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Reflections from the BSR Conference 2018 (Plus Five Ways to Review Highlights)

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By Elisabeth Best, Communications and Marketing Manager, BSR; Katie Morris, Communications and Marketing Associate, BSR

Last week, our community of more than 800 sustainability leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors came together in New York City at the BSR Conference 2018 to create a new blueprint for business.

Responsible Business Alliance Initiative Launched to Advance Worker Well-Being

Initiative Aims to Improve Global Health and Wellness of Workers in Manufacturing Supply Chains
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., November 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, announced a new initiative to advance work-life wellness in the manufacturing sector. The initiative officially launched in Q3 and was recently announced at the RBA’s annual conference, Responsible Business 2018, in Santa Clara, California.

New Study Outlines What Institutional Investors Say Should Be in a CEO’s Long-Term Plan

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NEW YORK, November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Institutional investors want to hear more from CEOs about how they are positioning their company to succeed in the long-term, according to a new paper released by CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII), Emerging Practice in Long-Term Plans.

Better Sustainability Reports With New Global Reporting Initiative Services

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Elaborating a better sustainability report that is in line with the GRI Standards can be a challenging exercise. Particularly the balance between a wider sustainability narrative and the hard-and-fast Standards can be difficult to maintain. And, because each company or organization has different approaches to collecting, systematizing and presenting data, report preparers may want more certainty as to their advances, and room for improvement. 

Partners In Preservation: Main Streets Awards $2 Million in Preservation Grants to Sites Reflecting America’s Diverse History

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October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.

Responsible Business Alliance Announces Compass Awards Winners

RBA 2018 Awards recognize CSR leadership, innovation and implementation
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the winners of its inaugural Compass Awards program recognizing corporate social responsibility (CSR) excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation and Implementation.

Goodness Gains Momentum as 200 More Companies Embrace Benevity’s Innovative Approaches to Employee Engagement

Over 500 enterprise clients representing more than 10M employees partner with Benevity to do well by doing good
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CALGARY, AB, October 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that 212 companies—including Okta, Tiffany & Co., Rackspace® and Major League Baseball—have joined the growing Benevity client community since this time last year.  The businesses represent a wide range of industries and join a long list of iconic global brands who are already leveraging Benevity’s holistic solution to run corporate social impact initiatives alongside employee-centred giving and volunteering.

Marathon Petroleum Corp. 2018 Citizenship Report Expands Coverage of Environmental Metrics and Governance

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Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) today announced the publication of its 2018 Citizenship Report, which describes the company’s accomplishments in energy efficiency, emissions reductions and safety, as well as provides a detailed look at MPC’s governance, community involvement, and much more.

Video: CEO Spotlight - The Case for Fair Trade

New video highlights businesses' commitment to fair trade
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Since Fair Trade USA's launch in 1998, more than 1,250 companies have committed to a world-changing way of doing business through Fair Trade.

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