United Nations Initiatives
A man reportedly yelling about the United Nations punches New Zealand’s climate minister in the face   
March 15, 2019
Source: The Washington Post - James Shaw, New Zealand’s climate change minister and Green Party co-leader, was punched in the face while on his way to parliament Thursday. Police said a 47-year-old man has been arrested and is due to appear in court...
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Therapixel raises 5 mln euro Series A   
March 15, 2019
Source: PE Hub - It is also a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). With €500 million of assets under management and a portfolio of over 160 SMEs, M Capital Partners is a leading Private Equity firm in...
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United Nations calls for sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of Brussels Conference [EN/AR]   
March 15, 2019
Source: ReliefWeb - (Brussels, 13 March 2019) – On the eve of the foreign ministers’ meeting at the third Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, three UN Principals today warned ...
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World leaders call for sustainable practices to reverse environmental degradation   
March 15, 2019
Source: China Economic Net - Acting Executive Director of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Joyce Msuya (L) delivers a speech at the high-level segment of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi, Kenya, March 14, ...
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Corporate Affairs Ministry formulates guidelines on responsible business conduct   
March 15, 2019
Source: The New Indian Express - The formats would reflect linkages to prevalent non-financial reporting formats such as Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Integrated Reporting (IR). Besides, the ministry said it was in the process of developing the country's...
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United Nations – Appointment of a special envoy for the Horn...   
March 15, 2019
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Tax red meat to save the planet, United Nations report suggests   
March 15, 2019
Source: Yahoo Sports - Red meat should be taxed to save our planet, in a wider drive towards more plant-based diets, a United Nations has suggested. Farming livestock accounts for 77% of agricultural land worldwide, the ...
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National Bank Investments becomes a signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment   
March 15, 2019
Source: Newswire - MONTREAL, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - National Bank Investments Inc. (NBI) proudly announces that it has become a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). The PRI is a world leading...
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Can Spirituality and Religion Help Halt Climate Change'   
March 14, 2019
Source: Fair Observer - In the words of Dr. Debra Roberts, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) co-chair of Working Group II during an event dedicated to solidarity, “Faith communities play a powerful role even science is...
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Liquid metal research: New solutions for the energy transition   
March 14, 2019
Source: EurekAlert! - The latest special report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) could hardly have been clearer: only the implementation of unprecedented changes in all areas of society, might avert catastrophic effects of...
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