United Nations Initiatives
Stakeholders parley over labour migration, border mgt, counter-trafficking in W/Africa   
(Sunday - December 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: Vanguard - The event which drew immigration and diplomatic officials from countries in the region also had expert support from the International Centre for Migration Policy Development ICMPD, the International Organization for Migration...
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Transparency Orgs Release New Disclosure Rules On Tax Dodging   
(Sunday - December 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Global Reporting Initiative GRI
Source: Law360 - The standards will be part of the requirements of the Global Reporting Initiative, an international organization that promotes transparency on issues such as environmental impact, corruption and human rights. The GRI modeled its...
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Qatar World Cup coverage has been unfair, says 2022 chief executive   
(Sunday - December 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: CNN on MSN.com - The chief executive of Qatar's 2022 World Cup organizing committee says the country has been surprised by the "severity" of the criticism it has received since winning the right to host the 2022 tournament.
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New standard aims to highlight how much companies pay in taxes   
(Sunday - December 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Global Reporting Initiative GRI
Source: Pensions&Investments - A group of institutional investors has endorsed a new tax reporting standard, published Thursday by the Global Reporting Initiative, aimed at providing better visibility into how much tax multinational corporations are paying...
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Etihad becomes the first airline to raise funds tied to united nations sustainable development goals   
(Sunday - December 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Zawya - “We are proud to be the first airline globally, and one of the first companies in the UAE, to obtain commercial funding based on our commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations,” Mr Boukadida...
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Fincantieri joins the United Nations Global Compact   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: portnews.ru - As part of the process of strengthening its corporate responsibility, Fincantieri has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest business sustainability initiative, the company said in its release. The Global ...
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VMware Joins the World’s Largest Corporate Sustainability Initiative—the United Nations Global Compact—Furthering Its Commitment   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: CSR Wire - We are pleased to announce that VMware has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. We are proud to support the ten principles of the Global Compact with respect to...
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The Incredible Story Of How Climate Change Became Apocalyptic   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Forbes - Discussions of climate change are directly and indirectly shaped by the work of experts who work under the umbrella of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change or IPCC. The IPCC was established in the 1980s to assess...
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World Food Programme ramping up to reach 700,000 with emergency operations in Haiti   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: ReliefWeb - One in three Haitians, or 3.7 million people, need urgent food assistance, including 1 million suffering severe hunger according to a nationwide study conducted in August by the CNSA (National Coordination for Food Security) with...
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Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - A new global project to prevent and reduce marine plastic litter from shipping and fisheries has been launched today (5 December) by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...
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