Ending corruption is vital to efforts to achieve sustainable development, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the world’s largest anti-corruption forum, which began today in St. Petersburg, Russia. “The world counts on you to take bold decisions and act decisively to strengthen the global fight against corruption and bribery,” Mr. Ban told more than 1,000 […]
Sustainable Development Goals
How can companies integrate sustainable development goals?
When the Syrian refugee crisis hit the news, global educational publisher Pearson wrote a check. But after sending £500,000 ($765,605) to aid relief efforts, the company began looking for more ways to make a more personal contribution. “In big humanitarian crises like this, our usual answer is to make a philanthropic contribution,” said Kate James, […]
U.S Treasury Announce Major Rule Changes To Support Global Entrepreneurs And Impact Investment
President Obama, along with 182 heads of state, will sign the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) today at the United Nations General Assembly. But earlier this week, the Obama Administration’s Treasury Department announced two major regulatory changes that could unlock significant amounts of capital, innovation and entrepreneurial energy for development worldwide. The seventeen SDG’s create a […]