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Corporates and Sustainable Development Goals

CSR: India’s top companies and the SDGs

Since the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals have to be implemented by 2030, it requires immense effort not only from the government but also from...
food waste and the environment

How food waste in India damages the environment

Food loss and waste (FLW) is an enormous economic cost to businesses and society. It also has a significant environmental impact. FLW represents almost...
urban forest

CSR: Optimising trees and forests for healthier cities

Traditionally, cities and urban areas were perceived as being in some kind of competition with the hinterland and rural areas. It is now clear...
social protection to end poverty

Asia-Pacific nations urged to step up investment in social protection

A new report by the United Nations’ regional arm, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), is calling on countries...
Millie Bobby Brown

‘Stranger Things’ Star to Take on Bullies in New UN Role

British actress Millie Bobby Brown, the teenage star of hit drama series Stranger Things, was named as the youngest-ever goodwill ambassador for the United...
Asia Pacific

Asia-Pacific gathers to take stock of ambitious development targets

Diverse views on human rights, population, migration and urbanization, gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, and sustainable development merged into a remarkable global consensus,...
UNESCAP

Asia-Pacific countries adopt declaration to improve data and statistics to drive sustainable development policies

Countries in Asia and the Pacific on Friday adopted a declaration that will strengthen national statistical systems to present a more complete picture of...
UN Human Rights Council

India elected to Human Rights Council at UN with highest number of votes

India, has won a seat at Human Rights Council at United Nations (UN) with the highest votes among all candidates. India was elected with...
Food Hunger Programme

New Campaign For The United Nations World Food Programme

UFO Moviez today announced its support for “Feed Our Future,” a new advertising campaign aimed at getting global cinema audiences to tackle global hunger...
women entrepreneurs

New initiative to advance women entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific launched at UN General Assembly

A new initiative to advance women’s entrepreneurship in Asia-Pacific was launched on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in...
International Day for South-South Cooperation

UN commemorates South-South Cooperation Day in Asia-Pacific

Countries across Asia and the Pacific on Wednesday called for deepening cooperation among developing countries to foster sustainable development in the region. The call came...
UN ESCAP partnership

ESCAP-UN Climate Change partnership to strengthen climate action in Asia-Pacific

UN Climate Change and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) have signed a new agreement to strengthen...

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