American Leadership on the United Nations’ SDGs
UN Foundation

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are an ambitious agenda set by the United Nations. At a national level, the U.S. has not reached its targets, falling slightly behind its peers. However, Americans are stepping in to lead efforts to create cohesive action both locally and…

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What the SDG Summit Means for Progress
UN Foundation

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were the main topic of discussion during the week-long United Nations General Assembly. Throughout the week, governments, businesses, and other civil groups announced new actions they would be taking to ensure they would reach the SDG’s and mapping-out progress in…

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What to Expect at the United Nations General Assembly 2019
UN Foundation

Every September, diplomacy gets a major moment: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), which brings together world leaders to discuss urgent global issues and create shared plans of action to tackle them. The UN Foundation explains what to expect from UNGA 2019. Learn More

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Creating Ethical Supply Chains through the Accountability Framework
The Nature Conservancy

The Accountability Framework’s principles and guidance provide a clear and practical roadmap to implementing ethical supply chains. The Framework complements and helps to align existing definitions, standards, and monitoring tools so that companies can follow a single harmonized approach to manage and report their progress….

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Lead, Impact, Network and Change with United Way
United Way

United Way LINC (Lead.Impact.Network.Change.), the affinity group serving Millennials and Gen Z supporters, has set a goal of educating one million young people about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including those related to poverty, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. Learn More

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TECHSTARS 2019 KICKS OFF WITH THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
The Nature Conservancy

The 2019 Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in Partnership with The Nature Conservancy has kicked off with ten tech companies arriving in Denver for the second year of the first-of-its-kind program. The accelerator provides mentorship, investment, and resources to help entrepreneurs rapidly scale-up technology that is solving…

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Testing Out Home-Delivery Sustainable Household Goods
Global Citizen

A new zero-waste e-commerce platform called Loop started testing in New York City and Paris in May, so many residents in those cities no longer have to worry about stacking up empty detergent containers and shampoo bottles in the recycling bin. Learn More

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The Nature Conservancy Acquires 253,000 Acres of Working Forest Land
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) today announced that the TNC-managed Cumberland Forest Project has acquired 253,000 acres of working forest land in the Central Appalachian coalfields of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. The project represents one of the largest and most innovative land conservation and ecological restoration…

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