Warning that "we cannot accept a rising tide that floats only some boats and leaves many to drown," UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on business leaders to do even more in conjunction with the United Nations to promote sustainable development worldwide.
Global warming and climate change will drive food prices to go up because of widespread hunger. According to Oxfam, the number of people possibly going hungry by 2050 due to climate change will rise to 20 percent of the overall population.
FAA announced that Ukraine complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), based on the results of a July FAA review of Ukraine's civil aviation authority.
Cattle slaughter in Brazil hit a new historical record in the second quarter of 2013 (8.5 million slaughtered head), registering increases of 5.3% over the previous quarter and of 11.7% over the second quarter of 2012.
UN Broadband Commission released latest data on state of broadband access worldwide. Mobile broadband is the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2013 edition of the State of Broadband report.
Almost a dozen years after it acceded to the World Trade Organization (WTO) China continues to fail to comply with its obligations, says the trade association representing the majority of the nation's steel producing companies.