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Saipem Sustainability 2017 Looks Towards the Saipem of Tomorrow and Its Future Strategy

Saipem’s 12th Sustainability Report detailing the Company’s commitments and achievements in key areas in 2017 and how it is equipped to deal with new emerging scenarios is now online
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Saipem released its 12th Sustainability Report, marking a 60-year extraordinary journey of innovative approaches in response to the challenges posed by the evolution of global scenarios. Saipem Sustainability 2017 is the operative tool to measure the Company’s performance and to increasingly dialogue with all its stakeholders. This is reflected in the way Saipem communicates and in the willingness to show how it creates economic and social value: through long-term vision together with its three cornerstones - ethics, competence and technology.

MUST SEE: Ethical Corp’s Revolutionised Supply Chain Conference

I’m excited to announce that we have just released the agenda for Ethical Corporation’s 13th Responsible Supply Chain Summit Europe (London, 10-11 October 2018).
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I’m excited to announce that we have just released the agenda for Ethical Corporation’s 13th Responsible Supply Chain Summit Europe (London, 10-11 October 2018). 

For over a decade this event has delivered an unmatched, holistic view of supply chain challenges and solutions. 2018’s iteration is the strongest, most value packed we’ve ever produced with a laser-like focus on the emerging technologies, innovations and collaborations critical to sustainable, cost-effective supply chain strategies.

Dispatches from the Sustainable Brands Conference – Vancouver 2018

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Not able to make the Sustainable Brands conference in Vancouver this year? The Erb Institute is on the ground and sharing some of the highlights. Here is a dispatch from day one. Enjoy!

by Allison Burtka for the Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability
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Not able to make the Sustainable Brands conference in Vancouver this year? The Erb Institute is on the ground and sharing some of the highlights. Here is a dispatch from day one. Enjoy!

What Corporate Leaders Are Saying About the Business of Gender Equity

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In the age of #metoo and #timesup, companies are eager to strategically consider how best to strive for gender equity within their organizations. Moving beyond technical fixes in the HR policies and practices, companies are increasingly seeing opportunities for improved competitiveness as they consider the role of women inside and outside their organization’s walls.

We Are All ‘Still In’ This Together

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One year ago, leaders from all over the U.S. — representing businesses, investors, colleges, universities, towns, cities, and states throughout America — joined together to declare “We Are Still In” the global Paris Agreement, promising to world leaders that America will fulfill its global commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and curb the damaging effects of climate change.

Duke Energy Connects Students and Educators with STEM, Literacy and Workforce Development Opportunities in North Carolina

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  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas
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  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas

Timberland Employees Celebrate Their 20th Annual Earth Day Service Event

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Over 300 employees from Timberland’s global headquarters in Stratham, NH recently pulled on their boots for a day of volunteer service to celebrate Timberlands’ 20th annual Earth Day service event. The outdoor lifestyle brand closed its corporate office on May 10 to encourage employees to serve at one of six local projects designed to meet community needs while helping to green and grow the community. The projects addressed food insecurity, homelessness, addiction/recovery, and veteran’s affairs -- the four issues employees indicated they most wanted to address through their service.

High School Students Use Star Banks Adventure® App to “Game Their Way to Success”

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“Dear Ms. Christoff,” the email began, “My name is Olivia Perini, and I am a 9th grade student at Harrison High School in New York. For our high school DECA club project, my two partners and I were assigned the task of coming up with a financial literacy promotion. We chose to use the T. Rowe Price Star Banks Adventure app to promote financial literacy in the school.”

INFOGRAPHIC | A Look at the “eBay Economy” In the US

Commercial sellers and full-time entrepreneurs on the eBay platform are responsible for creating more than 690,000 jobs, and more than a third of our U.S. sellers come from small towns and rural areas.
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by Dan Tarman, Chief Communications Officer, eBay

Online commerce has been one of the most powerful innovations in commercial history, enabling almost anyone, anywhere, to reach customers around the world. And eBay is one of the pioneers. We are guided by our purpose to empower people and create opportunity for all. The nearly $90 billion worth of merchandise sold on eBay last year forms what we call “the eBay economy.” We conducted an online survey among eBay’s 6 million US sellers to gain more information about the scale and impact of the eBay economy.

Recycling Electronics While Rebuilding Lives

L.A.'s Homeboy Electronics Recycling is helping HP support local communities as it expands its pioneering closed-loop recycling system.
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Exactly one year ago, Donnie Holland’s life changed completely.  

After 20 years in prison and months of moving from one dreary job to another in Los Angeles, Holland got a tip to try interviewing at Homeboy Electronics Recycling. Now, as he heads out every day to companies to pick up old computers, printers and phones to recycle, Holland is proud to be the face of Homeboy and the good work it’s doing.  

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