By John Buckley, Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, BNY Mellon
Sustainable development is increasingly on the front page – from growing demand for green bonds to the need for reliable power in sub-Saharan Africa – and a confluence of environmental, social and governance (ESG) trends are rapidly reshaping the global economy.
June 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Starting yesterday, three days of events marking the 15th anniversary of the UN Global Compact are underway at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
With over a dozen focused meetings taking place on 23-24 June, the event will culminate with a plenary meeting in the UN General Assembly Hall on 25 June. The GA session will bring together over 1,000 global leaders from business, Government and civil society to take stock of fifteen years of corporate sustainability, and to map out pathways for the future.
One year after the launch of the group's Sharing Beauty with All programme for sustainable development, with ambitious and quantified objectives, the group is today unveiling the first measured results of its efforts
Clichy, April 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – One year after the launch of L'Oréal's Sharing Beauty with All programme for sustainable development, with ambitious and quantified objectives, the Group is today unveiling the first measured results of its efforts:
Seamlessly extending Singapore's downtown district to the water's edge, AECOM's conceptual development framework plan will transform the 698-hectare (1725-acre) Marina Bay and Greater Southern Waterfront into the nation's key focus of development for the next decade and further support the area's continuing growth as a major business and financial hub in Asia.
Last week, I had the honor of speaking at the World Investment Forum, organized by the United Nations and hosted at the UN Palais de Nations in Geneva. The central theme for this gathering that brought together government and business leaders from over 150 countries was "Investing in Sustainable Development". The Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs as they are known, is a set of 17 proposed goals, which together reflect the UN's plan for ensuring the world is on a sustainable path by the year 2030 from economic, social, and environmental perspectives.