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Cutting-Edge Business Performance Metrics Revealed at Sustainable Brands New Metrics ‘17

Leading research, breakthrough tools, and new reports unveiled by BASF, Dell, Thomson Reuters and others in Philadelphia
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Members of the Sustainable Brands® community gather in Philadelphia to kick off the 7th annual New Metrics conference.

Gilead Sciences Announces 100 Percent Score on Human Rights Campaign 2018 Corporate Equality Index

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FOSTER CITY, Calif., November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Gilead Sciences today announced that it has received a top score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. Organizations that have earned a 100 percent rating on the CEI have satisfied all criteria for that year and are recognized as a "Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.”

The Case for Hiring Veterans

In recognition of Veterans Day, BMS colleagues share how their military experience has helped shape their careers
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Editor's note: For Veterans Day, observed every year in the U.S. on November 11, BMS employees are sharing how their military experience has helped prepare them for successful careers and why hiring Veterans makes good business sense.

Curtis McDonald, Yeoman 3rd Class, U.S. Navy
It’s not uncommon to ask your co-workers about their career paths and learn that they may have worked previously in a similar role at another company or perhaps spent time in a different industry.

How Companies Can Help Solve Global Problems: a Conversation With Alice Korngold, CEO of Korngold Consulting

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, we talk with Alice Korngold (@alicekorngold), President and CEO of Korngold Consulting, about trends in collaboration across the social good sector.

Case Study: Improving Workplace Conditions a Vital Component of Social Responsibility

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Humantech Inc. specializes in industrial engineering, bio-mechanics and occupational ergonomics, and helps Fortune 1000 companies identify and quantify injury risk in the workplace. We spoke with their President, James Good, who told us that sustainability is a core concept that drives Humantech’s business. ​

Reporting on the SDGs: Measuring Today’s Contributions and Educating Tomorrow’s Leaders

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GRI is strengthening the contribution of the private sector to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by helping make reporting on them more comparable, encouraging private sector engagement and supporting collaboration between business and academia to prepare the next generation of sustainability leaders. ​

GRI November Podcast Out

Curbing Carbon Emissions
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With the UN Climate Change Conference COP23 taking place in Germany early November, in this month’s show we’ll hear about the innovative ways Munich Airport is working to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. We also have a report from our Regional Hub China, which is busy preparing for several Networking Events in the area later this month. Not to forget, the show kicks off with the latest sustainability news.

Case Study: Sustainability Reporting Creates a Virtuous Circle

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The French-based e-payment services company Wordline started sustainability reporting in 2014, using the GRI G4 Guidelines, and is now one of the pioneers to publish a GRI Standards report. We talked to Sébastien Mandron, Corporate Social Responsibility Officer at Worldline, about how sustainability reporting helps the company enhance trust with its stakeholders. ​

One Year of the GRI Standards: in Numbers

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​Launched in October 2016, the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards are the latest evolution of GRI’s reporting framework, which has been developed through a robust multi-stakeholder process. The GRI Standards replace the G4 Guidelines, which will be phased out by 30 June 2018. Here's a recap of what has happened since the launch last year. 

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