To kick off 2019, the Whole Planet Foundation team would like to thank our network of microfinance organizations, the implementing partners who administer the microloans Whole Planet Foundation funds. These partners employ staff members who serve microcredit clients, sometimes traveling miles by foot or motorbike to reach some of the least-served entrepreneurs around the globe. Every quarter, we honor these staff members, or Field Officers, by asking our partner institutions to nominate exemplary candidates for the Whole Planet Foundation Field Officer Award.
Report identifies a new cohort of fast growing and dynamic private businesses across Africa
January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Ethical Apparel Africa is a sourcing company working to catalyze a sustainable growth path for the emerging apparel sector in West Africa. As brands look to grow their manufacturing base in Africa, EAA provides end to end production management support: expert technical guidance, independent quality control, sourcing, logistics, and compliance assurance. Our vision is to demonstrate that ethical manufacturing can and should be done at scale, not just associated with luxury or expensive product.
What do GPS, closed captioning, smartphones, and supercomputers have in common? They’re some of the many technology innovations that the federal government has helped make possible. One of the leaders driving tech innovation in government today is Booz Allen Chief Innovation Officer Susan Penfield, named among this year’s WashingtonExec Top 25 Executives to Watch.
Besides being the only industrial company on CDP A List for 8 years in a row, Schneider Electric also helps more than 100 clients to reach the same score
Schneider Electric has been highlighted as a global leader on corporate climate action for the 8th consecutive year by environmental impact non-profit CDP, achieving a place on the CDP Climate Change A List.
January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) announced that it was the top-ranked real estate companyon Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Company roster as the company made the prestigious ranking for the seventh consecutive year. Fortune defines the real estate industry broadly to include commercial real estate service providers, property owners, hotel and health care facility operators, residential firms and others.
DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Schneider Electric, the global leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has won The Circulars 2019 award in the Multinational category. The Circulars, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, run in collaboration with Accenture Strategy, is the world's premier circular economy award program.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23 /3BL Media/ -- Presenter proposals are now being accepted for 3BL Forum, the annual gathering of purpose-driven corporate leaders eager to accelerate sustainable business through collaboration and learning.
What attracts today’s top tech professionals to a potential employer? According to a survey by Hired.com, work experience expectations (57 percent), company culture (45 percent), and a recognizable company name (45 percent) rank among the reasons for engagement1. Conversely, a poor company reputation turns 46 percent of job seekers away.
Booz Allen solidified its reputation as a workplace of choice with its inclusion on Fortune magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the eighth consecutive year.
We are already seeing the impacts of climate change cascade through our economy, disrupting operations and supply chains - but also offering opportunities for sustainable innovation. And investors are increasingly taking note.
Company retains its A List position by CDP for environmental sustainability
LAS VEGAS, January 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has again been recognized by CDP, the international nonprofit environmental disclosure platform, on both the Climate Change and Water A List. This is the company’s fourth year in a row to attain a leadership position for Climate Change and its first on the Water A List. Las Vegas Sands is proud to be recognized and continues to work towards additional reduction of its environmental impact.