United Nations Initiatives
US Cities Sidestep Trump to Embrace UN's Social Goals   
January 21, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: Ozy - President Donald Trump has made his feelings about the United Nations clear, pulling the United States out of global agreements like the Paris climate accord and refusing to join others, such as the Global Compact for Safe,...
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SET Joins Hands With MSCI To Promote Sustainable Investment   
January 21, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Principles for Responsible Investing PRI
Source: Mondo Visione - The United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment or PRI initiative’s report showed that sustainable investing is estimated at over USD 82 trillion in assets under management in 2018. Over the past years,...
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UNITED NATIONS: ‘About 170 migrants dead’ in Mediterranean shipwrecks   
January 21, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Daily Trust - About 170 people are feared to have died in two separate Mediterranean shipwrecks, the UNHCR says. The Italian navy reports a ship sank off the coast of Libya with 117 people on board, while Moroccan and Spanish authorities have...
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Q&A: Camposol celebrates successful first year with blueberry brand   
January 21, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Reporting Initiative GRI
Source: Fresh Fruit Portal - Moreover, Camposol was the first Peruvian agroindustry company to join the United Nations Global Compact and to report its performance according to the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) indicators. As a result of this work, we...
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FACTBOX - Five ways healthier food can save the world from climate change   
January 20, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sources: World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Boston Consulting Group, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Global Panel on Agriculture and ...
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PSHS-MC hosts its first Model United Nations   
January 20, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: Medium - the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), the United Nations and Development Programme (UNDP), and the United Nations Security ...
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All banks operating in Egyptian market invited to adopt principles of responsible banking   
January 20, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Principles for Responsible Investing PRI
Source: Daily News Egypt - With the introduction of responsible banking principles, the financial sector’s entire responsibility system has been completed, where the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment has been adopted in 2006 and...
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Norway pledges support for Ogoni clean-up   
January 20, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: Daily Post Nigeria - Norway has pledged its support for the implementation of the United Nations Environmental Programme, UNEP, report on Ogoni. Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria, Jens Petter Kjemprud said this in an interview with newsmen on his visit...
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Nash column: Make climate change a key issue for political races   
January 19, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: wiscnews - While we were being bombarded by political dramas in October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report finding the earth and its oceans are warming much faster than earlier studies had predicted....
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'Ghost' fishing net washes up on Perranporth beach   
January 19, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: BBC - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimate that Each year 640,000 tonnes of fishing gear is left in oceans. "The problem is that the lost gear...
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