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UN Secretary-General appoints Bola Adesola, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria, and Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever as new UN Global Compact Board Vice-Chairs

Apr 20, 2018 8:00 PM ET - Today, UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Bola Adesola and Paul Polman to serve as new Vice-Chairs of the Board of the United Nations Global Compact. Adesola and Polman succeed out-going Vice-Chair of the UN Global...

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April 16-20, 2018 Is National Volunteer Week

Apr 20, 2018 7:30 PM ET - t's National Volunteer Week! The following program elements will impact volunteer participation rates...

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Cancer Support Community Honors AEG

Apr 20, 2018 7:05 PM ET - AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company in the world, was honored yesterday by Cancer Support Community (CSC) for its commitment to philanthropic efforts through the company’s long-standing partnership with Amgen’s Breakaway...

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Hoy!: Opportunity for small and medium enterprises of Nicaragua

Apr 20, 2018 4:00 PM ET - “Power to Grow” is the challenge that La Red de Innovación e Impacto is promoting with the goal to support micro enterprises of the agriculture, agroindustry and textile sectors in Central America. Regarding Nicaragua, the selected organization will...

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Hoy!: Oportunidad para la pequeña y mediana empresa de Nicaragua

Apr 20, 2018 4:00 PM ET - “El Poder de Crecer” es el concurso que impulsa la Red de Innovación e Impacto con el objetivo de apoyar diversos microemprendimientos en los sectores de agricultura, agroindustria y textil en Centroamérica. En el caso de Nicaragua, la organización...

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Recognition of Prior Learning for Future Progress

Apr 20, 2018 1:25 PM ET - There are millions of skilled artisans in India, most of whom live in rural areas of every state. The overwhelming majority of these talented individuals can only dream of formal training as they generally receive informal instruction from village...

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Strengthening a Community Through Pro Bono

Apr 20, 2018 12:10 PM ET - Newark, New Jersey, is experiencing a revival. Graduation rates are climbing, economic growth has risen, and the city has become increasingly prosperous and vibrant. Since its founding in 1875, Prudential Financial, Inc. has contributed immensely to...

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How To Create Gender Equality In The Workplace

Apr 20, 2018 11:40 AM ET - Bloomberg is recognized as a leader in driving gender diversity in its organization. What's impressive to me is their leaders' vision to not only elevate women’s voices within the organization, but also in the industry. They are leading...

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NASCAR and the Arbor Day Foundation Announce New Community Tree Recovery Initiative

Apr 20, 2018 11:00 AM ET - As Earth Day approaches this weekend, NASCAR along with select Official Partners and the Arbor Day Foundation today announced a new initiative that will be responsible for planting and distributing trees to communities devastated by natural...

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The Business of Goodness

Apr 20, 2018 10:15 AM ET - Companies like TELUS, Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, have found that weaving giving, volunteering and grantmaking into the fabric of their company culture has far-reaching benefits. Gain insights on how to position...

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Driving the New Climate Economy: How Companies and Communities Can Thrive in a Changing World

Apr 20, 2018 10:00 AM ET - There are clear signals that the climate has changed over the past century. Around the world, people are beginning to feel the effects, from increased average and extreme temperatures, to changes in rainfall patterns, to more severe and less...

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An Open Letter to President Drew Faust, Harvard University

Apr 20, 2018 10:00 AM ET - In a few months, you will retire from Harvard University and be free to direct your colossal talents wherever you want. I’m writing with an idea of how you could contribute to the climate change mitigation effort in a way no-one else can, and in the...

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Sands ECO360: Meet Barbara Gore, Global Sustainability Manager

Apr 20, 2018 9:15 AM ET - Before stepping into her role at Las Vegas Sands as the global sustainability manager, Barbara Gore studied environmental management at Duke University with a focus on business and sustainability. Now, within Sands ECO360, Las Vegas Sands'...

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El Capital Financiero: Challenge Launched to Promote Entrepreneurship in Central America

Apr 20, 2018 8:45 AM ET - The US State Department launched the ‘Power to Grow’ challenge, promoted by La Red de Innovación e Impacto, with the goal to support different micro enterprises in Central America. The US State Department, the World Environment Center (WEC), Le...

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enterate507.com: Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos lanza concurso: “El Poder de Crecer”

Apr 19, 2018 5:00 PM ET - El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos, el World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel), y RioSlum Studio anunciaron el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”. Este concurso ha sido impulsado por una...

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Named One of America’s 2018 “Best-of-the-Best” Corporations for Inclusion by National Business Inclusion Consortium

Apr 19, 2018 2:00 PM ET - The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in collaboration with its partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC), has named Bristol-Myers Squibb to its annual Best-of-the-Best list of...

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Moving from Reactive to Proactive Healthcare in Rwanda

Apr 19, 2018 1:20 PM ET - Think globally; act locally. This is the mentality CARITAS Rwanda embraces to achieve its mission. As one of Rwanda’s largest international NGOs, CARITAS manages nearly 30 percent of healthcare facilities in the country, each treating a range of...

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Earth Day Flash Sale Happening Now!

Apr 19, 2018 12:30 PM ET - Join the Chamber Foundation’s fourth annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit: Translating Value to Ignite Action May 9—10 in Washington, D.C. Come learn the practical knowledge, skills, and applications needed to most effectively...

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New Erb Institute Business Sustainability Toolbox | Climate Change Strategies for Detroit Small Businesses

Apr 19, 2018 12:15 PM ET - The Erb Institute partnered with the Detroit Climate Action Collaborative (DCAC) to produce the toolbox Climate Change Strategies for Detroit Small Businesses. This newest toolbox in the Erb Institute’s Sustainability Management Toolbox series lays...

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At Bloomberg, We Work on Purpose

Apr 19, 2018 10:45 AM ET - It’s been over 35 years, and we’re still growing strong. Bloomberg now has almost 20,000 employees — and our products and services are dramatically more sophisticated than they were when I first started here, 21 years ago. But our culture is still...

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General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility

Apr 19, 2018 9:05 AM ET - General Mills released its 2018 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. The progress made by General Mills in 2017 demonstrates the...

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How Nike Trained Up Volunteer Champions for Their CSR Program

Apr 19, 2018 9:00 AM ET - Every CSR leader wants to make it easier for employees to be engaged in their communities, but facilitating connections between team members and local charities is often challenging. Learn how Nike overcomes this challenge by training up their...

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Periódico Digital: Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos lanza concurso: “El Poder de Crecer”

Apr 19, 2018 9:00 AM ET - El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos, el World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel), y RioSlum Studio anunciaron el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”. Este concurso ha sido impulsado por una...

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Periódico Digital: US Department of State Launches “Power to Grow” Challenge

Apr 19, 2018 9:00 AM ET - The US State Department, the World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel) and RioSlum Studio announced the launching of the “Power to Grow” Challenge. The challenge has been promoted by a partnership called La Red de...

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Emerging Challenges in Gender Lens Investing

Apr 19, 2018 7:15 AM ET - I am a fan of highlighting advances made by women, just as I am a fan of highlighting advances made by a host of other pockets of the population. I am also a fan of women in management, having founded more than one entity myself. Domini Impact...

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