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WEBINAR: 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study: The Need-to-Know Data & Insights

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2017 will be remembered as the year that corporate social responsibility (CSR) was redefined. Although CSR will always be grounded in business operations, the stakes have gotten a lot higher. Companies must now share not only what they stand for, but what they stand up for.  

AkzoNobel | The Ultimate Test of Performance

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Setting the scene for team AkzoNobel’s involvement in the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race, the world’s premier offshore sailing race.

Learn more about the 2016 AkzoNobel Report here 

MetLife Foundation Financial Inclusion at a Glance 2013-2016

MetLife Foundation’s financial inclusion grant-making is organized into three broad categories
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As featured in the MetLife Annual Report 2016 ​

Knowledge.
Grants aimed at increasing low-income people’s capability to make sound financial decisions.

Services.
Grants aimed at ensuring that low-income clients are served by strong institutions that meet their needs.

Insights.
Grants designed to share lessons learned and build the knowledge of the global financial inclusion community.

Announcing Factor10: Delivering Innovative, Scalable Solutions for the Circular Economy

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Helsinki, Finland - 6 June: Today at the World Circular Economy Forum, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced its new circular economy initiative, Factor10.

Factor10 brings companies together to reinvent how business finds, uses and disposes of the materials that make up global trade. It’s an initiative that will help to identify and remove the barriers that exist, while creating solutions that businesses all around the world can implement.

MetLife Foundation | Sharing What We Learn

The lessons that MetLife Foundation and our grantees learn are shared continuously to improve our work and to advance the knowledge of the global financial inclusion industry.
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 With our partners we prepare white papers, publish articles, sponsor and appear at conferences. MetLife Foundation also runs learning workshops for our grantees. Together they share their experiences, develop common metrics, compare key performance indicators, and adjust their programming to serve their clients better. Some of our grants have knowledge sharing as its own goal.

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 With our partners we prepare white papers, publish articles, sponsor and appear at conferences. MetLife Foundation also runs learning workshops for our grantees. Together they share their experiences, develop common metrics, compare key performance indicators, and adjust their programming to serve their clients better. Some of our grants have knowledge sharing as its own goal.

WBCSD Releases CEO Guide to the Circular Economy

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HELSINKI, Finland, June 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Today at the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF), the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released its CEO Guide to the Circular Economy.

The Guide – developed in cooperation with Accenture and signed by 14 CEOs from companies including Unilever, Danone and Tata – aims to give CEOs and business leaders the tools they need to implement circular economy principles.

CSX Publishes Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/– CSX Corporation (Nasdaq: CSX) has released its seventh annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, titled “Moving Forward.” The report documents CSX’s commitment to responsibility and its 2016 performance across environmental, social, and governance topics. CSX’s responsible business practices center around creating value for our customers, increasing shareholder returns, improving the environment and enhancing the communities in which we operate.

Fair Trade USA Calls on Shoppers to Choose Fair Trade Seafood This World Oceans Day

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Originally posted on 3BL Media

In honor of World Oceans Day, Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, launches a campaign to raise awareness of issues in the seafood industry. 

Highlights from GM’s Latest Sustainability Report

GM strengthens its business, reduces environmental impact and improves communities
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DETROIT, June 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ — General Motors’ sustainability approach enables the company to serve its customers and shareholders, increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk and improve the communities where it does business. GM summarizes its impact in its annual sustainability report at gmsustainability.com.

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