United Nations Initiatives
Cogeco publishes its fifth Corporate Social Responsibility Report   
February 26, 2020
Source: Benzinga.com - MONTRÉAL, Feb. 25, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Cogeco Inc. (TSX:CGO) announced today the publication of its fifth Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. This report, issued once every two years, is produced according...
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Businesses Around the World Provide Examples on Measuring SDG Impact   
February 26, 2020
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - The compilation is the latest addition to the 'Business Reporting on the SDGs' action platform led by the Global Reporting Initiative and the UN Global Compact. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and UN Global Compact launched...
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The last ice age tells us why we need to care about a 2-degree change in temperature   
February 26, 2020
Source: Phys.org - The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that without a substantial decrease in our use of fossil fuels, we are on track for a global average increase of 2°C in the next few decades,...
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In 2006, Bloomberg said John Bolton Did ‘A Great Job’ at United Nations   
February 26, 2020
Source: The Daily Beast - Senior Nat’l Security Correspondent Long before he was President Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton was, for a short time, President George W. Bush’s United Nations ambassador, a role in which he...
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Stunning Animation Shows Permafrost Changes in the Arctic Due to Climate Change   
February 26, 2020
Source: SciTech Daily - Maps, produced by ESA’s Climate Change Initiative, are providing new insights into thawing permafrost in the Arctic. According to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report, permafrost temperatures...
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2020 Call for Code Global Challenge Led by IBM Takes On Climate Change on 75th Anniversary of United Nations   
February 26, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - On its 75 th anniversary, the United Nations is demanding a 'global reality check' and has launched the biggest-ever global conversation on how to address the world's most pressing issues such as climate change. Heeding the UN's...
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Practical help for businesses to accelerate the pace of SDGs progress   
February 26, 2020
Source: BusinessMirror - When launched in 2015, the SDGs ushered in a new era of global development objectives to address the world’s most pressing problems. At the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), we have been closely involved in the SDGs from...
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Foreign Minister Maas on his trip to the United Nations in New York   
February 26, 2020
Source: auswaertiges-amt.de - Foreign Minister Heiko Maas issued the following statement today (26 February) on his trip to the United Nations in New York: All too often, the United Nations Security Council is blocked on key issues because its members fail to...
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Christian Aid welcomes United Nations’ push for action to support the globally displaced   
February 26, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - Christian Aid welcomes the new appointment of eight members to the United Nation’s Secretary General’s, António Guterres, High Level Panel on Internal Displacement, as the organisation continues to call for...
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Colorado Voters Care About Climate Change. This Is Where The 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates Stand   
February 25, 2020
Source: Colorado Public Radio - In the last few years, the scientific prognosis for the planet has gone from bad to calamitous. To limit the risk of famines, floods and forced migration, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change warns the world...
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