What is it?

S4G, the un-mediated, not moderated social platform

Have you ever thought you have something to “express” with a social dimension but never had the opportunity to do it?

Then S4G is what you are looking for:

  • Open, unrestricted and easy to use
  • Three mediums to choose from: TEXT, VIDEO, PHOTO
  • A way to express your ideas, reflections and expertise, on social issues and broader development and society at large
  • You do not need to be an expert but just passionate about what you share

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NEW SOUTH WALES VOLUNTEERING POLICY 2020-2030

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NSW Volunteering recently has endorsed a new volunteering strategy for the new decade. It focuses on 1) Growth and Support (Increase Participation), 2) Knowledge (Improve understanding of volunteering in NSW), 3) Value (enhance recognition of contributions made by volunteers).

The Ethics of Digitalization, an initiative of the German Federal President Frank Walter Steinmeier

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"We need to engage in dialogue, to ask ourselves what rules exist in digital space, and what rules we want to impose on ourselves. Are we a global internet community, or are we still American, Chinese, European when we are online? What problems concern us? What can we expect from one another? And where is there common ground that we can build on? We need to ask ourselves these questions..."

"Building Resilience Within Communities": Virtual Volunteering focused hackathon

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The virtual Ideathon is a three-day marathon, during which volunteer teams from major NGOs and volunteering organizations from around the world come together to develop sustainable and impactful solutions to challenges from some of the key themes of the global response to the COVID19 pandemic.

Making Mission Possible: Delivering a Net-Zero Economy

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The report outlines 3 critical priorities for the 2020s and practical actions that nations and non-state parties can commit to in the run up to the COP26 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in November 2021 to put mid-century objectives within reach.

Making Mission Possible: Delivering a Net-Zero Economy

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The ETC’s blueprint is intended to allow all developed economies to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 at the latest, including China which has the resources and technology leadership to become a rich developed zero-carbon economy by 2050. All developing nations would be able to reach net-zero emissions by 2060 at the latest but require development finance to de-risk and attract private green invest

Making Mission Possible: Delivering a Net-Zero Economy

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A net-zero global economy is technically and economically possible by mid-century, and will require a profound transformation of the global energy system.

EUROPEAN COUNTRIES ISSUES DECLARATION AGAINST AMAZON DEFORESTATION.

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The countries forming the Amsterdam Declarations Partnership, i.e. Germany (current chair), Denmark, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway and United Kingdom, and Belgium sent an open letter to the Brazilian Vice-President Mourão. The Amsterdam Declarations Partnership is specifically committed to achieving sustainable and deforestation-free agricultural commodity supply chains to our countries.

Nature: Humanity at a crossroads, UN warns

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UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 report outlines eight major transitions needed to slow, then halt nature’s accelerating decline

Women and Trade: The Role of Trade in Promoting Women’s Equality (THE WORLD BANK)

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New trends in global trade—especially the rise in services, global value chains, and the digital economy—are opening up important economic opportunities for women. Trade has the potential to expand women’s role in the economy, decrease inequality, and expand women’s access to skills and education.

United in Science report 2020: A multi-organization high-level compilation of the latest climate science information

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In the United in Science 2020 report, leading science organizations warn that greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere are at record levels and continue to increase.

COVID-19 could reverse decades of progress toward eliminating preventable child deaths, agencies warn

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With the number of under-five deaths at an all-time recorded low of 5.2 million in 2019, disruptions in child and maternal health services due to the COVID-19 pandemic are putting millions of additional lives at stake

Global Biodiversity Outlook 5: Humanity at a crossroads

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Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO) is the flagship publication of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It is a periodic report that summarizes the latest data on the status and trends of biodiversity and draws conclusions relevant to the further implementation of the Convention.

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD)

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Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. We all know that the pandemic made life much more difficult for persons living with mental health issues.

PLATFORMfor REDESIGN 2020: Online Platform on Sustainable and Resilient Recovery from COVID-19

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"The Platform for Redesign 2020 is an initiative led by the Ministry of the Environment Japan, supported by the UNFCCC, and managed by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES).This platform showcases information on policies and actions taken by national governments to contribute to a sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19."

Efes takes top prize in One Team Awards (PRESS RELEASE)

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Anadolu Efes Istanbul one of the strongest basketball teams in Europe, based in Turkey, wins the CSR award ONE TEAM AWARD from the Euroleague, the most prestigious pan European basketball competition. It's second consecutive year that the team win this prestigious award.The project awarded "worked with a group of special athletes to assist their personal development and integration".

LIVING PLANET REPORT 202O (WWF)

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Biodiversity – the rich diversity of life on Earth – is being lost at an alarming rate. This loss effects our own health and well-being. Today, catastrophic impacts for people and the planet loom closer than ever.

2020 Reuters Responsible Business Awards: Companies shortlisted

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From nearly 500 entries from across the globe, judges have selected the following companies as demonstrating leadership in the selected categories. This year’s Awards Ceremony is taking place virtually, 8-9th October, and is free to attend. Click here to confirm your ticket to this year’s Awards and learn what it takes to be a leader in Responsible Business

International Literacy Day

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Since 1967, International Literacy Day (ILD) celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights, and to advance the literacy agenda towards a more literate and sustainable society.

South Asian Youth Summit

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The summit aims to bring together the young people living in South Asia and share the impact of COVID-19 on Youth issues’ ( Education, Health, Employment, psychology, among others), youth activism to address the challenges created by the pandemic and ways forward.

Global Impact Visa (GIVs) in NEW ZEALAND

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Immigration New Zealand has partnered with the Edmund Hillary Fellowship (EHF) to deliver an innovative immigration product for high impact entrepreneurs, investors, changemakers, and start-up teams.

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