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Bloomberg Announces the New Economy Forum to Be Held in Beijing in November 2018

Press Release

May 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) announced the New Economy Forum to be held in Beijing, China from November 6-8, 2018. The Forum will stimulate a frank conversation about the shifts in the global economy and the risks and opportunities created by a world in transition that is increasingly led by China and India, as well as the rising powers in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

PNC Launches Quarterly Corporate Social Responsibility Newsletter

Newsletter

PNC’s recently released 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report outlines the ways that the company is meeting its commitments to its stakeholders – including employees, customers, shareholders and communities. Now, with the launch of its quarterly CSR newsletter, PNC is able to provide more up-to-the-moment information on the progress it’s making against those commitments.

University of Ottawa Wins National Champion Title in Environmental Challenge

by Sayem Reza
Blog

In northern food-insecure communities, students from the University of Ottawa are manufacturing commercial grade hydroponic systems housed in shipping containers enabling communities to grow their own food locally.

Enactus University of Ottawa has been named the 2018 Scotiabank EcoLiving Green Challenge National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and proud program supporter Scotiabank. The national competition took place at the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.

Ryerson University Team Wins Youth Empowerment National Champion Title

by Sayem Reza
Blog

Ryerson University students partnered with a local school in Pisac, Peru to implement a horticultural education program designed to generate a sustainable revenue stream for the school.

Enactus Ryerson has been named the 2018 Scotiabank Youth Empowerment Challenge National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and program supporter Scotiabank. The national competition took place at the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.

Accessing Capital, John Donohue and John Hope Bryant, Launch+Grow

Multimedia with summary

The #LaunchandGrow video series empowers and educates small business owners while featuring small business owners across the U.S. telling their unique stories and offering guidance on key business topics like accessing capital, recovering from mistakes and leading through growth.

Sappi North America Opens 2018 ‘Ideas that Matter' Call for Entries

19th Annual Grant Program Enables Social Good through Creative Design
Press Release

BOSTON, May 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the call for entries for its 2018 Ideas that Matter grant program, inviting designers to show the world how design – specifically print – can play an important role in changing lives for the better.

Looking for All Things Employee Engagement Embodied into One, Easy-to-Use Employee Giving Tool?

Blog

Technology platforms support a growing range of employee giving and engagement programs as companies expand their mix of community service and involvement initiatives, which are part of their broader corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs and strategy. According to America’s Charities’ Snapshot 2015 report, “More than 80% of employers said they use technology to allow employees to give money; 65% use it to record volunteer hours; and 69% use technology to allow employees to sign up for volunteer events.”

Director of UNEP Speaks on the Role of the Private Sector in Achieving the SDGs

Jorge Laguna-Celis sat down with Ethical Corporation to share his insight on the integral part that corporations have played in working towards the Sustainable Development Goals
Article

In a recent interview with Ethical Corporation, the Director of Governance Affairs at UN Environment, Jorge Laguna-Celis, explained that engaging with the private sector has been part of UNEP’s “modus-operandi” since the SDGs were signed in 2015. According to Laguna-Celis, “the vision of our executive director Erik Solheim is very simple. In every division, every staff member, in every project he or she is working on, has to devote resources to engaging with the private sector.”

For Low-Income Students, a New Graduation Equation

Article

Naffie Baldeh was 27 when she decided to go back to school. A single mother in the South Bronx, she’d been in and out of community colleges over the years as her family obligations and financial circumstances allowed.

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