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  • P&G 2019 Citizenship Report Highlights Community Impact, Gender Equality

    Cincinnati (USA): The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today released its 2019 Citizenship Report, detailing progress in its Citizenship focus areas of Community Impact, Diversity & Inclusion, Gender Equality and Environmental Sustainability built on the foundation of Ethics and Corporate Responsibility. From reaching its 2020 goal of providing 15 billion...
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    Accelerating SDGs Action

    November 21st, 2019, New Delhi (India): The inaugural SDGs Impact Summit was held in New Delhi at the Taj Palace Hotel, convening 500+ international delegates, panelists, change makers, activists and influencers rallying to propel the momentum of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The summit was conceptualized by...
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    US Institute of Peace Launches Women Building Peace Award

    November 21st, 2019, Washington (USA): In recognition of the pivotal role women play in building peace in fragile or conflict-affected countries or regions, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) has launched the Women Building Peace Award. The award honors a woman peacebuilder whose substantial and practical contribution to peace is an...
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    The HerStory Project Empowers Women

    November 14th, 2019, New York (USA): Bharat Bhise, founder and CEO of Bravia Capital, and his wife Swati Bhise, today announced the launch of the “Making Herstory Project” (HerStory), a nonprofit, non-partisan advocacy organization aimed at closing the gender gap and promoting the economic empowerment of women. “I believe that over...
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    Girls in Tech Bolsters Board of Advisors with New Appointments 

    November 13th, 2019, San Francisco (USA): Girls in Tech, a global non-profit that works to put an end to gender inequality in high-tech industries and startups, today announced two new additions to the company’s board of directors. Stephen Snyder, Chief Financial Officer at Addepar, a high-growth, venture-backed, wealth management SaaS platform,...
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    Nairobi Summit Coverage: Mobilizing $8 Billion for Women

    November 12th, 2019, Nairobi (Kenya): Private sector organizations including the Ford Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Philips, World Vision and many others announced today at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 they will mobilize some $8 billion in combined new pledges to achieve zero preventable maternal deaths, zero unmet need for...
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    Nairobi Summit Opens With Commitment by Stakeholders

    November 12th, 2019, Nairobi (Kenya): World leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations, young people, business leaders and community groups today began unveiling their commitments to end preventable maternal death, meet all women’s demand for family planning, and stop violence against women and girls by 2030. The commitments are being made...
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    Nairobi Summit Coverage: Smart investments can transform women’s lives

    November 2019, Nairobi (Kenya): Smart investments can transform women’s lives! This was the message that reverberated across the Nairobi Summit. The price tag to achieve three world-transforming results in the next decade – ending preventable maternal deaths, eliminating gender-based violence and harmful practices, and meeting the family planning needs of...
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    Connecting the Global North And South For SDGs Impact

    The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were first established at the United Nations General Assembly in 2015 by 193 world leaders, with a commitment to ending global poverty, reducing inequalities and tackling climate change by 2030. With only 10 year’s left to achieve the SDGs, a high-level international forum...