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Business Alignment With The SDGs: Schneider's Journey

by Gilles Vermot Desroches
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2020 marks the start of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs seek to end extreme poverty, address inequality, and achieve a climate secure world with sustainable cities and a circular economy by 2030.

UN Global Compact Calls on 100 Million Employees to Drive Business Action to Reach the Sustainable Development Goals

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UN Day social media activation to mark 75th anniversary of the UN Charter and 20th anniversary of the UN Global Compact

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UN Day social media activation to mark 75th anniversary of the UN Charter and 20th anniversary of the UN Global Compact

NAACP and UNGC Join the BSR20 Lineup

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Has 2020 led your business to re-evaluate its commitment to sustainability, justice, and diversity? We are in the midst of a global movement for social justice—and business must act now to meet this moment and build a more equitable and sustainable future for all.

BSR is honored to welcome the NAACP’s Derrick Johnson and the UN Global Compact’s Sanda Ojiambo to the BSR20 plenary lineup. Register today to join them at the BSR Conference 2020.

Proud Member of the UN Global Compact's CFO Taskforce for the SDGs

by Fernando Tennenbaum, Chief Financial Officer at Anheuser-Busch InBev
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This week, during the 75th annual (and first-ever virtual) UN General Assembly, I had the opportunity to speak at the United Nations Global Compact to support the launch of the CFO Taskforce for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). I am proud to join this Taskforce as a founding member on behalf of AB InBev to build the roadmap for how the private sector, and more specifically corporate finance, can help deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

AB InBev: Together for Better

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Building a better world is a task that can only be achieved when we work together, even when we’re at a distance. We support the United Nations SDGs and are committed to working with our partners towards a more sustainable future.

Join us: www.ab-inbev.com

Helping the UN Guide Ecosystem Restoration Into the Mainstream

WSP USA is a key participant in the United Nations’ Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, a major global initiative to bring awareness to the fight against climate change.
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When the United Nations General Assembly declared 2021–2030 as the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, it did so with an objective of taking a leadership role to find nature-based solutions to restore vital ecosystems around the globe.

Chief Executive Officers to Join Government and Civil Society Leaders at “Uniting Business LIVE” to Tackle COVID-19 Recovery and Advance the Sustainable Development Goals

UN Global Compact convenes private sector leaders at three-day virtual event to chart road ahead on the sidelines of United Nations’ 75th session
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 September 2020 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, will host Uniting Business LIVE a unique online event from 21–23 September, the week world leaders would normally converge on New York for the start of the UN High-Level week. 

Franklin Templeton and its Specialist Investment Managers Achieve High Sustainability Grades From PRI

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SAN MATEO, Calif., September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In keeping with the newly-expanded company’s commitment to sustainability and good corporate governance, Franklin Templeton is proud to report high marks from the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

The IOC Joins Global UN Dialogue, Reiterates Role of Sport in Post-COVID World

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July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Launched by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, #UN75 is a global dialogue initiative that generates discussions in all spheres of society about the challenges the world is currently facing. Views, concerns and ideas expressed during these sessions will be presented by the UN General Assembly to world leaders at the official commemoration of the UN’s 75th Anniversary in September 2020.

The focus of today’s conversation, named “Multilateralism in the time of Covid-19”, was the impact of COVID-19 on culture, sport and tourism.

The Detroit Water Crisis and Unexpected Coalitions

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Since 2014, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has shut off the water to 141,000 households whose bills were past due. Last year, more than 23,000 households reportedly had their water shut off.

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