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Celebrating International Women’s Day
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In honor of women around the globe who are lifting up themselves and their families through their own hard work and creativity, happy International Women’s Day! Today Whole Planet Foundation celebrates the achievements of microentrepreneurs like Rupa who are using their voice and their personal power to change their own lives through microbusinesses they lead.

Transparency as a Force for Gender Equality

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On Women's Day 2018, GRI's Deputy Chief Executive Teresa Fogelberg speaks about how the empowerment of women and girls is the cornerstone of sustainable development and achieving our Global Goals.

Responsible Business Alliance Foundation Receives $1M Grant from Walmart Foundation to Accelerate Ethical Recruitment in Supply Chains

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), today announced the RBA Foundation received a $1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to help build a robust and responsible recruitment marketplace for migrant labor in Malaysia and surrounding nations.

How My Passions Come to Life at Cisco

by Ovais Iqbal, Systems Engineer, Worldwide Sales
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Early in my adulthood, I realized I was passionate about three things: giving back to the community, doing the best I can in everything I do, and my family. These passions influence every decision I make – including my decision to join Cisco 11 years ago.

My Cisco family – and it truly is a family – encourages me to give back, to do my best, and treats me like a valued member of our community. Never was this more true than in my recent trip across the world to help children in need.

Companies Show Signs of Progress, but New Ceres Analysis Calls for More Action on Sustainability Commitments

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February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A new interactive web-based analysis released today by Ceres examines how more than 600 of the largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. are responding to urgent calls to act on climate change and other sustainability threats, such as water pollution and scarcity, and human rights abuses, and positioning themselves for success in a world shaped by these unprecedented environmental and social challenges. 

GRI Podcast February Edition: Business and Human Rights

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In the first episode of 2018, GRI interviews Caroline Rees, President of Shift, the leading center of expertise on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. There's also a report from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, where GRI’s Chief Executive Tim Mohin delivered an important message to world leaders. You will also find out how GRI's Regional Hub in South Asia is helping local businesses contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Sands Cares Fresh Start Mobile Showers: Biannual Review

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In July 2017, Las Vegas Sands and Clean the World responded to one of the challenges within Las Vegas’ homeless community with the Sands Cares Fresh Start Mobile Showers Powered by Clean the World, a mobile hygiene unit that visits various locations serving the homeless population to provide showers, hygiene supplies, and other resources.

CITGO and Rebuilding Together Houston Partnership Targets Hurricane Harvey Recovery

$6 Million Donation Designed to Repair up to 300 Homes in Three Years
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CITGO Petroleum Corporation is donating up to $6 Million to Rebuilding Together Houston with an immediate goal of repairing up to 300 homes in Houston’s Independence Heights community over the next three years, in addition to longer-term recovery efforts. The partnership is part of the CITGO Fueling Good. Rebuilding Lives. initiative, which is dedicated to recovery in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

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CITGO Petroleum Corporation is donating up to $6 Million to Rebuilding Together Houston with an immediate goal of repairing up to 300 homes in Houston’s Independence Heights community over the next three years, in addition to longer-term recovery efforts. The partnership is part of the CITGO Fueling Good. Rebuilding Lives. initiative, which is dedicated to recovery in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

Albertsons Companies Announces New “Top 5 by 2022” Commitment to Responsibly Source Sushi

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BOISE, Idaho, January 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies today announced the addition of the “Top 5 by 2022” Sushi Commitment to its Responsible Seafood Program.

Condé Nast Partners with TIME'S UP and eBay to Host Charity Auction of Golden Globes Dresses and Tuxedos

Benefitting the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, shoppers can bid on the iconic red carpet looks worn by celebrities like Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Tracee Ellis Ross, Emma Watson and Jude Law during this year’s Golden Globes.
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In partnership with TIME’S UP and eBay, Condé Nast announced an initiative to raise funds on behalf of the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund by auctioning the black dresses and tuxedos worn by various nominees, presenters and attendees from the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards. All funds raised from this auction will benefit the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund, which helps individuals who face workplace sexual harassment connect with legal representation and public relations assistance.

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