The international community must prioritize water and sanitation access in Africa, a according to recent joint statement from UNICEF and The Global Water Partnership. Henrietta Fore, executive director of UNICEF and Jakaya Kikwete, former president of Tanzania and… Read More
A new United Nations report on climate change includes a “code red” for humanity. The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) notes that persistent, sustained global emissions have now made it impossible to… Read More
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
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
The 2020 atlas also features a storytelling narrative that interweaves concepts about how the SDGs are measured.
This has been an unprecedented year for people and planet. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted lives worldwide. At the same time, the heating of our planet and climate disruption has continued apace.
If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is that our collective health and prosperity depend upon working together to protect people and the planet.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have announced the establishment of the COVID-19 Private Sector Global Facility, a global initiative and collaboration bringing… Read More
I call for renewed ambition, mobilization, leadership and collective action, not just to beat COVID-19 but to recover better, together.