April 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) today announced the appointment of Lori Michelin as their new CEO & President. Ms. Michelin will oversee WEC’s world-recognized programs and strategic mission to advance sustainable development and corporate sustainability in partnership with governments, multilateral organizations, the private sector, and other stakeholders. Ms. Michelin comes from the Colgate-Palmolive Company, where she led their global sustainability initiatives as the Vice-President of Sustainability and Environmental, Health, and Safety.
NEW YORK, April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Bola Adesola and Paul Polman to serve as new Vice-Chairs of the Board of the United Nations Global Compact.
This Marshalls 9th UNGC Communication on Progress sits alongside its Annual Report as the main vehicle for sharing its sustainability progress. Read on and judge for yourself the depth of Marshalls’ actions which clearly demonstrate that sustainability remains at the heart of all that it does.
April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The social sector is rapidly evolving to meet the needs of its communities. How can corporations and their human capital step up, make an impact and address the infrastructure challenges of nonprofits? On April 18 and 19, the Taproot Foundation will convene 80+ leaders from corporations, nonprofits, philanthropies and government to explore emerging trends in pro bono at the 7th annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit in San Francisco.
Kuwait City – The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) launched its second annual Sustainability Report today, the first ever to be in alignment with the guidelines from the Kuwait National Development Plan (KNDP), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG), and the Boursa Kuwait voluntary sustainability disclosure guide.
Teaching our future leaders to exercise their operational, financial, and interpersonal skills
In March 2018 30 professionals from across Tetra Tech attended their first session of Tetra Tech’s annual Leadership Academy in Arlington, Virginia. This year’s Leadership Academy includes future leaders from Tetra Tech’s operations in the United States, Canada, Australia, Brazil, and Chile.
Many moons ago, German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer said: "... once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed." His quote was presumably in reference to a person turning 50 (or getting older), which back in the day was considered old. As one who passed that milestone a few years ago I am many things but old ain't one of them.
By Priya Naik, Founder & CEO Samhita Social Ventures
A leading media company is using its storytelling expertise to change sanitation and hygiene behaviours of beneficiaries in Mumbai slums; a transport finance company is training men and women to become truck drivers, providing them with livelihoods opportunities; an Indian conglomerate is implementing systemic socio-economic empowerment programs in villages around its factories. These are just some examples of how companies are implementing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in India today.
This week, individuals, executives and world figureheads convened in Austin for SXSW Interactive – a mammoth event where leaders shared ideas, solutions, innovations and a positive outlook for the future.