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UPS Horizons: Listen, Learn, Lead

Sustainability Insights and Updates | December 2019
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Listen, Learn, Lead 

By Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

UPS Chief Sustainability Officer

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Listen, Learn, Lead 

By Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

UPS Chief Sustainability Officer

Data and Logistics Expert Vicki O’Meara Joins Black & Veatch Board

Industry executive also brings strong foundation in environmental services and operations as company expands market reach
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., December 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Reflecting the growing connection between data-driven decision making and infrastructure development and operations, Vicki O’Meara, Executive Chairman at AdSwerve, Inc., and former CEO of Analytics Pros, Inc., has been selected to join the Black & Veatch Board of Directors. A former U.S. Justice Department Assistant Attorney General and White House Fellow, O’Meara joins the Board having successfully developed and led organizations focused on client services, logistics, digital commerce and more.

Team DKMS: Running Strong for Those Who Can't

Blog

I traveled from Arkansas to New York for the New York City Marathon, the biggest marathon in the world. I was excited to participate but even more excited to be running for an important cause.

My name is Colin Hall and with the help of my friends at DKMS I ran to raise money to help put an end to blood cancer.

Increased Action Needed on Human Rights Reporting

Recommendations for governments to strengthen business accountability
Press Release

November 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Governments need to do more to help businesses understand, mitigate and improve their human rights impacts – by strengthening transparency and reporting requirements.

This is the key finding of a report from GRI looking at the progress countries have made towards meeting their duty under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, by analyzing the 23 National Action Plans (NAPs) produced by governments so far.

Responsible Forestry Leaders Celebrated at Greenbuild During FSC’s 25th Anniversary Gala

Baskahegan Company and UFP International, Certified by SCS Global Services, are Among Award Recipients
Press Release

ATLANTA, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/– SCS Global Services celebrates longtime Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certificate holders Baskahegan Company and UFP International as 2019 FSC Leadership Award recipients, among 13 winners, at a ceremony during Greenbuild in Atlanta on Wednesday.

Fifty-Seven Albertsons Companies’ Leaders Recognized as 2019 Top Women in Grocery

Blog

57 determined, inspirational and accomplished Albertsons Companies’ leaders were recognized at Progressive Grocer’s annual Top Women in Grocery event in Orlando, Florida last week. In all, 393 women were honored for their extraordinary achievements in the retail grocery industry.  

Q and A with New DKMS US CEO, John Spinnato

Blog

In September, DKMS US welcomed new CEO John Spinnato. He brings energy, experience, and incredible enthusiasm for his new role. Let’s get to know him!

Q. Welcome to the DKMS family, John! Tell us a little about yourself. 

Carnival Corporation Chief Procurement Officer Julia Brown Receives Two Top Corporate Recognitions

Key leader of world's largest leisure travel company named among Women to Watch and Most Influential Women in Corporate America on annual listings of top female executive leaders
Press Release

MIAMI, October 18, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, announced earlier this year that Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Julia Brown has been recognized as one of this year's "Women to Watch" by Cranfield University and one of 2019's "Most Influential Women in Corporate America" by Savoy magazine.

Call for Applicants to Support GRI’s Standard Setting

Strengthening private sector representation on Global Sustainability Standards Board
Press Release

October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The governance body with sole responsibility for developing and implementing the GRI Standards is looking for a new member who is representative of business enterprises.

The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) seeks to be inclusive across sectors, functions, geographic boundaries and constituency groups. There is a vacancy for an individual of high integrity from the private sector, with in-depth knowledge and practical experience of sustainability reporting and a deep understanding of its broader context.

Collaboration’s the Key for a Circular Economy

Article

Hundreds of leaders from business, academia, government, and nonprofits were greeted with this refrain at the start of the 4th annual US Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) Summit on Sustainability and Circular Economy. If you know anything about the USCCF, you know they exist to unite the public, business, and communities through thought-provoking dialogue that inspires action toward creative solutions. The summit achieved this, and more.

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