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Upcoming Best Practice Network Webinar: Show Me the Value – Committing to Impact Measurement


Do your volunteer programs generate social and business value? Apollo Group and True Impact share how measuring employee volunteerism helps to prove – and improve – your impact on society, employees, and the company’s bottom line. Learn tips for how to leverage impact data to communicate with leadership and guide continuous program improvement.

Show Me the Value: Committing to Impact Measurement

Global Compact LEAD Symposium Establishes Investors as Drivers of Sustainability

NASDAQ OMX joining the Global Compact underscores stock exchanges as important link in investor-company communications
Press Release

NEW YORK, November 27, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Today the heads of major global reporting initiatives and senior corporate executives will address future alignment of sustainability communications during a special symposium convened by Global Compact LEAD, a platform for advanced corporate sustainability practices. The 3rd LEAD Symposium reflects one of the most important drivers of change – the increasing analysis by investors to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the investment process.

Georg Kell (UN Global Compact): Caring for Climate

A Call to Business Leaders from UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell

In an article featured in Planet B Magazine, UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell explains how the Caring for Climate initiative provides an action platform for companies to advance practical low-carbon solutions and help shape key UN goals and policies. Click here to continue reading

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BSR Launches HERfinance: Financial Inclusion Program for Women in Global Supply Chains

Press Release

Nov. 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - 2BSR’s new HERfinance initiative will create a financial literacy curriculum to educate female factory workers in global supply chains and help them access necessary financial products. HERfinance builds on BSR’s successful efforts to empower women in the global economy through programs such as HERproject, which has promoted health education among more than 200,000 female workers in factories and farms in eight countries.

CSC Recognized as a Top Corporate Citizen by CR Magazine

Company earns industry ranking for the second straight year
Press Release

FALLS CHURCH, Va., November 26, 2012 /3BL Media/ - CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it has been ranked in the top 10 by Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine for the second year as one of the “Industry Sector Best Corporate Citizens in Business Services.” In this ranking CR Magazine recognizes companies by industry, applying the methodology from its well-known 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.

Barrick Earns Top Position in Canadian Mining Industry Sustainability Ranking

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TORONTO, November 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Barrick Gold Corporation has been named the top-performing company in a sustainability ranking of Canadian mining companies by Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based media and investment research company.

Children International a Top U.S. Charity According to Forbes and Consumers Digest

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 19, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forbes magazine recognizes Children International, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization, as a top U.S. charity in its "Top 100 Largest U.S. Charities" list for 2012. The Forbeslist includes ratios regarding a nonprofit's level of fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment.

GeoSpring™ Named to BuildingGreen’s Top-10 List for 2013, Acknowledged for Energy-Saving Capabilities


GE Appliances’ new products, as part of its billion-dollar investment through 2014, continue to gain positive recognition. Today, BuildingGreen named GE’s GeoSpring™ hybrid electric water heater to its Top-10 list of green building products for 2013. GE began production of GeoSpring in February.

GeoSpring is an ENERGY STAR®-qualified water heater that was selected for its energy savings and its innovative technology.

Sodexo Receives a 100% Rating From Human Rights Campaign on their 2013 Corporate Equality Index

Sodexo is recognized for its policies and practices related to LGBT employees and their families.
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Gaithersburg, Md. November 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has announced that Sodexo received a 100% rating on the annual 2013 HRC Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and will be profiled in the HRC Best Places to Work list. This marks the 6th consecutive year Sodexo has received a 100% rating on the prestigious CEI. - Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBC) Publishes 2012 Annual Review and Sustainability Report

The report sets out the company's sustainability performance, integrating the company's financial and non-financial reporting across all of its brands
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Nov. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The 2012 Westpac Group Annual Review and Sustainability Report sets out the Westpac Group’s sustainability performance, integrating the Group’s financial and non-financial reporting across all of the Group’s brands in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.


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