My Green Lab Certification Named as Critical Indicator of Progress in the United Nations’ 2030 Breakthroughs Emissions

The Green Lab Certification program from My Green Lab, the world’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the sustainability of scientific research, has been selected as a key indicator of progress for the UNFCCC High Level Climate Champions’ 2030 Breakthroughs campaign. In the lead up to the COP26 Climate Change Conference, the Green Lab Certification program was chosen as a key player to help pharmaceutical and medical tech companies achieve the goal of a zero carbon world by 2050. Race to Zero is the UN-backed global campaign rallying non-state actors…

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Research agency urges businesses to consider accessibility

Thursday 3rd December marks International Day of People with Disability (IDPD), originally created by the United Nations and designed to bring awareness and celebrate the diversity of the global community. This years’ theme is ‘not all disabilities are visible’, something Leeds-based behavioural research and UX consultancy, SimpleUsability, is keen to encourage businesses to consider when interacting with their customers. After SimpleUsability’s research moved to become 100% remote this year, the team reconsidered how they could improve the way the firm recruits and researches with participants with a variety of needs…

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#Healthytogether: The IOC, the World Health Organization and the United Nations Join Forces to Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic – With Athletes Helping to Spread the Word

Olympic athletes will help deliver important public health information, inspiring people to adopt or continue behaviours that will curtail the pandemic and provide resources that promote physical and mental health. Using the theme “Healthy Together”, partners and athletes will spotlight the collective effort and global collaboration needed to reduce the spread and impact of COVID-19. IOC President Thomas Bach said: “Sport can save lives. We have seen over the last few months just how important sport and physical activity are for health and well-being. And working together with WHO and…

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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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