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Business Action Critical to Secure a Sustainable Future

By Tina Nybo Jensen, Policy & Strategic Relations Manager, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
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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.

AIDA President Felix Eichhorn Presents Green Cruising Strategy at UNWTO Summit in Saint Petersburg

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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.

HPE's Commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals

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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. 

Lockheed Martin’s Climate Adaptation Strategies for Sustainable Development

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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.

UN Global Compact to Engage Business at the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The ‘Making Global Goals Local Business Week’ features companies’ contributions towards the SDGs and maps way forward
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UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., 10 July 2019 /3BL Media/ — At the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, the UN Global Compact will host the first Making Global Goals Local Business Week, providing an opportunity for business leaders to showcase their contributions towards the Sustainable Development Goals and share best practices for translating glo

Mondi Launches 2018 Report: Sustainable Packaging & Paper by Design

100% electricity self-sufficiency and 64% of fuel from renewable sources among the highlights
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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.

Impact Investing and Building the Next Economy

A Millennial's view on today and tomorrow
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by Nikishka Iyengar Founder and CEO, The Guild 

Entrevista con Lori Michelin, CEO y Presidente del World Environment Center (WEC), y Francisco Suárez, Presidente Anterior del Consejo Directivo del WEC, Sobre el Fomento de Soluciones con Empresas Para Abordar el Desarrollo Sostenible

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La Sra. Michelin y el Sr. Suárez discuten el trabajo de sostenibilidad global del WEC y su misión de promover la sostenibilidad en asociación con las compañías miembros del WEC, los gobiernos, las instituciones multilaterales y académicas, y otras ONGs.   El Sr. Suárez comparte cómo compañías miembro como Coca Cola-FEMSA, de la cual es el Director de Desarrollo de Negocios, participan en las actividades y proyectos de vanguardia del WEC, y la importancia de contar con una membresía compuesta por líderes globales en sostenibilidad corporativa.  El Sr.

Bringing Sustainability to the Classroom: Gildan’s “Young Sustainability Leaders” Program to Help Raise a Generation of Social & Environmental Entrepreneurs

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Starting in the fall of 2018, Gildan launches its “Young Sustainability Leaders” program to inspire and empower students to be the next generation of social and environmental entrepreneurs. Gildan is proud to support organizations that are promoting the knowledge, tools and motivation to spark the powerful impact youth can have in creating a better future.

Sustainable Development in the Classroom: How Changing the World and STEM Connect

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By Elizabeth Lipscomb, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, Discovery Education

Since the dawn of formal education, students have been looking up from their work and asking, “Why do I need to know this?”

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