On February 18, 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Channel launched a new social media campaign to drive support and awareness for girls' education. The initiative extends through March 10, giving viewers the chance to celebrate this year's International Women's Day by taking part in the campaign and contributing to the education of the more than 60 million young women who are out of school around the world.
The UPS Foundation Collaborates to Provide Aid for Syrian Refugee Crisis
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As a part of its effort to deliver humanitarian relief around the world, The UPS Foundation has partnered with United Nations agencies and NGOs to support Syrian Refugee crisis aid. This infographic shows how UPS provides logistics expertise and financial support.
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By Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact
The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris climate agreement in December have ushered in a new era for business. Last year’s truly historic agreements lay out a clear path and vision for a sustainable future, and have received unprecedented support across governments, business, civil society and citizens alike.
OSLO, NORWAY, January 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - From all corners of the world, business leaders echo the same message: societal risks need urgent action. However, some of the most pressing risks – such as youth unemployment and the global food crisis – are also where leaders see the greatest business opportunities. Business also increasingly sees itself as a key global activist and is calling on governments to increase political will to address world risks.
PARIS, December 8, 2015/3BL Media/ – Unprecedented corporate engagement on key climate issues including carbon pricing, finance, responsible policy engagement and science-based targets were announced today at the conclusion of the Caring for Climate (C4C) Business Forum, the official avenue for business at the Conference of Parties (COP) event in Paris.
We want to take this opportunity to affirm our support for the Canadian government’s effort to tackle climate change
There is a decades-old technology called “hot tapping” — developed in part by TransCanada and now used industry wide — that allows a new natural gas pipeline to be connected to an existing high-pressure pipe without releasing methane that would have otherwise been vented into the atmosphere in order to weld the two pipes together.
Capturing and reusing methane — a potent greenhouse gas (GHG) — instead of releasing it to the atmosphere has driven TransCanada’s research and development for decades, and continues today.