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The General Sherman is getting a new layer of defence. Learn more about the historical tree:
.@KellyTClements of @Refugees says the private sector can help to advocate inclusion, through employment, and financial support for the humanitarian response: ‘We’re not going to move the needle on the #SDGs unless everyone is included.’ #SDIS21
Systems data can help predict crises, says @AniDasguptaWRI of @WorldResources, but we need ‘a much more detailed understanding of what’s happening to families, what drives them and their resilience’. #SDIS21
.@RebeccaMarmot says @Unilever is working towards long-term #NetZero targets but also short-term, interim targets. ‘We have 3-year goals in place to keep the momentum going.’ #SDIS21
Strengthening Africa’s food systems is vital says @beth_dunford of @AfDB_Group, which is working with small-holder farmers to provide climate-smart technologies for things like heat-tolerant wheat. But it needs to scale up. #SDIS21
.@KellyTClements of @Refugees says #COVID19 has hit the world’s 82.4 million forcibly displaced people hardest. ‘This is not the time to turn away,’ she says, urging countries to help vaccinate refugees. #SDIS21
4 things to know about financing sustainable development #SDIS21 #SDGs
Robin McIntosh of @workithealth explains how the issue of receiving addiction treatment comes down to accessibility and affordability. Follow #SDIS21: @schwabfound
This new atlas will help save the world’s coral reefs. Discover more about the map that's helping guide the way to a sustainable future: #SDIS21
Meet the Pioneers tackling the Mental Health Crisis with Ilina Singh (@UniofOxford), Lisa McLaughlin, Robin McIntosh (@workithealth) #SDIS21…
COVID-19: What you need to know about the #coronavirus pandemic on 21 September #COVID19
Egyptian Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad outlines the main challenge facing the MENA region: Water Watch the full session here: #SDIS21
Young people want to get our planet to net-zero, says @RumaithaBusaidi, and governments should include them in their planning for a green economic recovery. #SDIS21 @GlobalShapers
.@CrescentPetrol CEO Majid Jafar says developing countries are where the growth is, and if they don’t get help they’ll continue burning fossil fuels and emissions will keep rising. #SDIS21
.@SEDCOCapital CEO Hasan Al Jabri says being responsible means using more than just words, adding that responsible investing and ESG can align with creating a more sustainable future. #SDIS21
Measuring how businesses impact our planet and societies is essential. This coalition of over 50 companies is highlighting the need for a consistent #ESG reporting system. Read more: #SDIS21
Social entrepreneur @SafiaMinney explains why we need to work together to reduce emissions from the fashion industry. Watch the 'Meet the Pioneers of Sustainable Fashion' session at the Sustainable Development Impact Summit in full:… #SDIS21 @schwabfound
Sustainable Solutions for the Middle East and North Africa with @AlOraibi (@TheNationalNews), Hasan Al Jabri, @MajidHamidJafar, Yasmine Fouad (@EGY_Environment), @RumaithaBusaidi (@GlobalShapers), Mirek Dusek #SDIS21…
.@alisonmartin74, @Zurich’s CEO for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Bank Distribution, says the physical risk of climate change is “crystalizing,” adding there were $210 billion in natural catastrophe event-related losses just last year. #SDIS21
Addressing climate change can provide an economic benefit, says @Philips Supervisory Board Chairman Feike Sybesma, and many companies understand that. #SDIS21
For the first time, the EU’s green deal means we have a plan where 27 economies are going in the same direction, says Belgian Prime Minister @alexanderdecroo. “And that should be good for the rest of the world as well.” #SDIS21
Meet the Pioneers of Sustainable Fashion with @AFWGreen (@GlobalShapers), @JavierGoyenech2, Safia L. Minney (@schwabfound) #SDIS21…
If Europe is going to be a technological leader, sustainability must be at the heart of it, says @alexanderdecroo, Prime Minister of Belgium. Watch the full session here: #SDIS21
Global Implications of the European Green Recovery with @borgebrende, @alexanderdecroo, @alisonmartin74 (@Zurich), Feike Sybesma (@Philips), Stefan Schaible, Mirek Dusek #SDIS21…
Who Are the Entrepreneurs Transforming Education? with @emanuelaors, @WEFUpLink, @Deloitte, @PunitRenjen, @parmeleemichele, Audrey Chitewe, Nofi Bayu #SDIS21…
In one fitness-mad country, people exercise for 2 hours a day. Find out more about how exercise differs around the world:
It intercepts signals between his brain and his vocal cords to form sentences on screen. Discover more about this revolutionary invention:
The next big cloud competition is the race to zero emissions - @taylorfrancis #SDIS21
Fostering sustainable development through open data for finance - @McKinsey, @AnuMadgavkar #SDIS21
.@simonmulcahy (@salesforce) is encouraged by the rise of a new generation of 'ecopreneurs'. Follow #SDIS21: @WEFUpLink
.@ArianaDayYuen urges us to 'find joy' in building solutions that will protect the planet. Follow #SDIS21: @WEFUpLink
Briana Warner of Atlantic Sea Farms is ensuring that the fishermen on the front line of the fight against climate change have all they need to succeed. Follow #SDIS21: @WEFUpLink
Another cup for @ManCity's trophy cabinet. Find out more about their new sustainability goal: #SDIS21
UpLink: How We Sourced 150 Solutions that could Change the World with @HeyAmandaRusso, Briana Warner, Olivier M. Schwab, @ArianaDayYuen, @PunitRenjen (@Deloitte), @simonmulcahy (@salesforce) #SDIS21…
Private Equity: The New Home for High-Emitting Assets? with @lisaabramowicz1 (@bsurveillance), Cyrus Taraporevala, @rgeccles, @Vindibanga #SDIS21…
These changes must be embedded into company cultures, added Kristian Heydenreich of @Vestas. We need to learn to speak a common language #SDIS21
This change is making issues around governance central to how companies do business, said David Flavell of @PepsiCo #SDIS21
The panel agreed that there's been significant change in recent years. Employees are looking for 'inspirational ethics', explained @aTunkel of @apcoworldwide - not just to be told what they shouldn't be doing. #SDIS21
From a French lighthouse to an ancient solar observatory, here are the newest additions. Learn more about the world's most historic places: #SDIS21
Digital Traceability solutions can enable more sustainable, resilient and competitive value chains. Discover a new framework produced in collaboration with @BainAlerts and understand how to unlock the benefits:
Economist Razia Khan explains the need for widespread global vaccination coverage, at the 'Global Economic Outlook' session at the Sustainable Development Impact Summit. Watch in full here:… @steve_sedgwick @CNBCi @raziakkhan @StanChart #SDIS21
What are the challenges in making tech more sustainable? #SDIS21 #TechforGood
The transfer of technology is key for the global vaccine rollout, says Rwanda’s Minister of Trade and Industry @habyarimanab, adding that such gaps impact the entire world #SDIS21
“Nobody is safe unless everyone’s safe,” says @gavi CEO @GaviSeth, adding that one challenge with distributing vaccines has been behaviour that said 'I’m worried about my community, my country.'" #SDIS21
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