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Bloomberg Signs Amicus Brief Opposing Trump's Travel Ban

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Originally posted on www.insidesources.com

While often rivals in business, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are among 161 tech companies collectively asking the Supreme Court to strike down the Trump administration’s second travel ban. The companies range from sharing economy businesses Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb, to the entertainment giant Netflix, to the internet provider Verizon, to music streamers Pandora and Spotify.

Collaboration is Key to Success, Says Carlsberg Group During Climate Week NYC

by Marie Reynolds
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Demonstrating clear corporate leadership during Climate Week NYC 2017, RE100 member Carlsberg Group has highlighted the importance of working in partnership with others to reduce emissions and address climate change.

Case Study: GRI & Switzerland Fostering Responsible Growth in Emerging Markets

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Together with the Swiss Confederation, GRI helps small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets improve their sustainability performance through high-quality reporting. By showcasing responsible business practices through reporting, SMEs can gain access to international value chains, and contribute to economic development in their countries in a way that creates wealth and well-being across all segments of society.

Aflac | From a Successful Regional Brand to a Company That Serves More Than 50 Million People

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Dan Amos has been chief executive officer for Aflac for more than 26 years. In fact, he is the second longest tenured CEO at the same company in the Fortune 200, behind only Warren Buffett. Over 26 years Dan has learned a few things about leadership, managing risk and why it is important to treat employees with respect and dignity. His remarkable marketing campaign (the Aflac Duck) originated in 2000 and catapulted Aflac from a successful regional brand into a company that serves more than 50 million people in the United States and Japan with annual revenues of $23 billion.

PANDORA Wins at World-class Jewellery Awards

For the fourth consecutive year, PANDORA has been honoured at the JNA Awards – the most prestigious international awards in the jewellery industry. This year PANDORA has been awarded ‘Sustainability Initiative of the Year.’ 
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The renowned JNA Awards gathered some of the industry’s shining examples to a gala event in Hong Kong. Established to recognize best practices within the jewellery and gemstone community the awards focus on promoting companies who demonstrate brilliant leadership and innovative thinking.

The Best Rates for the BSR Conference 2017 Have Been Extended to September 29

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We don’t want you to miss this! We’ve extended our advance registration deadline to this Friday, September 29.

Microsoft President Brad Smith has joined our already exciting line-up of plenary speakers at the BSR Conference 2017, and we want you to be there!

Sappi North America Awarded by Minnesota Office of Foreign Direct Investment

Company’s Cloquet Mill Recognized for Impact on the Community, Economy
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CLOQUET, Minn., September 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today received an award for its investment in the state of Minnesota from the Minnesota Office of Foreign Direct Investment, under the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The award highlights the company’s contributions to the economic vitality of local communities, and its commitment to keeping Minnesota a world-leading business destination.

Sappi North America's Key Performance Indicators: Energy

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Our pulp and paper products are derived from renewable resources, made with high levels of renewable energy, and are designed to be reused or recycled. While it is difficult to identify a more sustainable industry than forest products, not all companies perform equally when it comes to operating safely and sustainably. We track our progress annually, and  offer an updated view of our performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste.

Peeking Behind the Corporate Curtain With CSRHub’s Cynthia Figge

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On this edition of The Bottom Line podcast, Rick Wartzman talks to CSRHub’s Cynthia Figge.

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