International Grantmaking Symposium Takes Place at the United Nations Headquarters June 15
Washington, June 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Deirdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global, leads an interactive workshop today at the United Nations’ headquarters for corporate and foundation grantmakers and CSR managers at this year’s International Grantmaking Symposium (IGS).
21st Century Fox has announced a contribution of more than $125,000 to Malala Fund, an organization advocating for secondary girls' education around the world. The gift consists of funds raised through a company-wide employee matching program, as well as a social media campaign led by 21CF and the National Geographic Channel, and will help provide education for Syrian refugee children.
The Paris Climate Conference last December was a true turning point for the world, producing the first global climate agreement that requires universal action by all countries, rich and poor, to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and to build climate resilience. The Paris Agreement sets ambitious goals to reach net zero emissions in the second half of this century and to guide global finance toward low-emission and climate-resilient investments.
Conserving water drives efficiency and also helps companies save money. Here’s how
It’s no surprise that water is at the core of the United Nations’ new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), given its connection to health, climate change and resiliency. The SDGs seek to improve water quality and to substantially increase recycling and safe reuse globally by 2030.
April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On April 6, 2016, more than 30 companies participated in the "Aligning Corporate Goals with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" forum, where the World Environment Center (WEC) called on the private sector to align their business goals with the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) of the UN.
World Water Day, an observance led by the United Nations, is a good time to think about all the small changes you can make to reduce your water consumption at home. For example, shutting off the water as you brush your teeth twice a day will save 8 gallons.
NEW YORK, March 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In observance of International Women’s Day, over 300 leaders from business, civil society, government and the United Nations (UN) gathered at UN Headquarters in New York City for the 2016 Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) event.
Since 2013, the WEPs Annual Event has included the announcement of the WEPs CEO Leadership Awards, saluting five exceptional CEOs for championing gender equality and the 7 WEPs Principles, in particular Principle One, which urges CEOs to lead by example.
With the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in place, the call to action is to harness the collective action of the public and private sector to fully realize this potential.
Few groups are as well positioned to get busy on meaningful social projects than a consortium of big multinational corporations dubbed Impact 2030. The nonprofit, which formed in 2014 in anticipation of the SDGs, strives to put company-sponsored volunteering front and center.