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5 Reasons Your Colleagues Attend the BSR Conference


Year after year, participants join us for one of the most important global gatherings for sustainable business.

Here’s why:

1. Engaging Content

The BSR Conference will feature 30 thought-provoking sessions on how business is leading and redefining sustainability for an era of change.

Morgan Stanley Releases New Report Finding Sustainability Communication Disconnect Between Companies and Investors

Communicating Sustainability paper identifies a communications gap and provides best practices for meeting investor ESG needs
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NEW YORK, October 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing released a new report analyzing the communications disconnect between the environmental, social and governance (ESG) information investors seek and what companies provide. The paper, Sustainable Value: Communicating ESG to the 21st Century Investor, identifies the communications opportunities and best practices for companies to better communicate their ESG stories to enhance their business and investor value.

JetBlue Partners with Three Budding New York Companies for Third Installment of Its BlueBud Business Mentoring Program


-- Toast Ale, Barber Farm Distillery and Luv Michael Merge Food and Beverage With Purpose, Budding Brands Will Learn What It Takes to Potentially Get Their Products Onboard A Commercial Aircraft --

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-- Toast Ale, Barber Farm Distillery and Luv Michael Merge Food and Beverage With Purpose, Budding Brands Will Learn What It Takes to Potentially Get Their Products Onboard A Commercial Aircraft --

Workplace, Meet WELL: Enhancing the Employee Experience Through Healthy Buildings

by Karen Quintana

Human resource professionals see firsthand the benefits of promoting health and wellness in the workplace. As people, we spend about 90 percent of our time indoors, and a lot of that time is spent at work. HR departments are always experimenting with new approaches to enhance employee health and wellness, and now, leading research is demonstrating how better buildings can help make people more productive, reduce absenteeism and create more enjoyable, healthful work environments.

[Video] Scotiabank’s Colpatria Celebrates International Day of the Girl! CEO Takeover Through Plan International’s “Girls Belong Here” Campaign

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Young people are our future leaders and it is crucial to provide them with the skills and resources they need to succeed. In honour of the International Day of the Girl today on October 11th and in partnership with Plan International’s #GirlsBelongHere campaign, Scotiabank’s Colombian subsidiary, Banco Colpartria welcomed Sindy Mosquera as “CEO” for the day on October 2nd.

Watch this video (in Spanish) to learn more about Sindy.

Voya Financial Announces Third-Quarter 2017 Grant Recipients

Press Release

NEW YORK October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announced the nonprofit organizations that received grants in the third quarter of 2017 through Voya Foundation, the company’s charitable giving arm. Voya Foundation invests in programming to help foster healthy, sustainable communities and supports local and national nonprofits with missions that advance children’s education and financial resilience.

Below is a summary of third-quarter 2017 grants:

Duke Energy Work From Home Program Benefits Customers, Employees

Mike Weatherspoon can respond quickly to customer calls from his new home office

Mike Weatherspoon didn’t create his Duke Room for watching Duke University Blue Devils basketball. It’s for taking calls as a senior customer service virtual care specialist at Duke Energy. 

“Some people have man caves,” he said, “but I have a Duke Room.”

Weatherspoon, known to his co-workers as Mike Spoon, was one of the first customer service specialists in Charlotte to participate in a Virtual Customer Care Program where employees are based at home. This work-from-home setup is benefiting employees who enjoy a reduced commute, but it also helps customers.

Trust is Down, Expectations are Up as Brands Take Center Stage in Cultural Divides

New report by BBMG, GlobeScan reveals global consumer aspirations, challenges
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October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Trust is down. Expectations are up. And like never before, the world’s consumers are turning to brands to address the social and environmental challenges that affect their aspirations for a better life in divided times.

National Mining Association Independently Certifies Freeport-McMoRan to CORESafety System


November 17, 2017 - The CORESafety certification demonstrates Freeport-McMoRan’s commitement to their philosophy of Safe Production, which is demonstrated by the integration of health and safety practices in all aspects of their operational activities.

Webinar // Taproot+ Live: Craft a Project Ask to Find the Right Skilled Volunteer

Looking for skilled volunteers? Taproot Foundation can get you connected.
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October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - If you work at a nonprofit, you probably find yourself putting off projects and plans due to shortages in budget or in-house expertise. With the support of volunteers with professional-level skills­­­—you can make those plans happen.                                                   


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