This is a guest blog by Ertharin Cousin, the Executive Director of the World Food Programme. This year, Ertharin joins us on the esteemed Leadership Council, voting alongside other industry leaders to determine the final 10 Classy Award Winners.
Nine months ago, world leaders made a historical and momentous decision. At the United Nations in New York, representatives of almost every nation in the world stood in solidarity with our planet’s poorest and most vulnerable people. In this time of ever-increasing crisis and conflict, leaders unanimously agreed on 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. For the first time in history, this decision set a date to end hunge ... continue reading