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Collaboration: How Business Must Lead to Achieve Sustainable Development

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By Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen, Senior Vice President, BSR; Ryan Whalen, Director, President's Office, The Rockefeller Foundation

 
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By Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen, Senior Vice President, BSR; Ryan Whalen, Director, President's Office, The Rockefeller Foundation

 

USAID Awards Tetra Tech $32 Million Contract to Improve Access to Water and Sanitation Services

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PASADENA, Calif. February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ --Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the Company a $32 million, single-award contract to expand the delivery of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in Uganda.

Empowering Women Coffee Farmers in Colombia Through Inclusive Business

Spanish coffee company Supracafé integrates women farmers into its value chain, training them in effective cultivation techniques to build their skills and increase economic independence
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Supracafé, a Spanish coffee company, has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to empower women in Colombia by training 400 female coffee farmers in effective cultivation techniques by 2022. It also pledges to support female coffee producers in preparing 200 hectares of land to grow organic coffee using sustainable and fair trade techniques, resulting in increased production and income for the farmers.

New Indicators in the SDG Compass

Tools available for more meaningful sustainability reporting
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Understanding how companies contribute to solving the great issues of our time, like combatting poverty, acting on climate action, and supporting sustainable cities and communities is crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But showing how companies are addressing the issues of the day is not always so straightforward.

Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project | Strengthening Data Use and Helping Create a Stable and Democratic Jordan

Providing performance monitoring, evaluation, research, organizational learning, capacity building, and knowledge management to improve stability in Jordan
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Tetra Tech is providing critical performance monitoring, evaluation, and capacity building support to strengthen data use and help create a stable and democratic Jordan.

ASEAN Is Rising to the Climate Change Challenge Facing Agriculture and Forestry

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At a meeting in Lombok, Indonesia, representatives of ASEAN working groups agreed to strengthen their collaboration to reduce risks and maximize security in the food, agriculture and forestry sectors.

Caring About the Game

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“It seems to be easier to win the game when you care about the game.” 

The morning after the Super Bowl seems an appropriate time to write about the game, but it’s not actually the game of football that I’m interested in.  It’s the game of business and what it takes to win in 2018.

Sustainability Across the Economy: Bain & Company Joins WBCSD

Global management consultancy Bain & Company has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
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GENEVA, January 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Bain & Company offers management consultancy services to many of the world's leading business leaders. Bain advises clients on strategy, operations, information technology, organization, private equity, digital transformation and strategy, and mergers and acquisitions, developing practical insights that clients act on and transferring skills that make change stick. Founded in 1973, Bain has 55 offices in 36 countries, and its deep expertise and client roster cross every industry and economic sector.  

Ingersoll Rand Named to Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index

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Swords, IRELAND, Jan. 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has been named to the 2018 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index by Corporate Knights. Corporate Knights, a Toronto based media and investment advisory company, released the 2018 index at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Beth Jenkins: New Resources to Speed Employees Up the Intrapreneurial Learning Curve

by Beth Jenkins, Challenge Director, Business Fights Poverty
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At any given time, in any given company, there can be hundreds of employees with ideas for profitable new products, services, and business models that also create value for society. These would-be “intrapreneurs” come from all different backgrounds and roles, and many have never started a new venture before. The learning curve can be steep.

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