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Sustainability at Top of Global Agenda

GRI events at the 2020 UN High Level Political Forum
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July 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The annual review of progress achieved in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (the SDGs) starts next week, with a virtual format meaning it will be the greenest and most inclusive yet.

In response to the pandemic, the 2020 UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) has switched fully online. In total, 47 countries will present their Voluntary National Reviews on SDGs progress – including 20 for the first time.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E15: Derrick Feldmann, Ad Council Edge & INFLUENCE|SG

What Drives Young People to Act on Social Issues?
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Derrick Feldmann, Managing Director of Ad Council Edge and INFLUENCE|SG, has devoted his career to unpacking why and how young people choose to engage with social issues, as well as how the topics they care about influence companies’ CSR and marketing strategies.

Listen as he and host Danielle Holly discuss what’s in store for brand engagement in social issues in the context of COVID-19 and how to tell when a company is authentically supporting a cause versus what’s just “good marketing.”

T. Rowe Price Recommends Families Talk to Their Kids About Finances Amid Global Economic Uncertainty

T. Rowe Price’s annual Parents, Kids & Money Surveys show year after year that talking about money with kids more frequently can better position them for financial responsibility as adults
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As many families navigate financial hardship and stress brought on by the pandemic, T. Rowe Price advises parents to discuss potential money challenges with kids during this difficult time. The firm’s research shows that kids are astute observers of family financial dynamics, often detecting when there is financial stress. In the absence of guidance from their parents, kids are left to form their own conclusions about the drivers of financial stress and what it means for their family.

Mobility: A Powerful Engine for Sustainability, Inclusion and Economic Prosperity

by Tim Boven, Dow MobilityScience Growth Director
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The pandemic has made it more apparent than ever that we need to accelerate the drive towards low-carbon mobility.

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The pandemic has made it more apparent than ever that we need to accelerate the drive towards low-carbon mobility.

COVID-19's Resurgence, Commercial Real Estate, and Tourism

By Carl R. Tannenbaum, Ryan James Boyle, Vaibhav Tandon
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  • The Coronavirus Breaks Containment
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  • The Cost of Staycations
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  • The Coronavirus Breaks Containment
  • Space Available
  • The Cost of Staycations

New Online Learning Platform for Sustainability Profession

GRI Academy to deliver sustainability reporting curriculum
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July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A training portal has been launched to improve access to high quality learning opportunities for people working in sustainability and sustainable development roles.

The GRI Academy is a global online platform that offers courses and tutorials on how organizations can communicate their impacts on the economy, environment and society through the GRI Standards – the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework.  

Delivering on Our Purpose | HP Sustainable Impact

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HP Sustainable Impact means creating positive, lasting change for people, our planet and communities. From committing to double our number of Black and African American executives by 2025, to creating a portfolio of world's first innovations made with ocean-bounds, we're taking actions drive greater diversity and inclusion, reduce our environmental footprint and strengthen communities around the world. It's how we deliver on our promise to make life better for everyone, everywhere.

IBM's 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report: IBM and Good Tech

By Matthew Dillon
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From research labs to the boardroom, responsible stewardship and trust have been hallmarks of IBM’s culture for more than a century. 

The annual IBM Corporate Responsibility Report, published on June 29, details IBM’s performance and progress in 2019 and beyond on a wide variety of issues. Those include how the company operates with trust and transparency: how it supports its employees, the company’s social impact, protecting the environment, responsible supply chain management and governance.

Engineering a Better Tomorrow, ON Semiconductor Publishes 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report With the Comprehensive GRI

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July 6, 2020 - ON Semiconductor announces the release of its annual Corporate Social Responsibility report, marking the seventh year of this publication. As a testament to the company’s continued commitment to transparency, ON Semiconductor has advanced from incorporating the global reporting initiative (GRI) report core version to comprehensive version for a second year in their corporate social responsibility report.

International Paper Announces Progress on Its 2020 Sustainability Goals

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/International Paper (NYSE: IP) has released its 2019 Global Citizenship Report. The company, one of the leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, shares the progress it made in 2019 against its 2020 goals and outlines its approach to sustainability across its value chain.

Some notable 2019 achievements include:

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