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From Norway to the Gulf Region: GRI Standards Launch Events Continue Across the Globe

Sep 18, 2017 12:00 PM ET - With events in over 20 countries, the GRI Standards launches have generated leading-edge discussions on emerging topics in sustainability reporting. This week's launch event in Abu Dhabi will discuss the major strides in green development in...

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Water Intake, Quality a Vital Issue at Boeing

Sep 18, 2017 11:15 AM ET - Boeing is a careful steward of one of the planet’s most precious natural resources: water. In our operations, we focus on innovative ways to protect and improve water quality for the benefit of the environment and the communities where we live and...

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Announcing the 2017 Cone Gen Z CSR Study: How to Speak Z

Sep 18, 2017 11:05 AM ET - Gen Z has gotten a bad rap. Yes – their faces may be glued to their smartphones, but don’t mistake that for a disinterest in what’s happening in the world around them. This generation is a force to be reckoned with – using their digital devices to...

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PepsiCo Reports on First Year of Progress Against its 'Performance with Purpose' 2025 Goals

Sep 18, 2017 9:00 AM ET - PepsiCo reported progress towards its ambitious Performance with Purpose 2025 Agenda sustainability goals, announced last year. The company improved performance against goals in each of the Agenda’s three focus areas – Products, Planet and People –...

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This Week: Releasing Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets

Sep 18, 2017 9:00 AM ET - On 21 September, GRI and the UN Global Compact will launch the first outcome publication of their groundbreaking Action Platform for Business Reporting on the SDGs. The publication, An Analysis of the Goals and Targets, demystifies the esoteric...

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Business Fights Poverty Announces Appointment of Global Engagement and Partnerships Director

Sep 18, 2017 6:30 AM ET - Business Fights Poverty, the leading global collaboration platform for international businesses seeking to harness and scale their social impact today announced the appointment of Euan Wilmshurst as Director, Global Engagement and Partnerships.

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Tetra Pak Index: The Connected Consumer Insights & Opportunities

Sep 15, 2017 9:00 AM ET - The 10th edition of the Tetra Pak Index, published in collaboration with General Assembly, focuses on the fast-moving, information-saturated world of the connected consumer.

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Doing Good by Giving Back

Sep 15, 2017 8:30 AM ET - In addition to Danny Cimmerer’s role as an IT senior manager at Aflac, he joined forces with 12 fellow co-workers to plan fundraising events in their quest to eradicate pediatric cancer. In this chapter, we’ll share stories about the different...

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Freeport-McMoRan releases 2016 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Driven by Value”

Sep 15, 2017 7:40 AM ET - September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. The company’s mineral resources are the building blocks of infrastructure and critical elements of progress for...

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Doing Good Can Make You Feel Good, Study on Volunteerism Finds

Sep 14, 2017 4:45 PM ET - Employee volunteerism positively affects the health and well-being of the people who participate, according to a new study by UnitedHealthcare and VolunteerMatch. The Doing Good is Good for You Study reveals 75 percent of U.S. adults feel...

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Apparel Industry Stands by the Higg Index

Sep 14, 2017 11:45 AM ET - It’s hard to imagine two brands more different than Walmart and Patagonia, yet in 2009 they aligned their unique strengths and issued a call to the industry. In an invitation to some of the world’s largest retailers, then Walmart chief...

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DuPont Releases Sustainability Report, Cites Progress Toward 2020 Goals and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Sep 14, 2017 11:15 AM ET - DuPont has released its 2017 Sustainability Report, highlighting progress toward its 2020 Sustainability Goals and ongoing engagement in areas reflected in the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as food security, environmental...

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Pfizer Is Accelerating the Supply Chain

Sep 14, 2017 11:00 AM ET - Through a Highly Orchestrated Supply Network (HOSuN) approach, Pfizer has developed a supply chain that is directly sensitive to patient needs and can speed our response to those needs. Enhanced with technological advances, we are able to track...

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Thinking, and Advocating, Globally

Sep 14, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Today’s consumers are more aware than ever before of the social and environmental issues related to their purchasing decisions. The rise of “green” brands and certification programs across a wide range of product categories are evidence of this...

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Cisco Case Study | Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership: How to Execute

Sep 14, 2017 8:55 AM ET - This is the third article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact. Click to read part one on determining who to work with...

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Aurora Organic Dairy’s 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report Demonstrates Its Passion for Organic, and How Its Commitment to Animals, People and the Planet Drives Its Cow-to-Carton Model

Sep 13, 2017 2:00 PM ET - With its support of more than 75,000 acres of organic farmland operated by 100 independent farmers, and 12,000 organic pasture acres surrounding its dairy farms, the leading producer of organic milk for store brand retailers has the scale to...

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Gen Z Sees Social Media Activity As More Effective Than Community Involvement According to New Research by Cone Communications

Sep 13, 2017 10:15 AM ET - Eighty-one percent of Gen Z believes they can have an impact on social and environmental issues by using social media, according to the 2017 Cone Gen Z CSR Study: How to Speak Z. The study, surveying Americans ages 13-19, examined this budding...

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Many Businesses Still Fail to Report Financial Value From Strong Environmental Performance, According to New Research From Accenture, CDP and Hermes Investment Management

Sep 13, 2017 10:15 AM ET - Four in 10 telecommunications and consumer goods companies reporting to CDP fail to capture or report any financial value from strong environmental performance, according to new research released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), CDP and Hermes...

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TransCanada Releases 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Sep 13, 2017 10:10 AM ET - TransCanada today released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, providing a comprehensive update on the company’s performance on environmental, social and governance topics that matter most to the communities, Indigenous groups and...

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How WGL Aligns with Sustainable Development Goals

Sep 13, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Earlier this year, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, a consortium of businesses and other green organizations announced a new initiative to prompt companies to get behind the G20 Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. According...

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Global Resource Challenges Study

Sep 13, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Commissioned by Sealed Air, the Economist Intelligence Unit researched the world’s greatest resource challenges. Learn how top leaders are maximizing the resources we do have, ultimately driving down costs and improving profitability at SealedAir.com

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Planning, Budgeting and Data Pivotal for Smarter Utility Asset Management

Sep 13, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Amid interwoven and oft-cited concerns about reliability, cybersecurity, funding and aging infrastructure, this year’s survey results again reveal that electric industry leaders view risk-based planning, long-term budgeting and preventive...

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Democratization of Social Investing

Sep 13, 2017 8:15 AM ET - Traditionally social investing was limited to creating products and deals for asset owners who have control over very large buckets of assets, sometimes in the billions and to build scale by replicating those deals for similar investors. I...

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Energy Conservation & Emissions in Boeing Operations

Sep 12, 2017 12:05 PM ET - Boeing takes a life cycle approach to our environmental footprint, which means we look at more than the effects of our products on the planet. We also carefully review how our products are manufactured and the effects of our operations. Reducing...

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Caterpillar's Human Rights Policy

Sep 12, 2017 10:00 AM ET - At Caterpillar, we are committed to respecting internationally recognized human rights throughout our global operations. Our salient issues are determined based on consultation and requests from our stakeholders, our Code of Conduct and...

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