As the field of sustainability reporting continues to evolve and grow, GRI’s membership program evolves with it. In 2019, we are building on years of success for GRI’s global network with the establishment of the new GRI Community. This platform will bring together businesses, organizations and sustainability leaders that are committed to transparency.
By Jennifer Weston-Murphy, Manager, Corporate Leadership, CECP
CECP’s nationwide programming brings senior corporate citizenship professionals together to build community and learn from each other and experts from across the social impact space. These in-person and virtual meetings connect corporate leaders to the latest research, case studies, and with like-minded peers to advance their companies’ social impact priorities.
I’m excited to share with you that Jay Gould, CEO, Interface will join Satya Tripathi, Assistant Secretary-General of the UN Environment on stage. Both will be sharing their vision on climate action and achieving net positive impact at Ethical Corporation’s 2019 Responsible Business Summit New York (March 18-19).
New WEC board appointments continue accelerating global sustainability solutions
The World Environment Center’s (WEC) Board of Directors has elected the following individuals as its Officers.
WEC’s outgoing Chair, Francisco Suárez Hernández, Director, New Business Initiatives, Coca-Cola FEMSA, commented that “he has been honored to lead the organization for the last three years and is confident in the future of our programs and governance given the strength and leadership profile of the new officers.”
This season, Hallmark presented a diverse cast for its popular holiday films
This year, Hallmark featured a largely African-American cast for its coveted Hallmark Hall of Fame premiere, “Christmas Everlasting.” The plot follows the premise that makes all Hallmark movies so successful—a beautiful woman returns home at the holidays and finds love when she least expects it. In this case, the woman is Tatyana Ali, best known for starring in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and a strong supporting cast including singer, actress, and entrepreneur Patti La Belle and Dennis Haysbert (“24,” Allstate Insurance commercials).