*Corporate Actions: Aremu Tasks UN, Stakeholders On Benefits of Advancing a Just Transition of Companies*.

******Corporate Actions On Climate Change: UNESCO Laureate Commends UN Global Compact On Invitation

*****Corporate Action: Aremu Tasks UN, Stakeholders On Benefits of Advancing a Just Transition of Companies.

*******VC CUICI, USA Harps On Global Environmentally Sustainable Economies As Panacea To Corporate Climate Change Actions.

By Victor Bieni, Asaba

UNESCO laureate and Vice-Chancellor, Crown University, USA, Prof. Sir Bashiru Aremu, has Commended the Leadership of United Nations Global Compact on invitation to proffer solutions to the barriers, challenges to provide opportunities towards advancing a just transition and share best practices and actionable solutions for companies for sustainable global economies and societies, live and virtual event scheduled to take place in the morning by 9:30am this month, May 9, 2024 as co-hostex by United Nations Global Compact and International Labour Organization (ILO).

In a statement by VC CUICI, USA today being on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 which was made available to some group of Journalists in Asaba, Delta State capital by UNESCO Laureate’s Executive Assistant On Media, Publicity and Communication Matters, Sir Bieni Victor Emenike as Prof Sir Bashiru Aremu tasks United Nations Global Compact on the benefits of a just transition of companies, corporate actions towards the promotion of good impacts on climate change, or global environmentally sustainable economies.

According to UNESCO Laureate, United Nations Global Compact set out objectives are to ensure that companies align their strategies operations with the universal principles as related to environmentally sustainable economies such as in labour, environment and others to maintain fairness and inclusiveness for everyone.

He added that, United Nations Global Compact is a non-binding United Nations pact to get businesses and firms worldwide adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies and report on their implementations. This, to ensure that no one is left behind or pushed behind in the transition to low- carbon and environmentally sustainable economies and societies. He said: The essence of the insightful program which UNESCO Laureate, Prof Sir Bashiru Aremu was invited to hear from other experts, Speakers at the event to be held on May 9, 2024 to explore on the ways companies can advance a just transition by taking concrete actions to address the social impact of climate change, especially to workers, unions, communities and suppliers”.

CUICI VC while expressing optimism over the development on his invitation as he hope for success of the event às co-hosted by United Nations Global Compact and International Labour Organization (ILO) UNESCO Laureate then urged groups, stakeholders to explore the benefits of a just transition to ensure global environmentally sustainable economies. Reacting further, Aremu stated: “As one of the stakeholders invited to on this a just transition of Companies to address the social impacts of climate change mitigation and adaptation in partnership with other actors such as workers, unions, communities and suppliers, I must commend your invitation and initiative towards the attainment of Agenda 2030″.

“I commend the following industry experts, Speakers as invited: Fernando Castellanos, Head, Environment & Climate, UN Global Compact, Rie Vejs Kjeidgaard, Director of the Department of partnerships Field Support, International Labour Organization (ILO), Nikki Gwilliam Beeharee, Investor Engagement Strategic Lead, World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA), Gustarf Renman, Research Specialist On Just Transition, World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA), Robert Warinkovic, Adviser for Climate & Just Transition, International Organization of Employers (IOE), Donatella Izzo, Head Human Rights Sustainability, Enel, Ankit Todi, Lead, Group Sustainability Strategy & Partnerships, Mahindra Group as invited to speak to build on the introduction to Just Transition Foundational Academy course.

” It will feature concrete examples from companies across different sectors shedding light on their strategies to planning and contributing to a just transition. Companies will highlight opportunities, challenges and barriers to advancing a just transition, and share best practices and actionable solutions, as part of their commitment to Forward Faster. Experts will also address relevant developments in the areas of policy and finance”.

“Participants will have an opportunity to engage with the speakers, fostering a dynamic exchange of ideas and knowledge. By the end of the session, participants will walk away with actionable steps to: -Develop a clear understanding of what a just transition entails in practice. -Identify opportunities for collaboration with stakeholders to drive meaningful change. -Implement practical strategies for integrating just transition into corporate decision-making and policies”.

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