In theory, “build back better” is a desirable goal, but numerous experiences have proved that it is easier said than done. Now is the time to build our culture back better. As President, Biden will: Building back better means an updated social contract that treats American workers and working families as essential at all times, not just times of crisis –– with higher wages, stronger benefits, and fair and safe workplaces. We’ve seen millions of American workers put their lives and health on the line to keep our country going. Mr. Chearavanont is one of the speakers at the 2020 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit, which takes place on 15 and 16 June. Those who argue we can’t afford these investments are the same people who doled out trillions in giveaways to the wealthy and corporations the past three years. To see this agenda through, Joe Biden will make new, bold investments and speed up the timetable for many of the 10-year investments he has already announced. Biden believes this is no time to just build back to the way things were before, with the old economy’s structural weaknesses and inequalities still in place. •Build Back Better (BBB):The use of the recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction phases after a disaster to increase the resilience of nations and communities through integrating disaster risk reduction measures into the restoration of physical infrastructure and societal systems, and into the revitalization of livelihoods, economies, and the environment (United Nations General Assembly, 20162). Build Back Better. The campaign for a coronavirus recovery plan that builds back better It’s time for a new deal that protects public services, tackles inequality in our communities, provides secure well-paid jobs and creates a shockproof economy which can fight the climate crisis. Their analysis includes: a review of the literature on health system reform in post-conflict settings and developing countries; Together we can make Donald Trump a one term President and defeat Republicans across the country. We’re aware that as a company, as an industry, and as consumers, we are consuming natural resources, and that we need to manage the waste that we produce, including food waste, plastic waste that ends up in the oceans, and our carbon footprint. “Build back better” is actually a United Nations invented phrase and what it actually means is more world government, more green taxes and regulation, more expensive energy, more identity politics, more corporatism — and, of course, less freedom and entrepreneurialism. Make no mistake: America has been knocked down. In this time of crisis, Joe Biden has a plan to create millions of good-paying jobs and to give America’s working families the tools, choices, and freedom they need to build back better. … The pandemic has also laid bare some unacceptable truths. Unsurprisingly, he is using all of the exact same memes as the WEF uses in their “Build Back Better” material. Learn, get inspired, share your work, connect and collaborate. At the same time, we have been trying to help the public, and the Government, to cope, and setting up initiatives to address the concerns of employees. Now they’re saying there’s no money left for working families? It makes me think of the Gospel parable of the house built on rock or sand…” “Build back better” is the rallying cry of a globalist plot to exploit the coronavirus pandemic for the sake of narrow-minded, well-connected lobby groups—particularly of the “environmentalist” stripe. It’s a Joe Biden transition team website. This is what sustainability means. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, more than 1200 major global companies have called on governments to invest in climate action and build back better through a series of high-profile letters and direct advocacy. Build Back Better features thought leaders and change agents evaluating our pre-pandemic systems and practices in an effort to create a more sustainable, efficient and just world. This means the group has committed to aligning with ten Business Principles, on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. In our view, sustainability is about ensuring that people in a country prosper, so that we as a company can prosper. Students in Chiang Rai, Thailand (file), by Photo: Tuenjai Chuabsamai/, ♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox -. And we’ve seen the Trump Administration provide all the tools necessary to help big businesses and well-connected cronies, while small businesses had to jump through hoops and many couldn’t access the relief they needed. A chance to "build back better”. Millions have lost jobs, hours, pay, health care, or the small business they started, through no fault of their own. As Biden has said, let’s not just praise them, let’s pay them — a decent wage, at least $15 per hour, and ending the tipped minimum wage and sub-minimum wage for people with disabilities, and strong benefits so they can live a middle class life and provide opportunity for their kids. As the diverse and severe impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be felt across the world, an “unparalleled economic shock” is putting development gains at risk, the UN chief told a meeting of high-powered business leaders on Wednesday. Paid for by Biden For President, a campaign made up of millions of grassroots donors — and absolutely zero malarkey. Today’s elevated unemployment will mean lower demand, which will mean lower growth for our economy (which relies on consumption). UN chief António Guterres, has warned of an “unparalleled economic shock”, as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. CP Group has been a participant in the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest sustainability initiative, since 2003. That starts with a real strategy to deal with the pandemic. Business sector still far from reaching sustainability goals, UN report shows, 20 years on from landmark summit, Coronavirus-driven debt crisis threatens poor countries already at risk, says UN report, First Person: Tourism in Hawaii grounded during pandemic, COVID-19: ‘Unparalleled economic shock’ threatens development hopes and gains, Why business needs to address the social impacts of COVID-19: an interview with Lise Kingo, UN Global Compact chief. Provide state, local, and tribal governments with the aid they need so educators, firefighters and other essential workers aren’t being laid off. