sustainable development Archive

30 Business Titans Join UN Push to Scale Up Private Sector Investment for Sustainable Development

António Guterres calls on key business leaders to step up to the challenge of financing the SDGs UNITED NATIONS, 16 October 2019 – The UN announced today that 30 influential leaders from the corporate world will work together over the next two years in a bid to free up trillions of dollars from the private sector

UN-Space pledges greater use of space for sustainable development

VIENNA, 6 July (UN Information Service) – The United Nations Inter-Agency Meeting on Outer Space Activities (UN-Space) has issued a joint statement on strengthening the role of space science, technology and applications for sustainable development within the United Nations system. The statement was delivered in connection with a UN-Space high-level panel on “United Nations: Reinforcing

Event to mark 15th anniversary of the UN Convention against Corruption highlights links to peace and security, sustainable development

NEW YORK/VIENNA, 23 May 2018 (UN Information Service) — Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) called for renewed anti-corruption action at an event to mark the 15th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention against Corruption. The high-level debate was opened by the President of

Rio Tinto extends sustainable development partnership with Tsinghua University

Rio Tinto has further strengthened its partnership with China’s Tsinghua University, extending the tenure of the Tsinghua-Rio Tinto Joint Research Centre for Resources, Energy and Sustainable Development. Rio Tinto and Tsinghua University established the Joint Research Centre in 2012 to bring together leading experts from China and around the world to study, generate and share

Global Goal for Sustainable Development and City Prosperity Index

On the world stage as World President – FIABCI   Bengaluru, June 8, 2017: For the first time in the history of FIABCI, International Real Estate Federation, we have a World President from an Asian country and he is none other than Farook Mahmood, Chairman and Managing Director of Silverline Realty, a Bengaluru-based real estate

Infosys Foundation Invests in the Sustainable Development of Tribal Villages of Madhya Pradesh in Partnership with Shivganga Samagra Gramvikas Parishad

Bangalore – May 18, 2017: Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, has partnered with Shivganga Samagra Gramvikas Parishad, a NGO working for development solutions of rural India, to work for the sustainable development of tribal villages of Jhabua – Alirajpur districts of Madhya Pradesh. The objective of the collaboration is to transform the village

Rebalancing China: International Lessons in Corporate Debt – David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF

China Economic Society Conference On Sustainable Development in China and the World June 11, 2016 Shenzhen, China Introduction I would like to thank the Chinese Economists Society for this warm welcome. I am honored to join you today for this discussion of Sustainable Development in China and the World. Shenzhen is a most appropriate place

Woman is the nigger of the world – Chawm Ganguly

The song was written by John Lennon and Yoko Ono and featured in their album “Sometime in New York City” which was released in 1972. Ironical, isn’t it, that we are still using it as the headline of this piece, 16 years into the following millennium and almost four decades after the death of Lennon?

GRI and the International Organisation of Employers partner to advance private sector action on sustainable development

. International sustainability standard-setter GRI and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), the world’s largest private sector network, have announced a partnership agreement outlining their intent to stimulate business action on sustainable development. Both organizations are united in their belief that the private sector must play a pivotal role in solving the world’s most pressing challenges.

Implementation of law very important for sustainable development

The NorthCap University organizes 2-day International Conference with students from all over the country With the ever growing population it is very important that we understand the need and importance of sustainable development. Smart city planning for sustainable development is very crucial to meet the challenges of continuing growth without destroying the environment. Therefore, The