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BAT CASE STUDY & VIDEO | Measuring the Impact of Our Community Programmes in Bangladesh

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British American Tobacco’s latest focus report on Sustainable Agriculture & Farmer Livelihoods outlines its commitment to enable prosperous livelihoods for all farmers who supply its tobacco leaf. One of the highlights of the report include the results of an independent impact measurement study of the company’s community programmes in Bangladesh. The following is an extract from BAT’s new focus report.

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British American Tobacco’s latest focus report on Sustainable Agriculture & Farmer Livelihoods outlines its commitment to enable prosperous livelihoods for all farmers who supply its tobacco leaf. One of the highlights of the report include the results of an independent impact measurement study of the company’s community programmes in Bangladesh. The following is an extract from BAT’s new focus report.

ITV Recognised as Top Community Investor

ITV win the inaugural GivX Community Value Award
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Leading a cohort of 25 companies who are pioneering best practice in Corporate Social Responsibility, ITV was crowned the inaugural top contributor in the GivX Community Value Award (the GivX Awards) on 12 October this year.
 

Case Study: Improving Workplace Conditions a Vital Component of Social Responsibility

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Humantech Inc. specializes in industrial engineering, bio-mechanics and occupational ergonomics, and helps Fortune 1000 companies identify and quantify injury risk in the workplace. We spoke with their President, James Good, who told us that sustainability is a core concept that drives Humantech’s business. ​

Merck Publishes Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

Report Highlights New Environmental Sustainability Goals and Impact on Global Health
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KENILWORTH, N.J., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today published its 2016/2017 Corporate Responsibility Report. The report reflects the company’s performance in the areas of Access to Health, Employees, Environmental Sustainability and Ethics & Transparency. 

Launching Panorama: Towards an Unobstructed View of Sustainability

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launches Panorama, a new editorial channel designed for looking at sustainability from a different perspective.
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by Peter Bakker, President and CEO

Panorama means “unobstructed view” and that’s exactly what we need in order to address global challenges: the full, unobstructed picture of what’s going on - even if it might make us feel uncomfortable.

To continue the business journey towards long-lasting change, we need to be flexible, we need to take diverse perspectives into account and – most importantly – we need to be adaptable.

Case Study: Sustainability Reporting Creates a Virtuous Circle

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The French-based e-payment services company Wordline started sustainability reporting in 2014, using the GRI G4 Guidelines, and is now one of the pioneers to publish a GRI Standards report. We talked to Sébastien Mandron, Corporate Social Responsibility Officer at Worldline, about how sustainability reporting helps the company enhance trust with its stakeholders. ​

One Year of the GRI Standards: in Numbers

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​Launched in October 2016, the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards are the latest evolution of GRI’s reporting framework, which has been developed through a robust multi-stakeholder process. The GRI Standards replace the G4 Guidelines, which will be phased out by 30 June 2018. Here's a recap of what has happened since the launch last year. 

How Being Committed to the Environment Can Be a Business Opportunity

As well as being the only industrial company on CDP’s A List for 7 years in a row, Schneider Electric also helps clients identify business opportunities in acting to address climate risks.
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By scoring businesses from A to D-, CDP take organizations on a journey through disclosure to awareness, management, and finally to leadership. In 2017, CDP has set the bar even higher raising A-score threshold and making the top spot more competitive and more coveted than ever before. This year, more than 3,000 companies have completed the questionnaire and 112 were recognized as pioneers acting on climate change and building our new sustainable economy that works for both people and planet. Schneider Electric is the only industrial company to stay on CDP A List for 7 years in a row.

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