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Yale and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development Announce Collaboration to Improve Corporate Reporting

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September 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Recognizing the critical role that private capital flows will play in moving society toward a more sustainable future, Yale University has launched the Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance (YISF). This new academic effort will provide high-quality research on the flow of capital into sustainability-oriented projects and sustainable companies.

2017 Taiwan CSR Overview and Trends

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This year, CSROne's research covers 458 CSR reports published in Taiwan, including qualitative and quantitative analyses such as GHG emissions, renewable energy usage, compliance and 149 GRI G4 indicators. CSROne hopes to provide a comprehensive and realistic reference for Taiwan CSR overall performance and practices. CSROne interviewed and reported 10 outstanding corporations and their superior practices. 

TCS is a Proud Sponsor of Oracle’s Inclusive Leadership Summit at OpenWorld

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Rapid technology advancements are changing conventional work paradigms and helping bridge geographical and cultural divides. Today’s workplace is extremely diverse – bringing together people from different ages, cultures, ethnicities, geographies and more. Success now depends on how leaders can help people grow and realize their full potential – both as individuals and as part of the teams they work with.

Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets Launched

Ground-breaking report is a first step towards a unified mechanism to help businesses report on contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals.
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NEW YORK, September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ Business reporting on the impacts and contributions to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is set to become less complex following the launch of a new report – Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets. 

Developed by GRI and the United Nations Global Compact, with the support of PwC, as part of a three-year initiative established to encourage and assist corporate reporting on the SDGs, the report aligns with companies’ regular reporting cycles as they work towards their SDG objectives. 

Inclusion Remains a Top Priority for Today’s Evolving Workforce, Says New Deloitte – Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative Report

Eighty percent of respondents in a recent survey indicated inclusion is important when choosing an employer; across generations, professionals are seeking a culture of authenticity, flexibility and purpose
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NEW YORK, September 26, 2017/3BL Media/ – As today’s workforce continues to evolve, professionals across generations cite inclusion as a key factor in determining whether they join, stay, or leave an organization.

British American Tobacco is the Tobacco Industry Leader in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

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British American Tobacco is the tobacco industry leader in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and the only tobacco company to feature in both the Europe index and the prestigious DJSI World index.

Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) track the corporate sustainability performance of the world’s largest companies.

Points of Light Releases The 2017 Civic 50 Report

Insights and Best Practices from Top 50 Community-Minded Companies in United States
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ATLANTA, September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, has released a new report, “Inspiring and Leading in Times of Change: Insights and Best Practices from The 2017 Civic 50.” The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

Trends in Integrated LNG and Gas Generation: A Timely Consideration for Indonesia and the Philippines

Planning for Liquefied Natural Gas Terminals and Gas-Fired Gen Can Balance Power Gen Mix in Asia
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For growing maritime nations like Indonesia and the Philippines, planning for integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminals and gas-fired generation is a timely solution to balance the power generation mix and help meet 2015 Conference of Parties (COP21) commitments.

Both nations are vast archipelagos together totaling some 350 million people. Prospects for economic growth remain strong while full electrification remains a focused goal for both nations. 

Cisco Named Sustainability Leader by Dow Jones Sustainability Index

by Kathy Mulvany, VP Corporate Affairs
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Cisco is proud to be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability (DJSI) World index. We’ve been on the World Index 10 of the last 13 years. The DJSI series, a globally recognized benchmark, rates companies based on their economic, environmental, and social dimensions. The indices serve as a resource for investors who factor sustainability into their investment decisions.

Working for the Future of Forests

By Dan Persica, Senior Manager, Sustainability Communications, Domtar
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Much of the world is under the misconception that paper is a wasteful, environmentally irresponsible product. But the opposite is true.

Forest products, like paper, come from a renewable resource – trees. The key is for the owners of those trees to manage their land responsibly, ensuring these forests remain forests for years to come. That way, the benefits they provide – cleaner air, greater biodiversity and raw material for many of the products we use every day, can continue on indefinitely.

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