Shamshad Akhtar –
In 2017, Asia and the Pacific will be home to 62 million international migrants. UNESCAP executive secretary and UN Under-Secretary-General Shamshad Akhtar explains why this is an opportunity to shape a better future for the region
Implementing the SDGs will require people who have skills such as systems thinking and integrated problem solving—and universities are perfectly positioned to help. Here's a practical guide for universities to get started on the Goals.
Businesses today dictate working conditions for labourers across the globe through their supply chains. It's up to them to apply standards and enforce these with whistleblowing practices in order to eradicate slavery. Here's how.
Business interruptions, reputational damage and loss of consumer trust are just some ways discovering human trafficking in one's supply chains could impact the business. Here's how companies can minimise their risk, according to CSR Asia's Richard Welford.
Ping Manongdo –
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were created to end poverty, inequality, and environmental destruction and to chart a new path towards sustainability. For businesses, it comes with a promise of long-term profitability, too.
On International Happiness Day, meet three young people who are helping to make the world more peaceful, equitable, healthy, and happy -- and how they were honoured by the United Nations with help from their little "blue" friends.