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Denbury Executive, Whitney Shelley, Named 2016 DFW Woman of the Year

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DALLAS, November 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to honor Whitney Shelley with the 2016 DFW Woman of the Year Award, which was presented at the Dallas Women’s Conference on November 3, 2016. Ms. Shelley is the Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Denbury Resources, an independent oil and natural gas company specializing in enhanced oil recovery. With more than 20 years of experience in senior level human resources roles, Shelley has undoubtedly proved that she is deserving of such a distinguished award.

Parents, Governmental Leaders Meet at National Parents Meet to Celebrate Progress in the Disability Movement in India

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The 24th National Parents Meet in Jalandhar, Punjab was a potent mix of passion, gritty determination, and celebration. From across India, several hundred family members of people with developmental disabilities came together, along with their sons and daughters, to meet, plan, share, learn, and celebrate the hard-won gains they have made.

CEOs and Senior Execs from Dell, Rockwool, Smurfit Kappa, Accedo, Heineken, Grundfos and SC Johnson Will Gather in London to Discuss How to Deliver Social Purpose and Impact

The 16th Annual Responsible Business Summit will bring together over 500 senior global business in June 2017 to discuss how to push the sustainable business agenda
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November 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In light of the recent UK referendum and US election business faces uncertain times. What is a certainty is the need for organisations from across the globe to come together to continue to push the sustainable and responsible business agenda.

The Future of Sustainable Design

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The next step in sustainable production is the circular economy, says Eco-Chick.com founder and editor Starre Vartan. That means leaving behind today’s make, use, dispose model to create products transparently and with less impact. Such products will be built to last, but can be transformed, recovered or even used to improve the environment at the end of their life.

How Do We Fill the Gap?

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Posted by Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact on the Huffington Post Blog on 14 November 2016

“How do we fill the gap?”

This week, as leaders from around the world gather in Marrakech for COP22, this is a question on the minds of many.

Mark Mykleby and Joel Makower Talk "The New Grand Strategy" at the BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary session moderated by BSR CEO Aron Cramer at the BSR Conference 2016, Mark "Puck" Mykleby and Joel Makower highlighted bold ideas presented in their book, The New Grand Strategy.

"Ask people what kind of world they want for their kids and they will speak in the language of sustainability," Mykleby said. Mykleby is also codirector of the Strategic Innovation Lab at Case Western Reserve University and a retired colonel of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Watch the full video below (Parental warning: This video contains some strong language.):

Women Deliver President and CEO Highlights Women's Empowerment at the BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Women Deliver President and CEO Katja Iversen explored the importance of women's empowerment.

“Women are powerful. They are producers, reproducers, consumers, and voters,” Iversen said.

VolunteerMatch Recognizes Eight Companies and Organizations for Exemplary Volunteer Programs

Award Winners Revealed During Ceremony at VM Summit 16 on October 25, 2016.
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media /-- Last week, VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, recognized eight companies and organizations for their transformational work related to volunteerism and cross-sector collaboration at an awards ceremony.

The awards ceremony took place on October 25, 2016 during VM Summit 16. VM Summit, VolunteerMatch’s annual conference on corporate volunteerism, brings nonprofits and companies together in the same room to elevate the conversation around cross-sector partnerships and volunteerism.

BSR Conference 2016: Andy Stern Discusses Universal Basic Income

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, President Emeritus of the Service Employees International Union and Ronald O. Perelman Senior Fellow of the Richman Center at Columbia University Andy Stern shared his thoughts on the concept of a universal basic income.

"Change is inevitable—it’s progress that’s optional. And leadership and being bold makes the difference," Stern said.

Following his address, Stern answered live questions from BSR Conference participants and Twitter.

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Didn't Make It to VM Summit 16? Check out the Recap

In case you missed it, VM Summit 16 — the conference on corporate volunteerism and nonprofit partnerships — took place last Tuesday, October 25, 2016, in Chicago.
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In case you missed it, VM Summit 16 — the conference on corporate volunteerism and nonprofit partnerships — took place last Tuesday, October 25, 2016, in Chicago.

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