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s summit, will be a virtual event, with plenaries and sessions featuring guest speakers across the world. Joe Biden fundamentally rejects that notion. A time-lapsed scene of a busy street at night in Bangkok, Thailand. We’re also aware of inequality, that opportunities for a good education, and a good job, are not distributed evenly. Support our presidential campaign to elect Joe Biden by signing up to volunteer or making a donation online. Trump may have forgotten about COVID, but COVID hasn’t forgotten about us. So, the answer is yes. Today, Biden is releasing details on the first part of his agenda, with a separate factsheet on his strategy for manufacturing and innovation to ensure the future is made in America, in all of America, by American workers. Breaking news: Scott Adams has uncovered the truth about Joe Biden as a disciple of Satan! “For us, an important element was aligning with the UN Global Compact’s Business Principles (operating in ways that, at a minimum, meet fundamental responsibilities in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption), and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (the UN’s blueprint to achieve a better future for all). And if we don’t do this, we will end up paying for it, one way or another, whether it’s in terms of environmental issues, such as climate change, a more unequal society, or political instability. The Biden plan will mobilize the American people in service of four bold, national efforts to address four great national challenges. “Build Back Better” is the slogan. An economy more vibrant and more powerful precisely because everybody will be cut in on the deal. Sign up to the campaign by joining our virtual rally Biden will also provide further immediate relief to working families, small businesses, and communities. VIDEO - In this episode of Behind the Deep State, host Alex Newman exposes the fact that presidential candidate Joe Biden has ripped off the United Nations "Build Back Better" slogan for … “The theme of this year’s celebration is ‘Building Back Better: Toward a Disability-inclusive, Accessible and Sustainable post-COVID-19 World. I find the expression ‘building back better’ quite striking. 6 // BUILD BACK BETTER, FASTER E2 // E4THEFUTURE INTRODUCTION The global COVID-19 pandemic has shocked the nation’s labor market with massive job losses. Within just a few months, nearly every industry sector was affected by shelter-in-place orders and social distancing measures. (Jan. 12, 2011) -- The William J. Clinton Presidential Center's temporary exhibit, "Haiti: Building Back Better" celebrates the people and culture of Haiti as the nation recovers from the devastating earthquake one year ago today. This website condenses the main findings from ground-breaking research carried out by the SIPRI working group on gender and the ReBUILD consortium. There’s nothing to lose by doing it, and it helps you to learn more, and innovate. We’ve seen the second bailout in 12 years for big corporations and Wall Street. Provide a comeback package for Main Street businesses and entrepreneurs. For that reason, the theme for this year’s celebration was “Building Back Better: Toward a Disability-inclusive, Accessible and Sustainable post-COVID-19 World.” Other key dimensions for assessing whether recovery packages can “build back better” include alignment with long-term emission reduction goals, factoring in resilience to climate impacts, slowing biodiversity loss and increasing circularity of supply chains. An economy where every American enjoys a fair return for their work and an equal chance to get ahead. Join the Circular Economy Perth community to help accelerate the circular economy transition in Perth. Text STOP to opt out. What happens if you go to “BuildBackBetter.com”? Build Back Better may refer to: Building Back Better, a United Nations Program Build Back Better, a slogan of the Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign Build Back Better, US … He will pay for the ongoing costs of the plan by reversing some of Trump’s tax cuts for corporations and imposing common-sense tax reforms that finally make sure the wealthiest Americans pay their fair share. Additionally, for communities of color that are experiencing disproportionate rates of unemployment, and for young people entering the workforce, getting to full employment as fast as possible is critical to their futures and all of America’s future. Global community Leadership Education Innovation Art & design Business Technology Environment Health We have some 350,000 workers, and we told them that there would be no layoffs. “The pandemic has of course had a big impact on the world, on Thailand, and on CP Group, even though we are not involved in the most heavily affected industries, such as those related to tourism or logistics. We put these questions