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“How Will You … End Littering?” Video Contest Launches for Second Year

Keep America Beautiful Opens Contest for Students in Grades 9-12 through Oct. 13
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug.23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today launched its second annual effort to tap into the imagination and innovation of our nation’s youth to continue to advance its fight to End Littering in America.

Four Lessons for Companies Investing in Gender Equity

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Last month, we discussed the business case for gender equity and the growing momentum among corporations to create new value and capture untapped value by advancing gender equity through their core business. Companies can create shared value by advancing gender equity at 3 levels:

Asia: At the Vanguard of Sustainable Business

by Tim Mohin
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Originally published in HuffPost

Asia has become the new vanguard in the effort to drive sustainability into the heart of how business is conducted around the world.

Aflac 2016 CSR Report Unveiling

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At Aflac, we try to live by this very simple rule: Everyone has the power to do good. We have unveiled Aflac’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, where we share with you how Aflac strives to be a good neighbor with good people leading the way - Learn more here

Xylem Watermark Volunteers Educate Children About Water Access and Conservation in Dubai

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Xylem Watermark volunteers visited the GEMS school in Dubai and partnered with SURGE for Water, spending the day teaching children about their water footprint and informing them about the challenges that developing countries often face accessing clean water.

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Xylem Watermark volunteers visited the GEMS school in Dubai and partnered with SURGE for Water, spending the day teaching children about their water footprint and informing them about the challenges that developing countries often face accessing clean water.

How the GRI Standards Exam Will Benefit Sustainability Professionals: An Interview with Tim Lo

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GRI recently launched a new online platform for people to test and demonstrate their knowledge on the GRI Standards. We asked Tim Lo, a Hong Kong-based sustainability planner and our first successful GRI Standards Exam taker, about his exam experience and how it adds value to his career as a sustainability professional.

Companies Are Made of People: The Importance of Human Capital Management

by Tim Mohin
Blog

When we think about companies and the work they do, we often lose sight of a simple fact: a business is just a collection of people. And, all groups of people tend to build a culture, a collective way of viewing the world.

It may seem like an obvious point but it’s all too often overlooked.

Growing Interest in Sustainability Reporting and SDGs in India

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At two recent events in Mumbai, GRI Regional Hub South Asia gathered some of the biggest Indian companies and conglomerates to promote high-quality reporting in the region, and initiate a discussion on the corporate role in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

JetBlue’s Head of CSR Icema Gibbs to Emcee COMMIT!Forum

Press Release

WASHINGTON, August 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The head of corporate social responsibility (CSR) for JetBlue, Icema Gibbs, will act as master of ceremonies for day two of COMMIT!Forum, the annual gathering of CSR and sustainability professionals, Oct. 11-12 at MGM National Harbor.

Sodexo Pledges $650,000 to Scholarship Assistance for Employees and Their Dependents

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky., August 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services and the University’s partner in facilities management, has made a gift commitment to WKU to establish the Sodexo Scholarship Fund to support their employees, as well as their dependents, in the pursuit of higher education at any campus of WKU. Sodexo has pledged $650,000 in scholarship assistance over the next 13 years with $50,000 in scholarships awarded in a given academic year.

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