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January 23rd, 2015
NZZ: Jakarta macht Druck auf ausländische Bergbaukonzerne

Zürich (csr-news) > Die indonesische Regierung in Jakarta macht Druck auf internationale Minengesellschaften, dies berichtet die Neue Züricher Zeitung in ihrer heutigen Ausgabe. Hintergrund ist ein Gesetz, nach dem ausländische Bergbaufirmen ab 2014 nur noch verarbeitete Rohstoffe ausführen dürfen.

May 21st, 2014
Nachhaltiges Palmöl – Wunsch und Wirklichkeit

Berlin (csr-news) > Die Produktion von Palmöl ist in den vergangenen 30 Jahren um das Zehnfache gestiegen. Der Anbau der Ölfrucht für Nahrungsmittel, Kosmetikindustrie und Biosprit führt zu immer neuen Plantagen in Südostasien, aber auch in Ländern Afrikas sowie Zentral- und Südamerikas. Oft

November 5th, 2013
Die zehn am meisten verschmutzten Orte weltweit

Genf (csr-news) > Die unabhängige Umweltorganisation Green Cross Schweiz legt in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Blacksmith Institute, USA, eine Liste der zehn weltweit am stärksten verschmutzten Orte vor. Diese zehn Orte verteilen sich auf acht Länder. Die Top-Ten-Liste ist in alphabetischer Reihenfolge nach Ländern

July 22nd, 2013
Runder Tisch Nachhaltiges Palmöl: Vorreiter machen Druck

Die jüngste Überarbeitung der Standards des Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) geht einigen Mitgliedern nicht weit genug. Sie haben Ende Juni die Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) gegründet und wollen als RSPO-Mitglieder eine Vorreiterrolle in Sachen Nachhaltigkeit einnehmen.

June 27th, 2012
Rio+20: Business Leaders in Rio Respond to UN Secretary-General’s Call for “Tipping Point” in Corporate Sustainability

(Rio de Janeiro) –The first full day of the private sector track to Rio +20 opened with business schools stepping up sustainable development curricula, investment firms backing natural capital accounting, and corporate action on biodiversity. “Corporate sustainability is an idea whose time has come”, UN

June 27th, 2012
Toward Rio: Global Compact Launches Local Network Report 2011

(New York) – The Global Compact Local Network Report 2011 was released today, in advance of the Annual Local Networks Forum (ALNF) to be held during the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum in Rio de Janeiro (15-18 June). The Annual Report features an overview of 2011

April 23rd, 2012
Secretary-General Appoints New Global Compact Board Members, Strengthens Focus on Business Engagement

(New York) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed 14 new members to the Global Compact Board, the UN’s highest-level advisory body involving business, civil society, labour and employers organizations. The following individuals were newly appointed to serve a three-year term: Mr. Jorge Abrahao, President, Ethos

November 8th, 2011
Presentation Features Report by UN Secretary-General on Evolving UN-Business Collaboration, Brings Positive Closure to JIU Report

(New York) – Highlighting the evolving nature of strategic engagement between the United Nations and the private sector, and opportunities for new forms of United Nations-business cooperation for achieving development goals, the UN Secretary-General’s report on enhanced cooperation between the United Nations and all

November 8th, 2011
Corporate Partnerships Director at Vestergaard Frandsen (New York, USA)

ABOUT VESTERGAARD FRANDSEN Vestergaard Frandsen is a rapidly growing company specialized in complex emergency response and disease-control textiles. We are guided by a unique Humanitarian Entrepreneurship business model, the “profit for a purpose” approach that has turned humanitarian responsibility into our core business Our innovative

March 10th, 2011
Local Networks Launch Series Addressing Business and Peace

(Berlin) – Today the first in a series of Local Network meetings on the issue of business and peace was held in Berlin, Germany. The event underscored the increasing importance attributed to the joint UN Global Compact - PRI guidance publication for investors

February 23rd, 2011
Local Networks Convene Regional Meeting in Asia-Pacific

(Bali/Indonesia) – Delegates representing 17 Global Compact local networks from the Asia-Pacific region have concluded a two-day meeting in Bali to assess progress made, exchange experiences and plan future activities. The network representatives presented and discussed a wide variety of approaches to the local

November 25th, 2010
Deforestation Condemnation: Greenpeace’s Rolf Skar

According to the World Bank, Indonesia is the planet’s third largest carbon dioxide emitter. But the problem in Indonesia differs from ours here in the United States. Rather than pollutants from cars or the energy and industrial sectors, in Indonesia, the primary culprit

November 7th, 2010
First Asia Forum on Responsible Management Education Concludes in Seoul

(Seoul) – Faculty members and administrators from leading Asian business schools met today for the 1st Asian Forum of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) at Kyung Hee University in Seoul. They called on business schools to recalibrate management education based on

September 8th, 2010
Emerging Markets Take the Lead in Promoting Sustainable Stock Exchanges

(Xiamen) – UNCTAD co-hosted the second global dialogue on Sustainable Stock Exchanges. The event took place against the backdrop of UNCTAD’s World Investment Forum and the China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) which brought together 1500 leaders from various stakeholder groups

January 13th, 2010
Climate Change Brings an Ocean of Change to Our Seas

Today on Sea Change Radio, we cover Oceans Day, a side event at the recent Copenhagen Climate Conference (COP15) looking at the impact of climate change on oceans. Sea Change Radio Climate Correspondent Cimbria Badenhausen, who covered all two weeks of COP15

November 1st, 2007
Transparency International strongly condemns continuing rights abuses by corrupt Burmese government

Anti-corruption campaigners point to strong causal link between corruption and massive human rights abuses Bali, 31 October 2007 – The United Nations Security Council as well as Burma’s neighbours, must increase pressure on the Burmese government to end massive human rights abuses and crack

October 15th, 2007
“Changing Climates”: EU and China must face the future together

chinadialogue hosts a Chatham House debate on energy security and climate change LONDON – The European Union and China – respectively, the world's largest single market and the fastest growing economy – share similar concerns regarding energy security and climate change. Facing mutual, interlinked

August 28th, 2007
UN Convention against Corruption

Governments must ensure follow-through on key anti-corruption commitments, says Transparency International Berlin, 28 August 2007 - Transparency International (TI) today called on governments to give priority to the fight against corruption and to reach consensus on concrete proposals to review whether countries covered by the

August 24th, 2006

London 21st August 2006 - economie, the international organisation dedicated to the education, promotion and development of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) worldwide, today announced that Colin Baines of the Cooperative Group and Esther Garcia of DNV UK will be speaking at its flagship

August 15th, 2006
Corruption in humanitarian aid: a double disaster

New report maps risks of corruption in relief processes Berlin, 7 August, 2006 – To address corruption in relief and reconstruction efforts following natural disasters and civil conflicts, Transparency International (TI) seeks to prevent corruption in humanitarian assistance by expanding its work in this

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