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AccountAbility Releases Korean Translation of the AA1000 AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP, 2018)

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SEOUL and LONDON August 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ AccountAbility has released the Korean translation of its latest sustainability management framework and guidance document – the AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP, 2018). The AA1000AP (2018) serves as the foundation of the AA1000 Series of Standards, and offers an informed update to the firm’s internationally accepted, principles-based approach to sustainability management for the 21st century.

How Caterpillar’s Strategy Is Helping to Build a Better World

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As Caterpillar executes its enterprise strategy, it is not only driving growth, but also furthering the company's sustainability journey. Click here to read more about how Caterpillar’s strategy is helping to build a better world.

Schneider Electric | Using Available Tech, We Can Help #MoveTheDate Starting Now

Earth Overshoot Day is moveable if we act now.
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Earth Overshoot Day: It’s the day of the year when we’ve used more natural resources than our planet can renew in 365 days. This year in the United States, Earth Overshoot Day falls on March 15th , — the earliest it has ever been . Despite the progress made in recent years, it has been steadily moving up since 80’s.

Quantifying and Evidencing Impact – Kering, HSBC, World Benchmarking Alliance and More

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August 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - There’s increasing pressure on companies to provide verifiable evidence of positive impact and, where possible, quantifiable success. Companies are tasked with identifying meaningful data points, educating the business on the need to demonstrate trusted impact metrics and benchmark social and environmental impacts against peers.

At the recent Responsible Business Summit Europe, Ethical Corporation hosted two in-depth sessions that looked to provide actionable ideas covering these topics:

When Less Is More

By Mary Jane Melendez
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It’s natural to talk about how we’re all doing more: innovating more, making more investments, having more to say in more areas of expertise. But while at the Aspen Ideas Festival earlier this summer, I was challenged to share where General Mills is doing less.

It made me think.

Many of the things we’re doing less of are just as important as – or more important than – the things we’re doing more of.

Here are the top five things I’m proud to say General Mills is doing less of today.

Comerica Shows the Way to a Thriving Future

Latest Corporate Responsibility Report Demonstrates Progress on Environmental and Social Issues while Supporting Customers and Communities
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August 5, 2019 /3BL Media/  - Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) recently released its 2018 Comerica Corporate Responsibility Report which can be found at www.comerica.com/sustainability. Comerica President and CEO Curtis C. Farmer stated, “Corporate responsibility is a fundamental part of Comerica’s culture. Our Corporate Responsibility Report provides insights on how we support a successful business climate, the environment and our communities, all of which combined put us on a path towards a thriving future.”

Schneider Electric's Business Case for One-planet Prosperity

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Partnership between Global Footprint Network and Schneider Electric aims to highlight the powerful competitive advantage of one-planet compatible companies

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Partnership between Global Footprint Network and Schneider Electric aims to highlight the powerful competitive advantage of one-planet compatible companies

Majority of Small Businesses Show Customer Appreciation by Giving to Communities, TD Bank Study Finds

In an increasingly digital age, in-person and written 'thank yous' still dominate
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CHERRY HILL, N.J., August 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ – According to a recent survey, 73 percent of small businesses provide support to local charitable and communal causes to show their commitment to giving back and to express appreciation to customers and the community. The study, conducted by TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, revealed that even though small businesses typically have fewer resources than larger companies, they still donate money, time and resources to support these causes.

A Letter From Chairman & CEO Jim Umpleby

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Caterpillar’s efforts to drive sustainability across the company in 2018 led to outstanding business performance, which allowed us to invest in sustainable solutions that enhance communities and protect the planet.

Click here to read more about Caterpillar's sustainability efforts from Chairman & CEO Jim Umpleby.

 

Deloitte's New Survey Reveals That Microaggressions Are More Common Than You Think

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Deloitte recently published the results of their 2019 State of Inclusion survey. Surveying 3,000 full-time employees in various professions around the United States, respondents were asked various questions about diversity, inclusion, and bias. The respondents who were surveyed all work at companies with 1,000 or more employees.

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