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The New MBA Will Educate the 'Whole Manager'

by John Howell, Editorial Director, 3BL Media
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Behind the unending stream of headlines about executive malfeasance, there’s a lot of thought and action going on in progressive quarters about how to improve leadership training so that business can perform better.

The UN Global Compact launches the Academy — a new digital learning platform to help companies become more sustainable

The learning platform provides businesses with the knowledge and skills they need to meet their sustainability objectives
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NEW YORK, September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, the United Nations Global Compact launched a new digital learning platform to help companies become more sustainable.

The UN Global Compact Academy is designed to provide businesses with the knowledge and skills they need to meet their sustainability objectives, mitigate business risks and achieve long-term growth by contributing to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

American Express and Pharrell Williams Partner to Back Arts and Music Education in Schools

American Express to Gift $1 Million to Benefit Young Audiences Arts for Learning and Co-host Yellow Ball Fundraiser with Pharrell; Missy Elliott to Headline Yellow Ball, with Featured Performances by A$AP Ferg and DJ Stretch Armstrong
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NEW YORK, August 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, American Express and Pharrell Williams announced an expanded partnership and joint commitment to raise awareness and support to bring more arts education to schools nationwide. As part of the collaboration, American Express Platinum and Pharrell will host a fundraising event, called the Yellow Ball, with an all-star lineup of collaborators on September 10, at the Brooklyn Museum to benefit Young Audiences Arts for Learning.

VIDEO | Mark Your Calendar for 3BL Forum October 23-25

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3BL Forum | Brands Taking Stands™

On October 23-25, 2018, 3BL Forum will once again convene a diverse group of business, policy and NGO leaders to share insights, advance best practices and workshop forward-thinking solutions to the most pressing sustainability challenges of our time.

PRI and Ceres Expand Sustainable Forest Initiative to Include Dialogue with Companies in the Soy Value Chain

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The PRI and sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres today announced that their collaborative effort to address tropical deforestation, the Investor Initiative for Sustainable Forests, has expanded to include engagement with companies exposed to deforestation risks linked to soy production in South America. 

The Initiative will support and coordinate investor’s engagement with companies to eliminate deforestation from their soybean supply chains within South America.

Global Problem Solving Comes to Life at Cisco Live US 2018

by Austin Belisle
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Cisco Live US 2018 may be over, but it was only the continuation of our collective efforts to positively impact people, society, and the planet. Thanks to the more than 26,000 attendees and 350,000 online viewers who took part in Cisco Live this year, we saw global problem solvers come to life in Orlando, Florida.

3BL Media to Host Chicagoland Corporate Responsibility Stories Forum

Astellas, Conagra,and Walgreens will share stories of corporate responsibility at a breakfast hosted by 3BL Media
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CHICAGO, June 11, 2018 -- 3BL Media, the world's leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, will host a free breakfast forum, "Chicagoland Corporate Responsibility Stories", on July 19. 

While sustainability is a competitive advantage for many companies, it can be difficult to break through the noise to get a media mention. In addition to sharing sustainability stories, we will explore best practices for making them “pop” to garner media attention.

Celebrating Small Businesses with PayPal Small Business Month

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Small businesses play a critical role in the global economy. Entrepreneurs create jobs and foster healthy local economies, which leads to a more vibrant national economy. They contribute to local causes, have relationships with their neighbors and are the foundation of the community. We also recognize that not all small businesses have the same issues or dynamics. Some work 9-to-5 while others operate outside traditional business hours.

Watch Live Stream Coverage of Next Gen Garden Summit: Discover Big Impacts in Youth Gardening

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation discusses impact community gardens are having on youth across America
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Hosted by the award-winning Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, the We Dig Ohio! Garden Summit is focused on growing the next generation of gardeners and will provide valuable information on community gardening and urban agriculture. Partner organization, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, will share insights learned from their GRO1000 program and work with hundreds of garden groups across the country.

Livestream schedule for March 24, 2018:

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New speakers & sessions announced
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