2021 Science, Peace Week: UN pushes for Climate-ready communities

As the 2021 International Week for Science and Peace begins, the UN has directed attention to the importance of science to society and daily living. The science week, starting on Nov. 11 falls,  highlights the important role of science in…

ustainable Innovation Forum seeks effective delivery of high level commitments by world leaders on Day 1.

Following a week of significant progress at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, the Sustainable Innovation Forum in the Climate Action Innovation Zone opened Monday with three days of discussion focused on how high-level commitments made by world leaders can be…

Partnership opens Call for women-led climate solutions in Nigeria

The Centre for 21st century Issues (C21st) with support from BothEnds, Netherlands, have opened calls for project proposals on women-led climate solutions initiative across Nigeria; to mitigate climate related challenges. In a statement credited to the group; in a world…

Sai Life Sciences becomes a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

Sai Life Sciences, a leading global Contract Research, Development & Manufacturing Organization (CRO/ CDMO), today announced that it has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest sustainability initiative. As a signatory, Sai Life Sciences has committed…

SEforALL and Google to Launch New Compact to Decarbonize Electricity Globally

A carbon-free electricity sector is the foundation for reaching a net-zero global economy. Electricity generates 25% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, and is key to decarbonizing other sectors of the economy, including buildings, transport, and industry. To achieve net-zero…

Mark Carney, UN Race to Zero campaign, COP26 Presidency launch Net Zero Financial Alliance

Press Release: Industry-led and UN-convened Net Zero Banking Alliance also announced today, co-launched by the UNEP Finance Initiative and the Financial Services Taskforce of the Sustainable Markets Initiative The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ), chaired by Mark Carney,…

UN adopts landmark framework to integrate natural capital in economic reporting

The United Nations has adopted a new framework that includes the contributions of nature when measuring economic prosperity and human well-being. In a move that may reshape decision and policy-making towards sustainable development, the United Nations has adopted a new framework…

Urban Tree Coalition steps up plans to host Covid19 Memorial Forest

To commemorate World Forestry Day To plant One Million Trees over two years A group of youth led stakeholders under the coordination of Urban Tree Revival Initiative (UTRI) are stepping up plans for a Covid-19 Memorial Forest Reserve Project in…

New UNEP synthesis provides blueprint to urgently solve planetary emergencies and secure humanity’s future

Meeting ramped-up climate and biodiversity targets, cutting deadly pollution and achieving SDGs needs an all-society push for sustainability Shifting world views and putting nature at the heart of decision-making is key to achieving transformative change COVID-19 recovery plans are an…

Civil Society Organizations to collaborate with Presidency on National Data Project on SDGs

The Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President [OSSAP] on SDGs has declared its willingness to work with the Nigeria Civil Society Organizations Strategy Group on the SDGs (CSOSG-SDGs-Nigeria) for the development and implementation of a National Data…

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