, President Biden must attempt to repair damaged U.S. credibility and alliances after Afghanistan and amid COVID.
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World - Vital role of ocean in upcoming COP 26 highlighted by world leaders as UN Global Compact launches Ocean Stewardship Coalition   
September 21, 2021
Source: coastalnewstoday.com - New ‘Ocean Stewardship Coalition’ will scale up the global impact of ocean business to meet the urgency of climate crisis and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
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Leading CFOs launch global SDG initiative with United Nations Global Compact   
September 21, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - Chief Financial Officers announce initial $500 billion in commitments at Uniting Business LIVENew York, NY, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITED NATIONS, New York, 20 September, 2021 – Dozens of Chief Financial...
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At United Nations, Biden hopes to open new diplomatic chapter after criticism from allies   
September 21, 2021
Source: YAHOO!News - President Joe Biden's address to the United Nations General Assembly will seek to rally allies and partners to take on shared climate, health, and security challenges, a senior administration official said.
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Moody’s Accelerates Net-Zero Commitments to 2040 Recognized as a UN Global Compact LEAD Company   
September 21, 2021
Source: easternherald.com - Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) today announced its commitment to achieve
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UN and partners launch billion-dollar initiative to transform cities for people and planet   
September 21, 2021
Source: unep.org - Today, at Climate Week NYC 2021, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environment Facility (GEF) and partners launched UrbanShift – a new global initiative to improve lives and transform cities into green and...
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What Allbirds is Building with a Sustainable Public Offering   
September 21, 2021
Source: Inc - Allbirds has made a name for itself in the crowded shoe space by claiming sustainability accolades. Its shoes are made from sustainably-sourced Merino wool, with insoles from cast
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