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A Holistic Approach to Creating, Choosing + Improving Sustainable Products

Friday, May 8 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm PST
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The Living Future 2020 Online Conference is the world’s premier green building event. The theme of “Sustaining Hope Within Crisis,” originally intended to reflect the climate emergency, is even more relevant in light of current events. Coming together as a community is paramount to creating a collective message of hope.

 

Selecting responsible and sustainable buildings products continues to be a thorn in the side of well-meaning project teams, hampering industry progress toward both human health outcomes and climate-friendly building materials.

American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
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April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Scrap Culture: Sustainable Design Practices in a World of Waste

Register Now for Mohawk Group’s Online CEU on April 22
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Presenter: Royce Epstein – A&D Design Director, Mohawk Group
Credits available: AIA, IDCEC

Pushing Beyond the Ordinary in Corporate Social Responsibility

We believe that over the next 10 years, effective CSR initiatives of purpose-driven companies will be characterized by three principles: business alignment, user-centricity and co-creation.
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Corporate social responsibility—the practice of companies holding themselves accountable to serve a social purpose and make a positive impact—was not always the main focus of business leaders. Channel some profits into philanthropy, it was thought, and you’ve checked the CSR box.

Those days are long gone.

Mind the Gap: Business Impact

By Carmen Perez, Senior Director, Data Insights
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For data-lovers, too many metrics is still not enough. That said, no matter how many ways you run the numbers, each day has 24 hours, each week 7 days, each year 12 months. When CSR leaders share information with senior executives, time constraints limit what they’re able to present, which is typically only the vital few metrics that indicate strategy performance and explain why the work matters to society and business goals. They must make tough choices on what to include.

Deloitte Foundation Sponsors 49th American Accounting Association/Deloitte Foundation/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium

Program supports the development of accounting Ph.D. candidates and future CPAs
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More than 100 Ph.D. candidates and distinguished faculty members from the U.S. and select international universities convened at the 49th Annual Deloitte Foundation/American Accounting Association (AAA)/J.

Points of Light Announces Group of Dynamic Speakers for the 2019 Points of Light Conference

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ST. PAUL, Minn., May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light has announced a slate of dynamic speakers who will be featured in the opening plenary, Youth Summit and closing session at the 2019 Points of Light Conference, taking place June 18-20 in St. Paul. Speakers include Wade Davis, former NFL player and activist; Lindsay Peoples Wagner, Teen Vogue editor-in-chief; and John Quiñones, ABC News correspondent and creator and host of “What Would You Do?”

Webinar: How the Evolving Energy Market Affects Your Business

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The market for corporate renewable energy is maturing.  As it does, it introduces new considerations for companies to weigh as part of their overall energy procurement strategy. New providers, new products, and new opportunities mean more complexity and potential risk—even for experienced buyers.

In this webinar, sponsored by Schneider Electric, we’ll examine how this evolution has the potential to impact your business. What do you need to consider when evaluating your renewable energy and clean technology choices in a 2.0 world?

Arrow Electronics Supports Aspiring Innovators at FIRST Robotics Regional Competition

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Arrow Electronics sponsored the FIRST Robotics Colorado Regional Competition, March 21-23, continuing its effort to guide the next generation of innovators forward. Held at the University of Denver, the competition drew 53 high school teams from Colorado, other western states and Mexico who showcased the robots they built over the last six weeks. 

American Express Hosts Its Largest-Ever Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit to Back the People Who Move the World Forward

MOVING TO WASHINGTON, D.C. IN ITS FIFTH YEAR, THE SUMMIT HELPS EMERGING SOCIAL PURPOSE LEADERS GAIN THE TRAINING AND CONTACTS TO MAKE A LASTING IMPACT
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American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) announced today its annual Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit on April 1.  The intensive two-day immersive program offers professional development and networking opportunities to cultivate emerging nonprofit and social purpose leaders. Marking its fifth year, the summit will convene outside New York for the first time, taking place in Washington, D.C., a major hub for nonprofit organizations.

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