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Reflections from the BSR Conference 2018 (Plus Five Ways to Review Highlights)

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By Elisabeth Best, Communications and Marketing Manager, BSR; Katie Morris, Communications and Marketing Associate, BSR

Last week, our community of more than 800 sustainability leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors came together in New York City at the BSR Conference 2018 to create a new blueprint for business.

Reflections from the BSR Conference 2018 (Plus Five Ways to Review Highlights)

Blog

By Elisabeth Best, Communications and Marketing Manager, BSR; Katie Morris, Communications and Marketing Associate, BSR

Last week, our community of more than 800 sustainability leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors came together in New York City at the BSR Conference 2018 to create a new blueprint for business.

Responsible Business Alliance Initiative Launched to Advance Worker Well-Being

Initiative Aims to Improve Global Health and Wellness of Workers in Manufacturing Supply Chains
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., November 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, announced a new initiative to advance work-life wellness in the manufacturing sector. The initiative officially launched in Q3 and was recently announced at the RBA’s annual conference, Responsible Business 2018, in Santa Clara, California.

Companies Leading in Disability Inclusion Have Outperformed Peers, Accenture Research Finds

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NEW YORK, November 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Companies that embrace best practices for employing and supporting more persons with disabilities in their workforces have outperformed their peers, according to a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD).
 

Experts Gather to Discuss ROI of Sustainable Business at New Metrics ‘18

Innovative methodologies and case studies shared by Lyft, SAP, Iron Mountain and others in Philadelphia
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Sustainable Brands® community gathers today in Philadelphia, PA to kick off the 8th annual New Metrics conference.

The State – and Future – of Sustainable Business

A look at the results from the 10th Annual BSR/GlobeScan Survey.
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The past 10 years have seen incredible progress in sustainable business. There are global multi-stakeholder commitments on climate action and the SDGs, collaborations driving systemic change across value chains, and tremendous improvements in corporate and investor practices toward a more sustainable world.

Raven Brooks: Getting The Vote Out

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Voting. It’s the fundamental premise underpinning our governmental system. There shouldn’t be disagreement about that, irrespective of political party, right? Why, then, across the nation, are we seeing Republican-run state governments purging voter rolls and erecting barriers to prevent people from exercising their franchise. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak with Raven Brooks, the COO of Vote.Org, a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization dedicated to getting more Americans to vote.

Infographic: 5 Things You Need to Know About the New GRI Occupational Health and Safety Standard

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To provide healthy and safe working conditions, organizations need a robust management approach that drives the prevention of physical and mental harm and the promotion of workers’ health. In addition to benefiting workers, it is also good business. First, a healthy workforce is more productive and engaged. Second, promoting a healthy work environment helps to attract – and hold on to – talented workers. 

Driving Standardization of ESG Reporting

Companies reporting with the GRI Standards now also meet WFE requirements
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AMSTERDAM, October 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ -  The World Federation of Exchanges has recently published a revised sustainability reporting guidance for their member exchanges.

A Deeper Look at CECP's Investing in Society: Policies

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Investing in Society, CECP’s recently launched compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Divided into five sections – Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies – the collection of insights offers a far-reaching assessment of what leading companies are doing in each of the five focus areas.

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