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Creating Long-Term Partnerships that Stick

by Lauren Chasanoff
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If you’ve been following our content this year, you’ve likely heard us mention a concept called “The Knitting Factor,” which brings together three key conditions that enable skills-based engagements between the private and nonprofit sectors to create strengthened, sustainable solutions that don’t come undone when partners part ways.

Developing Nonprofit Leaders Through Skills-Based Volunteering

Tool Spotlight: Choosing a Nonprofit Project Lead
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Common Impact is exploring the skill sharing component of The Knitting Factor, as a driver for two-way talent exchange between corporate volunteers and nonprofit professionals. When our partners recognize the knowledge and expertise that both sides bring to the table, it creates an opportunity for real talent development and long-term, sustainable partnerships.

Consumers Energy Plugs in to Clean Energy Future,Turning to Electric Vehicles for Company Employees

Energy provider works with General Motors to promote Smart Charging
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JACKSON, Mich., September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy yesterday announced plans to provide more electric vehicles for its employees -- a major step toward a clean energy future for Michigan.

Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe said yesterday morning that the company is now buying or leasing electric vehicles instead of purchasing new sedans that rely on gasoline. Poppe and an official from General Motors also announced the start of a pilot program to test smart charging for electric vehicle owners.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 3 - Emily McCann, Citizen Schools

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We are thrilled to welcome Emily McCann, CEO of Citizen Schools to Pro Bono Perspectives. For those of you in the nonprofit sector, you likely know Citizen Schools, a national education nonprofit that works primarily in low-income communities that need additional support and resources.

CSRHub Launches Its ESGHubTM App on the Bloomberg App Portal

New functionality allows investors to compare ESG scores
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NEW YORK, September 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CSRHub, a provider of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability rankings, today announced the launch of its ESGHubTM app on the Bloomberg App Portal at {APPS <GO>}. Bloomberg Terminal subscribers can now access the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosure and ratings performance of companies in portfolios, indexes or other financial instruments.

Sustainable Brands Delivers Insight on How to Build Better Sustainability Metrics

Danone, Global Reporting Initiative, SAP, PepsiCo speaking at New Metrics ‘18 about creating and measuring new forms of value
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BIER Member Spotlight: Julio Torruella

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Twice a month the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) highlights their members' beverage industry sustainability insights and ideas in their BIER Member Spotlight series. These spotlights include their answers to questions about their company's sustainability achievements and strategy, practical insights from BIER, interesting facts, and more.

The second of this month's BIER Member Spotlight focuses on Julio Torruella, Global Sustainability Director for Bacardi Limited and participant in BIER's Water, Technology, and Benchmarking working groups.

LIVE Twitter Chat on #PeopleBehindPalmOil with Golden Agri-Resources on October 3rd, 2018

The Twitter Chat will occur on Wednesday, October 3, at 10am GMT / 1pm GST / 5pm SGT (5am EST).
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SINGAPORE, September 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Be sure to join us for a LIVE 1-hour Twitter Chat with global palm oil company Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), Nestlé, WBCSD, and TriplePundit on #PeopleBehindPalmOil.

Climate-Related Financial Disclosures – A Finance and Business Point of View on TCFD

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September 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - World Environment Center and the Institute for energy, ecology and economy (DFGE) are hosting a webinar on October 12th (9:00AM EST / 3:00 PM CEST) exploring how the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Task Force on Climate - Financial Disclosures (TCFD) are affecting the business world.

Erb Institute Managing Director, Terry Nelidov Is Panelist on Innovation Forum Webinar

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Innovation Forum is partnering with the Erb Institute in Detroit Oct. 2-3rd, to talk about the latest approaches to materiality, and how to establish a robust business case in 2018.  Want to be a part of the conversation? Register here!

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Innovation Forum is partnering with the Erb Institute in Detroit Oct. 2-3rd, to talk about the latest approaches to materiality, and how to establish a robust business case in 2018.  Want to be a part of the conversation? Register here!

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