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Benevity Delivers the Industry’s Most Inclusive Corporate Giving and Volunteering Solution

Award-winning employee engagement software meets WCAG 2.00 AA standards for accessibility
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Calgary, AB – October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, announced today that its award-winning enterprise solution, Spark, now meets WCAG 2.0 AA standards.

SC Johnson Provides Support for Earthquake Recovery

Company Donates $100,000 to Red Cross for Ongoing Relief Efforts in Mexico
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RACINE, Wis., October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced the donation of $100,000 to the Red Cross to help relief efforts following the earthquakes and aftershocks that devastated parts of Mexico.

“Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this terrible disaster,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. “SC Johnson has operated in Mexico since 1954 and our roots run deep here. We hope our donation provides relief to those in need.” 

20 Years on 14% of Wild Seafood Engaged With the MSC Program

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International non-profit, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), has released its 20th anniversary annual report. Over the last two decades the MSC has worked with scientists, NGOs and the seafood industry to set a globally recognised benchmark for sustainable fishing. Those organisations that meet the MSC’s standards for sustainability and traceability can then use the blue MSC label on seafood products.

EICC Becomes the Responsible Business Alliance

Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition Rebrands to Reflect Expanded Reach and Influence
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced it has become the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA).

How Newmont Promotes an Ethical Culture

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As Newmont is a multinational business, fraud and corruption present significant risks to our reputation, license to operate and ability to grow.

To address these risks, we have strengthened our global ethics program to better maintain our commitment to integrity and our principles of governance. Over the past year, we expanded our team to include dedicated ethics and compliance managers in those countries where we operate that are at a higher risk of corruption, namely Ghana, Peru and Suriname, as well as Indonesia prior to the divestiture in late 2016 of the Batu Hijau mine.

Global Organizations Align on Societal Engagement Trends, Seeing Commonalities From Asia to Europe and Africa

Local authorities from CECP’s Global Exchange cite levering assets, purpose, support of the Sustainable Development Goals, and digitization as top of mind for large companies around the world
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Further reinforcing world-wide trends seen over the last year among some of the world’s largest companies, affiliates of the Global Exchange, a network from CECP: The CEO Force for Good, have identified four key areas of focus taking root: Levering Assets, infusing Purpose throughout the business, broader support of the Sustainable Development Goals, and Digital Adoption and Integration in multiple areas. 

Visa Named Among Leading Companies for Political Disclosures

Visa Listed as “Trendsetter” Within 2017 Index of Corporate Political Disclosure & Accountability
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Visa’s commitment to transparency in political disclosures has led to the company being named a “Trendsetter” on the 2017 CPA-Zicklin Index of Corporate Political Disclosure and Accountability, one of the most comprehensive rankings of the political disclosures and accountability practices of leading public companies in the U.S.

‘We Want Equal Opportunity’

Wells Fargo team members raise awareness and celebrate inclusive workplaces during National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October
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When thinking about people with disabilities, some people tend to focus on cures or charity, thinking that the social problem is with the person’s body or mind, said Stacey Milbern. But what they may not realize is that society itself needs to change; that many places can still be inaccessible and not inclusive, she added.

“People with disabilities aren’t looking for charity,” Milbern said. “We want equal opportunity. We want to be seen in our entirety.”

Newmont's Sustainability Practices in Action: Water in Peru

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The region of Cajamarca, located in northern Peru, is home to many rural communities whose residents depend on agriculture. From May to October, the region sees little to no rainfall creating drought-like conditions impacting agricultural production and livestock grazing. This annual dry season also impacts life in the City of Cajamarca, where inadequate water infrastructure means many households only have access to running water for a few hours day.

Webinar: Transforming Business and Industries to Deliver Long-Term Impacts

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Increasingly businesses are realising that small sustainable impacts are no longer enough. To meet the UN Global Goals and 2 Degree target requires a wholesale shift in thinking and operations across both the business and industry.

To help you deliver positive long-term impact, 3 senior leaders are ready to share their experiences live. Join us next week (October 10th) at 2 pm BST for our free online webinar with:

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