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Ibero University Inaugurates Bloomberg Financial Lab

Sep 22, 2017 10:15 AM ET - Universidad Iberoamericana, one of the most prestigious universities in Mexico, and Bloomberg announced today the inauguration of a campus Bloomberg Financial Laboratory.

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UN Global Compact 2017 SDG Pioneers

Sep 22, 2017 10:05 AM ET - The United Nations Global Compact recognized 10 SDG Pioneers – individuals from around the world who are championing sustainability through their own companies and mobilizing the broader business community to take action in pursuit of the 17...

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What Does Private Sector Need in Terms of an Enabling Environment to More Strategically Contribute to the SDGs?

Sep 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET - There is a common understanding that the active participation of business will be a principal driver in achieving the SDGs. But specific recommendations, capacity and practices enabling such contributions have yet to be fully developed in order to...

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High-Level UN Dialogue on Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividend

Sep 22, 2017 9:05 AM ET - Today, at the United Nations, His Excellency Prof. Alpha Condé, President of Guinea and Chairperson of the African Union, convened a high-level meeting to strengthen the partnership with the private sector and discuss opportunities created by Africa...

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Whirlpool Corporation Using Wind Energy to Power Plants, Education

Sep 22, 2017 7:55 AM ET - Whirlpool Corporation is growing its wind projects in the United States as part of its ongoing efforts to be more sustainable. After breaking ground on two new wind farms in late 2016, Whirlpool Corporation is on track to potentially be one of the...

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Stronger Global Relations Require Business Leadership

Sep 21, 2017 3:15 PM ET - As attention focuses on the UN General Assembly in New York, it’s important to remember that in a global economy, America’s relationship with the world does not depend solely on the state of politics along Pennsylvania Avenue. The ties that bind...

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Cruise Lines Step up to Protect Environment: ‘It’s Right Thing to Do’

Sep 21, 2017 1:30 PM ET - In Italy, kids are eating delicious and nutritious meals that were once surplus food prepared onboard ships for cruise passengers. In Miami, families in need are sleeping in comfortable beds with frames donated by cruise lines. At sea, cruise ships...

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Breakthrough Approaches for Sustainable Cities

Sep 21, 2017 1:05 PM ET - As more and more of the world’s population is moving to cities, how do we ensure a healthy and sustainable setting for city dwellers – and for the businesses supporting these local economies? Mark Wallace from UPS shares findings from a recent UPS/...

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High Tech and High Design, Cornell’s Roosevelt Island Campus Opens

Sep 21, 2017 11:05 AM ET - Roosevelt Island, the skinny, two-mile-long strip of land between Manhattan and Queens in the East River, has been home to a prison, a lunatic asylum, a smallpox hospital and a workhouse, among other institutions.

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How to Engage on the Education SDGs

Sep 21, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Reduce inequality and close the gap between rich and poor. Provide quality education for every child and decent jobs for all. These are just some of the ambitions set out in the Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs), unanimously adopted at the...

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Working for the Future of Forests

Sep 21, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Much of the world is under the misconception that paper is a wasteful, environmentally irresponsible product. But the opposite is true.

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Ground-Breaking Report is a First Step Towards a Unified Mechanism to Help Businesses Report on Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals

Sep 21, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Business reporting on the impacts and contributions to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is set to become less complex following the launch of a new report – Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets. Developed by GRI...

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Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets Launched

Sep 21, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Launched today, the Business Reporting on the SDGs: Analysis of Goals and Targets is a ground-breaking report, and a first step towards a unified mechanism to help businesses report on contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals. Developed by...

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Education Bridging the Digital Divide for Refugees in Malawi

Sep 21, 2017 8:25 AM ET - One way to empower refugees to break the cycle of poverty is by bridging the digital divide through education—and that’s where HP and Microsoft come in.

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‘Worldwide 25% of Emissions Come from Transportation’

Sep 21, 2017 8:20 AM ET - “Worldwide 25 per cent of emissions come from transportation”,, said Maria Mendiluce, Managing Director - Natural Capital, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), during the ‘3rd Business and Climate Summit 2017’.

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National Geographic Announces Winners of ‘Chasing Genius’, a Global Call for Transformational Ideas to Improve the Well-Being of Our People and Planet

Sep 21, 2017 7:35 AM ET - 21st Century Fox’s National Geographic recently announced the winners of Chasing Genius, a digital community launched in June with GSK Consumer Healthcare. Nat Geo and GSK crowdsourced ideas from their audiences and chose three critical areas where...

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As the Clintons Step Back From Global Stage, Bloomberg Steps Up

Sep 20, 2017 4:10 PM ET - For more than a decade, the Clinton Global Initiative was the star-studded marquee attraction during the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, a place where heads of state, celebrities, billionaire philanthropists and business...

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Live #CiscoChat September 21st: Developing Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve Large-Scale Impact

Sep 20, 2017 2:50 PM ET - Big issues call for big solutions. Declining community health, poor economic sustainability, and insufficient access to education are just a few of societal challenges we face. But when governments, companies, and nonprofits collaborate...

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Morgan Stanley Announces New Goal of Carbon Neutrality for Global Operations by 2022

Sep 20, 2017 12:20 PM ET - Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced a new goal to achieve carbon neutrality for global operations by 2022. Underpinning this goal is a long-standing commitment to reducing energy consumption, improving energy efficiency and procuring renewable...

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Searching for the Next Facebook or Google: Bloomberg Helps Launch Tech Incubator

Sep 20, 2017 10:55 AM ET - Michael Bloomberg likes to say that being fired from his high perch at Salomon Brothers in the summer of 1981 was one of the best things that happened to him. Freed from the golden shackles of one of Wall Street’s most iconic investment firms, the...

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HP Reinvents Learning in the Developing World

Sep 20, 2017 10:05 AM ET - Today, HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) announced the new HP School Cloud featuring the HP Open Learning Platform during Global Citizen Week. HP School Cloud will provide access to educational materials and apps to students, teachers and adult learners in rural...

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Aliko Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth Join Forces to Build African Business Coalition for Health

Sep 20, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Building on the leadership, reputation and convening power of the Aliko Dangote Foundation and the experience, reputation and global reach of GBCHealth, the African-led coalition of companies and philanthropists, will seek to improve the health and...

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The Next Quarter Century’s Organic Marketplace: Insights from Stonyfield Farm's Gary Hirshberg

Sep 20, 2017 8:05 AM ET - The overall organic sector has followed the same impressive trajectory. According to the "Natural Foods Merchandiser", in 1992 organic sector sales were $1.54B. Organic food sales have enjoyed double-digit growth every year since the 1990’...

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21st Century Fox Celebrates Female Athletes by Donating Portion of ‘Battle of the Sexes’ Ticket Sales to Women’s Sports Foundation

Sep 20, 2017 7:30 AM ET - To mark the release of Battle of the Sexes, the new Fox Searchlight film about the legendary tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, parent company 21st Century Fox will donate a portion of ticket sales to the Women’s Sports...

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