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United Nations Global Compact

Setting a $100 Price on Carbon

Lise Kingo | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Lise Kingo

As more than 150 world leaders convene at the United Nations for the historic signing of the Paris Agreement, the United Nations Global Compact is cal...

The Global Search for Education: Women - Part 3

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

How is technology helping women's plight? What effective steps have been taken to educate girls and boys on the AIDS issue? What can private firms and corporations do to promote women's equality in the workplace and in society?

Daimler Should Speak Up So Alabama Will Stand Down

Fred Redmond | Posted 06.03.2012 | Home
Fred Redmond

Daimler can say loudly to the lawmakers of Alabama that it will not stand for a repetition of history and it will not tolerate discrimination in the workplace. In doing so, the company will show that when it says it supports global, human and workers' rights, it means it.

Women's Empowerment Principles Make It Clear: Equality Means Business

Kiyotaka Akasaka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kiyotaka Akasaka

Let's face it, while the glass ceiling may have hundreds of thousands or even millions of cracks, it is made of sturdy silica and has yet to crumble at our feet.

The Real Significance of the UN Global Compact

Gregory Unruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gregory Unruh

The UN Global Compact is revolutionary because it recognizes that there is a new player on the global scene that rivals the nation state in economic terms, and it is the modern corporation.

New Dr. Strangeloves and the Prospect of Geo-Engineered Climate "Adaptation"

Sanjay Khanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sanjay Khanna

This year's Tallberg Forum asked: "How on earth can we live together, within the planetary boundaries?" Some scientists and energy policymakers posed a different question that made my hairs stand on end.

Corruption and Money Vs. The Environment

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Reporters Uncensored

Our main topic this week will be corruption, within governments and multinational corporations. 

Corrupt practices are impacting the environment and devastating indigenous communities.