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Sustainable Leadership in the Middle East – The Kuwaiti Danish Dairy Company Joins WBCSD

Press Release

GENEVA, April 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Kuwaiti Danish Dairy Company (KDD) has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Cashew Trees Abuzz in the Diamond Mining Areas of Côte d’Ivoire

Using beekeeping to increase cashew farm yields and diversify their livelihoods in diamond mining communities
Blog

Engaging the Private Sector for Development Results in Indonesia

Examining how the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s wide-ranging engagement with the private sector delivers development benefits in Indonesia
Blog

On the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) blog, Nilmini Rubin, executive vice president for international development at Tetra Tech, recently discussed the wide-ranging engagement with the private sector and its development benefits as part of MCC’s Indonesia Compact. Nilmini is a member of MCC’s Advisory Council. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

This post originally appeared on MCC’s blog.

USISPF Announces Launch of CEO Water Alliance on World Water Day

New initiative aims to address the water crisis in India and create measures to promote sustainable usage of water
Press Release

NEW DELHI, March 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), along with its member company, Nalco Water (an Ecolab company) today launched their CEO Water Alliance (CEWA) Initiative in New Delhi. CEWA aims to bring together CEOs and other stakeholders from various platforms, including both government and private institutions, to address the water crisis in India and create proactive measures that will promote sustainable usage of water.

Colombian Edgar Montenegro Wins International 2018 Oslo Business for Peace Award

Press Release

OSLO, Norway, March 20,2017 /3BL Media/ –  Edgar Montenegro, Founder and CEO of Corpocampo, is one of the 2018 winners of the Oslo Business for Peace award, Business for Peace announced today. The other winners are Lori Blaker, President and CEO of TTi Global, and Martin Naughton, Founder of Glen Dimplex Group. All three winners have made exceptional contributions to peacebuilding through business.
 

WATCH: Andrew Plepler, Bank of America, Global Head of ESG

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Andrew Plepler, global head of ESG at Bank of America, discusses how the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability provides the company with a comprehensive framework for corporate sustainability leadership. 

New Technology is Shaking Up The Diamond Mining Industry in Côte d’Ivoire

Introducing new technologies in to help increase earnings and build more sustainable livelihoods for miners
Blog

Terah DeJong, country director of the Tetra Tech-implemented U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development (PRADD II) Project, discusses the introduction of new technology in the diamond mining areas of Cote d’Ivoire, and how technology has increased the volume of stones that enter the legal chain of custody, leading to increased earnings and more sustainable livelihoods for miners. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

How Whirlpool Uses Local Data to Spin up Global Cleanup Plans

By Heather Clancy
Article

The brilliant Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh once observed: "Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together." His sentiment, expressed in a letter to his brother, was specific to artistic inspiration but it also has very real relevance for the way in which corporate strategy unfolds.

Ten New Markets Earmarked as Opportunities to Boost Lagging Sustainable Development Goals

Summary: 
  • The Global Opportunity Report 2018 highlights four Sustainable Development Goals (Goal 10, 12, 13 and 14) that are at risk of missing their 2030 targets.
  • The report contains 10 new business opportunities which help these four goals progress.
  • The new Global Opportunity Report and the 2015, 2016 and 2017 editions collectively demonstrate market potential in all 17 Global Goals — including the ones we are least on track to reach.
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  • The Global Opportunity Report 2018 highlights four Sustainable Development Goals (Goal 10, 12, 13 and 14) that are at risk of missing their 2030 targets.
  • The report contains 10 new business opportunities which help these four goals progress.
  • The new Global Opportunity Report and the 2015, 2016 and 2017 editions collectively demonstrate market potential in all 17 Global Goals — including the ones we are least on track to reach.

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