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

Carbon emissions of richest 1% set to be 30 times the 1.5°C limit in 2030 (Oxfam)

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Published: 5th November 2021 Footprints of poorest 50 percent set to remain well below this limit

Renewable Energy & Human Rights Benchmark 2021 (By Business & Human Rights Resource Center)

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"The renewable energy sector, like others, has struggled with a broad range of allegations of serious human rights violations and how to resolve them. The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre has recorded over 200 allegations linked to renewable energy projects in the last 10 years. "

Corporate Engagement Course by Women Win

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Win-Win Strategies, an initiative of Women Win, launches the Corporate Engagement course for women’s rights organisations and individuals globally who are interested in building and improving partnerships with the private sector.

Fondation Prince Albert II of Monaco Awards 2021

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On Friday 29th October, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation held its 14th annual Planetary Health Awards ceremony in the Salle des Princes of the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. Since 2008, these awards in the sectors of Water, Biodiversity and Climate Change have paid tribute to leading figures and organizations for their deep commitment to preserving our planet.

Step Up Climate Change Adaptation Efforts or Face Huge Disruption: UN Report

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• Estimated adaptation costs in developing countries are five to ten times greater than current public adaptation finance flows • Fewer than one third of 66 countries funded COVID-19 recovery measures to address climate risks • Over 2,600 projects focus on adaptation

Why entrepreneurship and innovation are key to addressing youth unemployment (WEF)

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This article is part of the Sustainable Development Impact Summit To address youth unemployment, we need to shift youths' efforts from seeking jobs to creating marketable opportunities for themselves. Integrating entrepreneurship and innovation into education is key. Business incubation centres and government support can drive market-creating innovation.

FROM HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL: How national service can bring America together

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Two Peace Corps alums discuss public service and a civic education. You are here HOME FACULTY & RESEARCH POLICY TOPICS DEMOCRACY & GOVERNANCE HOW NATIONAL SERVICE CAN BRING AMERICA TOGETHER by Susan A. Hughes March 25, 2021

45 MILLION PEOPLE ARE AT FAMINE'S DOOR - AND US$7 BILLION COULD SAVE THEM NOW

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Cash would provide a single meal a day for one year to stave off starvation in 43 countries 8 November 2021. Article written by Peyvand Khorsandi & Paul Anthem, WFP

FRON ODI: The launch of Adaptation Without Borders: a new era in international cooperation on climate change

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This high-level event will launch a collaboration between the European Commission and Adaptation Without Borders, shine a spotlight on the implications of cross-border and cascading risks for climate diplomacy, and make the case for a new era of adaptation defined by global cooperation.Date 09 Nov 2021 Time (GMT +00) 10:00 11:00

MISSION INNOVATION-BREAKTHROUGH ENERGY COLLABORATION AGREEMENT

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At COP21, government leaders launched Mission Innovation (MI) and Bill Gates launched Breakthrough Energy (BE), both committing to accelerate investment into clean energy technologies and stimulate collaboration between the public and private sectors.

Historic Alliance Launches At COP26 To Accelerate Renewable Energy, Climate Solutions, And Jobs

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The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet aims to unlock USD100 billion in public and private financing in order to: - Reach 1 billion people with reliable, renewable power; - Avoid and avert 4 billion tons of carbon emissions; - Drive economic growth, with 150+ million jobs created, enabled, or improved.

Swiss Re Institute Events No time to wait Climate change in the Indo-Pacific event series Carbon removal and nature-based solutions: Innovative responses in Australia and Southeast Asia

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"Which negative emissions ventures are already operating in Australia today? How much closer to a net zero future will technological carbon removals, such as carbon capture and storage or direct air capture, bring us? And what role will nature-based solutions, an environmental approach that seeks to counter the negative effects of climate change.."

WISE 2021 : “Generation Unmute: Reclaiming our Future through Education”.

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WISE 2021 will take place in Doha, Qatar and virtually on 7-9 December, under the theme: “Generation Unmute: Reclaiming our Future through Education”. Contributions from our community will be showcased on the WISE 2021 digital platform, on social media and in Doha.

Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ):Amount of finance committed to achieving 1.5°C now at scale needed to deliver the transition

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Today, through the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ), over $130 trillion of private capital is committed to transforming the economy for net zero.1 These commitments, from over 450 firms across 45 countries, can deliver the estimated $100 trillion of finance needed for net zero over the next three decades.

Call for articles: Supporting displaced women and girls in and through sport

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SportsandDev network is calling on organisations to share their approaches and insights in using sport to serve the needs of displaced women and girls.

ADB, Indonesia, the Philippines Launch Partnership to Set Up Energy Transition Mechanism

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GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM (3 November 2021) — Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, and Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez announced today at COP26 the launch of a new partnership to establish an Energy Transition Mechanism (ETM) in Indonesia and the Philippines.

UN HUMAN RIGHTS: Human Rights Champions

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This story is part of Human Rights Champions – a recurring series featuring portraits of human rights defenders or organizations that stand up for human rights. Salazar’s story of activism is part of a series inspired by the first-ever global report looking at the safety and protection of youth in the civic space.

World Bank Group Climate Change Action Plan 2021–2025 : Supporting Green, Resilient, and Inclusive Development

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The Climate Change Action Plan 2021–2025 aims to advance the climate change aspects of the WBG’s Green, Resilient, and Inclusive Development (GRID) approach, which pursues poverty eradication and shared prosperity with a sustainability lens.

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