United Nations Initiatives
Africa’s Key Development Partners formalize their commitment to work jointly to help address food and nutrition security in times of climate change   
August 15, 2019
Source: Ventures Africa - In partnership with the African Union, leaders of four multilateral agencies – The African Development Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural...
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The planet is getting so hot, we'll soon be wearing air conditioners   
August 15, 2019
Source: Mother Nature Network - "Each of the last three decades has been successively warmer at the Earth's surface than any preceding decade since 1850," notes a landmark 2013 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). And there's no...
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Mainstream Eenvironmentalism and “The Empty Radicalism of the Climate Apocalypse" When It Comes To Food   
August 15, 2019
Source: Science 2.0 - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Climate Change and Land says that up to 183 million more people will be at risk of hunger and solutions proposed to mitigate climate change will lead to a...
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ITEC Entertainment Joins United Nations Global Compact   
August 15, 2019
Source: The Register-Herald - ITEC Entertainment Corporation, an industry leader of worldwide entertainment solutions, announced today that the company is joining the United Nations (UN) Global Compact. The pact is the world’s largest corporate...
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SINOPEC Launches Sustainability Report in Saudi Arabia   
August 15, 2019
Source: Business Insider - "Going forward, following the ten principles outlined by the United Nations Global Compact, Sinopec will continue to support sustainable development." said Dai Houliang, President of Sinopec.
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PM Modi calls for making India free from single-use plastic, asks for ‘first big step’ on October 2   
August 15, 2019
Source: Scroll - Let a significant step be made on 2nd October: PM @narendramodi — PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 15, 2019 Last year, Modi received the United Nations Environment Programme’s “Champions of the ...
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What is the Global Reporting Initiative' What is its goal' Why has it grown in importance'   
August 15, 2019
Source: study.com - Sustainability refers to efforts of maintaining ecological balance by preventing the depletion of natural resources. Notably, sustainability helps people to meet their needs without compromising those of future generations....
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IPCC Special Report on Land to Add Impetus to UNCCD COP 14 Negotiations   
August 14, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - Several recently released global assessments, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Climate Change and Land (SRCCL), as well as a high-level dialogue exploring “missing...
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Appeals court: Environmental analysis for Hollywood skyscrapers is ‘fatally defective’   
August 14, 2019
Source: Curbed - When the Millennium project was proposed in plans to the city in 2008, “detail was not omitted,” Jones wrote in the ruling. But those details disappeared from the state-mandated environmental ...
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Arlington National Cemetery to share design for Millennium expansion project   
August 14, 2019
Source: United States Army - ARLINGTON, Va. (March 4, 2013) -- The Millennium Project at Arlington National Cemetery started in the late 1990s when Congress realized that Arlington National Cemetery was near capacity. Expansion areas were limited, but...
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