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Freeport-McMoRan Publishes 2017 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Powered By Copper”

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August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan’s 2017 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report now is available online.

Titled "Powered by Copper," the report provides information on the company's sustainability programs – including approach, focus areas and performance targets – and highlights the company's progress made on key issues affecting the company and stakeholders.

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Erb Managing Director, Shadow Companies in Palm Oil Supply Chains, and Business’s Social License to Operate: A Conversation with Innovation Forum’s Ian Walsh

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While in London recently, Erb Institute Managing Director, Terry Nelidov sat down with Ian Welsh at Innovation Forum to discuss trends in how companies approach their social license to operate, and why it is increasingly regarded as essential.   

Tracking Sustainability Indicators on a Quarterly Basis Is Possible With the Right Intent

Sustainability Impact 2018-2020 exceeds its target score for Q2/2018; eight indicators exceed their target for the quarter
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RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, July 27, 2018  – For the fourth year, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announces its financial and non-financial results together for the second quarter of 2018. Each quarter, Schneider Electric publishes 21 indicators from the Schneider Sustainability Impact 2018-2020, which replaces the Planet & Society Barometer, measuring progress towards its ambitious sustainability commitments.

Taking a Bite Out of Student Loan Debt

by Jim Witkin
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To get a good job and earn a good salary: stay in school, go to college, and get a degree. So goes the conventional wisdom, and the research bears this out. Countless studies have shown that individuals with college degrees will earn more money over the course of their careers than those without a degree.

But the numbers also show that for many, the degree comes with a mountain of student loan debt that will take a good portion of their careers to pay off.

Think Differently: The Shifting Landscape of Value for Emerging Brands and Successful ICOs

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We’ve seen a massive shift towards values-based leadership over the last several years, particularly within the ranks of established corporate leadership teams.

But what role do values and operationalizing the creation of shared value play for the emerging entrepreneur, for whom it can be a matter of business life-or-death if funds aren’t quickly raised and partners don’t come alongside to support their urgent growth? Is there a role for social impact as an entrepreneur or ICO leader?

INFOGRAPHIC | HPE Employees are Creating Local Impact on a Global Scale

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With over 181, 000 volunteer hours clocked and $20 million in social investments, our employees made a big impact in their local communities in 2017.  

Find out more about HPE's social contributions in the new Living Progress Report.

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Exploring the ‘How’ Behind the ‘Brands Taking Stands’ Movement, Purpose-Driven Companies Gather for 3BL Forum, Oct. 23-25 in Washington

50+ speakers announced; early-bird pricing ends July 31
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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As investors, employees, customers and other key stakeholders demand that companies weigh in on vexing social and environmental issues, 3BL Forum has built its agenda around the “Brands Taking Stands” movement, Oct. 23-25, at MGM National Harbor in Washington, D.C.

More than 50 speakers – ranging from Fortune 500 CEOs to veteran White House reporter Eli Stokols – will speak at the annual gathering, presented by 3BL Media, the world’s leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations. 

High Fashion Adopts Sustainability as Plan for Future Growth

by John Howell, Editorial Director, 3BL Media
Blog

Luxury brands and brands taking stands are topics not usually included in the same conversation. But in another sign of a world turned upside down, top tier fashion labels are now talking CSR and sustainability. From materials to packaging, from supply chain to environmental footprint, luxury consumer goods companies are updating their strategies to ensure long-term viability. 
 

Yum! Brands’ Recipe for Good: 2017 Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report Showcases Company’s Efforts to Serve Food People Trust, Grow Sustainably to Protect the Planet and Unlock Potential in People

KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Parent Shares Progress on Public Commitments; Defines Future Goals
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LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today released its 2017 Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report, citizenship.yum.com, highlighting the company’s progress in 2016 and 2017 and outlining efforts by KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell to make a meaningful impact in three areas of strategic focus: Food, Planet and People.

Behind the Scenes VIDEO | Heathered Hues Sustainable Yarn System from Mohawk Group

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Our Best of NeoCon Gold award-winning Heathered Hues is a new high-performance color yarn system available in Mohawk Group’s Duracolor and Colorstrand technologies. Designed to do more with less, this highly sustainable, solution-dyed nylon fiber creates high styling and vivid color for all market segments, projects and budgets. Heathered Hues fiber provides visual texture and dimension when tufted, allowing for a variegated, realistic wool-like appearance for warmth and sophistication in contract interiors.

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