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World leaders will convene on 20-22 June 2012 at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – known as Rio+20 – to build consensus on a more sustainable course for our world.
Today, over one billion people lack access to food, electricity or safe drinking water. Most of the world’s ecosystems are in decline. Climate change and global population growth are predicted to exacerbate these challenges. There has never been greater urgency to secure a better environmental, economic and social future for all.
The private sector has a critical role to play in this endeavour, and is increasingly putting sustainability – defined as a company’s delivery of long-term value in financial, social, environmental and ethical terms – on its agenda. Through the UN Global Compact alone, over 6,000 companies have committed to conduct business in line with human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption principles.
You’ve heard about the famine in the Horn of Africa. Now look suffering in the face by watching and sharing video from UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow and do what you can to help.
Presented by Mashable, 92Y and the UN Foundation, the Social Good Summit is a four-day event that explores how new media and technology provide innovative solutions for the world’s greatest challenges.
Date: Monday, September 19, 2011, through Thursday, September 22, 2011
Monday (18 July) is the Nelson Mandela International Day, honouring Nelson Mandela’s contribution to culture of peace & freedom.
Ban Ki-moon is joining the Nelson Mandela Foundation in saying the best way to wish Mr. Mandela a happy 93rd birthday is to perform 67 minutes of public service — one minute for every year of Mr. Mandela’s public service.
In New York City? Head to Central Park to take part in special Mandela Day activities at 9:30 a.m.
How can you help those affected by the drought crisis in the Horn of Africa? Here are some options.
Nelson Mandela International Day is just over one week away. Can you spare 67 minutes of your time helping others? By devoting 67 minutes of your time – one minute for every year of Mr. Mandela’s public service – you can make a small gesture of solidarity with humanity and a step towards a global movement for good.