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ModernTO plan optimizes the City’s real estate assets to unlock cost savings and city-building opportunities
ModernTO plan optimizes the City’s real estate assets to unlock cost savings and city-building opportunities
9/20/2019 9:33:53 AM
A report going to the CreateTO Board on September 24 sets out an office portfolio optimization plan – the first phase of the City-Wide Real Estate Portfolio Strategy.
‘The climate crisis is an oceans crisis’ – major IPCC report to highlight climate threats to world’s oceans
‘The climate crisis is an oceans crisis’ – major IPCC report to highlight climate threats to world’s oceans
9/19/2019 12:45:29 PM
A stark warning on the state of the world’s oceans and frozen areas is expected from a landmark UN report, highlighting the urgent need for a global treaty to allow large-scale protection of the oceans.
Aeroflot to develop a strategy to harmonise anti-corruption requirements for Russian business
Aeroflot to develop a strategy to harmonise anti-corruption requirements for Russian business
9/17/2019 6:32:05 PM
Aeroflot has proposed to develop Russia’s first-ever global Transnational Anticorruption Compliance Strategy. The initiative was put forward by Vladimir Alexandrov, Deputy CEO of PJSC “Aeroflot”, speaking at a conference hosted by the Prosecutor General’s office of the Russian Federation.
World Economic Forum Announces Co-Chairs of 3rd Sustainable Development Impact Summit
World Economic Forum Announces Co-Chairs of 3rd Sustainable Development Impact Summit
9/16/2019 6:55:09 AM
• The Co-Chairs of the Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2019 are the President of Chile, the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, the Chair of Booking.com, the Co-Founder of Bye Bye Plastic Bags and the CEO of Ingka Group (IKEA Retail) • The Sustainable Development Impact summit is the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting for integrating and leveraging the best …
ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview New Research: National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities
ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview New Research: National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities
9/11/2019 6:07:27 AM
On September 17, 2019 at 10:00 EDT (16:00 CEST), the Coalition for Urban Transitions will host an embargoed press call to preview its new report, which finds significant economic, social and environmental benefits for national governments that take a lead in investing in and supporting zero-carbon cities.
ONE welcomes the nomination of Jutta Urpilainen as Commissioner for International Partnerships
ONE welcomes the nomination of Jutta Urpilainen as Commissioner for International Partnerships
9/11/2019 5:55:46 AM
On behalf of its 2 million members in Europe, ONE welcomes the nomination of Jutta Urpilainen as Commissioner for International Partnerships. Emily Wigens, Director of ONE’s European election campaign, said:  “Jutta Urpilainen’s nomination comes at a crucial time as the EU considers the future of its relationship with Africa.
3,758 school backpacks laid at the United Nations show the grave scale of child deaths in conflict in 2018
3,758 school backpacks laid at the United Nations show the grave scale of child deaths in conflict in 2018
9/10/2019 2:43:32 PM
  A UNICEF installation to show the devastating scale of child deaths in conflict zones in 2018 was unveiled today at the United Nations in New York.
Oleg Sentsov is free! The commitment to freedom of expression must continue.
Oleg Sentsov is free! The commitment to freedom of expression must continue.
9/9/2019 10:39:43 AM
An activist against Russia’s annexation of Crimea,  the director of Gamer (2011) was illegally sentenced to 20 years in prison by the Russian courts after his arrest in 2014, and went on a 145-day hunger strike in 2018 to demand the release of all Ukrainian political prisoners detained in Russia.
Bail Reform and Exposure to Our Public Safety
Bail Reform and Exposure to Our Public Safety
9/8/2019 8:41:20 PM
Democratic Party State Senator Bob Hertzberg, wrote the California Money Bail Reform Act, better known as SB10; a bill designed to eliminate cash bail, replacing it with what they call Risk Assessment tool.
Why the Catholic Church Remains Steadfast to This Day
Why the Catholic Church Remains Steadfast to This Day
9/6/2019 1:17:02 PM
Every religion has its fair share of obstacles that need to be surpassed in order to survive. The Roman Catholic Church is one of the best examples for this.
Hong Kong: Vicious attack against pro-democracy protest organizer
Hong Kong: Vicious attack against pro-democracy protest organizer
8/29/2019 11:59:15 AM
Responding to an attack in Hong Kong on Thursday lunchtime against Jimmy Sham, the convenor of the Civil Human Rights Front, by masked men wielding baseball bats, Man-kei Tam, Director of Amnesty International Hong Kong, said: “This vile attack against Jimmy Sham appears to be a deliberate attempt to target a well-known pro-democracy activist.
Yemen: Heavy fighting in Aden creates new wave of casualties
Yemen: Heavy fighting in Aden creates new wave of casualties
8/29/2019 11:46:48 AM
Heavy fighting in Aden, Yemen, has created a new wave of casualties, as the local trauma hospital run by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received 51 wounded people in a few hours, including 10 who were dead on arrival.
Global Wildlife Meeting Ends with Stronger Protection for Some Species, Lingering Questions for Others
Global Wildlife Meeting Ends with Stronger Protection for Some Species, Lingering Questions for Others
8/29/2019 11:41:07 AM
• Hawksbill turtles, sea cucumbers, tokay geckos, and Asian big cats among the big winners at CITES CoP18. • Parties vote to maintain the existing international ban on elephant ivory trade, but fail to strengthen country-specific actions to tackle ivory trafficking.
Bringing nuclear test ban treaty into force a ‘central pillar’ of global disarmament push, says UN chief
Bringing nuclear test ban treaty into force a ‘central pillar’ of global disarmament push, says UN chief
8/29/2019 11:35:36 AM
The legacy of nuclear testing is “nothing but destruction,” and in a world of rising tensions, “our collective security depends” on bringing a global treaty into force that bans  nuclear explosions, United Nations  Secretary-General António Guterres  has said.
Strike Dates Announced by Balpa
Strike Dates Announced by Balpa
8/26/2019 9:38:23 AM
It is completely unacceptable that BALPA is destroying the travel plans of tens of thousands of our customers with this unjustifiable strike action. BALPA has given us notice that they will strike on September 9th, 10th and 27th.
Inditex Executive Chairman Pablo Isla signs global commitment towards sustainability
Inditex Executive Chairman Pablo Isla signs global commitment towards sustainability
8/26/2019 9:29:35 AM
• Inditex Executive Chairman Pablo Isla is among the leaders of thirty two fashion sector players who have agreed to form the ‘Fashion Pact’, that will be unveiled at the Élysée Palace in Paris in the presence of the president of France.
Puma joins global fashion pact to protect climate, biodiversity and oceans
Puma joins global fashion pact to protect climate, biodiversity and oceans
8/26/2019 9:27:50 AM
The Fashion Pact commits to developing an action plan to make the industry carbon neutral by 2050 in order to avoid the most disastrous consequences of a changing climate.

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