to the CEO of one of the world’s largest conglomerates, who is working with the Organization, towards a better future. To contribute by mail, please click here. No purchase necessary. infrastructure and an equitable, clean energy future. The UN General Assembly adopted this document on June 3, 2015. Building Back Better (BBB) is a program that was first officially used in the United Nations' Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction document, which was agreed on at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held on March 14–18, 2015, in Sendai, Japan. The "Build Back Better" plan and economic speech in battleground Pennsylvania was a brazen challenge to President Donald Trump on the one issue where the president consistently leads in … We need to take a long-term view, assess how long this period of uncertainty will last, and look at what we can do. Despite the terrible toll of this pandemic, the impact of climate change poses a much greater threat to the continued existence of mankind. That is why many economists agree that if we fail to make far-reaching, productive investments, it will undermine not only our long-term growth potential, but also our long-term fiscal situation. Biden will: And, Biden will immediately put people to work by enlisting them to help fight the pandemic, including through a Public Health Jobs Corps. 24 April 2020. So why not be more inclusive?”. And he has a plan to ensure that every American has access to quality, affordable health care, by providing a public option and lowering costs for care and for prescription drugs. Suphachai Chearavanont, is head of Thailand-based CP Group – one of the world’s largest conglomerates – and chairperson of UN Global Compact Thailand. means an updated social contract that treats American workers and working families as essential at all times By providing your mobile phone number you consent to receive recurring text messages from Biden for President. This starts with passing the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, providing public service and federal government workers with bargaining rights, and taking other steps to make it easier for workers to organize unions and collectively bargain. “Let’s just say that if all the companies listed on the major stock exchanges decided to announce targets for things like a neutral carbon footprint, or zero waste, by 2030, or even 2050…just by setting the targets, they would change the world.That’s because, whilst people can come to a realization that a change is necessary, many need to see someone set the example, in order to believe that it’s possible: if you can do it, then I can do it. Leaders and managers can show that it is possible to maintain jobs and take care of employees, and that this is a perfect time to change the culture, move out of our comfort zones, and open up for positive change.”. Canada is here to listen and to help. “Build back better” is the rallying cry of a globalist plot to exploit the coronavirus pandemic for the sake of narrow-minded, well-connected lobby groups—particularly of the “environmentalist” stripe. We need to be able to run our business with purpose, not only for profit. This is the moment to imagine and build a new American economy for our families and the next generation. Too many families were struggling to make ends meet and too many parents were worried about the economic future for their children. Niobe Way is a professor of developmental psychology at New York University, co-editor of The Crisis of Connection: Roots, Consequences, and Solutions , and founder of the Project for the Advancement of Our Common Humanity . UN News spoke to Mr. Chearavanont in his office in Bangkok, and started by asking him if the impacts of the pandemic, are making it harder to stick to those commitments. Biden will ensure that corporate America finally pays their fair share in taxes, puts their workers and communities first rather than their shareholders, and respects their workers’ power and voice in the workplace. However, we are as committed to sustainable development as ever, if not more so: I think that COVID-19 is a reminder that we need to live sustainably and responsibly, and deal with the wellbeing and health aspects of how we live together, in a society. But that’s just the start. Extend COVID crisis unemployment insurance to help those who are out of work. Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. Building back better means helping small businesses and entrepreneurs come out the other side of this crisis strong, while demanding more from corporate America. We can’t solve the jobs crisis until we solve the public health crisis. Marking 20 years since former Secretary-General Kofi Annan formerly launched the Global Compact, this year’s edition will focus on post-COVID economic recovery, and how to ensure that it leads to a socially just, low-carbon and climate resilient world, where no one is left behind. So, going forward, can the private sector “build back better” to reorder the post-pandemic world, or, might the UN’s vision of a sustainable future be relegated to a low-priority aspiration? I’m an optimist, I think that we just have to continue to believe, and set the right example.”. The effects will ripple throughout economies and communities for years — even decades. Little Rock, Ark. “Building Back Better means giving support to the most vulnerable while maintaining our momentum on reaching the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDGs. We’re not about just taking as much as we can, then closing down. He will start implementing that plan on Day One. 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