Sustainable Development Goals

Bazan Group Inks Deal with UBQ Materials to Incorporate Climate Positive Thermoplastic into Resin Product Lines

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:30pm

Using an advanced patented conversion process, UBQ Materials turns unsorted landfill-destined municipal waste into UBQ, a climate-positive, cost-competitive, and fully recyclable thermoplastic.

Key Points: 
  • Using an advanced patented conversion process, UBQ Materials turns unsorted landfill-destined municipal waste into UBQ, a climate-positive, cost-competitive, and fully recyclable thermoplastic.
  • UBQ can be used both on its own and in conjunction with traditional resins made out of oil to offset the overall carbon emissions of end-products.
  • The UBQ thermoplastics will be incorporated into CAOL and Ducor's development of "Eco CAPILENE", a new resin market offering of specialty polypropylene, providing carbon-reduced and recyclable materials to manufacturers.
  • Bazan Group is the largest refinery and petrochemicals conglomerate in Israel and one of the leading energy groups in the region.

GC Group strengthens Sustainable Growth for business and customers with "Together To Net Zero" Roadmap

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 11:58am

As a global chemicals company committed to creating a better quality of life for all, today's roadmap further strengthens GC Group's leading progress in combining environmentally friendly innovations with advanced technologies.

Key Points: 
  • As a global chemicals company committed to creating a better quality of life for all, today's roadmap further strengthens GC Group's leading progress in combining environmentally friendly innovations with advanced technologies.
  • GC plans to invest up to $1 billion by 2030, with increased investment in following decades, and will achieve today's commitments without compromising business growth through its outlined three-pillar Low Carbon Transition Framework.
  • "Today, I am proud to announce our 'Together To Net Zero' commitments, which focus on balancing strategically between business growth and sustainability outcomes.
  • "We believe our ambitious targets for Net Zero by 2050 are achievable through the collaboration of industry, consumers, and policymakers.

GC Group strengthens Sustainable Growth for business and customers with "Together To Net Zero" Roadmap

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 11:47am

As a global chemicals company committed to creating a better quality of life for all, today's roadmap further strengthens GC Group's leading progress in combining environmentally friendly innovations with advanced technologies.

Key Points: 
  • As a global chemicals company committed to creating a better quality of life for all, today's roadmap further strengthens GC Group's leading progress in combining environmentally friendly innovations with advanced technologies.
  • GC plans to invest up to $1 billion by 2030, with increased investment in following decades, and will achieve today's commitments without compromising business growth through its outlined three-pillar Low Carbon Transition Framework.
  • "Today, I am proud to announce our 'Together To Net Zero' commitments, which focus on balancing strategically between business growth and sustainability outcomes.
  • "We believe our ambitious targets for Net Zero by 2050 are achievable through the collaboration of industry, consumers, and policymakers.

NHK WORLD-JAPAN:   NHK WORLD-JAPAN Launches '17 Goals for Our World' Campaign to Complement Upcoming COP26 Climate Change Conference  

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 11:13am

An episode of Direct Talk that highlights the "Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions" SDG is also featured among the VOD content.

Key Points: 
  • An episode of Direct Talk that highlights the "Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions" SDG is also featured among the VOD content.
  • NHK also transmits two international television channels, NHK WORLD-JAPAN (English, HD, 24/7) and NHK WORLD PREMIUM (Japanese, HD, 24/7), as well as international radio services in eighteen languages.
  • NHK WORLD-JAPAN reaches over 380 million households in 160 countries and regions via local satellite and cable TV providers.
  • Presenting an extensive range of Asia-centered programming, NHK WORLD-JAPAN is your window to Japan, Asia, and the rest of the world.

United Nations Day: Moviebook Leverages Digital Technologies to Contribute to Sustainable Development Goals

Sunday, October 24, 2021 - 4:04am

BEIJING, Oct. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Moviebook, a leading AI-powered intelligent video production infrastructure and service provider, is responding to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by leveraging its intelligent video production and digital twin technologies to accelerate the establishment of a digital economy and propel low-carbon economic development.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Oct. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Moviebook, a leading AI-powered intelligent video production infrastructure and service provider, is responding to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by leveraging its intelligent video production and digital twin technologies to accelerate the establishment of a digital economy and propel low-carbon economic development.
  • Building on its intelligent video production and digital twin technologies, Moviebook has already realized solutions for the entire industrial chain of digital commerce, covering visualization, digital reconstruction, digital interaction, and intelligent "decision-making".
  • With regard to SDG 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities), Moviebook is empowering the development of smart cities.
  • By applying AI technologies to videos, Moviebook is pioneering a wide variety of application scenarios for intelligent video production technologies.

