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In the business of building resilience

As frequently volatile storms, floods and droughts indicate, the impact of both climate change and natural hazard risks is growing. Addressing these challenges, and ensuring that countries are able to…  


UNDP and Business for Peace Foundation seek nominees for 2018 Business for Peace Award

UNDP and the Business for Peace Foundation seek nominations for next year’s Business for Peace Awards. Every May, at the Oslo City Hall, outstanding business leaders who have achieved commercial…  


UNDP, Chinese bike-sharing start-up ofo join forces to support innovative solutions to climate change challenges

UNDP and ofo, a Beijing-based start-up company that has become the world’s first and largest bike sharing platform, are joining forces to raise public awareness about climate change. The partnership…  


UNDP and IBM join forces to develop tech skills of Africa’s young workforce

IBM is investing $70 million in building much-needed digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills to help support a 21st century workforce in Africa. With UNDP support, IBM's newly launched initiative –…  


Governments and companies from more than 30 countries meet in Panama to commit to advancing gender equality in the workplace

In a global context where women earn, on average, 24 percent less than men for the same work and hold only 22 percent of senior management positions, more than 230 representatives of governments,…  


Small data and big humanitarian challenges: why innovation matters

UNDP joined with UN partners UNICEF, WFP and OCHA, the governments of Finland and Denmark, private sector partners Vodafone and Microsoft and the Flowminder Foundation, to share the latest on…  


Turkish company pledges to support small scale farmers in low-income communities

Leading dried food producer Taze&Kuru Inc. will integrate in its business plan 100 small scale Turkish farmers to support local production in line with their commitment to the Business Call to Action…  


Helen Clark: Speech at Business Call to Action event

Tokyo, Japan  



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