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

The AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT (14 June)

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The AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT is the centrepiece of the Schwarzenegger Climate Initiative: Since its inception in 2017, it has become one of the largest climate conferences in the world. The summit in Vienna provides a platform to present concrete solutions and actions and to connect people. There are already many possibilities to fight the climate crisis.

G20 and beyond: the rise of the Asian Impact Leaders by Julie Pybus

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As the G20 leaders' summit comes to Indonesia this year and then to India in 2023, AVPN – the largest network of social investors in Asia – is launching an initiative to amplify the voices of some of the region’s most ambitious social investors, innovators and policymakers.

How can "country platforms" drive bold climate action? Emerging ideas and early lessons (ODI)

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Climate finance continues to fall short of developed countries' commitments and developing countries' needs. Against this backdrop, the announcement of the Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) in South Africa offers the promise of a step change in climate action enabled by large volumes of concessional finance.

New research: Local food and fuel prices more than triple in some of the world’s most at risk communities (ACTION AID)

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The cost of food, fuel and fertiliser in some of the world’s poorest communities is soaring, with families spending double, triple and in some cases nearly four times what they were paying before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, new analysis by ActionAid finds.

The Digital Divide and COVID-19, Impact on the Socioeconomic Development in Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

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The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated the critical importance of telecommunications and the information and communications technology ( ICT) infrastructure in the continuation of businesses, governments, and education.

Copenhagen Democracy Summit 2022

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We are delighted to be hosting the next Copenhagen Democracy Summit on 9-10 June 2022. Uniting democratic forces to push back on the authoritarian tide was our ambition when we inaugurated the Copenhagen Democracy Summit series five years ago with Joe Biden as our inaugural keynote speaker.

People Powered launches program to make democracy more inclusive

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A major grant to People Powered is enabling a diverse coalition to focus on the inclusion of marginalized communities.

The 2022 Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

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The 2022 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) provides a data-driven summary of the state of sustainability around the world.

New European Bauhaus Festival

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The Festival brings together citizens from all walks of life to debate and shape our future landscape. It is an opportunity to explore the New European Bauhaus values of beauty, sustainability and togetherness, and their power to address societal challenges.

EU: Parliament & Council negotiators reach agreement on 'Women on Boards' Directive after file was blocked for a decade

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After being blocked in the Council for a decade, EP [European Parliament] and EU countries’ negotiators finally agreed on a bill to increase the presence of women on corporate boards.

Rights office welcomes Zambia’s pledge to abolish the death penalty

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27 May 2022 Human Rights Zambia’s plan to abolish the death penalty adds to the growing global chorus against the practice, the UN Human Rights Office, OHCHR, said on Friday in welcoming the decision.

2nd Asia Parks Congress calls for ambitious, fair and effective nature conservation (IUCN)

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Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia: The 2nd Asia Parks Congress (APC) closed on the 29th of May with a strong call to secure 30 percent of the planet for nature by 2030.

BlackRock and UN Women to Promote Gender Lens Investing

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New York, 25 May 2022 – BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) and UN Women, the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and women’s empowerment, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to cooperate in promoting the growth of gender lens investing.

Scenarios Forum 2022 (20-22 JUNE 2022)

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Forum on Scenarios for Climate and Societal Futures. The forum brings together a diverse set of communities who are using or developing scenarios for use in climate change and sustainability analysis to exchange experiences, ideas, and lessons learned, identify opportunities for synergies and collaboration, reflect on the use of scenarios, identify knowledge gaps for future research.

[HRC50 Open Letter] Call for Urgent Debate on women’s rights crisis in Afghanistan (FORUM ASIA)

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Open letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States to the UN Human Rights Council 1 June 2022 Re: Call for Urgent Debate on the women’s rights crisis in Afghanistan at the 50th session of the UN Human Rights Council

Footing the Bill: Fair finance for loss and damage in an era of escalating climate impacts

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New research by Oxfam estimates that funding requirements for UN humanitarian appeals linked to extreme weather are eight times higher than they were 20 years ago, and over the past five years nearly half of appeal requirements have gone unmet.

Corporate Volunteering for a Post Pandemic World (IAVE PROGRAM)

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Join us on June 14th for the launch of our new corporate research report, Corporate Volunteering for a Post-Pandemic World! The research gathers insights from 80 companies operating across 175+ countries, to provide a comprehensive look at the global state of health of corporate volunteering today. We will be hosting a webinar for the launch, sharing key findings from the research.

The Child Safety Online Conference 2022

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The European Child Safety Online Conference 2022 will gather policymakers, industry players, national authorities representatives as well as civil society experts to review the provisions of the new European strategy for a Better Internet for Kids (BIK+) and of the proposal for the new regulation to prevent and combat child sexual abuse.

REUTERS IMPACT

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Reuters IMPACT brings together world leaders, big business C-Suite, and forward-thinking pioneers to inspire, drive action and accelerate innovation towards the greatest challenge of our generation: the climate emergency.

Celebrating World Oceans Day featuring the Mapping Plastic Waste Challenge

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Celebrating World Oceans Day and featuring the Mapping Plastic Waste Challenge Hosted by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network June 8, 2022 | 22:00 - 23:00 ET // June 9, 2022 | 09:00 - 10:00 Indonesia Time

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