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Tackling Modern Slavery Through Transparency - New GRI Task Force

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Modern Slavery affects an estimated 46 million people around the world and poses a prominent risk for companies. Transparency on human rights in supply chains is becoming increasingly necessary due to rising consumer interest as well as regulatory developments.

Sustainability reporting can help companies comply with legislation, but also to identify and address their impact, and highlight innovative solutions and a path forward.

Carnival Corporation Named One of America’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

World’s largest leisure travel company ranked 35th in annual survey of 1,000 largest U.S. public companies by Corporate Responsibility Magazine
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May 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, was today named one of the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2018 by Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine). The company ranked No. 35 in CR Magazine’s 19th annual survey that recognizes exceptional environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of U.S. public companies.

CDL Integrates SDGs & TCFD for Concrete Actions

On Track To CDL Future Value 2030 Sustainability Goals
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On Track To CDL Future Value 2030 Sustainability Goals

City Developments Limited (CDL) published its latest Integrated Sustainability Report 2018: On Track To CDL Future Value 2030. The report shows the eco-developer’s progress towards its material Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals and targets established under the CDL Future Value 2030 sustainability blueprint.

SC Johnson Canada Recognized for Workplace Excellence

Company Named Best Workplace for 11th Time
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RACINE, Wis., April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson Canada has been recognized as a 2018 Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The organization, which has been included on the list of Best Workplaces 11 times since 2006, ranked No. 45 on this year’s list of companies.

“I congratulate the team in Canada for being recognized as a great place to work,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. “Earning a spot on this year’s list is a testament to the policies and procedures the team has put in place to foster a culture of respect, trust and pride.”

GRI & RMI to Improve Minerals Sourcing Due Diligence & Reporting

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GRI and the Responsible Minerals Initiative kicked off an exciting project today at the OECD 2018 Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains. The first meeting of the GRI Corporate Leadership Group for conflict minerals brought together a highly accomplished expert group, which aims to provide the reporting community with consolidated reporting guidance based on existing internationally-recognized tools and frameworks. 

RMI and GRI Partner to Enhance Reporting on Responsible Minerals Sourcing from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas

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ALEXANDRIA, Va./AMSTERDAM, April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today announced a project to help improve companies’ minerals sourcing due diligence and impact reporting by providing reporting resources and tools based on internationally recognized frameworks.

Barclays Promotes Access to Green Finance

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In 2017 Barclays was the first bank to issue a green bond using UK assets.

The challenge: Access to financing is necessary to fund crucial social and environmental infrastructure, whilst giving us opportunities in growing markets.

BAT CEO Nicandro Durante On Transforming Tobacco and Creating a Sustainable Business for the Long Term

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I’ve been working at BAT for more than 30 years and have never been more excited about the future. Changing consumer demands and a greater awareness of how innovative new technology can contribute to harm reduction have combined to herald a new era for the industry. We want to lead and help shape this future – we call this Transforming Tobacco.

Case Study: Creating Positive Business Impacts for Exporters and Investors Through CSR

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Export Development Canada (EDC) is a credit agency, offering innovative financing, insurance, and risk management solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. We spoke to Louise Millette, Project Coordinator, Corporate Responsibility at EDC, about how important the triple bottom line is for financial institutions like EDC.​

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