United Nations Initiatives
Summary for Urban Policymakers Calls on Cities to Align Strategies with 1.5°C Target   
January 09, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: climate-l.iisd.org - 10 December 2018: Following the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15), the Global Covenant of Mayors and C40 Cities have published a Summary for Urban...
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Georgia’s IX Millennium Project To Grow Wine Grapes On Mars Is Out Of This World   
January 09, 2019 Associated Profiles : Millennium Project
Source: Elite Daily - The future of humanity is calling, and I'm happy to report that yes, it includes wine. Scientists have apparently been working on grapes that will withstand space's harsh atmosphere because #priorities, and Georgia’s IX...
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Scientists Work to Build Climate Change Resilience in Caribbean Coral Reef   
January 09, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: blogs.ei.columbia.edu - according to a recent special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. “Coral reefs are already experiencing damage [from climate change], and they’re projected to experience significantly more...
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White wine on the Red Planet' Scientists in Georgia are hunting for a perfect Martian grape.   
January 09, 2019 Associated Profiles : Millennium Project
Source: The Washington Post - That is the thinking behind the IX Millennium project, which is seeking to develop grapevines fit for the possible Red Planet agriculture pods. The team also wants to put a Georgian stamp on one of the more unusual research...
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12 years left: In Wellesley and the rest of the word, climate change threatens   
January 09, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Wicked Local Wellesley - In October, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that unless governments take drastic action within 12 years, the impact on the planet of global warming will be catastrophic. While that...
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UNHCR launches global campaign to walk, bike and run for refugees   
January 09, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: Toronto Star - raising funds for those in need of protection and petitioning for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration that was endorsed by UN member states in December. “Every day, we are inspired by the acts of...
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United Nations commission to integrate ISA standards into cybersecurity regulatory framework   
January 09, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Automation - January 8, 2019 – The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has confirmed it will integrate the widely used ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards into its forthcoming Common Regulatory Framework on Cybersecurity...
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Robert Half Signs Statement Of Support For The United Nations Global Compact And The Women's Empowerment Principles   
January 09, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Yahoo Finance - MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Staffing firm Robert Half (NYSE symbol: RHI) recently joined the global list of signatories to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and the ...
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Finance as a Force for Good   
January 09, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Principles for Responsible Investing PRI
Source: knowledge.insead.edu - Managed well, these factors can positively affect returns, and vice versa. Rogers spoke about the UN Principles for Responsible Investment, whose first principle concerns the incorporation of ESG issues into investment decisions....
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Engro Corporation secures first prize in UN Awards   
January 09, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: The News Tribe - KARACHI: Pakistani renowned business conglomerate Engro Corporation Limited was awarded the first prize for “Living the UN Global Compact Business Sustainability Award 2018″, in Large National Category. The award was...
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