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.
World's largest leisure travel company joins over 270 companies supporting the U.N.'s Standards of Conduct for Business to tackle discrimination and promote equality for LGBTI workers and society at-large
MIAMI, January 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced it is among the first companies to join the United Nations' Standards of Conduct for Business, a global campaign seeking to tackle discrimination against lesbian, gay, bi, trans & intersex (LGBTI) people in the workplace and in society. Carnival Corporation joins 272 major corporations as early supporters of the LGBTI diversity and inclusion initiative.
Exploring the global education revolution being powered by Discovery Education’s state-of-the-art digital curriculum resources.
Education Is A Human Right
In 2018, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed January 24 as International Day of Education, recognizing that the key to a sustainable future is inclusive and equitable education for all the people of the world, regardless of current affairs or historical context.
We are excited to share that our Wireless Reach program in Senegal was nominated for the United Nations' prestigious WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society Process) Prizes award.
Please take a minute to vote for Qualcomm and FHI 360's Wireless Solutions for Fisheries in Senegal initiative (C7 E-Agriculture) before January 24. Instructions on how to vote can be found in the video above.
We’re in an age where anyone with a cell phone can break a story. And when it comes to human rights violations, we’ve seen time and again how one video, even one tweet, can make a public relations team struggle to respond. But, is that the main mechanism that should govern how we hold companies accountable for human rights violations they cause or contribute to?
Alliance Data recognizes the United Nations’ International Volunteer Day by celebrating our associates’ volunteer efforts throughout the year and encouraging a continued focus on sustainability and service.
By Mark R. Kramer, Rishi Agarwal, and Aditi Srinivas
The United Nations’ 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) were explicitly designed to engage the private sector in addressing the world’s most pressing challenges. Four years into the UN’s 15-year timeline, the question is whether companies are advancing serious solutions or are simply embarking on a massive global public relations charade. Unfortunately, our internal research points to the latter.