United Nations Initiatives
Performance of urban storm drainage network under changing climate scenarios: Flood mitigation in Indian coastal city   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Nature - Velachery zone. The mitigation measures are recommended to increase its resilience against floods. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) CMIP5 models of Representative Concentration Pathways (RCP) 4.5 are used to...
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Gender diversity good for businesses and economies: UN   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: Yahoo News - The UN's International Labour Organization found in a fresh study that companies that improve gender diversity in their management report significant profit increases. "Gender diversity is a smart business strategy," according to...
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IMO's Feng Shui Cannot Hide The Paucity Of Its Climate Response   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Benzinga on MSN.com - However, when the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report announced last year that the climate was warming much faster than initially expected and that there could be as little as 10 or 11 years left if we...
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Still need business proof on why gender diversity works' Here are 3 reasons   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: Human Resources Online - On that note, a recently-published report by the United Nations International Labour Organization (UN ILO), titled ‘Women in Business and Management: The business case for change‘ proves just why businesses need to...
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Fiji chosen by ILO, says Cawaru   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: Fiji Times - FIJI has been chosen by the International Labour Organization to be a pathfinder country for the Sustainable Development Goal alliance 8.7. Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations permanent secretary Osea...
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ILO Urges Region to Embrace Free Movement   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: Caribbean360 - BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Wednesday May 22, 2019 – The head of the International Labour Organization (ILO) is urging Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries to embrace immigration and quickly rid themselves of a...
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Women in leadership bring better business performance   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: ILO - according to a new report from the Bureau for Employers’ Activities of the International Labour Organization (ILO). The report, Women in Business and Management: The business case for change, surveyed almost 13,000...
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Employing women boosts profits by up to 20% - UN   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: Scoop - In a report covering 13,000 firms in 70 countries, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said that globally, around six in 10 agreed that gender diversity improved their business, with almost as many citing gains in...
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Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: ReliefWeb - Mr. President [Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani of Indonesia], Let me start by wishing “Ramadan Karim” to our Muslim colleagues on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. Allow me to ...
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Aqaba Container Terminal Releases Its Eighth Annual Sustainability Report   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Global Reporting Initiative GRI
Source: Albawaba.com on MSN.com - ACT’s sustainability report was certified by Boston-based Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the international independent standards organization, remaining the only company in Aqaba – and one of only four companies...
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