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AmerisourceBergen, APTIV PLC, Equinix, JetBlue Airways, and Nestlé S.A. Present Long-Term Plans to Investors at Sixth CEO Investor Forum

Presentations follow CEO keynote panel discussion on “megatrends;” Companies address institutional investors representing more than $25 trillion in AUM
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NEW YORK, January 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ —CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII) announced that the CEOs of AmerisourceBergen, APTIV PLC, Equinix, JetBlue Airways, and Nestlé S.A. will present their company’s long-term plans to institutional investors at the CEO Investor Forum on February 25, 2019 in New York City.

Nine Signs You Need to Refresh Your Social Impact Approach

By Carol Cone, CEO, Carol Cone ON PURPOSE
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Few companies of any size would let marketing or operations coast for a year or two without strategic review. A lack of regular planning is an equally big risk when it comes to social impact initiatives.

Nonprofit Board Service Builds More Effective Business Leaders

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Alice Korngold, President and CEO of Korngold Consulting LLC, has recently released the results of her study 2018 Nonprofit Board Leadership Study in partnership with IMPACT2030, a private sector collaboration with the United Nations, corporations and nonprofit organizations.

Ethical Apparel Africa Selected for London Stock Exchange Group’s 'Companies to Inspire Africa 2019' Report

Report identifies a new cohort of fast growing and dynamic private businesses across Africa
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January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Ethical Apparel Africa is a sourcing company working to catalyze a sustainable growth path for the emerging apparel sector in West Africa. As brands look to grow their manufacturing base in Africa, EAA provides end to end production management support: expert technical guidance, independent quality control, sourcing, logistics, and compliance assurance. Our vision is to demonstrate that ethical manufacturing can and should be done at scale, not just associated with luxury or expensive product.

Sappi Reduces Solid Waste for Fifth Consecutive Year

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The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.

Shutdown’s Economic Impact Is a Forceful Reminder of Why Government Matters

By Andrew J. Hoffman and Ellen Hughes-Cromwick for The Conversation
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As the United States endures the longest shutdown in its history, Americans are getting a taste of life without government.

The absence of some services are clearly visible, such as a buildup of trash at national parks or longer lines at airport security checkpoints. Others, like those felt primarily by businesses, are less noticeable but arguably more important, such as an inability to get a small business loan or limited service from the IRS, Securities and Exchange Commission and other key agencies.

Delivering Responsible Real Estate Investment Opportunities

Clarion Partners believes that the sustainability and competitiveness of its properties go hand in hand.
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In its fourth year, the Clarion Partners Corporate Responsibility Report outlines exactly how the firm is working to deliver against its CR mission and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals. 

Report highlights include:

  • In 2017, more than 125 employees volunteered 330 hours of time to community relations and charitable initiatives.

An Interview With Lori Michelin, CEO & President of the World Environment Center (WEC), and Francisco Suarez, Former Chair of the Board of WEC, on Fostering Solutions With Business to Address Sustainable Development

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Ms. Michelin and Mr. Suarez discuss the global sustainability work of WEC and its mission to advance sustainability in partnership with WEC member companies, governments, multilateral and academic institutions, and other NGOs.   Mr. Suarez shares how member companies such as Coca Cola-FEMSA, of which he is the Director of Business Development, participate in WEC’s forefront activities and projects, and the importance of having a membership comprised of global corporate sustainability leaders.  Mr.

Congrats to the Benevity Clients Who Made the JUST 100!

37 Benevity clients were listed among America’s Most JUST Companies
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At Benevity, we have the honor of helping purpose-driven companies achieve positive social and business outcomes through software that makes it easier for them and, more importantly, their people to give, volunteer and take action around causes they care about. You’ve likely heard plenty about the business benefits of building a culture of Goodness—like attracting, retaining and engaging employees, driving higher profitability and earnings, and enhancing brand reputation.

Follow the Money: Sustainability Goes Mainstream

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In the last two decades, sustainability reporting has gone from an exercise for the largest companies to a necessity to attract investors and meet local and international regulation. But the main benefit of sustainability reporting remains that companies best understand their impacts and can improve their bottom line along with the world around them.

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