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Get Your Reporting Journey Started With the GRI Standards

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Introducing the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards, the first global standards for sustainability reporting. 

The GRI Standards help all organizations to report publicly on their economic, environmental and social impacts and show their impacts - positive or negative - to sustainable development. The GRI Standards are based on years of expert input from diverse stakeholders, and represent a common language for sustainability reporting. 

GRI Is Looking for Accomplished Nominees for Its Governance Bodies

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GRI’s mission to empower decisions that create social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone, can only be fulfilled if everyone is represented. That is why multi-stakeholder representation is at the core of all of our activities, and our governance. And to make this inclusiveness more tangible, there is a yearly opportunity for different constituencies to become part of our governance bodies. 

Members of these governance bodies are experts in their field who are also deeply interested in shaping the future of sustainability reporting. 

Volunteer Spotlight: Taryn Sauthoff Uses Tech Talent for Good

By Rita Papadogiannis
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Editor’s note: Viacom’s partner, Catchafireoriginally published the article below on Medium. The two organizations collaborate on the Talent for Good program, which creates opportunities for Viacom employees to put their skills to work in the community.

Digging Deeper Into Transforming Technology Pro Bono

New Resource for Nonprofits Engaging Pro Bono Tech Experts
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2018  /3BL Media/ -- Pro bono service has the potential to shift technology adoption and implementation in the social sector.

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Announce 2018 CommunityWINS Grants

Program honors mayors and nonprofits in Long Beach, Calif., and Dayton and Youngstown, Ohio
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BOSTON, June 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo today announced that Mayors Robert Garcia of Long Beach, Calif.; Nan Whaley of Dayton, Ohio; and Jamael Tito Brown of Youngstown, Ohio, received top honors on behalf of nonprofits in their cities with the 2018 CommunityWINS® Grant Program funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation.

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.

Hormel Foods Donates 37,000 Cases of Food Products for Global Disaster- and Hunger-Relief Efforts

A portion of the products donated were sent to Hawaii to help with volcano disaster-relief efforts.
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AUSTIN, Minn., June 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced it has donated over 37,000 cases (600,000+ cans) of shelf-stable food products to Convoy of Hope for disaster- and other hunger-relief efforts around the world. A portion of the products donated were sent to Hawaii to help with volcano disaster-relief efforts.

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

Tackling Modern Slavery Through Transparency - New GRI Task Force

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Modern Slavery affects an estimated 46 million people around the world and poses a prominent risk for companies. Transparency on human rights in supply chains is becoming increasingly necessary due to rising consumer interest as well as regulatory developments.

Sustainability reporting can help companies comply with legislation, but also to identify and address their impact, and highlight innovative solutions and a path forward.

Voya Financial Announces Recipients of 2018 Voya Scholars Program

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NEW YORK, May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), has announced the winners of Voya Scholars — a scholarship program launched in collaboration with its nonprofit partner, Scholarship America. Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin Jr. announced the recipients of five $10,000 scholarships at Scholarship America's 2018 Dreams to Success awards dinner in Washington, D.C.

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