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GRI: 20 Years of Driving Global Change

Press Release

AMSTERDAM, September 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) marks its 20th anniversary and charts a refreshed course to help even more businesses use sustainability reporting to create the conditions for sustainable development. Thousands of organizations in more than 100 countries already use the GRI reporting framework to disclose non-financial information to their stakeholders and manage their impacts on the economy, the environment and society.

High-Level UN Dialogue on Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividend

Press Release

New York, USA. September 22, 2017: Today, at the United Nations, His Excellency Prof. Alpha Condé, President of Guinea and Chairperson of the African Union, convened a high-level meeting to strengthen the partnership with the private sector and discuss opportunities created by Africa’s demographic change. Bringing together African leaders, CEOs and other development partners, the event explored how smart investments in health, empowerment, education and employment can reduce vulnerability and support young people to reach their full potential.

Ingersoll Rand Underscores Importance of Energy Efficiency at Official Climate Week NYC 2017 Event

The company also honored Grand Hyatt New York with award for outstanding commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability
Press Release

September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand® (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joined international leaders from business, government and civil society at

Visa Launches Online Tool to Help Connect Families to Essential Supplies in Wake of Disasters

Hurricane Area Store Locator Helps Impacted Residents Find Gas, Groceries
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At Visa, we are committed to doing our part to get those affected by disasters back on their feet as quickly as possible. That’s why we have created the Hurricane Area Store Locator to help those impacted identify open businesses in affected areas providing necessities such as groceries, gas, hardware or lodging.

In the World: The Mentor Helping Girls Reach Their Potential

Blog

Rachel Scandling, Strategy and Optimisation Lead, left a career in the Royal Navy to join Barclays two years ago. She tells us about volunteering as a mentor to girls from disadvantaged backgrounds – and why she’s passionate about helping people achieve “incredible transformations”.

I joined Barclays two years ago, after a career in the Royal Navy, and I now work as a Strategy and Optimisation Lead for the bank. My role is to make all processes across the business more organised and efficient.

From Pledge to Action: Diversity & Inclusion in Our Workplace

by Mirian Graddick-Weir, Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Blog

September is always a poignant time as children return to school, and we cling to the fond memories of our recent holidays with family and friends.

Biodiversity Conservation Demonstrating Gains in Ghana

Newmont Manages Biodiversity Impacts in Ghana
Blog

Newmont works to continually improve how we manage impacts from our activities on biodiversity and related ecosystems. This includes defined strategies for protecting water, air, soil and food sources on which both our operations and nearby communities rely. At our Akyem mine in Ghana, a fresh water dam constructed to support production activities is helping to replenish populations of a migratory water bird and support a healthy ecosystem in the region.

Aramark Team Members Around the Globe Join Forces to Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families to Lead Healthy Lifestyles

Global Day of Service Reinforces Commitment to Health and Wellness Empowerment
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More than 10,000 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members, including chefs, dietitians and human resources experts, will volunteer to support community centers and nonprofit organizations in the communities where they live and work, on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day).

Points of Light Releases The 2017 Civic 50 Report

Insights and Best Practices from Top 50 Community-Minded Companies in United States
Press Release

ATLANTA, September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, has released a new report, “Inspiring and Leading in Times of Change: Insights and Best Practices from The 2017 Civic 50.” The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

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