G&A Supports GSC's "17 Weeks / 17 SDGs" & Davos at 47 Years - Business / Government / NGOs Convene

G&A Supports GSC's "17 Weeks / 17 SDGs" & Davos at 47 Years - Business / Government / NGOs Convene

SustainabilityHQ Highlights (1.27.2016)
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Governance & Accountability Institute announces its support of the Global Sourcing Council's "17 Weeks / 17 SDGs Initiative," developed by GSC in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were adopted by all 193 countries at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015. 

 G&A Institute, in the spirit of SDG 17 on "Partnerships For The Goals," will help to communicate GSC's message of education and inspiration through its distribution channels, clients, and partnerships.  GSC’s 17 Weeks / 17 SDGs Initiative will work to educate and inspire the global community about the business case for aligning sourcing and supply chains with the 17 important global goals. This Initiative provides supporters a global platform over the course of 17 weeks to demonstrate their leadership activities around the SDGs in their sourcing and supply chains.  

Click here to read the full press release.

Davos at 47 Years Always Interesting News >From the Gathering in Switzerland of Business Government NGO Leaders

Each winter for the past four decades leaders in government, business, media, academia, and civil society  gather beneath snow-capped mountains in the mile-high town of Davos, Switzerland to ponder and debate the present and future of our world society.  This year’s gathering (2,500 in attendance) focused in good measure on the “Fourth Industrial Revolution.”

The first revolution being use of water and steam to move from hand-to-mechanical means of production; the second was the coming of electronic wonders in mass production; the third is use of IT and electronics to automate and communicate and transfer information via the internet.  The fourth?  Automation… artificial intelligence… robots… drones... interactive technologies… virtual reality...  enabled disruption...  Everything we take for granted is in upheaval.  For humans, will it be competition (with robots) or collaboration?  They debated that in Davos this month.

This is just a sample of some of the articles from this weeks SustainabilityHQ Highlights. You can view the full Highlights by using the following links. Sustainability | ESG, Highlights for the Week of January 27, 2016