6 inspiring city stories

Looking for a quick dose of urban inspiration? From Helsinki to Belgrade, Vancouver to Cape Town, here’s your fix of city stories packed with ideas, images and can-do attitude! 1. Urban inequality in pictures These aerial photos by Johnny Miller @millefotosa offer a stark visual reminder of the economic, social – and physical – divisions…

ILO şiddet ve tacizin önlenmesine yönelik sözleşmeyi kabul etti

Uluslararası Çalışma Örgütü (ILO), çalışma hayatında kadınların şiddet ve tacizden korunmasını içeren küresel sözleşmeyi kabul etti. Bunda kadınların sosyal medyada başlattığı #MeToo (Ben de) kampanyasının da önemli rolü oldu. ILO’nun 108’inci Uluslararası Çalışma Konferansı’nın son gününde “çalışma hayatında şiddet ve taciz” konusu ele alındı. 10 Haziran’da başlayan konferansta ILO, dünyadaki iş standartlarını belirlemek ve “daha…

CEO Guide to Human Rights

Newest CEO Guide of WBCSD, over 30 top business executives from across the world call for urgent business leadership on respect for human rights. The CEO Guide to Human Rights was launched on 19 June 2019 at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit 2019 in London, and brings to life the business drivers for action and…

UN Unveils Alliance to Combat the ‘Destructive Practices of Fashion’

The UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion – launched last week at the UN Environment Assembly – seeks to halt the environmentally and socially destructive practices of fashion. The alliance hopes it will “harness the industry as a driver for improving the world’s ecosystems.” The alliance says it will analyze the efforts of UN agencies, identify…

Report: Companies Committed to UN Global Compact Perform Better Across Supply Chains

EcoVadis, a provider of business sustainability ratings, has published a new report on sustainability performance comparisons between organizations who have committed to the UN Global Compact principles vs. those that have not. Taking a deep dive into performance across key themes of environment, labor and human rights, business ethics and sustainable procurement, EcoVadis found that committed companies…

Hey, Fashion Folks: Find a Better Business Model, Report Urges

The fashion industry needs a “new economic model,” and the government should change the law to require clothing manufacturers and others in the industry to perform due diligence checks across their supply chains, says a new report from the UK Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee. The textile industry uses inordinate amounts of water and energy, and…

5 Tactics for EHS Leaders to Continue Reductions in Workplace Injuries

In fact, according to a recent release from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 45,800 fewer recordable workplace injuries and illnesses reported by employers in 2017. And data also shows that there’s been a steady improvement rate across industry sectors for the last 14 years. Of course, this all boils down to…

Reports: Diversity, Disclosure, CDP and the SDGs

The Report Report is a monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology, produced by Corporate Eco Forum, a by-invitation membership organization comprised of large, global companies that demonstrate a serious commitment at the senior executive level to sustainability as a business strategy issue. The Ambition Loop (U.N. Global Compact, We Mean…

Human Rights: The Foundation of Sustainable Business

PDF: http://www.unglobalcompact.org/docs/publications/Human-Rights_The-Foundation-of-Sustainable-Business.pdf The report highlights examples of Local Networks and UN Global Compact participating companies taking action to advance human rights around the world UNITED NATIONS, Geneva, 26 November 2018 — In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Global Compact has released a new report —…

Seferihisar’ın “Sürdürülebilir Tarımsal Kalkınma Vizyon Belgesi” yayımlandı!

Seferihisar Belediyesi kapsamında faaliyetlerini yürüten Seferihisar Sürdürülebilirlik Ofisi, Sürdürülebilirlik Komitesi ve Tarımsal Hizmetler Müdürlüğü’nün koordinasyonuyla Belediye Başkanı Tunç SOYER’in liderliğinde hazırlanan “Sürdürülebilir Tarımsal Kalkınma Vizyon Belgesi 2018” yayımlandı. “Başka bir tarım mümkün” sloganıyla öne çıkan vizyon belgesinde Seferihisar Belediyesi’nin sürdürülebilir tarımsal kalkınma alanında geliştirdiği yerel yönetim modelinin ekonomik, sosyal ve çevresel bileşenleri, Birleşmiş Milletler Sürdürülebilir…