En+ Group Commits to Climate Targets in Line with a New Level of Climate Ambition Led by the United Nations

En+ Group has joined the Business Ambition for 1.5°C movement and committed to science-based emissions reduction targets (or “SBTi”) to drive the world to a net-zero future. The Company has responded to a call-to-action to limit global temperature increase to 1.5°C and avert the worst impacts of climate change.  Lord Barker of Battle, Executive Chairman of En+ Group, commented: “We are proud to have placed the low carbon economy and a firm commitment to sustainable business at the heart of En+ Group. Our ambition is to lead the transformation of…

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The United Nations and Talent from ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ join forces on the ActNow Campaign to urge citizen action on climate change

The Angry Birds and the green piggies have joined forces with the United Nations in support of its ActNow climate campaign, a global call for citizen action on climate change. Back with the UN and the UN Foundation after 2016’s successful #AngryBirdsHappyPlanet partnership, the birds are joined this time around by their longtime enemies (turned “frenemies”) the pigs and are looking to spread awareness about individual actions we can all take to combat climate change. As part of the campaign, a public service announcement is launching today starring the Angry…

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Looking for Big Ideas for the World’s Future

Covestro and the United Nations are again calling for nominations for Young Champions of the Earth, the prestigious prize for environmental entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 30, who have big ideas for the world’s future. Each of seven winners in the 2019 program, the third year of the global competition, will receive $15,000 seed money to invest in their projects, invitations and funding to attend high-level UN meetings to share their ideas with the world, training and mentorship. Submissions will be accepted now through March 31, 2019. Visit the website…

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United Nations, ‘Thomas & Friends’ Launch Collaboration to Introduce Sustainable Development Goals to Pre-Schoolers

The United Nations and Mattel, Inc., launched a collaboration at New York Headquarters today to introduce the Sustainable Development Goals to pre‑school audiences through the animated children’s series Thomas & Friends. Through the collaboration, elements from 5 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals are incorporated into nine of the 26 episodes of the new season of Thomas & Friends, which premieres on Nick Jr. in the United States today, with global roll-out in the coming months.  The specific targets represented in the episodic content are Goal 4 on Quality Education; Goal 5 on Gender Equality;…

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Forest Green recognised by United Nations after going carbon neutral

Forest Green Rovers has become the world’s first United Nations certified carbon neutral football club, after signing up to the UNFCCC Climate Neutral Now initiative for the upcoming season. FGR is the world’s only vegan football club after making the switch to a plant based diet for all players, fans, staff and events two years ago. Forest Green chairman Dale Vince said: “It’s a real honour to be the very first sports club in the world to be named carbon neutral by the UN. We’re a small club with big ambitions,…

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