UN helps bridge the world’s ‘scientific capital gap’ with more access to scholarly work

Scientists, researchers, and policy makers in 108 developing countries will soon receive access to one of the world’s largest collections of scholarly environmental science journals, thanks to a United Nations-backed on-line initiative launched today.

UN study proposes new guidelines for corporate reporting on environment, labour rights

A “carrots and sticks” approach coupling mandatory regulation with voluntary standards will lead to better reporting by corporations of their performance in non-financial areas such as environmental protection, labour standards, human rights and anti-corruption measures, according to a new United Nations study released today.