Sustainability News

Get connected to the 17 Global Goals! Reach out to families and children in a different way


Businesses that wish to support the UN’s educational program “The World’s Largest Lesson” can link themselves to one of the 17 Global Goals and through the educational process to contribute to the shaping of future active citizens.

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Reporting Matters 2015


The 2015 edition of Reporting matters, a key publication developed by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in partnership with consultants Radley Yeldar, shows that the effectiveness of corporate non-financial reporting is improving among leading companies, but there remains a lot to be done for reporting to reach its full potential in driving improved performance and decision-making. Concise corporate sustainability disclosures which connect financial, environmental and social performance will play a critical role in improving business decision making and changing perceptions of value. This will in turn will drive the transition to a sustainable and low-carbon economy.

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Support Campaign of the WBCSD Declaration about Climate Change


The business world has an important role to play tackling Climate Change, in this context we encourage you to sign the WBCSD Declaration. Find here the Declaration.

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The submission of programs "LIFE" launched!


Submit your ‪#‎LIFE_programme‬ ‎application‬ before 1/10. This relates to projects that implement ‪climate‬ plans, strategies or roadmaps on a regional, multi-regional, national or transnational level.

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Demographic changes and new sustainable development agenda


The concentration of population growth in the poorest countries presents its own set of challenges, making it more difficult to eradicate poverty and inequality, to combat hunger and malnutrition, and to expand educational enrolment and health systems, all of which are crucial to the success of the new sustainable development agenda,” said John Wilmoth, Director of the Population Division in the UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

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Historic agreement to generate financing for new Sustainable Development agenda


15 July – Countries today agreed on a series of bold measures to overhaul global finance practices and generate investments for tackling a range of economic, social and environmental challenges at the United Nations Third International Conference on Financing for Development, being held in Addis Ababa.

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Launch of draft indicators to measure companies’ human rights performance


London, 8 July: Launched a public consultation on the first draft of indicators that will be used to rank companies on their human rights performance. The CHRB is looking for feedback on the draft indicators in advance of their first application in a pilot ranking in June 2016.

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High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development


The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development under the auspices of ECOSOC met from Friday, 26 June and will be completed Wednesday, 8 July 2015, with a focus on its role in reviewing the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda.

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Why 2015 will be a crucial year for progress;


This article is only available in the Greek section.

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