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P&G Takes Pledge to #FreeTheBid, Promote Gender Equality in Media, Advertising

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Procter & Gamble (P&G), the world’s largest advertiser, advanced its commitment to gender equality through a series of new actions and partnerships announced at the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativi

Brands Taking Stands & Joining Movements: A Conversation With Grant Garrison of GOOD Corps

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good podcast, Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud, speaks with Grant Garrison, managing director at GOOD Corps, about how brands can purposefully align themselves with causes and movements to advance social good. Grant explains how he views the role that brands play in movements, and how his team is helping companies, foundations and nonprofits develop breakthrough programs that engage many more people around their brands in authentic ways.

Business Aligns with SDGs: How Pfizer Takes Action to Support SDG 3

3BL Media SDG Webinar Series Features Pfizer, July 26, 2 p.m. ET
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NEW YORK, June 29, 2018 – Improving the health and well-being for a worldwide population expected to swell to 8.5 billion people by 2030 is integral to each of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Pfizer Inc. will talk about its support of the SDGs in the second of 3BL Media’s new webcast series, “Aligning Business With the Global Goals,” July 26 at 2 p.m. ET.  Attendance is free and open to corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals.

Tech Companies Push Back on Immigration Practices

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One of the hottest of hot button political-social issues got pushed, hard, last week. The separation of children from immigrants seeking asylum in the U.S. blew up into a major conflict zone in the larger culture wars that shows no signs of quieting down anytime soon. As before, following the issue of the “Muslim ban” immigration executive order issued in early 2017, business squared off against government policy in a high volume debate over values.
 

Global Problem Solving Comes to Life at Cisco Live US 2018

by Austin Belisle
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Cisco Live US 2018 may be over, but it was only the continuation of our collective efforts to positively impact people, society, and the planet. Thanks to the more than 26,000 attendees and 350,000 online viewers who took part in Cisco Live this year, we saw global problem solvers come to life in Orlando, Florida.

SERES and CECP Collaborate to Generate a Positive Impact on Society Through Business Management

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  • SERES and CECP organized a meeting this morning, CEOs for Good, during which they brought together the top management of Spanish companies and pondered on the importance of having responsible leaders within the business framework.
  • SERES and CECP share the same objective: generate a positive impact on society through business management. SERES has become CECP's Global Exchange Local Authority in Spain.
  • Both entities are working alongside CEOs and companies to empower them to be a force for good in society. SERES and CECP seek to enhance the bond between social and economic progress and view corporate leadership as a cornerstone for achieving a cultural change.
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  • SERES and CECP organized a meeting this morning, CEOs for Good, during which they brought together the top management of Spanish companies and pondered on the importance of having responsible leaders within the business framework.
  • SERES and CECP share the same objective: generate a positive impact on society through business management. SERES has become CECP's Global Exchange Local Authority in Spain.
  • Both entities are working alongside CEOs and companies to empower them to be a force for good in society. SERES and CECP seek to enhance the bond between social and economic progress and view corporate leadership as a cornerstone for achieving a cultural change.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (June 2018)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

UN Global Compact Announces Refreshed Board Appointed by the UN Secretary-General

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NEW YORK, June 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Global Compact is pleased to announce today new Members to its Board, appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Seven new Board Members have been appointed alongside remaining Members and the previously announced Vice-Chairs Bola Adesola and Paul Polman. The Secretary-General will continue in his role as Chair.

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