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Highlights of BIER 2018 Spring Meeting

Hosted by the Carlsberg Group in Copenhagen, Denmark
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June 5, 2018  /3BL Media/ - Global beverage industry leaders convened May 22-24, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. Hosted by the Carlsberg Group, this three-day meeting’s agenda tackled environmental sustainability challenges and successes through best practice sharing on carbon emissions, water reuse and technology, energy and climate change, and transparency and disclosure.

Taproot Foundation Appoints Lindsay Firestone Gruber as President and CEO

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SAN FRANCISCO,  June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Taproot Foundation Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Lindsay Firestone Gruber as the organization’s new President and CEO. Gruber has been on staff with Taproot for 14 years and has served as the organization’s Chief Program Officer since 2016.

Lessons Learned At Engage For Good 2018

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By Devika Narayan, Account Supervisor

Last week, more than 500 corporate, nonprofit and agency professionals working at the intersection of profit and Purpose convened in Chicago to share insights and best practices at the 16th annual Engage for Good conference.

Common Impact Expands As Corporate Skills-Based Volunteerism Becomes the New Normal

Expansion of leadership team and regional models shepherd in the next generation of pro bono
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NEW YORK, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a national nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is expanding its leadership team and introducing new regional models to meet the growing demand of companies who are integrating social and environmental outcomes into their core business practices.  Skills-based volunteering has risen in popularity, with CECP research reporting that now more than 54% of companies host a formal program. Companies use skills-based volunteering to engage and develop their employe

GRI's 6 Steps to Produce a Sustainability Report Materiality Assessment

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As a standard setter in sustainability reporting, GRI has a responsibility to engage in sustainability reporting and exemplify best practice in doing so. But, as a small non-profit organization, it faces constraints and challenges when reporting on its impacts. As part of our effort towards transparency, we’ll be sharing the process that we underwent when writing our sustainability report, the problems that we found along the way, and the solutions that we found. And it all begins with the materiality assessment. ​

GRI Publishes Its Own Annual Report Using the GRI Standards

Multimedia with summary

2017 marked 20 years of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). It was a year of celebration, of looking back and being proud of the strong basis that we have created for the future. But most of all, it was a year in which we took a long, hard look at where we are, and where we want to be, and our new leadership took action to ensure that we are on course to get there. 

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Join the GRI Standards Governance: Help Shape the Future of Sustainability Reporting

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In the past year, the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) underwent exciting changes. By June of 2018, report preparers will have transitioned from the G4 Guidelines to the GRI Standards. And now, more than ever, the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) and the Due Process Oversight Committee (DPOC) play crucial roles in ensuring that GRI meets its commitment to continuously improve the GRI Standards. 

Melissa Ben-Ishay to Keynote the 2018 Tri-State Diversity and Leadership Conference

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NEW YORK, May 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Tri-State Diversity Council is proud to welcome Melissa Ben-Ishay as a keynote speaker for the 8th Annual Diversity and Leadership Conference. The conference will take place in New York, NY at the New Yorker Hotel on August 23, 2018. The theme of this year’s annual conference is “Inclusion: The Source of Innovation.”

BSR Welcomes Four Business Leaders to Its Board of Directors

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SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - BSR today announced the recent addition of four respected business leaders to its board of directors, bringing new depth and expertise to the organization’s mission to create a just and sustainable world.

Rebuilding Together Announces [Re]Build, Cause Marketing Campaign to Accelerate Support to People and Communities in Need

New national movement launched to address the urgent need to repair substandard housing and strengthen communities
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading home and community revitalization national non-profit organization, today announced the launch of [Re]Build, a grassroots movement to repair homes and revitalize communities across the country.

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