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The First State is First Again: Delaware Seeks to Lead on Corporate Responsibility

by Leon Kaye, Executive Editor, TriplePundit
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Delaware may only be 45th in population and 49th in size amongst U.S. states, but the First State is poised to become a global leader in sustainability.

Employee Activism Movement Started by Google Employees

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
Blog

When I began this newsletter exactly one year ago, the inspiration came from the increasing CEO activism I saw taking place throughout the business community. I had been reporting for 3BL Media on this movement since its beginnings, in 2014, when Apple’s Tim Cook and Starbucks’ Howard Schultz spoke out on gay rights and race, respectively. From their positions at the top of highly profitable companies with large, loyal consumer bases, I thought their statements bold and welcome, although privileged and perhaps unique.
 

SCS and SmartCert to Host FSC Trainings for Prospective Auditors and Certificate Holders

FSC Forest Management, FSC Chain of Custody, and ISO 19011
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SCS Global Services and SmartCert are hosting a Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) training event in early December in Montreal. The training is for potential auditors, as well as stakeholders, certificate holders, or prospective certificate holders looking to strengthen their knowledge about FSC Forest Management, FSC Chain of Custody, and the principles of auditing from ISO 19011.

Training will be presented in French.

BIER Executive Director Spotlight: Nick Martin

Blog

Twice a month the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) highlights their members' beverage industry sustainability insights and ideas in their BIER Member Spotlight series. These spotlights include their answers to questions about their company's sustainability achievements and strategy, practical insights from BIER, interesting facts, and more.

Partners In Preservation: Main Streets Awards $2 Million in Preservation Grants to Sites Reflecting America’s Diverse History

Press Release

October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.

NAEM Recognizes the Best in EHS and Sustainability Leadership

Press Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ - This week the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) recognized the achievements of seven EHS and Sustainability leaders during a luncheon ceremony at the 26th Annual EHS & Sustainability Management Forum in Louisville, Ky.

Sheryl Telford, VP of EHS & Corporate Responsibility at the Chemours Company, Joins WEC Board

Press Release

October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheryl Telford to its board of directors.

Pro Bono Week 2018: Leaders for the Future

Blog

By Lindsay Firestone Gruber, Taproots President & CEO

When Taproot was founded in 2001, we knew our mission to drive social change through pro bono service didn’t have to start from scratch. The legal profession in particular served as an example of the potential that can be realized when you engrain an ethic of service into an industry and build programs and resources so nonprofits can leverage it. But outside of the legal profession, that type of access to pro bono services for the nonprofit sector was still rare.

Corporations Cite Values in Pulling Out from Saudi Investment Conference

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
Blog

Last year’s initial Future Investment Initiative conference promoted by the government of Saudi Arabia for the global financial and media elite was nicknamed  “Davos in the Desert,” a reference to the annual World Economic Forum conference that convenes in Switzerland. Over 3,500 CEOs, investors, bankers, media owners, and other select invitees attended the event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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