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Dr. Natasha Matic Appointed to AccountAbility AA1000 Standards Board

Apr 13, 2018 10:00 AM ET - AccountAbility is pleased to announce that Dr. Natasha M. Matic, Chief Strategy Officer, King Khalid Foundation (KKF), Saudi Arabia and USA, has been appointed to the AccountAbility AA1000 Standards Board. Dr. Matic currently serves as the Chief...

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KFC Foundation Offers New Personal Finance Program, MyChange, to KFC U.S. Restaurant Employees

Apr 13, 2018 10:00 AM ET - The KFC Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization funded by KFC franchisees, announced personal finance program, MyChange, as its newest charitable offering for employees at participating KFC U.S. restaurants. Offered in...

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News From the Capital Markets

Apr 13, 2018 9:00 AM ET - In this new series, GRI will share updates on the latest developments from capital markets in Europe and the world, and how it's interacting with them to promote and enable change. The World Federation of Exchanges has established...

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New Energy Companies: “Green,” Sustainable, and Profitable

Apr 13, 2018 8:40 AM ET - Future growth hinges on the appropriate response to present conditions while strategically developing longer-term plans. For most industries, social, environmental, and political issues are having increasingly greater impact in reshaping the present...

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On the Job: A Chat with HP’s Chief Diversity Officer, Lesley Slaton Brown

Apr 13, 2018 8:40 AM ET - When Oprah Winfrey wowed the world at the Golden Globes with her rousing call for greater opportunities for “little brown girls,” it signaled a turning point for HP’s Chief Diversity Office, Lesley Slaton Brown. “I watched it over and over and over...

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Barclays' Reverse Mentoring Scheme Turns Generational Hierarchy on Its Head

Apr 13, 2018 8:05 AM ET - Barclays’ Reverse Mentoring Scheme turns hierarchies on their heads, with junior colleagues coaching their senior partners. One pair – Lucy Eyers and Martin Hyde – explain how their relationship has led to shared insights and new plans.

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Xylem Volunteers Guide Students Through EarthEcho Water Challenge

Apr 13, 2018 8:00 AM ET - In February, EarthEcho International, along with partner Love A Sea Turtle of Greenville, North Carolina, hosted a training for volunteers from Xylem’s Morrisville location. Nine Xylem employees worked with over 100 students, guiding them through...

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Harnessing the Power of the Sun for a U.S. Army Facility

Apr 13, 2018 8:00 AM ET - ECN Magazine highlighted the 2 megawatt, 24-acre solar photovoltaic array that is being constructed at the Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) site in Dugway, Utah. This new system will allow DPG’s existing electrical grid to produce 4 million kilowatt-...

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Achieving Certification as Largest B Corp™ in the World and Unveiling New Name: Danone North America Celebrates First Anniversary with Two Major Milestones

Apr 13, 2018 4:00 AM ET - Building on Danone’s long-term commitment to balancing financial success with social and environmental responsibility, its U.S. subsidiary, formerly known as DanoneWave, commemorates its first anniversary by announcing the achievement of becoming...

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Crisis Communications Expert Marc Berliner Joins Panel at the International Crisis Management Conference

Apr 12, 2018 5:00 PM ET - Cone, a Porter Novelli public relations and marketing agency specializing in Purpose and CSR, will join the International Crisis Management Conference (ICMC), as a sponsor of the two-day event in Boston April 24-25. The conference will cover the...

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El Mundo: EE.UU. apoyará con asesoría a productores de cacao en El Salvador

Apr 12, 2018 4:30 PM ET - El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos abrió la convocatoria para que microempresas o pequeñas cooperativas dedicadas al cultivo de cacao puedan inscribirse en el concurso El Poder de Crecer, el cual premiará a los ganadores con acceso a...

