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Thinking Like the Consumer: Kimberly-Clark Leverages Brand Insights to Elevate Compliance Programs

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Kurt Drake, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Great brands like Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, and Kotex take deep consumer insights and apply them to every aspect of a product’s design, packaging, and marketing.  It’s a continuous cycle that repeats itself in order for these essential brands to stand out with consumers.

Be Your Best: Our Keys to a Safer, Healthier and Happier Schneider Electric

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More than 180 years of excellence

At Schneider, safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Nurturing a safe, clean and orderly work environment is both our collective responsibility and a function of every Schneider employee, partner, and affiliate.  Our story encompasses generations of people who have transformed our company, and the world, for almost two centuries.  Today, our heritage has empowered us to innovate at every level, enabling us to become leaders in digital transformation.

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Ethical Corporation Announces a New Event to Its Global Events Portfolio

Ethical Corporation announce its new new-look event TRANSFORM
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LONDON, April 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Ethical Corporation announces its new new-look event TRANSFORM

For 14-years Ethical Corporation has run the world-renowned Responsible Supply Chain Summit, providing companies with practical ideas and new connections to help solve the key supply chain issues and opportunities. The past couple of years has seen a significant shift where both procurement and sustainability teams have discussed the challenges on how business can embed sustainability at the heart of supply chain activities.

Strategic Investor Initiative Releases New Framework for Companies Seeking to Develop Long-Term Plans

Template developed in response to calls from institutional investors for consistency in disclosures
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NEW YORK, April 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Building on a significant body of original research and ongoing feedback from institutional investors, CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII) has released a template for companies seeking to develop and communicate effective long-term strategic plans that help inform investment, voting, and engagement decisions.

Changing the Game on Climate Advocacy: BICEP 10 Years Strong

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Political participation is hard. In a democratic society, it is also a right that must be preserved. Ten years ago, Nike let Ceres know that when it came to climate action, they wanted their voices to be heard on Capitol Hill. At the time, their voice as an energy purchaser and a consumer brand was not deemed central to the climate debate. Unlike in the case of traditional energy providers, it was thought companies like Nike, Levi Strauss & Co., Starbucks, Sun Microsystems and Timberland did not have "skin" in the game. 

WeWork: Oil Money and the Challenge of Achieving Carbon Neutrality

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The Erb-branded case study program was established by Professor Andy Hoffman as a way to engage students in addressing timely and topical sustainability issues through various lenses. Case studies help improve flexibility in considering alternatives and allow students to compare their decisions with actual outcomes.

Here we share a newly developed case on WeWork, a company that is rethinking office space as community. Here is brief summary:

New Cross-Sector Study Will Examine Role of Corporate Boards in Driving Success in Long-Term Performance

CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative, High Meadows Institute, and Drexel University Gupta Governance Institute launch research partnership designed to explore how the C-suite can enable and support boards in playing a more strategic role
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NEW YORK, April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– Today’s Boards of Directors are expected to play a more forward-looking strategic role that supports long-term performance.

Fraudulent Ecuadorian Judgment Is Unenforceable Against Chevron’s Canadian Subsidiary

Supreme Court of Canada Rejects Request to Revive Dismissed Suit
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SAN RAMON, Calif., April 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected a request to review a decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario that a $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corporation cannot be enforced against Chevron Canada Limited, an indirect subsidiary.  The Court of Appeal for Ontario’s decision, which is now final, dismissed all claims against Chevron Canada Limited, holding that it is a separate entity from Chevron Corporation and that its shares and assets cannot be seized by those seeking to enforce the corrupt Ecuadorian judgment.

CECP Announces Nielsen CEO David Kenny, NRG CEO Mauricio Gutierrez, and Siemens USA CEO Barbara Humpton to Join Board of Directors

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NEW YORK, March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ — As part of its continuing efforts to create a better world through business, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) announced that it has added three top CEOs to the organization’s distinguished Board of Directors: Barbara Humpton, CEO, Siemens USA; David Kenny, CEO, Nielsen; and Mauricio Gutierrez, President & CEO, NRG Energy. As a CEO-led coalition of more than 200 of the world’s largest companies, CECP believe

ACCP Celebrates Inaugural Purpose Awards Winners

The Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals announced the winners of three major awards that recognize excellence among senior executives, leading practitioners, and growing talent within corporate citizenship.
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March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP) celebrated exceptional leaders in corporate responsibility through their inaugural Purpose Awards. The awards were given at ACCP: The Corporate Citizenship Conference 2019 to recognize professionals making significant social impact within their companies and communities.

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