April 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) and World Environment Center (WEC) today published new insights from leading Chief Financial Officers on the importance of evaluating and integrating sustainability factors to create business value and strengthen the foundations for long-term growth.
Since 1889, Michelin has constantly innovated to facilitate the mobility of people and goods. Today, it is setting the benchmark across every tire and travel-related services market, while leading a global strategy to drive responsible, sustainable and profitable growth.
Michelin's 2014 Annual and Sustainable Development Report is now available. Titled "Open Minded", the 94-page report recounts the company's innovations and achievements from the previous year. It also outlines the company's progress against its 2020 Ambitions and Performance and Responsibility (PRM) approach.
When people meet for the first time, one of the first questions they usually ask is “What do you do?” meaning “What work do you do?” For those who don’t have the opportunity to be engaged in valued work, that can be a very difficult question to answer. Our identities and often our sense of self-worth are closely tied to the work we do, and consequently, the role of “employee” is highly valued in society.
It is not a question for us to have suppliers in emerging markets. It’s a matter of how we do it.
We need to be a good partner ourselves. Our standards are high and we reward sustainability performance with better business. We work hard to ensure better livelihood and positive development in the communities where we operate.
Many of these challenges can’t be solved by one organisation alone. So we work with several partners to ensure lasting and systemic change.
The venture capital business is the most macho sector of the majorly male Silicon Valley business culture. Female partners make up just six percent of U.S. VC fund partners, according to a Babson College study. Of the 92 most successful VC firms surveyed by Fortune magazine, women made up 4.2 percent of the total partners. Seventy-seven percent of VC funds have never had a female partner, according to Harvard Business School. This gender inequality is about to change.
Plano, TX, April 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Toyota this week hosted its first large-scale supplier diversity event in North Texas at the Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center. “Power of Exchange 2015” offered local Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) a valuable forum to network and connect with Toyota’s Tier I suppliers, and provided access to Toyota’s sales, marketing, and professional services.
STAR Plus, the flagship channel of the STAR India television network owned by 21st Century Fox, recently launched Chal Kar Pehel, a national campaign raising awareness for women's rights issues and advocating for gender equality.
Country’s Largest Community Improvement Program Educates and Inspires New Generation of Community Stewards
STAMFORD, Conn., April 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains clean, green and beautiful communities, will rally thousands of volunteers at events across America on and around Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, as part of its annual Great American Cleanup. In its 17th year, the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup is the country’s largest community improvement program that benefits more than 20,000 communities each spring.