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Stock Market Reactions to Long-Term Plans Measured for First Time

Quantifies market reaction in returns, volume of trades; Higher-quality long-term plans, larger reaction
Press Release

NEW YORK, November 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Institutional investors act when they hear how companies will create value over the long-term.

Companies Now Required to Speak Out on ESG Issues: New Research

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
Blog

As a journalist, I’ve always searched out cultural trends as I saw them developing, in a constant search for “what’s next.”
 
“What’s next” is, of course, of major importance to business. Looking ahead to map out strategy is critical to continued success. But which trends are the right ones with which to align future plans? Which ones will matter months, even years, down the line?
 

Join GRI's Live Stream on Meaningful Reporting at the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

Article

On Wednesday 28 November, GRI will host a session at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, 'Toward meaningful reporting on human rights’. ​This session will invite discussion on what is needed to increase and improve corporate human rights reporting and communication, including barriers to reporting and how these may be overcome, as well as how best to report on human rights due diligence and human rights impacts.

5 Best Practices of Design Thinking Companies Can Use to Ensure Data Privacy

by Laura K. Wise
Article

“Data is the new oil,” is a phrase attributed to Clive Humby, a data science innovator in the UK who coined the term in 2006.

Brands Taking Stands on ESG Issues Is a Movement, Not a Moment, Say 82 Percent of Corporate Leaders Surveyed by 3BL Media and GlobeScan

Recruiting, Retaining Employees is Top Driver of Corporate Advocacy
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Eight-out-of-10 corporate leaders believe companies now have an obligation to speak out on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, according to new research on brand advocacy conducted by GlobeScan and 3BL Media.

The tightening labor market, specifically competitive pressure for companies to recruit and retain talent, is a key driver of the Brands Taking Stands movement, followed by efforts to protect and enhance corporate reputation.

SMEs Reporting in Ghana: Sustainability in Action!

Article

Sustainability reporting can really help companies of all sizes, and anywhere in the world to improve their own processes and publicly demonstrate their responsible business practices. Through its Competitive Business Program and with with the support of SECO (Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs), GRI helped SMEs in Ghana report for the first time. Participating SMEs and GRI learnt that sustainability reporting can lead to clear business benefits for smaller companies in developing countries, and that digital tools can encourage and facilitate reporting. 

PayPal Releases 2017 Global Impact Report

Blog

We released our Global Impact Report - $PYPL’s first comprehensive summary of our Environmental, Social and Governance efforts. As we continue to advance on our #ESG journey, we’ll share updates on our progress along the way.

NAEM Announces New Benchmarking Forum for Senior EHS and Sustainability Leaders

The acquisition of the EHS&S Roundtable will meet the changing needs of NAEM’s growing membership
Press Release

November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) today announced the addition of the EHS&S Roundtable to its portfolio of benchmarking services for corporate EHS and Sustainability leaders.

With about 5000 members, NAEM is the leader in professional development for mid-level corporate managers of environment, health and safety and sustainability (EHS&S). The EHS&S Roundtable, which was founded 30 years ago, is the longest-running executive network for those at the senior levels of EHS&S leadership within companies. 

Martin Currie Becomes One of the First Asset Managers to Commit to Korea’s Stewardship Code

Press Release

Martin Currie, an active equity specialist with a long history of investing in Asia and emerging markets, has become one of the first asset managers* to declare its commitment to Korea’s Stewardship Code.

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