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Business Leaders Join Heads of State and UN Secretary-General to Discuss Peace, Human Rights and Advancing the 2030 Agenda

Business leaders join Heads of State and UN Secretary-General to discuss peace, human rights and advancing the 2030 Agenda
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NEW YORK, September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ - More than 120 Chief Executives from some of the world’s leading businesses joined Heads of State and Government and leaders from both the United Nations and civil society today to explore innovative solutions to some of the most pressing challenges of our time as part of the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018 during the 73rd regular session of the UN General Assembly.

Annual Ideagen Global Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit at the United Nations

Global Leaders & Luminaries from the world's leading Companies, NGOs and Public Sector convened at the Annual Ideagen Global Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit at the United Nations
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Annual Ideagen™ Global Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit 2018 - Achieve the Goals.

September 14, 2018-- Ideagen™ together with leaders and luminaries from the world’s leading Companies, NGOs, and Public Sector convened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City for the Annual Ideagen Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit.

Ideagen™ -- A Global Accelerator where the world’s leading Companies, NGOs, and Public Sector organizations convene to accelerate systemic solutions via catalytic collaboration to solve for x.

Global Teams Come Together to “Beat Plastic Pollution”

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Every day, General Motors employees play an important role in helping us build stronger communities as we work to achieve a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. That is especially true on World Environment Day (WED), when our global teams rally during the month of June to amplify environmental outreach activities in their facilities or communities.

Visa Announces Progress in Latest Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

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Visa today released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, the company’s summary of progress in its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility, sustainability and ethical leadership. The report addresses the commitments and progress Visa has made across its most significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

Spotlight on Scotiabank's Shirley, a Senior Aboriginal Recruitment Consultant

Scotiabank Celebrates World Indigenous Peoples Day
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“I'm still learning about my community and my culture. I owe a lot of my reconnecting to my past and culture to my job through traveling and meeting Indigenous people across the country.

Carnival Corporation Releases 2017 Sustainability Report, Meets Goal to Reduce Carbon Footprint Ahead of Schedule

World’s largest leisure travel company achieves 26.3 percent reduction in CO2ee, surpassing 2020 target ahead of schedule
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Report details key initiatives and progress from the company and its nine cruise line brands, furthering its strong commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility

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Report details key initiatives and progress from the company and its nine cruise line brands, furthering its strong commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility

MetLife Aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals

MetLife contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals through our business operations and global initiatives.
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“At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on September 25, 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.” —United Nations Development Programme

UN Global Compact Announces Refreshed Board Appointed by the UN Secretary-General

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NEW YORK, June 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Global Compact is pleased to announce today new Members to its Board, appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Seven new Board Members have been appointed alongside remaining Members and the previously announced Vice-Chairs Bola Adesola and Paul Polman. The Secretary-General will continue in his role as Chair.

On World Press Freedom Day: In Defense of the Media

By Marc Berliner
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“Freedom of the press is not just important to democracy, it is democracy.” - Walter Cronkite

May 3 was World Press Freedom Day, first proclaimed by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in December 1993 to raise awareness of the importance of a free press and to remind governments of their duty to uphold the right to freedom of expression guaranteed by the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Per the UN, World Press Freedom Day is an opportunity to:

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