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UN Global Compact Bulletin (September 2018)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

Sustainable Investors Look to UN SDGs for Future Profits

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
Blog

The socially responsible investment industry is exploding. By any measure, the growth is exponential, and increasing rapidly. The reasons are straightforward: Sustainable investing is increasingly seen as a superior methodology to manage risk and drive returns.
 

VMware Joins 21 Companies in Step Up Declaration at Global Climate Action Summit

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VMware is one of twenty-one innovative, progressive companies committing @GCAS2018 to harnessing the fourth industrial revolution and the power of digital transformation to accelerate climate solutions for everyone. #4IRforClimate #StepUP2020 

LA Kings and NHL Partner With ORG Packaging to Launch Historic Beijing Jr. Kings Youth Hockey Program

Beijing Jr. Kings is the first youth development program established by an NHL Club in China
Press Release

LOS ANGELES, September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ Today AEG's Los Angeles Kings and the NHL are strengthening their presence in China and expanding their relationship with ORG Packaging, a packaging and containers company based in Beijing, with the launch of Beijing Jr. Kings.  The agreement, brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, makes the Beijing Jr.

Canadian Link to the Social Value Network Launches

Press Release

Join the discussion!

We asked more than 750 evaluators, project leaders, analysts and investors about what they wanted in a Canadian social impact hub. 

Join us on October 4 to share your views and hear ideas of others.

Join the international social value conversation through involvement in Social Value Canada.

When: October 4, 2018

Time: 10 AM PST / 11 AM MST / 1 PM EST / 2 PM AST

Register: svc@socialvalue-canada.org

IBM, GSK, and NRG Energy to Present Long-Term Plans at CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative’s Fifth CEO Investor Forum

As movement to end “short-termism” gathers steam, companies address institutional investors representing more than $25 trillion AUM
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — CECP: The CEO Force for Good announced that its Strategic Investor Initiative (SII) will host the CEOs of GSK and NRG Energy as well as a senior executive from IBM Corporation at the next CEO Investor Forum (CIF) on September 20, 2018.

Tetra Tech Sponsors Upcoming Engineering News-Record Webinar on Funding Utility Resilience for Water Extremes

Discussing funding challenges for drought-ridden, flood prone, and coastal communities
Press Release

September 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Local utilities face significant challenges to build resilient infrastructure and maintain uninterrupted and safe operations as communities around the world continue to experience ongoing weather extremes. Tetra Tech is sponsoring the second of two Engineering News-Record (ENR) webinars focused on how utilities can cope with challenges ranging from drought to flooding and coastal inundation and fund the necessary infrastructure to protect their communities.

A Bottoms-Up Approach to Fulfilling America's Pledge

Blog

The Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, convened by America’s Pledge Co-Chairs Mike Bloomberg and California Governor Jerry Brown, brought leaders together to create deeper worldwide commitments and accelerated action that can put the globe on track to prevent dangerous climate change and realize the historic Paris Agreement. The following is a round up of GCAS news.

Michael Bloomberg Convenes the Second Annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum

Press Release

NEW YORK, September 19, 2018 /3BL Media / - On September 12, Michael R. Bloomberg announced 50 heads of state from six continents have already committed to attend the second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum (GBF), making it one of the most-attended events by heads of government in 2018.

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