Governing Council meets in Davos & transitioning of 2030 WRG

Davos, Switzerland, 17 January, 2017 –  The 2030 WRG Governing Council met in Davos, Switzerland during the World Economic Forum Annual Meetings. The members discussed 2016 results and prepared for the next strategic plan. Chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe reiterated the world’s joint resolve to implement the SDGs, and to take a stance on tackling climate change […]

The Daily Star: Bangladesh firm to ensure RMG compliance

NEWS SOURCE: The Daily Star BSS, Davos, Switzerland. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government was highly committed to ensuring compliance with regard to the readymade garment (RMG) industry. “The contribution of the apparel and textile industry to our economy is immense. We are highly committed to ensure compliance with regard to labour rights, […]

The Financial Express: ‘Govt firm on RMG sector compliance’

News Source: The Financial Express HONORABLE PRIME MINISTER SHEIKH HASINA AFFIRMS HER COMMITMENT TO 2030 WRG’S BANGLADESH PROGRAM AT THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM 2017 IN DAVOS, SWITZERLAND   DAVOS (Switzerland), Jan 17 (BSS): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Tuesday her government was highly committed to ensuring compliance in the readymade garment (RMG) sector, reports […]

Hindon Yatra Workshop in Gautam Budh Nagar

Opportunities for Sustainable Flood Plain Livelihood, Organic Farming, Horticulture and Social Forestry A Project Development workshop on” Opportunities for Sustainable Flood Plain Livelihood, Organic Farming, Horticulture and Social Forestry” under Multi-stakeholder Action for Hindon River Rejuvenation was jointly organized in the auditorium of the Vikas Bhawan, Surajpur, Gautam Budh Nagar, (Greater NOIDA), Uttar Pradesh by […]

WEF: To achieve the SDGs, the world must work together

News Source: WEF By: PAUL BULCKE, Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman-designate, Nestlé Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 In contrast to the UN Millennium Development Goals agreed in 2000, the private sector was given the opportunity to provide input and help elaborate the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agreed in September 2015 […]

A participatory Hindon River Council was conceived in Meerut

On October 20, 2016, about 25 representatives from local NGOs, private sector and academia came together in Meerut to discuss how to step up efforts to revive the Hindon River Basin. People traveled from the entire river basin area, ranging from Saharanpur to Ghaziabad. They decided to form a so-called Hindon River Council to strengthen collaboration across different stakeholder groups and […]