United Nations Initiatives
4 steps we must take to fix the world's broken food system (opinion)   
August 01, 2020
Source: CNN on MSN.com - Food systems are essential to economic activity because they provide the energy that we need to live and work. However, macroeconomists have long ignored them in the belief that the global agri-food industry,
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PM: Vigorous, well-coordinated global response needed to face Covid-19 challenges   
August 01, 2020
Source: Dhaka Tribune - The event was held in the Virtual Global Summit on “Covid-19 and the World of Work - Building a Better Future of work on International Labour Organization” to discuss the challenges and responses of countries and...
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Energy is at the heart of the solution to the climate challenge   
August 01, 2020
Source: LinkedIn - This article is by Dr Hoesung Lee, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency The coronavirus pandemic has brought immense disruption to our...
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No choice: Why communities in Paraguay are cutting down forests to survive   
August 01, 2020
Source: Mongabay - This story is a collaboration between La Nación and Mongabay Latam. It is the fourth installment of a five-part series on illegal deforestation for marijuana production in eastern Paraguay. Read the first,
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Africa: The Charter of the United Nations - Ideals for Shaping Our Reality   
August 01, 2020
Source: AllAfrica.com - "Reconciling the requirements of the ideal with the possibilities of the real": this is how Georges Bidault, Minister for Foreign Affairs and head of the French delegation to the San Francisco Conference,
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An Inconvenient Lesson From the Pandemic: We Have to Stop Eating Meat   
August 01, 2020
Source: New Republic - Only two activities changed drastically during the pandemic: transportation and land use. The former, which accounts for 20 percent of fossil CO2 emissions, fell by half during the worst stages of the global lockdown due to...
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OceanaGold's (OCANF) CEO Michael Holmes on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript   
August 01, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call July 30, 2020 5:30 PM ET Company Participants Sam Pazuki – Vice President-Investor Relations Michael Holmes – President and Chief Executive Officer Scott McQueen – Chief...
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Creating a stable future   
July 31, 2020
Source: World Finance - We are a signatory of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment and have committed to transparency regarding our environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) standards. Retiring in a better world We are currently...
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Does coconut oil really threaten more species than palm oil' No, it doesn’t. (commentary)   
July 31, 2020
Source: Mongabay - According to data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) the expansion in land area of coconut over the past three decades was 1.8 million hectares, or an area that ...
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COVID-19 pandemic plunges working world into crisis - ILO   
July 31, 2020
Source: Reuters - GENEVA (Reuters) - Global leaders called for a comprehensive approach to counter the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, which International Labour Organization chief Guy Ryder said on Wednesday ...
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