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AmerisourceBergen, APTIV PLC, Equinix, JetBlue Airways, and Nestlé S.A. Present Long-Term Plans to Investors at Sixth CEO Investor Forum

Presentations follow CEO keynote panel discussion on “megatrends;” Companies address institutional investors representing more than $25 trillion in AUM
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ —CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII) announced that the CEOs of AmerisourceBergen, APTIV PLC, Equinix, JetBlue Airways, and Nestlé S.A. will present their company’s long-term plans to institutional investors at the CEO Investor Forum on February 25, 2019 in New York City.

'Giving Back' Can Build Stronger Customer Ties

An Aflac branding specialist makes the business case for doing the right thing.
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By Catherine Hernandez-Blades

Say the words “corporate social responsibility,” or CSR, and what may come to mind are multinational corporations taking action on global issues like climate change or public health. While that is certainly part of what is happening under the larger CSR umbrella today, businesses of all sizes are increasingly embracing good corporate citizenship as part of their standard operating procedure and discovering ways to do good within their own communities and professional networks.

The UN Global Compact Calls Upon Business and Governments to Take Action to Finance the Sustainable Development Goals

Press Release

DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact today issued a call to action to finance the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to address the financing gap, estimated at US$ 2.5 trillion annually.

Common Impact Announces New Initiatives to Build Nonprofit Capacity Through Pro Bono Service

Programs Focused on Disaster Resiliency, Citywide Engagement and Virtual Education Will Expand Skills-Based Volunteerism
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 22, 2019 /3BL Media/— Common Impact, a national nonprofit leader in corporate skills-based volunteering, is launching a model to engage private sector talent in supporting community disaster preparedness and resiliency, as part of a broader expansion of its program models and leadership team. The move is designed to meet the demand of U.S.

Annual Letter From CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact : A Year of Tipping Points

Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact
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The value of universal principles

It was 20 years ago this month that our late founder UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan first proposed the idea of a Global Compact between the United Nations and the world’s businesses. The universal principles on human and labour rights, respect for the environment and anti-corruption proposed by Kofi Annan as the basis of our relationship are as valuable and relevant today as they were then. 

A topsy-turvy world

Corporate EHS and Sustainability Leaders Strengthen the Focus on Impact and Execution

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While shiny new sustainability projects continue to draw attention from the media, NAEM’s recent trends report revealed a new rubric for sustainability performance within companies. The criteria: alignment with the business strategy, integration into business operations, and achieving measurable results. 
 

Duke Energy Named to Black Enterprise’s “50 Best Companies for Diversity” list

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Black Enterprise Magazine has once again named Duke Energy to its “50 Best Companies for Diversity” list. The companies singled out for distinction demonstrated a significant commitment to diversity in four key areas: board of directors, employee base, senior management and supplier diversity.

The announcement reflects Duke Energy’s long-standing commitment to foster diversity in our workplace and communities, as well as with the suppliers and providers with whom we partner to serve our customers. Among the programs that Duke Energy offers to advance diversity and inclusion are:

Nominations Open for 2019 CR Magazine 12th Annual Responsible CEO of The Year, Lifetime Achievement Awards

Public and private companies are invited to nominate their CEO for this prestigious award
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WASHINGTON, Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ - Nominations are now being accepted for CR Magazine’s 12th annual Responsible CEO Award and Lifetime Achievement Award, given to corporate leaders committed to a progressive environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda.

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