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Businesses failing to hit SDG targets show little ambition for improvement

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 8th September 2021 -  To gain momentum on achieving the SDGs, businesses need to look beyond the easiest and simplest places for them to make contributions When it comes to the sustainable development

Catalyst 2030 launches inaugural global survey to take to the UN

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 25th August 2021 -  The People’s Report asks the general public to “share their story” in the hope of getting the voices of the unheard to the desks of United Nations decision-makers.  A global coalition

The UN looks for investors for projects to help meet its 2030 Sustainability Goals

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 21st April 2021 -  The United Nations has partnered with a number of the world’s largest financial institutions for support in connecting investors with projects. With 2030 fast approaching,  The

Increased attention to sustainable development goals

Teri Behrens, Monday, 17th February 2020 -  Philanthropic funding in support of the sustainable development goals has been shooting up every year since their adoption, and funders are increasingly collaborating to chart

Australia set to face UN scrutiny over disability rights

Luke Michael, Friday, 17th May 2019 -  People with disability are being encouraged to have their say on what it’s like living in Australia, as the country prepares for a United Nations review of its performance on disability

Millennials Will Save The World

Tina Kuek, Tuesday, 12th February 2019 -  Tina Kuek, a senior policy officer at the state government of Victoria, shares her proof that millennials are taking charge and addressing the critical global issues of today. For

US Withdraws from Human Rights Council

Wendy Williams, Monday, 25th June 2018 -  The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing it of a “chronic bias” against Israel. The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, made the

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Unfounded

Luke Wright, Thursday, 22nd February 2018 -  Luke Wright, someone who self-admittedly enjoys new ideas and setting up initiatives for social and environmental good, questions whether or not founding one’s own project is always

United Nations Calls for Royal Commission into Disability Violence

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 3rd July 2017 -  The United Nations is the latest to join a national chorus calling for the Australian government to introduce a royal commission into violence and abuse against people with disability.

Australian CEOs Sign Statement of Support for UN Sustainable Development Goals

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 7th September 2016 -  More than 30 business leaders from some of Australia’s largest companies have publicly signed a statement to support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. In the statement

Australian Social Impact Teacher Wins UN Award

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 29th June 2016 -  Centre for Social Impact lecturer Dr Fanny Salignac has won the 2016 UNSW Business School award for UN PRME Excellence in Teaching. Launched in 2007, the UN’s Principles for Responsible…

Australian Businesses ‘Inspired’ by Sustainable Development Goals

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 27th June 2016 -  Australian businesses are using the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals to review and frame their sustainability strategies, according to the latest iteration of the
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