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Preventive Measures to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Orange the World campaign launched by the UN, is a multi-year effort aimed at preventing and eliminating violence against women and girls, will focus on the issue of rape as a specific form of harm committed against women and girls in times of peace or war. Millions of Social Media posts have been made...

Five Things to Know About Emissions Gap Report 2019

The world is striving to fight climate change by making efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions in every sector. Various climate summits are inspiring the companies as well as the people who are willing to participate in the climate action movement. At such a time, it is crucial to track progress towards globally agreed...

Role of CFO to Ensure Business Sustainability

CFOs have historically been responsible for making financing and investment decisions based on ROI and NPV. In the next ten years, there will be increasing pressure on them to deliver valuation that incorporates the environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors that shape the success of business in the long term. Currently, ESG investing has increased...

CSR Policies Around The World

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is becoming an integral part of many companies' policies. Understanding the four levels of CSR shows that the practise offers benefits, not only to workers and the community, but also the company itself, and the country in which it operates. This is why it is often in the government's interest...

Solar Gift from India to Power Escalators in United Nations

The United Nations is facing a severe liquidity crisis, reaching its deepest deficit of the decade. Several emergency measures have been put in place by the UN to tide over the financial crunch. Official travel will be limited to the most essential activities, air conditioning and heating in the UN Secretariat has been reduced outside...

How Companies Can Use CSR to Reduce AI Bias

AI and Machine learning have slowly started to make a place for itself in every aspect of a corporate organisation. One of the main purposes of employing this technology is to improve the efficiency of processes by reducing human biases. This was especially true for its employment in recruitment practices. In fact, it was argued...

Climate Whiplash: Wild Swings in Extreme Weather Are on the Rise

From 2011 to 2016, California experienced five years of extreme drought, during which numerous high temperature records were broken. These hot, dry years were followed by the extremely wet winter of 2016 -2017, when, from October to March, an average of 31 inches of rain fell across the state, the second highest winter rainfall...

Twinkle Khanna and Natalia Vodianova at Panel on Gender Equality at SDGs Impact Summit

Author and producer Twinkle Khanna, otherwise known as ‘Mrs Funnybones’ will join supermodel and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova at the inaugural SDGs Impact Summit on the 16th November for a discussion on the importance of addressing issues around women’s health and gender equality for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Taking place at the Taj Palace in...

World Kindness Day – 5 Random Acts of Kindness

It's World Kindness Day today. It is observed in many countries including the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia and the U.A.E.  World Kindness Day was first introduced as a day of observation by the World Kindness Movement, according to National Today. In 2019, the organization was registered as an official NGO under Swiss law, but the...

Anti-excess Consumerism In Fashion & Beauty Industries

A more conscious attitude to consumption, rising awareness of sustainability issues, and a sense of fatigue at influencers constantly pushing products are all contributing to an emerging anti-excess movement in fashion and beauty. A cohort of YouTubers are actively moving away from plugging endless launches and PR hauls on their channels, Dazed reported in October...

New Zealand Passed A Climate Change Bill Unanimously

The Paris Agreement of 2015 was accompanied by nationally determined contribution (NDC) targets set by countries domestically and reported to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process. However, time and again it has been proven that the NDCs submitted in 2015 are insufficient. Their cumulative effect, even if all that was committed...

Italy to make climate change study compulsory in schools

Italy will next year become the world’s first country to make it compulsory for schoolchildren to study climate change and sustainable development, Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti said. Fioramonti, from the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, is the government’s most vocal supporter of green policies and was criticised by the opposition in September for encouraging students to skip...

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