Representing over $7 trillion, eleven major financial institutions around the globe have joined forces with the United Nations to promote climate transparency in financial markets, the Organization’s environment wing said today.
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Nearly 20 leading global banks and investors, totalling $6.6 trillion in assets, have launched a UN-backed global framework aimed at channelling the money they manage towards clean, low carbon and inclusive projects.
UN Secretary-General calls for accelerated action on jobs and social protection to avoid an uneven global recovery and prevent future crises
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United Nations ActNow campaign joins forces with award-winning Baobab Studios to promote individual climate action
The United Nations ActNow campaign is collaborating with the award-winning interactive animation company Baobab Studios to promote individual action on climate change and a shift to more sustainable lifestyles.
Digital finance, a lifeline during COVID-19 crisis, can deliver long-term financing of the Sustainable Development Goals
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More than 8 million tonnes of plastics enter the world’s oceans each year, and of this, Indonesia contributes 1.29 million tonnes, making it the second-largest plastic polluter to the world’s oceans. The Indonesian government has pledged to reduce its output of plastic into the oceans by 70 percent by 2025.
To address worsening climate crisis and scant progress on sustainable development, UN looks to countries and private sector to mobilize resources
New York, 26 September – Facing the increasing impacts of [...]