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Eleven global banks partner with UN to make financial markets more climate transparent

2018-04-22T11:51:24-04:0012 Jul 2017|Goal 13: Climate Action, Goal 17: Partnerships, Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, News|

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.

ActNow Climate Campaign Inspires Bali Coastal Clean-Up

2019-12-13T11:18:12-05:0013 Dec 2019|ActNow, Featured, Goal 13: Climate Action, Stories from the Field|

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.

For the Least Developed Countries, Revitalising Multilateralism is Life or Death – Op-Ed

2019-09-08T10:44:46-04:0029 Aug 2019|Press material|

ew would deny that the international system governing the environment and economy is under pressure. Globalisation itself is wobbling, to the chagrin of governments in rich and emerging economies. What's less talked about is the effect on the world's 47 least developed countries (LDCs), home to a billion people, a quarter of whom live in extreme poverty.

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