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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.

Meet the CEOs at Ceres 2020 in New York!

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We’re very excited to feature so many CEOs at the upcoming Ceres 2020 in New York.

Carnival Corporation Joins United Nations Initiative Promoting Workplace Equality

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
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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.

Discovery Education Celebrates UNESCO’s International Day of Education

Exploring the global education revolution being powered by Discovery Education’s state-of-the-art digital curriculum resources.
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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. 

Qualcomm Wireless Reach Program Nominated for United Nations’ Prestigious WSIS Prizes 2020

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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. 

About the WSIS Prizes contest 

Getting Corporate Human Rights Regulations Right Means Finding a “Smart Mix”

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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 Celebrates International Volunteer Day with Commitment to Service

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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. 

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