International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

On December 23, 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided in resolution 49/214 that on August 9th each year, International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples would be celebrated. This date marks the day of the first meeting in 1982 of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations. Watch the brief video below created by theContinue reading “International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples”

Paris Climate Agreement: Greatest Successes and Challenges Experienced by Participating Countries

This article takes a look into the world’s progress on our greatest environmental goal, the Paris Climate Agreement, and highlights 3 successes and challenges faced by various countries working toward climate action. Today, June 5th, is World Environment Day. This annual celebration is one of the largest events put on by the United Nations toContinue reading “Paris Climate Agreement: Greatest Successes and Challenges Experienced by Participating Countries”

Business & Sustainable Development: Businesses Role in Society

This article explores why it is so crucial for businesses to invest in sustainable development and address sustainability changes. Sustainable development is a crucial step towards progress for businesses to make. In 2005, an article was published in the journal Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, in which an encapsulating definition of sustainable developmentContinue reading “Business & Sustainable Development: Businesses Role in Society”