FICCI thought leadership initiative for global economic prosperity with sustainability, inclusivity and social wellbeing
FICCI LEADS is an initiative to evolve a shared vision among global leaders, to reimagine economic growth. In the backdrop of self-reliance, economic resilience and multilateralism, the focus would be 21st century challenges and giving a fresh meaning to global business value chains.
Measure Your Sustainable Procurement With The Barometer 2020
#LIKEACANADIAN Measure Your Sustainable Procurement With The Barometer 2020 CBSR is proud to partner with ECPAR to launch the Barometer 2020 – a national survey to benchmark sustainable procurement in Canada. If you work with any type of organization of 500 employees or more, than the Barometer 2020 is a great tool to see how you rank and what you can do to better leverage your procurement processes in order to achieve even more positive social and environmental outcomes.
India committed to eliminating single-use plastic, says PM Modi at One Ocean Summit
India has always been a maritime civilization and its ancient scriptures and literature talk about the gifts of the oceans, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday and emphasised that the security and prosperity of countries is linked to oceans. In his remarks at the ‘One Ocean Summit’, the Prime Minister said India is committed to eliminating single-use plastic and will be happy to join France in launching a global initiative on single-use plastics. “India has always been a maritime civilisation. Our ancient scriptures and literature talk about the gifts of the Oceans including marine life. Today, our security and prosperity are linked to Oceans,” PM Modi said in a video message. “India supports the French initiative of a High Ambition Coalition on Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction. We hope for a legally binding international treaty this year,” he added.
Sustainable Palm Oil for North American Organizations
Palm oil can be found in half of all packaged products, as well as many consumer goods. Learn about the significant misconceptions about palm oil and how to solve the problem of sustainability versus growing demand.
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Andy will explain what the issues are with palm oil relating to modern slavery, land grabbing and deforestation, which impacts wildlife habitat, including endangered orangutan populations. It is impossible to sustain the global requirement without palm oil, but if the issues around it are not dealt with properly, it could drive the orangutan into extinction. Andy will present a solution which will satisfy retailers, suppliers and consumers.
AANCHOR – SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES IN SW ATLANTIC: A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH
The international conference SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES IN SW ATLANTIC: A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH took place online on March 4th, 2021 and promoted by H2020 funded project FarFish. It was attended by representatives from international organizations such as FAO and the LDAC, as well as the General…
Global Sustainability – an Open Access journal
Global Sustainability is an Open Access journal dedicated to supporting the rapidly expanding area of global sustainability research. Without profound societal transformations, humanity risks destabilising the Earth system. In the last decade, the research field of global sustainability science has expanded rapidly to explore human social and economic pressure on the whole Earth system.