More than 120 million of the world’s poorest depend on the coffee economy, a report says, and their livelihoods are already suffering from temperature rises. Climate change is going to halve the area suitable for coffee production and impact the livelihoods of more than 120 million people
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Patricia Espinosa as the new Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in May this year
Agriculture is the engine of economic development in Africa. An estimated 70% of Africans rely on agriculture for their life and livelihoods. The potential for economic growth—as well as home-grown food security - is enormous.
With natural catastrophes increasing in frequency and severity, having adequate insurance coverage and effective business continuity plans in place has become ever more important for all organizations
Global warming is disrupting ocean life from plankton to whales and the heat may linger in the depths for centuries even if man-made greenhouse gas emissions are halted, an international study said
The UN Global Compact will announce four new platforms – in partnership with GRI, Monday Morning/Sustainia, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and Volans – to help shape the next generation of sustainable development initiatives and partnerships for business.
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s closing remarks at the high-level event on the entry into force of the Paris Agreement, in New York: I am heartened by the tremendous support for bringing the Paris Agreement into force this year