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The Private Sector Is Crucial for Building a Diverse Workforce for the Future

by CECP: The CEO Force for Good
Blog

The challenge of diversifying the tech workforce is confronting companies across sectors as more jobs are requiring computational thinking and digital fluency. Simultaneously, the demographics of the United States are changing rapidly, and companies are challenged with ensuring that the talent pipeline reflects those dynamic shifts. Developing a robust and diverse technical workforce in the United States is becoming a national priority as a result of the emerging technologies and their impact on industries.

The Earliest Earth Overshoot Day. Ever.

Xavier Houot, SVP Safety, Environment, Real Estate
Blog

In 2018, Earth Overshoot Day fell on August 1. The earliest ever.

Counter Culture Coffee Brings Its Transparency Report to Life With Limited-release Coffee

Blog

With text-heavy and data filled pages, it’s no surprise that only 17 percent of consumers actually read companies’ CSR reports. However, many companies are finding innovative ways to make their reports stand out.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Combines Financial and Non-financial Reporting in Its Latest Annual Report

Article

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has released its annual report for the 2018 financial year. The report includes a comprehensive view of the Bank’s non-financial progress and performance and is supplemented by a number of Spotlight articles detailing the Bank’s approach to financial education, financial wellbeing, diversity and inclusion, customer advocacy and climate change.

Take Back the Lunch Break Survey Findings Fact Sheet

Article

North American workers value their lunch breaks and feel more engaged and productive when they make the time to take a lunch break every day. At a time when companies are trying to find every little way to maximize the efficiency and productivity of their employees, the workplace norm around lunch breaks needs to be shifted from something that you are only able to do when you have the time, to something that you would be remiss to skip.

Business Leaders on SDG Strategy

Article

Urgent action is required on the SDGs if we are to achieve the targets set and unlock the $12 trillion in new market value. ‘There is no Plan B’ urged Lise Kingo, CEO, UN Global Compact in a recent Ethical Corporation interview, urging greater action on the SDGs.

Visa Announces Progress in Latest Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

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Visa released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, the company’s summary of progress in its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility, sustainability and ethical leadership. The report addresses the commitments and progress Visa has made across its most significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

Dr. Lachlan Copeland, Senior Botanist, Discusses Discovery and Naming of New Species

Discussing how a love of nature led to discovering a new species of orchid
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Lachlan Copeland, a senior botanist with Eco Logical Australia, A Tetra Tech Company, is based in northern New South Wales (NSW), Australia. His work with plants is varied, but his main interest is in plant taxonomy—the process of classifying, describing, and naming species.

Gildan Releases 2017 Genuine Responsibility™ Report and New CSR Website

Press Release

August 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) announces the release of its Genuine Responsibility™ 2017 report now available on its new dedicated CSR website www.genuineresponsibility.com. This year’s report, once again prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Comprehensive option, highlights the Company’s 2017 results, key priorities and future commitments toward its vision of Making Apparel Better™.

Leveraging the Human Factor to Manage Extreme Weather Events

Blog

As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we share insights on leveraging the “human factor” to improve resilience from extreme weather events. These insights are based on a joint IBM-Bechtel field project Puerto Rico.

SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

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