Final Days To Register For Premios Verdes - Miami 2022

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:09pm

The organizers have officially announced their invitation to all Ibero-American or US projects that are aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals.

Key Points: 
  • The organizers have officially announced their invitation to all Ibero-American or US projects that are aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • The ninth edition started on October 1, announcing that it will be held in Miami in 2022.
  • Join the Premios Verdes family now and register your project at www.premiosverdes.org .
  • There are only a few days left, and there are thousands of free benefits waiting for you and your team.

Fast-Track Cities 2021 Conference Recognizes Excellence Among Cities, Allies, Sponsors

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:10pm

The Fast-Track Cities Institute recognized excellence among cities, allies and sponsors by handing out nine awards at the Fast-Track Cities 2021 conference, hosted by the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC), in partnership with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

Key Points: 
  • The Fast-Track Cities Institute recognized excellence among cities, allies and sponsors by handing out nine awards at the Fast-Track Cities 2021 conference, hosted by the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC), in partnership with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
  • The awards acknowledged five Fast-Track Cities, a community partner, and two corporate sponsors.
  • Moreover, this initiative recognizes the intersection of policy and outreach to address structural barriers to accessing and utilizing comprehensive HIV services.
  • IAPAC is also a core technical partner to the Fast-Track Cities network and the Secretariat for its Fast-Track Cities Institute.

IJGlobal Recognizes Atlas Renewable Energy with its 2020 ESG Energy Deal of the Year and ESG Social Award

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:39pm

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Renewable Energy, an international renewable energy developer, has been awarded IJGlobal's 2020 ESG Energy Deal of the Year (Americas) and ESG Social Award. The recognitions were announced on Thursday, Oct. 21, at IJGlobal's award ceremony in London. According to IJGlobal, these two recognitions were awarded to Atlas due to the company's true commitment to diversity and inclusion by implementing a social program aimed at closing the gender gap in the renewable energy sector.

Key Points: 
  • MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Renewable Energy, an international renewable energy developer, has been awarded IJGlobal's 2020 ESG Energy Deal of the Year (Americas) and ESG Social Award.
  • Atlas Renewable Energy is a renewable energy generation company that develops, builds and operates renewable energy projects with long-term contracts across the Americas.
  • Launched in early 2017, Atlas Renewable Energy includes an experienced team with the longest track record in the solar energy industry in Latin America.
  • Atlas Renewable Energy is part of the Energy Fund IV, founded by Actis, a leading private equity investor in the energy sector.

IJGlobal Recognizes Atlas Renewable Energy with its 2020 ESG Energy Deal of the Year and ESG Social Award

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:32pm

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Renewable Energy, an international renewable energy developer, has been awarded IJGlobal's 2020 ESG Energy Deal of the Year (Americas) and ESG Social Award.

Key Points: 
  • MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Renewable Energy, an international renewable energy developer, has been awarded IJGlobal's 2020 ESG Energy Deal of the Year (Americas) and ESG Social Award.
  • Atlas Renewable Energy is a renewable energy generation company that develops, builds and operates renewable energy projects with long-term contracts across the Americas.
  • Launched in early 2017, Atlas Renewable Energy includes an experienced team with the longest track record in the solar energy industry in Latin America.
  • Atlas Renewable Energy is part of the Energy Fund IV, founded by Actis, a leading private equity investor in the energy sector.

PUZZLE X takes Frontier Materials Technologies to the next level in Barcelona

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

Organized by Fira de Barcelona, the Advanced Material Future Preparedness Taskforce (AMPT) and Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCB), PUZZLE X includes a yearly event and a 365-day venture builder to build a global ecosystem for Materials Deep Tech startups.

Key Points: 
  • Organized by Fira de Barcelona, the Advanced Material Future Preparedness Taskforce (AMPT) and Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCB), PUZZLE X includes a yearly event and a 365-day venture builder to build a global ecosystem for Materials Deep Tech startups.
  • The first edition will be held at the Gran Via venue together with Smart City Expo World Congress and Tomorrow.Mobility.
  • The event will also be live-streamed through the PUZZLE X digital platform for those who cannot attend in person.
  • PUZZLE X Venture Barcelona will be the first entrepreneurial hub in the world for Materials Deep Tech companies, establishing Barcelona as the epicentre of Frontier Materials and SDGs.