Finance & Investment CSR News

Aligning Community Support With Nonprofit Needs When Disaster Strikes

How workplace giving works in tandem with disaster relief funds
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When natural disasters and inclement weather shut down entire cities and states, an outpouring of support in the form of financial donations and disaster relief supply drives from people far and wide never fails to follow.

That type of community support plays an integral role in helping nonprofits fulfill their mission, but there is another vital component that is often overlooked: existing, sustainable support from donors and community partners.

Leading Global Investors Managing $6.4 Trillion Call on Companies to Eliminate Deforestation in South American Cattle Production

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SAN FRANCISCO, September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As carbon pollution from global cattle production and tropical deforestation continues its alarming rise, 44 investors with approximately US $6.4 trillion in assets under management today called on companies sourcing beef and related cattle products to mitigate and eliminate deforestation risks from their supply chains.

Nearly 400 Investors With $32 Trillion in Assets Step up Action on Climate Change

Partner organizations launch first-of-its-kind global agenda, to demonstrate and accelerate investor-led action critical to achieving goals of the Paris Agreement
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September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Investor Agenda, launched this week at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, will support investors in accelerating and scaling-up the actions that are critical to tackling climate change and achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. Its launch also demonstrates the significant momentum already evident, with 392 investors with US $32 trillion in assets collectively under management, using The Investor Agenda to highlight climate action they are already taking and making new commitments1.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index Names Ingersoll Rand to World and North America Indices

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SWORDS, Ireland, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the eighth consecutive year, Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices (DJSI). Continued placement on this index series showcases the company’s advances in integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices into the core of how the company is operated.

PNC’s Quarterly CSR Newsletter: Responsible Investing Growing in Popularity

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Responsible investing growing in popularity

The expression “put your money where your mouth is” may be more possible than you realize. Responsible investing options allow you to invest your money in a way that aligns with your values while potentially minimizing risk. 

The Four Ps of Leadership

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In today’s highly competitive and polarized environment, any movement or cause needs energetic and effective leaders. This is especially true in the social sector, which is chronically understaffed and undercapitalized. Therefore, truly successful and sustainable leaders need to combine the skills and attributes of both leadership and management. They require a vision as well as the ability to execute it.

How Sappi Ensures Responsible Wood and Fiber Sourcing

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Responsible manufacturing begins with responsible sourcing. For the wood products industry, it is paramount that our natural resources are used wisely. In the US, a strong legal framework has shaped and upheld responsible forestry practices for generations. The Clean Water Act first established the requirement for best management practices (BMPs) in the 1970s. Forestry BMPs have been evaluated, tested, revised, and adapted over time by each state. Third-party certification standards have led to additional improvements and provide a scalable assurance mechanism for stakeholders.

Abbott, C&A, Aviva Join Reporting Summit

Sustainability Reporting & Communications Summit
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September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - We are delighted to confirm that Abbott, C&A Global, Aviva and LEO Pharma are the latest companies to join the speaker faculty at the 12th Sustainability Reporting & Communications Summit [London, 10-11 October] – demonstrating resilience; through transparent, SDG-focused disclosure

How to Budget for the School Year – All Year Long

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Once your kids start school, you have to deal with more than just getting them ready for September. Beyond getting them school supplies, you also need to budget for after-school activities, fundraisers, field trips, school lunches and all sorts of random or last-minute expenses throughout the year.

So, how do you budget for all these expenses and find ways to save money?

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How to Help Your Kids not Stress About Money While They’re at School

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Sending your children off to university or college and starting the next chapter of their lives is an exciting time for both you and your kids. Whether they’re in first year or a returning student, with all of the academic stress they’ll be facing, the last thing you want is for your child to worry about running out of money during the year.

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