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UNDIS: a framework for lasting, transformative change?

An inclusive society is one where all people, including persons with disabilities, can live with dignity, participate fully, and realise their potential. Persons with disabilities are first and foremost people, with the same rights and needs as anyone else. However,...

Towards an inclusive workplace at UNOG…

Most of us regularly check the e-mails and other texts we write for spelling or grammar mistakes before sending them, but how many of us use an accessibility checker to make sure that they can be read easily by colleagues who are blind? Do we know what pitfalls, such...

Towards leadership in sustainability management

Fostering peace, promoting human rights, and protecting the planet are central to the United Nation’s mandate. The United Nations seeks to realise this mandate primarily by convening Member States to agree on common principles and agendas, such as human rights, the...

How we are greening the Blue

With COP 26 taking place in Glasgow this November, it’s time to look at how the UN system contributes to the climate crisis. With support from the Environment Management Group and UNEP, in 2007 the UN system Chief Executives Board (CEB) worked on the UN Climate...

Genève, championne de l’économie durable

Parmi les principaux secteurs productifs de l’économie genevoise, quel est celui qui manifeste le plus haut degré d’implication en matière de durabilité, et de quelle manière le fait-il ? Le secteur financier, de par son rôle au sein de l’économie, est un important...

A 20-year plan. Doable?

You are the creator of this role at P&G, how did you manage to convince your management about opening an entire department? More than 10 years ago, I had an “Aha!” moment while I was sitting at my desk. The year was 2005 and I was leading marketing and innovation...

Platitudes and PR: or hope for humanity?

In the third week of September the UN in New York – and virtually – was the stage for a vast number of affirmations and commitments with respect to Sustainability and Climate Change. We had the opening of the General Assembly, the Food Systems Summit, the UN Uniting...

FOCUS ON

UNDIS: a framework for lasting, transformative change?

An inclusive society is one where all people, including persons with disabilities, can live with dignity, participate fully, and realise their potential. Persons with disabilities are first and foremost people, with the same rights and needs as anyone else. However,...

Towards an inclusive workplace at UNOG…

Most of us regularly check the e-mails and other texts we write for spelling or grammar mistakes before sending them, but how many of us use an accessibility checker to make sure that they can be read easily by colleagues who are blind? Do we know what pitfalls, such...

Towards leadership in sustainability management

Fostering peace, promoting human rights, and protecting the planet are central to the United Nation’s mandate. The United Nations seeks to realise this mandate primarily by convening Member States to agree on common principles and agendas, such as human rights, the...

How we are greening the Blue

With COP 26 taking place in Glasgow this November, it’s time to look at how the UN system contributes to the climate crisis. With support from the Environment Management Group and UNEP, in 2007 the UN system Chief Executives Board (CEB) worked on the UN Climate...

Genève, championne de l’économie durable

Parmi les principaux secteurs productifs de l’économie genevoise, quel est celui qui manifeste le plus haut degré d’implication en matière de durabilité, et de quelle manière le fait-il ? Le secteur financier, de par son rôle au sein de l’économie, est un important...

A 20-year plan. Doable?

You are the creator of this role at P&G, how did you manage to convince your management about opening an entire department? More than 10 years ago, I had an “Aha!” moment while I was sitting at my desk. The year was 2005 and I was leading marketing and innovation...

Platitudes and PR: or hope for humanity?

In the third week of September the UN in New York – and virtually – was the stage for a vast number of affirmations and commitments with respect to Sustainability and Climate Change. We had the opening of the General Assembly, the Food Systems Summit, the UN Uniting...

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