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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

WEBINAR - Water Stewardship Streamlined: AWS v2.0

Learn How to Implement the Streamlined AWS Standard at your Site
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Please join SCS Global Services and the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to learn about the revised AWS Standard Version 2.0 on a webinar January 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm (EST). The AWS Standard is the only comprehensive global benchmark for responsible water stewardship which provides guidance to major water users seeking to assure responsible water governance, balance, quality, and healthy water-related sites and values.

Upcoming Event: Training on the FSC® Standards and Auditing Principles

Hosted by SCS Global Services in the San Francisco Bay Area, January 28, 2019
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Interested in attending a training on the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Standards and auditing principles? SCS Global Services’ next training is January 28 - February 1, 2019 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Spaces are limited. 

Learn more and register here

Brands Taking Stands: 3BL Forum Explores Corporate Activism

by Jennifer N. Dienst
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In the past few years, as discussions about issues like climate change, gun control, inclusiveness, and gender equity have reached a boiling point, companies have increasingly chosen to speak up instead of staying silent. And it’s proving to be a good thing. Studies show that corporate leaders believe that activism positively resonates with customers, thus potentially impacting their bottom line.

Activism at Work: Let Us Count the Ways

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
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Originally published as The Big Story in the Brands Taking Stands weekly newsletter; click here to sign up.

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