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

Latest Sharings

Invitation to Online Dialogue “What would volunteering look like under a feminist social contract?” (UNV EVENT)

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UN Volunteers is pleased to invite you to their next State of the World’s Volunteerism Report’s global dialogue on “What would volunteering look like under a feminist social contract?” on Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 3:00 – 4:30 pm CEST

Open Society Foundations Give $500 Million to Bard College

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NEW YORK—The Open Society Foundations announced a $500 million investment in Bard College, one of the largest gifts ever given to an institution of higher education in the United States. The investment is a challenge grant that the school hopes to build into a $1 billion endowment in the coming years.

Berlin Declaration on Education for Sustainable Development

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The Declaration is going to be the moral compass that should guide the member states of the UN to promote and advance educational for sustainable development. It was issued during the recently concluded UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development Learn for our Planet. Act for Sustainability 17 – 19 May 2021

B Lab Honored as a 2020 World’s Most Innovative Company by Fast Company

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"In recognition of 14 years of impact, innovation, and movement building, B Lab has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020, landing at #5 in the Not-for-Profit sector list."

Global Child Forum Benchmarks: A tool to assess companies' respect of children human rights.

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"Global Child Forum, in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group, has been benchmarking companies since 2014 on a range of issues related to how corporate’s address children’s rights. To date, we have benchmarked more than 2600 companies globally and more is yet to come. We have just launched our regional benchmark, The State of Children’s Rights and Business in Southeast Asia 2020".

The High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People

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The High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People is an intergovernmental group of 60 countries co-chaired by Costa Rica and France and by the United Kingdom as Ocean co-chair, championing a global deal for nature and people with the central goal of protecting at least 30 percent of world’s land and ocean by 2030.

World Reef Day

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Here is World Reef Day 2020's virtual celebration recap. We hosted an inspiring group of thought leaders on our Instagram Account throughout the amazing week of IG Live Guest Speakers and takeovers.

2021 P4G Seoul Summit 30–31 May 2021 | Seoul and Online

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The 2021 P4G Seoul Summit, hosted by the Republic of Korea, is a leading global acceleration event for market-based partnerships in developing countries. The P4G Summit is scheduled for May 30 – 31, 2021.

The burden of heat-related mortality attributable to recent human-induced climate change (FROM NATURE CLIMATE CHANGE)

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"Climate change affects human health; however, there have been no large-scale, systematic efforts to quantify the heat-related human health impacts that have already occurred due to climate change". Study conducted by A. M. Vicedo-Cabrera, N. Scovronick, […]A. Gasparrini

Climate Breakthroughs: The Road to COP26 and Beyond (WEF)

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With exactly six months until COP26, Climate Breakthroughs: The Road to COP26 and Beyond, aims to demonstrate the need for systemic change to accelerate the global transition to a zero-carbon economy. Hosted in collaboration with the Mission Possible Partnership, UK COP26 Presidency and the UN High-Level Champions for COP26, this series of live-streamed discussions will focus on steel, shipping.

third session of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI-3) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

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Discussions will include targets and pathways for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and sharing of the benefits for the next decade and beyond. • Meetings essential to the development of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, to be adopted in October 2021 in Kunming, China

Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC) Summit, 2 June

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"The Government of Japan will host the virtual Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC) Summit on 2 June 2021. The event will aim to accelerate access to 1.8 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses for lower-income economies via the Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment by raising an additional US$ 2 billion from donors and the private sector, in addition to US$ 6.3 billion already raised before".

Are Regional Inequalities Driving Us Apart? Geographical and political polarisation in an age of populism'!

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Webinar organized by the International Inequalities Institute, III, a research center within the London School of Economics & Political Science, LSE.

Celebrating a Life of Purpose: Dr. Jane Goodall, Winner of the 2021 Templeton Prize

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Templeton Prize is now proud to honor Dr. Goodall’s lifelong scientific and spiritual curiosity, and unrelenting effort to help humanity understand the interconnectedness of the natural world. At $1.5 million, it is the largest single award she has received in her illustrious career.

GERMANY RECOGNIZES IT COMMITTED GENOCIDE IN NAMIMBIA, MEDIA REPORTS

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The Namibian and DW reported the news that followed a long debate within Germany that had strained the relationship with the former colony. The German government is willing to pay 1,1 billion euros over 30 years but the amount has been rejected by Ovaherero Traditional Authority (OTA) and the Nama Traditional Leaders Association (NTLA) whose people suffered the most.

Australian court finds government has duty to protect young people from climate crisis ( From The Guardian)

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"The federal court of Australia has found the environment minister, Sussan Ley, has a duty of care to protect young people from the climate crisis in a judgment hailed by lawyers and teenagers who brought the case as a world first."

It’s time to Reenergize Exxon

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EXXON has been forced to have climate change activists in its board and this this thanks to an effort led by ENGINE NO.1 and other shareholders sensitive about climate change.

Historic victory: judge forces Shell to drastically reduce CO2 emissions

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The Hague, 26 May 2021 - For the first time in history, a judge has held a corporation liable for causing dangerous climate change. Today, as a result of legal action brought by Friends of the Earth Netherlands (Milieudefensie) together with 17,000 co-plaintiffs and six other organisations1 the court in The Hague ruled that Shell must reduce its CO2 emissions by 45% within 10 years.

A Decade of Explosive Violence Harm, 2011-2020

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In this report, Action on Armed Violence presents the findings from ten years’ worth of its data (2011 – 2020) collected as part of AOAV’s Explosive Violence Monitoring Project (EVMP). For the last decade, the EVMP has tracked the impact of explosive weapon use worldwide as reported in global English- language media.

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