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Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name American Express One of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®

Feb 16, 2018 4:35 PM ET - American Express Company is one of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune.

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Puerto Rico Journal: Restoring Power on the Island

Feb 16, 2018 11:00 AM ET - A lineman’s job has always been part electrician and part good neighbor because the customers they restore power for are their own family and friends. And it’s really no different in Puerto Rico.

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What Can We Learn from MBA Students in China on Business Sustainability?

Feb 16, 2018 11:00 AM ET - Dr. Thomas P. Lyon recently taught a short course at Shanghai Jiao Tong University on Corporate Environmentalism and Public Policy. Lyon holds the Dow Chair of Sustainable Science, Technology and Commerce, with appointments in both the University of...

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Marina Bay Sands Team Member Rieta Yap Shares: What Volunteerism Means to Me

Feb 16, 2018 10:25 AM ET - At 60, Rieta Yap performs her duties as a Security Service Administrator at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) with a spring in her step. She is one of the most active contributors on the OneMBS Social Network, MBS’s internal Facebook group, and she eagerly...

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Green Glove Dryer Now in Every Elementary School Classroom in Jackson County

Feb 16, 2018 10:10 AM ET - An innovative collaboration between Consumers Energy and a Michigan business is helping keep students in over 500 elementary classrooms warm this winter. ...

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Cracking the Ceiling: Female-led Startups Get Unique Opportunity

Feb 16, 2018 10:05 AM ET - A dynamic new female-focused accelerator is launching in Toronto to help women founders break through barriers to better compete in the heavily male-dominated startup field. With only a small fraction of Canadian startups led by women, the program...

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Innovative Implementation of EU Directive on Non-Financial Reporting

Feb 16, 2018 10:00 AM ET - ​It is a little over three years since the adoption of EU Directive 2014/95/EU on non-financial disclosure. By now, all EU Member States have transposed these rules into their relevant national legislation, and some innovative and progressive...

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3 Ways to Get Full Benefits of Your Fair Trade Roses

Feb 16, 2018 9:30 AM ET - The Fair Trade method of production has long-lasting benefits for you too. Besides keeping the obvious advantage of keeping out harmful chemicals and making it easier to make the right selection, here are three ways you may not have considered to...

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Why We Need a Loud (and Consistent) Business Voice on Policy Issues

Feb 16, 2018 9:00 AM ET - BSR's Aron Cramer outlines why business silence on key public policy issues is no longer an acceptable stance. ...

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From Transactional to Transformative Employee Engagement

Feb 16, 2018 7:40 AM ET - You’ve likely experienced transactional volunteering at your company: An employee signs up for a volunteer opportunity, contributes their time to a good cause, and… well, that’s the end of it. But what if everyone involved could get more from these...

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Seven Things Every Company Should Know About Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Business

Feb 15, 2018 2:25 PM ET - As Artificial Intelligence evolves, the opportunities for their use in sustainable business grows - see 7 ways BSR looks at a possible future where AI can aid us.

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A Sweet Surprise for a Couple in Their 90s

Feb 15, 2018 2:10 PM ET - For Duke Energy lineman apprentice Shawn Tillis, rest and normalcy have erased the exhaustion of restoring power after Hurricane Irma drenched and devastated much of Florida five months ago. But one memory remains strong.

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BIER Figures as Key Driver in Sustainability Efforts for Leading Beverage Companies

Feb 15, 2018 2:05 PM ET - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) works to advance the beverage sector’s environmental sustainability through the collaboration of our members, our best practice development, and the tools we provide to the sector and beyond. We...

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DMZ Launches ‘Women Founders Accelerator Program’ to Improve Gender Gap in Canada’s Tech Sector

Feb 15, 2018 11:25 AM ET - The DMZ at Ryerson University announced today the launch of a Women Founders accelerator program to help early-stage women-led startups secure early revenue and find their product-market fit. The four-month accelerator program, launched in...

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Ecolab Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for Twelfth Consecutive Year by the Ethisphere Institute

Feb 15, 2018 11:00 AM ET - Ecolab Inc. has again been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Ecolab has been named one of the World’s Most...

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MEASURING WELL: ASID Post-Occupancy Analysis Highlights the Value of Designing WELL

Feb 15, 2018 9:05 AM ET - Considering that 90% of a company’s operating costs are spent on personnel, it’s no surprise that some of the earliest adopters of WELL have been commercial office spaces. It hasn’t taken long for human resources professionals and executives across...

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Millennials & Money: We’re Not as Different as You Think

Feb 15, 2018 8:45 AM ET - The financial services industry is a bit obsessed with trying to understand the next generation of investors – the notorious millennials. And for good reason – millennials represent the largest generation in history with a spending power of $1.5...

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Third-Party Diamond Certification First to Use Advanced Laser Testing to Trace Diamonds from Mine to Market

Feb 15, 2018 6:00 AM ET - Diamond traceability back to the mine of origin – vital to the international due diligence movement for precious gems and minerals – just took a giant step forward. SCS Global Services, an internationally recognized certification body and standards...

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Building a Better Ladder: How Scotiabank Fosters Female Talent Through Sponsorship

Feb 14, 2018 5:00 PM ET - Not having a sponsor is a key reason many talented women never reach their potential. That’s why up and comer Alana Riley was paired with Alex Besharat, Senior Vice President & Head, Canadian Wealth Management through Scotiabank’s...

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Astellas Employees Prepare Meals for Safe House Residents

Feb 14, 2018 4:40 PM ET - Our employees recently prepared approximately 65 meals for the women & children of @Safehouse_FL, a shelter for those surviving domestic abuse. Read...

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Video: How to ‘Go Big’ With Your Employee Volunteer Program

Feb 14, 2018 1:00 PM ET - On Jan. 30, 2018, VolunteerMatch’s Director of Growth and Relationships, Alvaro Tijero, offered insight into: How to balance corporate priorities and employee passions without sacrificing results, challenges other companies face and strategies for...

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Pipeline Fever Grips Alberta Town as New Project Draws Hundreds of Workers

Feb 14, 2018 11:15 AM ET - The good times are back for Sundre, Alta., at least for a while Local businesses in Sundre discuss the recent economic boost the town is welcoming as a result of the construction of TransCanada's Sundre Crossover Project...

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Set the Agenda for the Future: Join GRI's Corporate Leadership Groups

Feb 14, 2018 11:00 AM ET - GRI's two new Corporate Leadership Groups are looking for dedicated members. If you're an expert on conflict minerals or human rights and modern slavery, GRI invites you to join these expert groups to shape the future of sustainability...

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Bechtel and JA Inspire Girls to Dream Big and Think Differently About STEM Careers

Feb 14, 2018 10:15 AM ET - by Charlene Wheeless, Principal Vice President and Manager, Global Corporate Affairs, Bechtel Bechtel and its Signature Program partners, like JA (...

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Sands ECO360: John Hess, Executive Director of Engineering

Feb 14, 2018 9:55 AM ET - When The Palazzo was first being constructed, Las Vegas Sands had an opportunity to build it in a way that would be environmentally friendly as a LEED certified, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, building. Based on this initiative, Las...

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