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Colossal Climate Clock in New York City counts down to global deadline   
September 24, 2020
Source: CBS News - "We need for everyone in the world to 'synchronize our watches'" in the fight against climate change, say the activists behind the display.
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Hamilton Lane names firm veteran Paul Yett to lead ESG efforts   
September 24, 2020
Source: PE Hub - He will focus on ESG integration throughout the investment process across the fund, direct investment, secondary, real asset and direct credit teams.
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Coronavirus fallout has erased $3.5 trillion in workforce income, UN agency says   
September 24, 2020
Source: Business Insider - Second-quarter working-hour losses reached 495 million jobs, which is above the prior estimate of 400 million.
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International CSR & Sustainability Summit 2020: Call for Business to Commit to A Higher Purpose Beyond Profits   
September 24, 2020
Source: Arabian Post on MSN.com - Enterprise Asia, Asia's leading non-governmental organization for responsible entrepreneurship hosted its first virtual summit; the 6thInternational CSR & Sustainability ICS Summit 2020 (ICS) on 23 September 2020.
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Teekay Group Joins United Nations Global Compact, the World’s Largest Corporate Sustainability Initiative   
September 24, 2020
Source: wallstreet online - The United Nations Global Compact calls for companies to align their operations and strategies with ten universal principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption, and to take action in support of ...
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UN Global Compact Water Resilience Coalition Partners With WaterAid to Call for Collective Action on Water Access   
September 24, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - CEO-led initiative of the United Nations Global Compact, has launched "Water is Resilience: A Call for Collective Action on Water Access" in partnership with WaterAid as part of the global response to COVID-19. The launch took...
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Meralco wins at 2020 International Business Award   
September 24, 2020
Source: philstar.com - Espinosa said. To achieve robust material and credible sustainability reporting, Meralco fulfilled Global Reporting Initiative’s Materiality Disclosures Service. Meralco also received third-party assurance that its SR...
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Watch BTS' 2020 speech at the United Nations General Assembly   
September 24, 2020
Source: INSIDER on MSN.com - BTS spoke at the United Nations a second time, addressing the way that the coronavirus pandemic has affected youth and delivering a message of hope.
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PhosAgro Announced as Global Compact LEAD   
September 24, 2020
Source: PR Newswire - NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PhosAgro has today been announced as a Global Compact LEAD participant for its ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business. ...
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Global Corporations Agree to Adopt Set of Key Performance Indicators to Measure and Improve Diversity   
September 24, 2020
Source: Business Insider - PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-six companies and organizations, including Accenture, Bank of America, Chevron, Deloitte, EY,
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