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

With New Commitment, Gates Foundation Joins Call to Help End Polio

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BERLIN (October 16, 2022) – Today at the World Health Summit, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced it will commit $1.2 billion to support efforts to end all forms of polio globally. The announcement was made ahead of a key pledging moment that will be co-hosted by Germany and the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI).

Think Change episode 14: climate loss and damage – who should pay? (ODI PODCAST)

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With COP27 now under way in Sharm El Sheikh, this episode explores why loss and damage is a key focus for this year’s negotiations through the perspective of Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

HRW: Egypt: Detentions, Repression Follow Protest Calls

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Surveillance, Fears of Retaliation against Egyptian Activists Following COP27. (Beirut) – Egyptian authorities have reportedly detained hundreds of people in a nationwide crackdown following calls for anti-government protests, Human Rights Watch said today.

The EU and International Partners launch ground-breaking Just Energy Transition Partnership with Indonesia

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Today, President of Indonesia Joko Widodo, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen on behalf of the EU, and leaders of the International Partners Group (IPG), co-led by the United States and Japan, and including Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, and the United Kingdom, launched a Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) with Indonesia....

UNESCO Director-General deplores death of journalist Sadaf Naeem in Pakistan

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UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay has deplored the death of television journalist Sadaf Naeem in Kamoke, Pakistan, on 30 October.

Thirty-five organizations and governments issue call to prioritize education during Indonesia G20 presidency

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Jakarta, October 6, 2022 – In an open letter published today, 35 organizations and governments working to advance education in lower income and fragile countries, called on the Government of Indonesia to prioritize financing education as part of its G20 presidency.

Foot Locker Foundation Community Empowerment Program

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Laureus Sport for Good and Foot Locker, Inc, through the Foot Locker Foundation, are launching the second year of the International Community Empowerment Program, a multi-country initiative to support community organizations that are addressing the health, wealth, and opportunity gaps in underserved communities.

Tri Hita Karana Forum 2022 Catalyses $30 Billion for SDG-Linked Projects

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BALI, 13 November 2022, The “Tri Hita Karana Forum for Blended Finance” was held in Bali on 13 and 14 November 2022 in Bali. Under the auspices of Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, the two- day THK Forum was the pre-eminent sustainability side event to the B20 and the G20 Leaders’ Summit and attracted hundreds of leaders from business, finance, government, philanthropy and academia.

Open letter to COP27 world leaders by C40 city mayors and governors

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C40 mayors and city leaders today signed the following open letter directed at world leaders attending the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt:

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora: 19th meeting of the Conference of the Parties

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CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten the survival of the species.

8 Billion Strong: A world of infinite possibilities

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UNFPA: A world of 8 billion people is a world of infinite possibilities. See what this milestone for humanity means for both people and the planet.

Spotlight on accessibility at Guadalajara (International Publishers Association)

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A special accessibility seminar for professionals will be held at the Guadalajara International Book Fair on Tuesday 29 November 2022, which will also include the announcement of the winners of the 2022 ABC International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing.

Uncovered: The real burden of heat How disaster risk finance can save lives

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This report explores how communities can begin to use disaster risk finance to address the larger, often hidden, costs of extreme heat. The report was issued by the One Billion People More Resilient initiative run by the the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center (Arsht-Rock) .

Africa holds the key to many global climate solutions'

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A conversation with UNDP Regional Director for Africa Ahunna Eziakonwa

No sign of decrease in global CO2 emissions

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Global carbon emissions in 2022 remain at record levels – with no sign of the decrease that is urgently needed to limit warming to 1.5°C, according to the Global Carbon Project science team.

Education for Climate Action Why education is critical for climate progress

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This is a joint publication of The Education Commission, Educate Girls, Education Outcomes Fund, Malala Fund, BGC. Education is a powerful means of spurring behavioral change and collective action, cultivating green skills, ensuring a just transition to a sustainable economy, and building communities' adaptive capacity.

MORE THAN 70,000 OF THE HIGHEST EMITTING GREENHOUSE GAS SOURCES IDENTIFIED

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—Half of the 50 largest sources of emissions are oil and gas production fields and their associated facilities. —The top 500 sources represent less than 1% of the total Climate TRACE inventory but account for 14% of global emissions for 2021 – more than the annual emissions of the United States.

GSG Impact Summit Series. Part 3: New Frontiers of The Impact Revolution, Townhall Meeting.

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In the third and final part of the GSG Impact Summit Series on 22 November, we focus on implementation and delivery, to achieve the powerful recommendations of the G7 Impact Taskforce: impact transparency, mobilisation of mainstream capital into emerging economies, and ensuring a Just Transition.

Novartis: Leadership and a Reimagined Approach to Equity (Tuesday, November 29 at 10:30am ET)

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Don’t miss your chance to hear from Vas Narasimhan, M.D., a Fortune Global 500 CEO of medicines company Novartis, who is reimagining the ways his company uses innovative science, technology, and an “inspired, curious, unbossed” culture to deliver greater access to medicines.

What to expect from this year’s international climate talks: WWF

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COP27 aims to move nations from talking about climate solutions to implementing them

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