Tag: sustainable development goals

Highlights from Sustainability Live 2022

Throughout the two-day Sustainability Live event, attendees heard from 60 speakers from various corporations. The event brought global of business leaders together — in-person and virtually.

IPCC Report: Half Measures on Climate Change Are No Longer an Option

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change, released a report yesterday that concluded that human-induced climate change is causing dangerous and widespread disruption in nature and… Read More

United Nations Sustainable Development Events in 2022

The United Nations has eight global events planned in 2022 to focus on sustainable development. The events will focus on everything from climate change and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to the need to safeguard the world’s… Read More

Past 7 Years: Hottest Ever on Record

The Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), which is supported by the European Union, has released new data showing that the past seven years globally were the seven warmest on record. Globally, noted a C3S report, 2021 was the… Read More

UN Leads Effort To Reduce Dependence on Fossil Fuels

The United Nations is urging the world to speed-up the worldwide transition to cleaner forms of energy and end the use of coal, if we are to stand a chance of limiting temperature rises. According to the UN,… Read More

Secretary-General Warns That More Effort Is Needed in Fight Against Hunger

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said the world is off-track in its efforts to meet the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of ending hunger by 2030. Guterres noted that hunger increased in 2020. Between 720 and 811 million people… Read More

Creative Economy for Sustainable Development

The UN General Assembly declared 2021 the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development. Indonesia was the main sponsor of the proposal, which was presented by a global group of countries, including Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Philippines and Thailand…. Read More

UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network: 2021 Annual Report

Women Work To Rebuild War-Torn Congo

United Nations – After more than a decade of war, women are rebuilding the Republic of Congo, from a vegetable farm to the whole country…

New Strategic Plan for UN Global Compact

The United Nations has announced a new three-year strategic plan to increase and accelerate corporate sustainability and principled business. “The United Nations Global Compact is uniquely positioned to support companies on their journey to align their practices to a sustainable… Read More