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El Mundo: US to Support and Advise Cacao Producers in El Salvador

Apr 12, 2018 4:30 PM ET - El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos abrió la convocatoria para que microempresas o pequeñas cooperativas dedicadas al cultivo de cacao puedan inscribirse en el concurso El Poder de Crecer, el cual premiará a los ganadores con acceso a...

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With "Make the Connection," Girl Scouts Learn How They Can Change the World

Apr 12, 2018 3:15 PM ET - In the fall of 2005, a small group of Booz Allen employees partnered with the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital to create the Make the Connection (MTC) program, with a mission to mentor and empower girls in the District of Columbia area. Back then, the...

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Whole Foods Market Commissions Official Fiesta Medals Available for $10 each at San Antonio Locations

Apr 12, 2018 1:05 PM ET - San Antonio's annual Fiesta celebration, which began in 1891 and kicks off this year on April 19, is known for its tradition of artful medals commissioned by various organizations and businesses. For the second year, Whole Foods Market stores...

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April Newsletter From GRI: Focus on Engagement for Better Reporting

Apr 12, 2018 1:00 PM ET - GRI's April newsletter is all about engagement. You can find articles about how members of GRI's network engage internally for better reporting, and about new partnerships with which GRI promotes engagement on topics such as conflict...

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Accenture Develop AI Solution to Aid the Visually Impaired in Life and Work

Apr 12, 2018 12:35 PM ET - A new Artificial Intelligence powered solution called Drishti has been developed by Accenture in order to improve the lives and work of the visually impaired. Drishti – Sanskrit for vision – will enhance the way visually impaired people experience...

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The UPS Foundation Awards $16 Million to Increase Humanitarian Relief, Community Resilience, and Safety Efforts

Apr 12, 2018 11:40 AM ET - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship efforts of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced it is awarding 2018 grants and in-kind support totaling more than $16 million to non-profit, non-governmental organizations and United Nations...

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IFF Celebrates Positive Transformational Change in 2017 Sustainability Report

Apr 12, 2018 11:30 AM ET - International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, announced in its newly published 2017 sustainability report that it has already surpassed its 2020 goals...

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Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Launches New Website

Apr 12, 2018 11:00 AM ET - The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption launched its new website and it’s complete with some exciting new tools.

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Tackling the Talent Shortage: How EHS Can Be a Strategic Teammate

Apr 12, 2018 10:55 AM ET - In this competitive hiring atmosphere, find out how an excellent EHS department can help you attract and retain top-notch talent. ...

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Ingersoll Rand Achieves 2020 Energy Efficiency Goal and Advances Climate Commitment With Renewable Energy

Apr 12, 2018 10:30 AM ET - Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, announced that it has achieved a significant milestone in its global Climate Commitment ahead of schedule and is deepening its commitment with...

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How a Quantitative Green Chemistry Evaluator Works

Apr 12, 2018 10:10 AM ET - As many chemists turn to greener options in the lab, they face the challenge of properly evaluating the “greenness” of a chemical or process. The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry— developed by Paul Anastas and John Warner—provide a global framework...

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Timberland 2017 CSR Report Shows Steady Progress Toward 2020 Sustainability Goals

Apr 12, 2018 10:00 AM ET - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today releases its 2017 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, showing steady progress toward its 2020 goals, which fall into three core pillars: make products responsibly; protect and enhance the...

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Dow Joins Forces with Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability to Expand Sustainability Literacy through Online Education Series

Apr 12, 2018 10:00 AM ET - In celebration of Earth Day, The Dow Chemical Company and the Erb Institute of University of Michigan are partnering to host the inaugural Elements of Sustainability Series, a free online education event taking place April 16-20, with webinars...

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Pfizer Foundation Continues Support of Local Organizations through 2018 Global Health Innovation Grants

Apr 12, 2018 10:00 AM ET - At Pfizer, we believe that all individuals deserve access to quality healthcare and the opportunity to lead healthy lives. As part of its efforts to support sustainable solutions to improving access to quality healthcare around the world, the...

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