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How to Solve a Challenge in Five Steps

by Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO, Lockheed Martin
Blog

It's no secret that the world faces a variety of significant development challenges.

Nations are grappling with unpredictable geopolitical threats, regional instability, and the pace of technological change. All around the world, there is also a shared concern for the environment and an ongoing dialogue about how the world can reduce carbon emissions efficiently and effectively.

At Lockheed Martin, our scientists and engineers are working on all these challenges. And for every one of them, we strive to approach each with a strong science and engineering mindset. 

CSX Publishes Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Press Release

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/– CSX Corporation (Nasdaq: CSX) has released its seventh annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, titled “Moving Forward.” The report documents CSX’s commitment to responsibility and its 2016 performance across environmental, social, and governance topics. CSX’s responsible business practices center around creating value for our customers, increasing shareholder returns, improving the environment and enhancing the communities in which we operate.

Shared Value is the Walmart Approach to Global Responsibility

Article

Whole-system change.
Working with others, we aspire to reshape whole systems to achieve significant and lasting improvement in social, environmental and economic outcomes. For example, enhancing environmental sustainability in retail supply chains means addressing their social and economic dimensions, too. We have placed, and will continue to place, increasing emphasis on social issues such as empowering women and promoting worker safety and dignity.

Walmart Reports Strong Comps, Shows Leadership And Fights Hunger

Article

Walmart’s first quarter 2017 earnings report was gratifying. A focus on a few key fundamentals such as associate merchandise training, quality products, internet retailing, and giving back to those in need underpinned the better than expected results.

Read the full article via Forbes.com 

The MetLife Foundation is Building Financial Capability

Financial capability means clients know how to manage their finances and have all the right tools to do so. It means they use safe, affordable, and effective financial services to achieve their goals.
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BFA (formerly Bankable Frontier Associates)

Call for Nominations: GRI’s Governance

Article

Inclusiveness and multi-stakeholder representation are foundational features of GRI, fundamental to form a global perspective and advance our mission towards sustainable development. This is thoroughly reflected in our governance structure: every year we renew our search for global representation and a broad range of perspectives to enable us to carry out our mission. 

Charting a New Course in Sustainability Reporting

By Sophia Mendelsohn
Blog

There’s currently a debate brewing among sustainability and corporate responsibility professionals about the best way to report CSR and environmental information. Is a sustainability report the proper time for storytelling or do readers just want the facts? Truth is, we are often trying to reach multiple (and different audiences) with one report. This year, JetBlue decided to revisit how we report our environmental, social and purpose-driven initiatives. 

Walmart Today | What is a GRR?

Multimedia with summary

Check out the 2-minute breakdown of the Walmart 2017 Global Responsibility Report. The 2017 report outlines the retailer’s milestones in creating shared value for people, business and society. 

View the complete report here

Create, Grow, Sustain: Delivering Shared Success

Blog

In the Business Roundtable’s recent annual report – titled “Create, Grow, Sustain: Delivering Shared Success” – Michael W. Lamach, chairman and chief executive officer of Ingersoll Rand, offered insight into the company’s approach to sustainability and the ways in which collaboration is used to build and share success. In the report he says:

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