• Helping Entrepreneurs Accelerate Progress Toward the SDGs

    Steve Krouskos
    Ernst & Young

    At EY, we believe everyone should be able to contribute toward and share in the benefits of economic growth. With billions of people still living without affordable access to essential goods and services, that may feel a long way from reality. We are proud to be working with a new breed of impact investors and entrepreneurs who are making it their business to tackle this inequality, driving inclusive growth by generating better answers to some of society’s toughest challenges. When these businesses work better, the world works better, which is why helping to accelerate their growth and impact is a vital part of fulfilling our purpose of building a better working world.  more[...]

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  • Stakeholder Relations – Invest in Them Before You Need to Rely on Them

    Thorsten Pinkepank

    A fixed component of our sustainability management is the continuous exchange with our stakeholders.  more[...]

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  • Portuguese Biodiversity: Challenges for REN

    João Gaspar, Redes Energéticas Nacionais (REN)

    One of the goals set out by REN (Redes Energéticas Nacionais) is to develop a more efficient, secure, and competitive energy system that provides everyone with energy at the lowest possible cost. However, the environment poses some of the greatest challenges.  more[...]

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  • Corporate Transparency facing Challenges in Developing Countries

    UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

    Developing countries seeking foreign investment to boost economic growth should ensure that domestic firms abide by international standards for accounting and corporate transparency, UNCTAD’s Deputy Secretary-General told a meeting of 300 experts. In addition, nine countries gave a report of their experiences with piloting the new Accounting Development Toolkit developed by UNCTAD.  more[...]

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  • 'Ocean-grabbing' as serious a threat as ‘land-grabbing’ – UN expert on right to food

    United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

    The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, warned of the threat of ‘ocean-grabbing’ to food security, and urged world governments and international bodies to halt the depletion of fish stocks, and take urgent steps to protect, sustain, and share the benefits of fisheries and marine environments.  more[...]  login_required

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  • UN and EU Environmental Chiefs Debate Rio Follow-Up with NGOs at European Conference

    Three months after the Rio+20 Conference on sustainable development and shortly before the UN General Assembly in New York will take important decisions on the follow-up to Rio, leading figures from UN and EU institutions, governments, environmental organizations and other stakeholders have come together in Brussels at the EEB Annual Conference [1] to debate the outcome of Rio and its implications for Europe.  more[...]  login_required

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  • Global Compact International Yearbook 2012

    Dr. Elmer Lenzen

    With over 8,700 corporate participants and other stakeholders from over 130 countries, the UN Global Compact is the largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative in the world. „I hope these diverse expressions of support for the UN’s global mission will inspire many more businesses to follow this path and bring corporate sustainability to true scale“, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in the 2012 edition of the Global Compact International Yearbook. Edited by the German publishing house macondo the new yearbook offers insights to political as well as sustainability issues.  more[...]

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  • GDF SUEZ Rassembleurs d’Energies for Access to Sustainable Energy for All

    Francoise Guichard, GDF Suez

    The GDF SUEZ Group, the world’s largest utility, is seeking to combat poverty and economic disparities with the launch of the GDF SUEZ Rassembleurs d’Energies initiative. This global initiative promotes access for the poorest populations to energy and essential services and supports the reduction of energy poverty. It provides socially responsible investment, donations, as well as technical and managerial assistance, with the GDF SUEZ Group coordinating these various tools in support of social entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations.  more[...]

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  • EcoBusiness School Program

    Francesca Carnesella, Camposol and Copeinca

    To promote the integration of key thematic areas of environmental education in the country, a project idea was born: the EcoBusiness School Program. Created by the Institute for Promotion of Sustainable Development and supported by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Environment in Peru, the initiative began in 2010. The design of this enterprising program for environmental education was aimed at young people attending the last cycle of secondary education (15- and 16-year-olds). The main objective is to strengthen the capacities of young people in identifying the realities concerning the environment; understanding market development; understanding the procedures and challenges of building, managing, and administering an economic enterprise that has a positive impact on the environment; and developing leadership and management skills.  more[...]  login_required

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  • Bakery “La Casa del Pan”

    Francesca Carnesella, Camposol and Copeinca

    “La Casa del Pan” is an entrepreneurship project funded entirely by CAMPOSOL. It aims to provide economic and social development opportunities for young people through a strategic partnership with the Youth, Arts and Development Association, which is comprised of young people from Nuevo Chao, a nearby community.  more[...]  login_required

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  • The Children First

    Lilines Urriola Herrera, medcom

    In the past year, Panama has made some important and positive headlines worldwide. The country was awarded an investment grade credit rating by both of the globally renown ratings agencies, Fitch Ratings and Standard and Poor’s. Also, the New York Times named Panama as the number one travel destination in 2012. The country also had economic growth of 8 percent from 2006 to 2010, and in 2011 the country’s economy grew 10.6 percent, making it one of the fastest-growing economies in Latin America.  more[...]  login_required

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