Invite-only event for CEOs and VPs in conscious business announces initial speaker line up
“The Leaders Forum was the most valuable event that I attended last year.” —2017 Forum attendee
Conscious Company Media’s Leaders Forum has become the premier gathering for the who’s who of CEOs, executives, investors, and thought leaders who are interested in conscious business, where companies make a profit and have a positive impact on society.
FAIRFIELD, Calif. — The Solano Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrated over 11 years as a local chamber of diversity during its annual Awards and Recognition Gala on March 10, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fairfield. Solano County students and business leaders were recognized for their achievements, contributions and leadership.
Republic Services was awarded the 2018 Business of the Year award...
UBS's ambition is to stand out as a winner in the financial industry: for its expertise, advice and execution, and its commitment to sustainable performance – aprinciple that focuses the firm's efforts to drive long term positive impact for clients, employees, investors and society. UBS provides ample evidence for its ambition in its 2017 reporting – across its Annual Report, its GRI Document, its Annual Review – and its integrated reporting.
ALEXANDRIA, Va./AMSTERDAM, April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today announced a project to help improve companies’ minerals sourcing due diligence and impact reporting by providing reporting resources and tools based on internationally recognized frameworks.
Highlights from the International Women’s Day Forum
Gender equality benefits everyone. The evidence is abundantly clear that women’s empowerment alleviates poverty, creates jobs, boosts education levels, promotes agricultural productivity, and reduces hunger, among a myriad of other positive outcomes.
The Make-A-Wish #ArmWrestleChallenge kicks off in April as part of the Make-A-Wish® World Wish Day® campaign, raising awareness and funds online to help grant the wishes of children diagnosed with critical illnesses. A wish experience can give kids the mental toughness they need to fight their illness.
IBM’s Corporate Service Corps collaborates to solve China’s emerging healthcare challenges
The healthcare system in China is undergoing major reforms to improve access and affordability for its 1.3 billion citizens. The country faces a rising and increasingly unmet healthcare demand due to an aging population, an expanding middle class, growing urbanization, an emerging prevalence of lifestyle diseases, and progress towards universal healthcare insurance coverage.
A 7th Grade science teacher at Marshall Simonds Middle School in Boston, MA, Tammy Scelsi took her students out of the classroom and into a giant box.
Actually, it's a 22x10-foot shipping container, dubbed the Curiosity Cube. Life science company, MilliporeSigma developed it and makes it available for free to educators. It's a mobile lab packed with hands-on learning opportunities and staffed by experts.
Embedding soft skills into the education of China’s future leaders
Students of today live in an interconnected, diverse, and rapidly changing world. Emerging economic, digital, cultural, demographic, and environmental forces are shaping young people’s lives around the globe, and increasing their intercultural interactions on a daily basis. This complex environment presents an opportunity and a challenge. Young people today must not only learn to participate in a more interconnected world, but also to appreciate and benefit from its cultural differences.
by Kristin Hull, Founder and CEO, Nia Impact Capital
While many of us have been at this for a while now, 2018 is the year we stand to make significant progress in our efforts to bring more women into the financial fold. The #MeToo movement has brought attention to women’s equality everywhere from the red carpet in Hollywood to the executive suite and the board room on Wall Street. The more recent Oscar’s hashtag #HereWeAre is also serving to raise awareness of the importance of women’s voices being included and heard.