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.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning. According to BrightFocus, over 50 million people live with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias in the world today, and if breakthroughs are not discovered, rates could exceed 152 million by 2050.
Companies asked to commit to secure a healthy and productive ocean
UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today launched a set of nine Sustainable Ocean Principles, calling on companies around the world to commit to securing a healthy and productive ocean.
How Beverage Giants Are Tackling SDG 6 Through Collaboration
ABInBev. American Beverage Association. Bacardi. Beam Suntory. Brown-Forman. Carlsberg Group. Constellation Brands. Diageo. HEINEKEN. Keurig Dr. Pepper. Molson Coors and MillerCoors. Ocean Spray. PepsiCo. Pernod Ricard. The Coca-Cola Company.
These 16 companies are industry giants, delivering nearly every corner of the world with thirst-quenching drinkables of every variety. On the streets, these companies are competing for consumer affections and loyalty. But behind the scenes, they’re tackling one of our world’s most pressing challenges: water.
Comerica recently enjoyed the honor of hosting more than 90 North Texas corporate responsibility professionals from local corporations and nonprofit organizations at its corporate headquarters in Dallas.
Leading global life sciences and diagnostics company invests more than $7M in sustainability and $9M in philanthropic initiatives
SANTA CLARA, Calif., August 28, 2019 - Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the launch of its 18th annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report which discusses sustainability activities and progress.
The publication summarizes the many ways that Agilent delivers on its commitment to key UN Sustainable Development Goals, best-in-class product innovation, environmental impact reductions, and ground-breaking philanthropic initiatives.
By Alyson Genovese, Director of GRI’s USA and Canada Regional Hub
Adopted in 2015, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a shared plan for all countries – developed and developing – to end poverty, spur economic growth and protect our planet’s environment. The SDGs represent the first time that the private sector was included as a partner with a key role in reaching the goals.
The meeting, held as part of the IMPACT2030 initiative, explored how employee volunteer programmes can contribute towards achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
August 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ On 26 July, KPMG hosted 20 New Zealand businesses to discuss the importance of corporate volunteering, and explore collaboration opportunities with the United Nations, other businesses, and not-for-profits to harness the power of working together to fuel the prosperity of New Zealand’s communities.