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Banco Hipotecario: Vision, Dynamism and SDG-Adherence

Banco Hipotecario President Celina Padilla Meardi has a vision to create better opportunities for her fellow Salvadorans through banking services. She believes that updating knowledge in legal, financial and technological areas will help to achieve that goal. She has put

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Clarion Call to Unite Behind Push to Achieve SDG Targets

In September 2019, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced a Decade of Action for the SDGs — a clarion call to accelerate progress for people and planet. Amake-or-break aspect of this push is to unlock the resources needed to finance the

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EBRD: Investing in Sustainable Infrastructure Helps Advance the UN’s SDG Agenda

At the beginning of this year, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) created the Sustainable Infrastructure Group (SIG). The bank merged its energy and infrastructure businesses to capitalise on synergies between these sectors. It delivers investments that ensure

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Implementing the UN SDGs: A Job for Everyone, Everywhere

Everyone seems to agree that the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) make perfect sense. Countries and companies, individuals and industries are proudly flaunting their commitment to the United Nations 2030 Agenda — but the pledges can be tricky to implement,

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Turning Promises Into Reality – The Business Case for Gender Equality in Achieving the SDGs

By Paula Tavares and Otaviano Canuto ­ As world leaders gathered this month for high-level talks at the 74th United Nations General Assembly, pressing global issues were at the forefront of discussions, including progress toward the 2030 Agenda and the

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UNSDG Health Summit in Geneva: Live Coverage

UNSDG healthcare summit is by invitation only, attendance is limited in order to maintain an intimate dialogue among all participants. The event is attended by State Heads, Health Ministers, Policy Makers, Chairman & CEO’s from industry & Civil Societies, High

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UN SDGs and Gun Control: UNODA to Coordinate Action on Small Arms Under UN Disarmament Agenda

The UN Secretary-General’s has a detailed action plan for disarmament in order to save humanity – including future generations – from weapons of mass destruction and forthcoming weapons technologies. The plan includes 40 action points to save the planet. The

Read More Winter 2018-2019: SDG Lab, UN Headquarters in Geneva – Aspiring and Resourceful UN Hub Start-Up

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ESG Leadership Trends, from ‘Woke Capitalism’ to ‘Quiet Sustainability’

This is no time to get distracted, argues Fabrizio Ferraro — sustainable impact will bring the lasting change we need… As world leaders and business titans gathered at Davos this year for the annual World Economic Forum, ESG was at

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The Women’s Brain Project Takes the World Economic Forum 2024 Stage

The Women’s Brain Project (WBP) announces the creation of its new Foundation to support the world’s first Research Institute for Sex and Gender Precision Medicine. It takes a global stage to discuss a major global research endeavour, and at the

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