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Working Capital Innovation Fund: Annual Impact Report

Sharing Lessons from Investing In 2020 to end Labor Rights Risk In Global Supply Chains
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Working Capital Innovation Fund (WCIF) today released its second annual Impact Management and Measurement Report, focused on activities undertaken and lessons learned during 2020. The report presents the Fund’s approach to managing for impact, portfolio level achievements and learning, and impact highlights from the Fund’s 8 portfolio companies.

The report released today outlines:

CSRHub's Cynthia Figge on CPOstrategy's Procurement Panel Discussion

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How are companies utilizing the newest technology and data to make more informed decisions? 

Check out Cynthia Figge, our CEO and Co-founder, on last week’s CPOstrategy INSIGHT panel discussion on procurement transformation, strategy, and application.

ILFI Names New CEO

Climate leader brings a focus on social justice and scaling impact to the world’s most ambitious, advanced, and holistic non-profit organization for buildings
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SEATTLE, August 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) Board of Directors named Lindsay Baker as CEO, choosing a climate leader with deep experience in technology, real estate, and sustainability. 

New Financial Leadership for Global Reporting Initiative

Appointment of Dani Marunovic as Chief Financial Officer
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August 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new addition has been made to the senior management team of GRI, provider of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards, following confirmation of Dani Marunovic as Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, she has responsibility for the operational management of the GRI secretariat, including budgeting, financial controls, human resources, infrastructure, legal affairs and IT.

CGF Announces New Members for July 2021

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PARIS, August 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business.

T. Rowe Price Recommends Six Tips to Help Black Families Build Wealth

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The racial wealth gap offers a striking example of an area where there has been little progress over time. According to the Federal Reserve’s 2019 Survey of Consumer Finances, the median net worth of Black families was $24,100 compared with the median net worth of $188,200 for white families. These numbers illustrate the long-term effect and economic impact that several hundred years of systemic racism can produce.

Ideagen TV Now Available on Apple TV

Ideagen TV launches on Apple TV App
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Ideagen – “Where Global Leaders Convene” Presented Globally by Microsoft

Ideagen® Is proud to announce the release of the new Ideagen Apple TV app, “Ideagen TV” now available on Apple TV devices. Now watch all of your favorite PowerChats, PowerTalks, and Special event programming on Apple TV via the Ideagen App.

The EU Has Led on Adopting Corporate ESG Disclosure Rules - The U.S. May Catch Up Soon

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (7.20.2021)
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For many years, the European Union moved ahead of the U.S.in developing laws and regulations to address the challenges of climate change and the expansion of corporate programs and related reporting for ESG issues.

In the U.S., the major regulatory bodies such as the Securities & Exchange Commission, the Federal Reserve banks, the Treasury Department, and other cabinet level and independent agencies avoided mandating disclosure rules for publicly-traded corporations for many social (S) and environmental (E) issues.

Columbine Vineyards Becomes the First Sustainably Grown Certified Table Grapes Producer in the US

Certification from SCS acknowledges Columbine Vineyard's dedication to social work, unwavering support for growers and impressive environmental achievements including the conservation of 843 million gallons of water through sustainable farming practices
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Columbine Vineyards, producer of the popular Holiday® table grapes in California's San Joaquin Valley, has now become the first Sustainably Grown Certified table grapes producer in the US. The new certification represents the significant impacts Columbine Vineyards has made over the past few years, including water conservation - 843 million gallons saved, styrofoam reduction - 54% reduction, and carbon sequestration - 5,200 metric tons, the equivalent to 1140 cars off the roads annually.

Crystal Clear Now - ESG Focus Must Be at the Top of the Corporation, for the Board Room & Executive Suite

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (7.12.2021)
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Remember those 1970s /early ‘80s ubiquitous TV commercials with the tag line, “When EF Hutton Speaks, People Listen?” The point was that when the EF Hutton financial services firm “said” something about investing possibilities, we would be wise to sit up and listen carefully to the advice. These days we are tuning in to the Securities & Exchange Commission to discern the future directions of corporate sustainability / ESG disclosure. To us it is clear: the broadening flow of comments indicates something is about to happen regarding corporate ESG disclosure.

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