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Taproot Foundation Announces the Average Hourly Value of Pro Bono Service is now $195

New valuation up 30% over 2015 value
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October 9, 2019 / 3BL Media / - In the lead up to Pro Bono Week 2019, Taproot Foundation announces that the average hourly value of pro bono service in 2019 has increased to $195, up 30% over the 2015 valuation. The $195 valuation defines the average per hour value of time donated by business professionals to nonprofit organizations through pro bono services, including expertise in areas like marketing, strategic planning, HR, technology, and finance.

Introducing TriplePundit’s 3BL Forum Series

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As the October 29-30 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands—What’s Next draws closer, the editors at TriplePundit are excited to announce the launch of an editorial series that will showcase several of the speakers, partners and sponsors that will be onstage during this fast-paced, high-octane event.

The Future of Values-Driven Investing 

Don't Miss 3BL Media's Climate Week Event!

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Sept. 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ 3BL Media and BBMG invite professionals from all industries to hear about the transformation underway in apparel and fashion.

Enjoy free drinks and hors d'oeuvres during our Climate Week panel discussion and social with leaders including:

UN to Receive Event Industry Contribution at Sustainable Development Goal Summit in New York

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September 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ — On 24 and 25 September 2019, Heads of State and Government will gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to review progress against the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For the first time ever this will include commitments for action from the global event industry.

Robert Ruano Appointed to Serve on Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees

Ecostrata Services Executive to Serve Three Year Term
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LINCOLN, Neb., July 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees has appointed Ecostrata Services Founder and President Robert Ruano to serve for a three-year term. Robert has over 29 years of management experience both in the private and public sectors. Robert’s professional leadership includes many years in City of Miami government, overseeing all grant applications and environmental initiatives.

Corporate Responsibility Stories, Dallas: Local Acts with Global Impacts

August 15, 2019 at Comerica Headquarters, Dallas
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Thursday, August 15, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CDT

Comerica Headquarters
1717 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201

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Thursday, August 15, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CDT

Comerica Headquarters
1717 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201

Cultivating the Business Leadership Required for a More Sustainable, Inclusive and Equitable Economy

Breakout Session at SB'19 Detroit
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John A. Lanier, author of Mid-Course Correction Revisited, to speak at Sustainable Brands SB19

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John A. Lanier, author of Mid-Course Correction Revisited, to speak at Sustainable Brands SB19

Webinar: How the Evolving Energy Market Affects Your Business

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The market for corporate renewable energy is maturing.  As it does, it introduces new considerations for companies to weigh as part of their overall energy procurement strategy. New providers, new products, and new opportunities mean more complexity and potential risk—even for experienced buyers.

In this webinar, sponsored by Schneider Electric, we’ll examine how this evolution has the potential to impact your business. What do you need to consider when evaluating your renewable energy and clean technology choices in a 2.0 world?

Today’s Leaders Need to Be Great Storytellers

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Ken Chenault, the former CEO of American Express, often paraphrased Napoleon in saying that leaders need to define reality and give hope. Essentially, it is up to leaders to tell their people what is happening now and inspire them by outlining the opportunities that the future holds for them both individually and institutionally.

In sum, leaders need to tell a good story. An authentic, believable and realistic one. But, one filled with promise of a better day, and how we’re going to get there.

TRAINING: FSC® Standards and Auditing Principles

Montréal, Quebec - February 11-14, 2019
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FSC®​ Auditor Training

Forest Management, Chain of Custody, and ISO 19011

February 11-14, 2019 | Montréal, Quebec

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