United Nations Initiatives

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China to step up inspections of cold-chain products   
January 14, 2021
Source: N.C.N. Limited on MSN.com - A staff member sprays disinfectant at a regional cold chain center in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 7, 2021. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi) BEIJING, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- China will step up inspections of imported...
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‘It is upon us’: The world is not adapting swiftly enough for climate crisis impacts, UN warns   
January 14, 2021
Source: The Independent on MSN.com - While more countries are coming up with plans to adapt to the climate crisis, there is a major funding gap in getting projects off the ground, UN warns
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People moves: Former Aegon chief joins APG supervisory boards   
January 14, 2021
Source: IPE - Russell was CEO of Aegon Asset Management from 2010 until 2019, and has been a non-executive member of the board of directors of Nordea Bank since 2010. With Russell’s appointment, the supervisory board of APG AM will...
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Amcor demonstrates packaging industry leadership by reporting to SASB standards   
January 14, 2021
Source: PR Newswire - PRNewswire/ -- Amcor (NYSE: AMCR) (ASX: AMC) – a global packaging leader – has for the first time reported against SASB's standards, setting a new
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Cafe, croissant, worms' EU agency says worms safe to eat   
January 14, 2021
Source: StarTribune - The vaunted Mediterranean diet and French gastronomy are getting some competition: The European Union's food safety agency says worms are safe to eat.
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Pandemic-driven Shift To Home Work Carries Risks, UN Says   
January 14, 2021
Source: Barron's - The shift to home-working triggered by the coronavirus pandemic looks set to endure long-term, making it vital to protect employees' rights and avoid blurred lines between on-the-clock hours and personal time,
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Countries adapting too slowly to climate breakdown, UN warns   
January 14, 2021
Source: The Guardian on MSN.com - Report says not enough funding is being made available to deal with effects of extreme weather
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COVID-19 pandemic-driven shift to home-working carries risks: United Nations   
January 14, 2021
Source: moneycontrol.com on MSN.com - Issues facing home workers and their employers need greater attention, including better safeguards and more awareness of the rights and risks involved, the UN's International Labour Organization has said.
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Global Population Hit By Extreme Drought Set To Double   
January 14, 2021
Source: Barron's - Available freshwater is on track to decline sharply across two-thirds of Earth's land surface toward the end of the century mostly due to climate change, with the number of people exposed to extreme drought doubling,
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Poor nations need more cash to adapt to climate change - U.N.   
January 14, 2021
Source: Reuters on MSN.com - Half of the world's climate change financing should go to helping poorer nations adapt to the effects of global warming, such as droughts, rising seas and floods, the U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) said on Thursday.
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