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Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name American Express One of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®

Press Release

NEW YORK, February 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - 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.

Innovative Implementation of EU Directive on Non-Financial Reporting

Article

​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 practices have emerged. At GRI, we want to highlight some of the best practices in the application of these state-specific requirements.

From Transactional to Transformative Employee Engagement

Blog

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 all parties involved — employees, your company, and good causes — could get more from these interactions?

Cracking the Ceiling: Female-led Startups Get Unique Opportunity

By Diana Hart
Blog

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.

What Can We Learn from MBA Students in China on Business Sustainability?

Article

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 Michigan’s Ross School of Business and School for Environment and Sustainability. He talked with the Erb Institute about his experience teaching on these topics in Shanghai.

Q: How did this course at Shanghai Jiao Tong University come about?

3 Ways to Get Full Benefits of Your Fair Trade Roses

What’s in it for you to buy healthier-sourced roses this Valentine's Day? Maybe more than you think.
Blog

No doubt about it, a huge advantage of Fair Trade Certified roses, at least for those of us buying them, is ease of selection.

Visa Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

Marks sixth consecutive year recognized on Ethisphere Institute’s List
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As the global leader in electronic payments, we understand the level of trust consumers and merchants place in our operations. That’s why we at Visa are proud to be recognized for the sixth consecutive year as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, the premier organization in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

Why We Need a Loud (and Consistent) Business Voice on Policy Issues

Blog

By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

In our recent report, Redefining Sustainable Business: Management for a Rapidly Changing World, we outlined new directions for companies as they manage sustainability through their business strategies, with ever greater impact.

BIER Figures as Key Driver in Sustainability Efforts for Leading Beverage Companies

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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 are pleased to see that mission in action, as seen most recently in the news for several leading beverage companies: Absolut Vodka and the Carlsberg Group.

Puerto Rico Journal: Restoring Power on the Island

Duke Energy’s Ryan Mosier joins workers getting the lights back on after Hurricane Maria
Blog

Editor's note: Duke Energy spokesperson Ryan Mosier gives an inside look at restoration efforts in Puerto Rico. He is stationed with about 220 other Duke Energy workers who went to the island on Jan. 14 to restore power following Hurricane Maria in October. Learn more about the effort here

Feb. 14

Gracias, Dios y amen

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