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How and Where Diversity Drives Financial Performance

Feb 20, 2018 10:55 AM ET - A new survey of 1,700 companies shows the benefits of diversity and inclusion go deeper than innovation for companies around the world.

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A Conversation with Connie Lindsey

Feb 20, 2018 10:00 AM ET - There was standing-room only at The Baumhart Center’s first event of the Kelly Tyrrell Conversation Series on Tuesday, January 30th. The Tyrrell Conversations aim to engage Loyola students in monthly dialogues with foremost social impact, enterprise...

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How Sustainable Are Corporate Pensions?

Feb 20, 2018 9:20 AM ET - Climate change, the low-carbon transition and sustainable development pose some of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. The global transition is well underway and has urgent and wide-ranging implications for companies, policymakers and...

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How CBRE Develops Competitive Advantage: Q&A with Global Director of CR David Pogue

Feb 20, 2018 9:05 AM ET - “Commercial real estate is at the nexus of many issues — waste, water, energy, emissions, health,” says David Pogue, global director of corporate responsibility for CBRE. “We have a particular responsibility as a real estate services company to help...

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Internship: Sustainability Reports Data Analyst

Feb 20, 2018 9:00 AM ET - G&A is offering unpaid internship opportunities for qualified students interested in learning more about corporate sustainability and corporate ESG performance (“Environmental, Social, Governance”) issues. G&A Institute interns learn...

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Greening Mardi Gras: Recycling Effort Targets Parade Trash

Feb 19, 2018 3:00 PM ET - NEW ORLEANS -- Mardi Gras produces days of merriment, indulgence, a few hangovers — and a lot of garbage. Once the parades have passed and the beads have been thrown, the cleanup begins. This year two New Orleans organizations aimed to...

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GM Expands Composting Program at Its Global Headquarters

Feb 19, 2018 9:45 AM ET - General Motors is taking its composting program – one of its most successful examples of circular economy – to a whole new level at its global headquarters located in the Renaissance Center (GMRENCEN) in Detroit.

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2018 Sands Cares Heroes of the Year Announced

Feb 19, 2018 8:55 AM ET - On January 26, Team Members around the world were congratulated after learning they had been selected as Sands Cares Heroes of the Year, as well as finalists for The Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award presented by Sands Cares...

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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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