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3 Ways Cisco is Celebrating World Humanitarian Day

by Tae Yoo
Blog

Humanitarian crises persist around the world. Natural disasters and human conflict displace millions each year. These devastating incidents deprive innocent people access to our most basic human needs: adequate shelter, food, and clean water.

Part of our Corporate Social Responsibility commitment is to empower nonprofits and social change agents worldwide to address these global challenges and positively impact the lives of 1 billion people by 2025.

JetBlue Joins OBAP to Discuss Legacy and Being First to Accept the Challenge

Article

Last week, JetBlue sponsored the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) Annual Conference and Career Expo held in Orlando. JetBlue has worked with OBAP for several years to help diversify the aviation industry and provide access to those from traditionally under-represented communities to the variety of careers within the industry.  

“There’s responsibility in being the first and being a part of history.”

Scotiabank New CSR Perspectives Series: Supporting Gender Equality through the HeForShe movement

Article

Gender equality remains a global issue and achieving equality requires an inclusive approach. Scotiabank is supporting the UN Women Solidarity Movement, HeForShe, with their efforts towards gender equality as one way for employees to advocate inclusion.  

In the World: Supporting Survivors of the Japanese Earthquake

by Keita Era
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Keita Era, an Analyst based in Tokyo, tells us about his volunteer work with those badly affected by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in 2011 – and the fulfilment he gets from supporting them back into meaningful jobs.

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Keita Era, an Analyst based in Tokyo, tells us about his volunteer work with those badly affected by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in 2011 – and the fulfilment he gets from supporting them back into meaningful jobs.

Sustainable Brands Reveals SB’17 Copenhagen Program

IDEO, Unilever, Plastic Bank, H&M among companies confirmed to speak
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, August 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  Sustainable Brands® recently announced program details for the upcoming conference, SB’17 Copenhagen, running October 30th - November 1st at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Making Our Mark on the Global Water Crisis

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THE CHALLENGE

Water covers 70% of our planet, and it is easy to think that it will always be plentiful. However, as the world’s population continues to soar, so does the need for fresh water that makes up only 2.5% of the world’s water supply. The reality today is that the need for clean, safe water for drinking and sanitation far exceeds the readily available amount.

Twenty Years Of The Global Reporting Initiative: Interview With CEO Tim Mohin

by Dr. Bob Eccles
Article

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an independent body that has pioneered sustainability reporting from a niche practice to one now adopted by organizations around the world. Eight months into his new role, I spoke to the Chief Executive of GRI, Tim Mohin, about the growth of sustainability reporting, the importance of transparency, competition between reporting methods and his hopes for his own legacy.

Growing Role for the Private Sector in the 2030 Agenda

How to eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world?
Article

On 17 and 18 July, high-level representatives from United Nations member states, inter-governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, gathered in New York to discuss how to ‘eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world’.

Xylem Watermark Volunteers Clean Floodgate Near Bridgeport, New Jersey

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Xylem employees made their mark in South Jersey by cleaning up litter and trash around a local floodgate to help protect the water quality of the Delaware River and surrounding water sources.

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Xylem employees made their mark in South Jersey by cleaning up litter and trash around a local floodgate to help protect the water quality of the Delaware River and surrounding water sources.

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