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Where ‘Me Too’ Can Take Us

By: Lorna Donatone
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The “#MeToo” social media campaign is extraordinary and enlightening. Clearly, we all need to take seriously that so many women are posting and tweeting those two words to say that they, too, have been harassed or assaulted.

There have been many heartfelt examinations of the personal impact of harassment and worse these past weeks. Those consequences are devastating, but they are not isolated.

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. 

Benevity Data Shows 2016 Election Cycle Kicked Off Major Shift in Corporate Giving Trends

Donations from nearly 300 leading companies and their employees signify a shift to event-triggered giving
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Data from the Benevity client community shows a significant shift in charitable donation trends in 2016 and 2017, with human rights organizations taking top slots from long-standing leaders. This data comes from nearly 300 global companies representing more than $1 billion in donations to more than 100,000 charities worldwide.

Circles and Connected Living Team up to Bring Combined Services and a Mobile App That Connects Families and Offers VIP Treatment With a Personal Concierge

Circles and Connected Living team up to bring a innovative mobile offering to employers to help their employees improve their work / life balance
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WALTHAM, MA, October 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Circles, a global concierge service provider and part of the Sodexo Group, a world leader in Quality of Life Services, today announces a partnership with Connected Living, the nation’s leading connector of Seniors with family, friends and communities.

Points of Light Names Rose McManus Coleman as Chief Development Officer

McManus Coleman joins leading volunteer service organization in November 2017
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ATLANTA, October 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light announced today that Rose McManus Coleman, senior vice president at NeighborWorks America, has been selected as its new chief development officer. McManus Coleman, who will join Points of Light in November 2017, will oversee the creation and execution of all development strategy, including annual giving, major gifts, sponsorships, government, corporate, foundation and special campaigns.

PANDORA Ranks as One of the World’s Best Employers

PANDORA ranks as number 133 in the World’s Best Employers list in the latest Global 2000 list by Forbes magazine. This places the company first in its listed country, Denmark.
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Forbes magazine has released its latest Global 2000 list, ranking publicly listed companies in over 58 countries based on four specific categories. Most notably, PANDORA has been ranked as number 133 in the World’s Best Employers list – placing the company first in its listed country, Denmark.

“Those ranking in the top of the Forbes list include huge multinational companies such as Apple and Google, so for PANDORA to be among the top 140 and the best ranked Danish company is quite an achievement,” said Claus Rasmussen, VP of Global HR at PANDORA.

UN Migration Agency and Responsible Business Alliance Sign Agreement to Combat Forced Labor and Exploitation

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GENEVA and ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - IOM, the UN Migration Agency and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 17 to boost cooperation, promote ethical recruitment and protect the rights of migrant workers.

Newmont's Commitment to Creating a More Sustainable World

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In 2015, more than 130 heads of state at the United Nations (UN) Summit on Sustainable Development adopted 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) that aim to end poverty, protect the environment and promote prosperity by 2030.

A Day in Thailand

PANDORA is highly committed to providing safe, healthy and developing jobs for 13,200 people in Thailand.
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At PANDORA’s modern crafting facilities in Thailand, 13,200 people are bringing their skills, hearts and minds to work every day. This is why we are committed to ensuring a positive and inspiring workplace through a holistic approach - emphasizing not only professional but also personal opportunities.

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