2020 Call for Code Global Challenge Led by IBM Takes On Climate Change on 75th Anniversary of United Nations

Call for Code Founding Partner IBM and Creator David Clark Cause, in partnership with United Nations Human Rights and the Linux Foundation have announced this year’s Call for Code Global Challenge, inviting the world’s software developers and innovators to help fight climate change with open source-powered technology. On its 75th anniversary, the United Nations is demanding a ‘global reality check’ and has launched the biggest-ever global conversation on how to address the world’s most pressing issues such as climate change. Heeding the UN’s rallying cry to help build the future…

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The One Club Launches One Show Sustainable Development Pencil at the United Nations

Working in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Partnerships and nonprofit PVBLIC Foundation, The One Club for Creativity announced the launch of The One Show Sustainable Development Pencil to reward agencies and brands who utilize their talents and resources to create work which betters the world and contributes to securing a sustainable future for all. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.  At…

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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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