Tag Archives: Sustainable development

21Sep/21

Mobile Sector Critical For Sustainable Development Goals

The sixth annual SDG impact report from the GSMA shows the mobile industry increased its contribution to all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2020. Despite the significant challenges posed by the global pandemic, the sector is halfway to maximising its potential impact on the SDGs. However, progress cannot be taken for granted, as there are less than 10 years to achieve the 2030 SDG targets. Continue reading

14Sep/21

Gates Foundation’s Annual Goalkeepers Report Finds Stark Disparities in COVID-19 Impacts

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its fifth annual Goalkeepers Report, featuring an updated global dataset illustrating the pandemic’s adverse impact on progress toward the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals). Continue reading

02Aug/21

LG Energy Solution gets ambitious with ESG vision

LG Energy Solution is rolling up sleeves to become an eco-friendly company that prioritizes environment, fulfils social responsibilities and shapes sustainable future with its ESG management strategy. The company on Sunday announced its visions and business strategy Continue reading

12May/21

JuiceBar and UFODRIVE Deliver an Innovative EV Charging Platform for EV Fleet Charging Efficiency

Furthering its dedication to sustainability, JuiceBar, the U.S. based leading manufacturer of electric vehicle (EV) chargers, is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with UFODRIVE, the first all-digital, all-electric car rental company. The partnership is focused on bringing significant benefits and cost savings to the fast-growing electric vehicle fleet performance. Continue reading

22Sep/20

FORTUNE Announces Sixth Annual Change the World List of Companies That Are Doing Well By Doing Good

Today, FORTUNE reveals its sixth annual “Change the World” list, which showcases over 50 companies that have made an important social or environmental impact through their profit-making strategy and operations this year. Companies are recognized for innovative business strategies that positively impact the world. This year’s list includes 28 companies from the U.S. and Canada; 10 from Asia and the Middle East; 8 from Europe; and 3 each from Africa and Latin America. Read more

28Jul/20

Plug and Play Joins UNWTO and Wakalua to Invite Startups to Pitch Ways to Accelerate SDGs

Plug and Play joins the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) new Startup Competition in collaboration with Wakalua, as it looks to identify innovators with the power to further tourism’s cross-cutting contribution to sustainable development. As the United Nations specialized agency for tourism, UNWTO has been guiding the sector’s efforts to contribute to the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Read more

09Oct/17

How coffee could power your car

A new one-step process that turns spent coffee grounds into biofuel could help in the fight to reduce our reliance on diesel made from fossil fuels, say researchers at Lancaster University. Jim Drury reports. Continue reading

24Oct/16

Chemical bicycle lock makes thieves vomit

A pair of San Francisco inventors fed up with getting their bicycles stolen have come up with a chemical deterrent to stop thieves.
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