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Former Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon Calling Out Leaders to “Leave No One Behind”

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Ban Ki-moon, the former secretary-general of the United Nations, has urged leaders set to attend President Biden’s virtual climate summit this week to “leave no one behind”. In 2015, Ban Ki-moon led the Paris agreement summit and currently urges leaders to take action.

Leonardo DiCaprio and National Geographic Channel screen climate change documentary 'Before the Flood' at the United Nations

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Academy Award-winner and U.N. Messenger for Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, along with executives from the National Geographic Channel, welcomed U.N. diplomats, top Hollywood talent, and more to the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on October 20 for a red carpet screening of Before the Flood, DiCaprio's forthcoming documentary about the worsening effects of climate change on global communities and ecosystems.

National Geographic Channel to Host 50 Voter Registration Events and Screenings of Leonardo Dicaprio's 'BEFORE THE FLOOD' Doc at U.S Colleges

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In a release tied to National Voter Registration Day on September 27, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel has announced a dynamic new partnership with Rock the Vote and theSkimm to educate new voters about climate change ahead of this year's U.S. Presidential Election. At more than 50 college campuses nationwide, Nat Geo will host screenings of its new documentary Before the Flood, Leonardo DiCaprio's personal journey detailing the effects of climate change on the planet. The screenings will double as voter registration events, engaging Americans to exercise their right to vote.

Sodexo Recognized by Women’s Empowerment Principles for Championing Gender Equality

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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.

UN Global Compact Welcomes Historic COP21 Paris Agreement

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Paris, December 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ –  UN Global Compact Executive Director Lise Kingo welcomed the historic climate agreement adopted by 195 countries in Paris at COP21:

Business Leaders Come to Paris to Show Support for International Climate Agreement and Showcase Solutions at Caring for Climate Business Forum

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PARIS, December 8, 2015/3BL Media/ – Unprecedented corporate engagement on key climate issues including carbon pricing, finance, responsible policy engagement and science-based targets were announced today at the conclusion of the Caring for Climate (C4C) Business Forum, the official avenue for business at the Conference of Parties (COP) event in Paris.

UN Says 2015 Will be “The Year of Sustainability”-The Minute

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2015 is a landmark year for the United Nations. It’s the 70th year since its founding in 1945, after the most destructive war in history. Without its efforts over the last seven decades, today’s world would be worse off in terms of social justice, human rights, and peace, no matter how qualified those ideals may seem to be currently. But, says UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, the year also looks to be significant in another area: sustainability.

Stressing that Business is “Integral” to UN Agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Points to New Architecture to Scale Up Corporate Action

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New York, September 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Over a thousand CEOs and C-suite executives drawn to New York for the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit are expected to endorse an architecture for engagement unveiled by the United Nations Secretary-General this morning.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that Building the Post-2015 Business Engagement Architecture is designed to “drive and scale up corporate actions to directly advance United Nations goals”.

U.S. Investor Group Joins Global Investors in Tackling Climate Change in Hong Kong

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BOSTON, June 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Amid growing concern that climate change is already having substantial global economic impacts that are certain to grow, a coalition of institutional investors, including the Boston-based Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), will meet in Hong Kong June 13-14 to identify the financial and investment risks associated with climate change and the opportunities for investing in a low carbon future.

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