At UN Global Compact Board Meeting, UN Secretary-General calls on business leaders to set more ambitious goals to achieve the SDGs
UNITED NATIONS, New York, June 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The UN Global Compact is challenging companies to align with an initial set of business benchmarks to gauge whether their activities are aiming at the necessary level of ambition to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Environmental Protection Department awards Black & Veatch with a consultancy service agreement to assess environmental engineering techniques for Hong Kong's first woody waste recycling plant
HONG KONG, May 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hong Kong is embarking on a semi-research project to facilitate territory-wide recycling of woody waste material.
The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has appointed Black & Veatch to be the Owner’s Engineer of Hong Kong’s first pilot plant for woody waste recycling. The pilot plant will have a capacity of 24 tonnes-per-day and will be constructed in EcoPark, Tuen Mun.
GRI engaging and influencing at World Economic Forum annual meeting
January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With global leaders gathered in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum (WEF), GRI is pressing for action and commitments that support the transition to sustainable and responsible business.
GRI chief executive Tim Mohin is participating in the WEF annual meeting in Davos this week. That includes a strategy session today with the WEF International Business Council on mainstreaming ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) disclosures.
By Tina Nybo Jensen, Policy & Strategic Relations Manager, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
The UN High-level Political Forum in New York this summer reviewed the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) participated alongside representatives and leaders from around the world. This was a crucial stocktake on progress achieved.
ROSTOCK, Germany, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ How can we use innovations to tackle climate change? That was one of the central questions at the UNWTO summit meeting which took place in Saint Petersburg (Russia) from September 10–13, 2019. AIDA Cruises President Felix Eichhorn had been invited to discuss approaches for achieving climate targets with high-ranking representatives of the member countries of the UN world organization for tourism.
Our materiality assessment also informs our focus on advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We recognize that achieving the SDGs could open up an estimated $12 trillion in market opportunities and believe all of the SDGs are essential to sustainable development. However, we have focused our efforts on the SDGs where we believe we can make the biggest impact and best apply our capacity and innovations as a global technology company.
Changes to our climate require advanced and innovative technologies that can strengthen societies’ resilience to its impacts. Lockheed Martin is on the forefront of not only developing these technologies, but also utilizing the data and information collected to create value for global sustainable development.
100% electricity self-sufficiency and 64% of fuel from renewable sources among the highlights
March 27, 2019 — Mondi Group, a global leader in packaging and paper has today released its 2018 reporting suite Sustainable Packaging and Paper by Design, including its full Sustainable Development report and Integrated report and financial statements.