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CEOs and World Leaders Meet at United Nations to Activate Private Sector on Refugee and Migrant Crisis

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NEW YORK, September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today, more than 350 chief executives, Heads of State and Government, UN and civil society leaders gathered at the United Nations for the annual UN Private Sector Forum to discuss the role of business in advancing sustainable development and the important link between achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and preventing global instability.

UN Global Compact Launches Next-Generation Business Solutions to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

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New York, September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, the UN Global Compact will announce four new platforms – in partnership with GRI, Monday Morning/Sustainia, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and Volans – to help shape the next generation of sustainable development initiatives and partnerships for business.

UNHCR, Accenture Study Finds Internet, Mobile Connectivity a Lifeline for Refugees

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GENEVA and ARLINGTON, Va., September 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Refugees view access to a mobile phone and internet as being critical to their safety and security and essential for keeping in touch with loved ones. Many refugees regard a connected device as being as vital to them as food, water or shelter, according to a new report from UNHCR- the UN Refugee Agency- and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 

GM Facilities Across the Globe Take Action on World Environment Day

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General Motors’ commitment to sustainability is shared by its facilities around the world. To celebrate this collective mission to protect the earth and serve communities, GM rallied employees to take action to support World Environment Day, a global movement organized by the United Nations. Sixty-two GM manufacturing and non-manufacturing facilities organized environmental outreach activities.

Corporations Can Accelerate Solutions to the Worldwide Refugee Crisis

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The current volume of worldwide refugees is staggering—20 million people are categorized as refugees out of 60 million displaced from their homes according to the United Nations Human Rights Council—and the pace of this overall crisis has greatly increased since the beginning of the Syrian conflict. What Frontex classifies as ‘illegal border crossings’ have shot up six-fold in 2015 versus 2014 to the EU alone, even twelve-fold in the Q4 comparison.

National Geographic Channel's Summer 2016 TCA Announcements: Climate Change, Gender Fluidity, Ivory Trade VR Documentary, More

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National Geographic Channel made a number of big announcements during its summer 2016 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour Saturday, signaling the realization of the transformational vision to become the world's leading destination for premium science, adventure and exploration programming announced last year.

Annual Ideagen UN Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Global Summit

Annual Ideagen UN Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Global Summit
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August 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ideagen Convenes Luminaries from the world’s leading companies, NGO’s and public sectors in New York at the Delegation of the European Union to the UN Headquarters and United Nations for the Annual UN Empowering Women and Girls 2030 Global Summit

Ideagen – Where the world's leading companies, NGO's and public sector organizations convene to innovate and collaborate to address the world's most vexing issues.

Skilling India: As Unemployment Soars; Here’s a Solution

Programmes must go beyond training; they have to work on every link of the employment chain
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UN Global Compact Unveils “Making Global Goals Local Business” Strategy to Drive Responsible Business Activity on Sustainable Development Goals

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NEW YORK, June 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today at the United Nations, the UN Global Compact unveiled a multi-year strategy to drive business awareness and activity that supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

David Nabarro: Malnutrition Problem Requires Multi-partner Solutions

by Helen Morgan
Summary: 

The Nutrilite™ Power of 5 is a global campaign from Amway Corporation that focuses on raising awareness on the issue of childhood malnutrition. Currently the program has launched in 14 countries and serves more than 14,000 children, and is committed to educating the public on the critical issue of malnutrition. A large portion of the campaign’s success is linked to the strength of its NGO partnerships.

Recently, Helen Morgan with Devex sat down with David Nabarro of the U.N. to discuss this vital issue.

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The Nutrilite™ Power of 5 is a global campaign from Amway Corporation that focuses on raising awareness on the issue of childhood malnutrition. Currently the program has launched in 14 countries and serves more than 14,000 children, and is committed to educating the public on the critical issue of malnutrition. A large portion of the campaign’s success is linked to the strength of its NGO partnerships.

Recently, Helen Morgan with Devex sat down with David Nabarro of the U.N. to discuss this vital issue.

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