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    Nominations Open for Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen

    SINGAPORE:  CSRWorks is pleased to announce its latest project: Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen, a non-profit initiative to honour the region’s exceptional female sustainability leaders. It will be an annual listing of women leaders who are driving change within and outside their organisations for a sustainable future. Nominations for the first edition of Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen… Continue Reading »

    DEPwD Takes Initiative of Verification Audit of Accessibility Features in 70 Railway Stations

      NEW DELHI, INDIA: A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Smt. Shakuntala D. Gamlin, Secretary, DEPwD, M/o Social Justice & Empowerment and Dr. P.S.N. Rao, Director, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi, on the 27th of July, 2018, in the presence of senior officers of DEPwD and SPA, Delhi. The main purpose of the MoU… Continue Reading »

    HLPF Partnership Exchange Explores How to Build, Maximize Collaborations for Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, USA: The annual Partnership Exchange, held in the margins of the 2018 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), fostered understanding on the set-up and management of effective multi-stakeholder partnerships. Jointly organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), UN Office for Partnerships (UNOP) and UN Global Compact, the day-long event… Continue Reading »

    HLPF Side Event Explores the Role of Blockchain Technology in Advancing SDGs

    NEW YORK, USA: On Wednesday, 11 July 2018, on the sidelines of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS), the Government of Slovenia, and the Dutch Blockchain Coalition organized a roundtable to explore the role of blockchain technology in advancing… Continue Reading »

    SDG 11 Review at HLPF Emphasizes Role of Cities in Achieving 2030 Agenda

    NEW YORK, USA: The HLPF entered day three of its deliberations on 11 July 2018, which included a review of global progress toward SDG 11 on sustainable cities. Many speakers called for justice, dignity and a human rights-based approach to affordable housing in cities. Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, argued that housing (SDG… Continue Reading »

    New York City Presents First-ever Voluntary Local Review at HLPF

    NEW YORK, USA: New York City became the first city to present its Voluntary Local Review (VLR) on 11 July 2018. The city’s VLR focuses on the OneNYC strategy released in 2015, highlighting synergies between the strategy and the SDGs. Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, New York City, presented New… Continue Reading »

    Asharqia Chamber Hosts Almarai on its Best Practices in Including Persons with Disabilities

    SAUDI ARABIA: Asharqia Chamber, in collaboration with Qaderoon Business Disability Network, hosted a meeting about Almarai Company’s experience in the inclusion of persons with disabilities on 19 July 2018, and in the presence of representatives from the business community and companies. Where Mr. Ali AL-Qahtani Nationalization Manager reviewed best practices implemented by Almarai Company to… Continue Reading »

    2018 M-Enabling Summit Displays Wide Range of Products for Improved Accessibility

    WASHINGTON, DC, USA: M-Enabling Summit Conference and Showcase held June 11–13 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Washington D.C. is an annual event dedicated to promoting accessible and assistive technology innovations for users of all abilities.  Previously, it had been the offspring of G3ict, the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies, an… Continue Reading »

    Savola Group Employees Learn About “Inclusive Communication”

    SAUDI ARABIA: Qaderoon organized a workshop on Disability Inclusive Communication in the Workplace at Savola Group Head office in Jeddah on Wednesday 11 July 2018. This workshop was designed for those responsible for internal and external communication at Savola Group, who need to ensure successful communication with their employees and customers with disabilities. The workshop… Continue Reading »