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5 Ways To Go Back To School With Fair Trade

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The school year is upon us. While some of us are getting into a new groove and (if we’re still on top of it) packing lunches and planning outfits the night before, the rest of us are still tying up those odds and ends on our back-to-school shopping list.

Aflac 2016 CSR Report Unveiling

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At Aflac, we try to live by this very simple rule: Everyone has the power to do good. We have unveiled Aflac’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, where we share with you how Aflac strives to be a good neighbor with good people leading the way - Learn more here

Domtar Sustainability: Waste Want, Not Want

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Putting construction and demolition waste—concrete, brick, tile and stone— to beneficial use is a winning strategy for our mill in Nekoosa, Wisconsin. During construction or demolition work at the mill, these materials are kept aside instead of going to a landfill. When sufficient material is accumulated over a number of years, the recycling work begins.

Supplier Development: Quantifiable Bottom Line Benefits - Webinar Recordings

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Moving beyond audit and shift mindsets across your supply chain and internally might be the hardest task but truly engaging suppliers in sustainability is key to reduce costs, drive efficiencies and minimise risk to ensure business impact, reputation and competitiveness. We brought together 3 senior leaders in this space to share their experiences and strategies, and to help you in measuring the bottom line benefits to prove the business case. Hear from:

Natalia Adler: Building – and Using – Data Collaboratives to Help Children

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Natalia Adler describes herself as a problem-solver, not a data scientist. When she came to work at UNICEF’s New York headquarters after seven years in Nicaragua and Mozambique, she joined the data research and policy division. “I immediately saw that, even though we do all sorts of data work, we were behind on the data science component,” says Adler, now a data, research, and policy manager at UNICEF (The United Nations Children’s Fund). “And if you want to make progress on that front, you need to access to big data – however, most relevant datasets sit with corporations.”

Novartis and Medicines for Malaria Venture Launch Patient Trial in Africa for KAF156, a Novel Compound Against Multidrug-resistant Malaria

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  • Compound has potential to be a game-changer in malaria elimination, rapidly clearing malaria infection, including resistant strains, and blocking parasite transmission

  • KAF156 is first compound from the imidazolopiperazines, a novel class of antimalarials, to enter phase IIb combination studies

  • Clinical trial has started early August in adults with malaria and is planned to expand to adolescents and children in a total of nine countries in Africa and Asia

Socially Responsible Investing Gets a Trump Bump - The Minute

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The socially responsible investment sector is recording unprecedented growth since the Trump administration took office. Since January, Morningstar, a fund-tracking firm, has logged a four-times increase in the use of ESG data in its cloud platform, a base for research by asset managers, advisory firms, and independent wealth managers.

Arrow Electronics’ Innovation Paces Para-Athlete Ride at Colorado Classic

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Bicycle-racing enthusiasts from all over the world came together in Colorado last weekend for the inaugural Colorado Classic. Denver-based global technology-solutions provider Arrow Electronics served as a corporate sponsor of the event and hosted the “Athletes with Disabilities Citizen’s Ride,” which was paced by the Arrow SAM Car

Five Reasons to Register for the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility

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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a dynamic space—businesses of all sizes are constantly innovating and finding new ways to make an even greater impact in the communities where they operate. For CSR professionals, keeping up on these trends and best practices are crucial to both your professional growth and your ability to make a sustained impact through your work.  

As you consider your priorities for 2018—I encourage you to put your professional development at the top of that list.

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