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Posts tagged with sustainable development
Posted: Nov 17, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
While water is an abundant natural resource, less than three percent of all water on earth is fresh water, and of that amount, over two-thirds is frozen in glaciers and ice caps. Low investments in water infrastructure, rampant wastage and lack of private sector initiative have led to acute water shortages. About 663 million people in developing countries today do not have access to clean drinking water. According to WHO and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program (2015), a child dies from a water-related disease every 90 seconds.
Posted: Nov 10, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and its partners are working with local African governments, NGOs, water service providers and communities to build infrastructure that supplies clean drinking water and sanitation facilities across Africa. These efforts will help to minimize the spread of disease and empower local communities with educational opportunities and economic prosperity. Kelly Eisenhardt interviews Dr. Susan Mboya, President of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and the Group Director of the Eurasia Africa Group (EAG) for women’s economic empowerment at The Coca-Cola Company.
Posted: Nov 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), is working with communities and water service providers across Africa to help address the critical issues associated with lack of water access. RAIN is on pace to provide clean water access for over 2 million people by the end of 2015 and 6 million by the close of 2020.
Posted: Oct 21, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Companies can gain competitive advantage from innovative approaches to conflict, peace and security with corporate peacemaking.
Posted: Sep 29, 2015 – 03:30 PM EST
Now comes the hard part: Implementing the UN’s “supremely ambitious” 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
Posted: Sep 28, 2015 – 03:30 PM EST
There is now a rising global tide for private sector-NGO-government partnerships and collaboration to address major social issues.
Posted: Sep 25, 2015 – 04:11 PM EST
The 70th annual United Nations General Assembly today launched a historic global blueprint for addressing the world's most challenging social problems.
Posted: Apr 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Western financial analysts generally misunderstand China’s current restructuring as negative news. China’s President Xi Jinping has committed to transforming China from a resource and pollution intensive economy to a green economy as a strategic priority, including clean energy, energy conservation in industry, buildings and transport, with overall energy efficiency and pollution control.
Posted: Dec 17, 2014 – 11:16 AM EST
"Pro bono volunteering" benefits not only those organizations in developing and emerging economies that receive support, but also the employees who provide it.
Posted: Oct 27, 2014 – 12:06 PM EST
Business Campaign for Decent Jobs aims to reverse opinion that British business believes investment in higher standards of employment is bad for U.K. economy.
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