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Global Compact Network Canada to Host 2021 Making Global Goals Local Business to Mobilize Ambitious and Responsible Business Conduct in Canada

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July 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In collaboration with the United Nations Global Compact, Global Compact Network Canada will host 2021 Making Global Goals Local Business – Canada conference virtually on October 5-6, 2021, with the theme of ‘Catalyzing a resilient future in the Decade of Action’.

Sappi North America Highlights Continued Commitment to Communities and Safety in 2020 Sustainability Report

Leading paper and packaging supplier showcases record year for safety and sustainability in annual report
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May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and pulp, today released its 2020 Sustainability Report, illustrating Sappi's continued commitment to sustainable development.

Bayer and Its Partners, Through Their Better Life Farming Partnership Model, Receives Special United Nations Recognition for Their Support to Smallholder Farmers

Summary: 
  • Presented by the United Nations Economic Cooperation and Integration (UNECE) PPP (Public Private Partnership) Forum, Better Life Farming is awarded its Build Back Better Infrastructure Award for Stakeholder Engagement.
  • The honor aligns with this year’s UNECE PPP Forum’s “Build Back Better” theme recognizing innovative thinking and creative ideas advancing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, while rebuilding global communities post COVID.
  • Out of 66 global submissions, Better Life Farming was among 6 projects to receive the special commendation.
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  • Presented by the United Nations Economic Cooperation and Integration (UNECE) PPP (Public Private Partnership) Forum, Better Life Farming is awarded its Build Back Better Infrastructure Award for Stakeholder Engagement.
  • The honor aligns with this year’s UNECE PPP Forum’s “Build Back Better” theme recognizing innovative thinking and creative ideas advancing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, while rebuilding global communities post COVID.
  • Out of 66 global submissions, Better Life Farming was among 6 projects to receive the special commendation.

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: “Never Forget To Lift Others up as You Climb”

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On International Women’s Day, the IOC speaks to Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, who became the first female Deputy President of South Africa and is now the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Executive Director of UN Women.

ViacomCBS Commits To Climate Action in Sports

The company signed the United Nations’ Sports for Climate Action Declaration ahead of the 2021 Super Bowl.
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By Nicole Bitette

Ahead of Super Bowl LV on Sunday, Feb. 7, ViacomCBS signed the United Nations’ Sports for Climate Action Declaration, as the company continues its commitment to transparency and environmental sustainability.

United Nations Secretary-General Appoints Michael R. Bloomberg as Special Envoy for Climate Ambition and Solutions

Bloomberg also named first Global Ambassador for UNFCCC Champions for Climate Action’s Race to Zero and Race to Resilience Campaigns
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NEW YORK, February 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Today, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Michael R. Bloomberg as his Special Envoy for Climate Ambition and Solutions. The COP26 High Level Climate Action Champions, Gonzalo Muñoz and Nigel Topping, also named Mr. Bloomberg the first Global Ambassador for the Race to Zero and Race to Resilience campaigns.

My Green Lab Joins the UN Global Compact

A Call to Action for the Scientific Community to Meet the Critical Climate Issues of Our Time
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SAN DIEGO, January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ -  My Green Lab is proud to announce that they have joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The United Nations has designated the next ten years as the decade of action and delivery on global climate change, and My Green Lab is dedicated to helping bring this vision of action to life.

Black & Veatch Launches New Environmental Business Unit

New organization focuses company’s vast experience in delivering environmental solutions as clients seek environmental science, regulatory, climate and sustainability solutions
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

United Nations More Trusted Than Any Other Governmental Organization

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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, and NEW YORK, November 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In the year 2020, in which the United Nations (UN) celebrates its 75th birthday, half of the world population (47%) trusts the UN and only 29% do not have trust in the UN. This is a substantially higher level of trust compared to the trust that citizens have in other (inter)governmental institutions such as the EU (38%), NATO (35%) or government (31%) or parliament (26%) in general. Among young people (18-24) the UN trust is highest (50% trust and 25% distrust).

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed to Address African Business, Government and Civil Society Leaders at Virtual SDG Summit

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UN Global Compact will convene Africa’s private sector on 3 December to discuss achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for a better Africa. 

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed will address African Business, Government and civil society leaders next month at a virtual event to discuss progress on the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa.

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