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Seeking Sustainable Growth: GRI to Help Build Standards-based Approach for EU’s Sustainable Finance policy

Eszter Vitorino appointed to the European Commission’s Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance
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July 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Following the adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, the EU has mobilized many initiatives to support the global move towards a sustainable economy. One of these is the EU Sustainable Finance strategy, which focuses on examining how to integrate environmental, social and governance considerations into the European Union’s financial system. 
 

Opening a Window to Our Supply Chain Via Virtual Reality Customer Tours

Dell’s new virtual reality tour of our suppliers’ manufacturing facilities is one of the many ways we’re helping customers see further and deeper into our global supply chain.
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Customers are increasingly concerned about the social and environmental impact of the products they buy. According to Nielsen’s 2015 Global Corporate Sustainability Report, 66 percent of customers are willing to pay more for products and services from companies that are committed to positive social and environmental impact.

GRI Standards Update: Leading Reporting Practice in Occupational Health and Safety Management, and Water Stewardship

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Continued degradation of environmental resources and failing to provide safe and healthy working environments globally have put water and OHS high on the global agenda, and are relevant to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Credible and actionable information about organizations’ impact on society and the environment is more important now than it has ever been, and sustainability reporting must also reflect the changes in how we understand problems and how we think about solutions.  ​

Alliance Data 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Progress In Key Performance Areas, Establishes 2020 Goals

Purpose-driven strategy focuses on using ‘data for good’, driving long-term sustainability for the business
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PLANO, Texas, June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today released its annual Corporate Responsibility Report for 2017, which reviews accomplishments over the past year and sets new goals for 2020 across all three of the company’s lines of business – Alliance Data’s card services business, Epsilon and

NRG Energy INFOGRAPHIC | 2017 Sustainability Achievements At-A-Glance

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Sustainability is at the heart of NRG’s mission. It is a business opportunity to meet evolving market demands in a rapidly changing industry. Our sustainability efforts focus on driving business results, reducing risk and enhancing our brand value. To help create a sustainable energy future, we prioritize our work into five key pillars:

Noteworthy News in Skills-Based Volunteerism

by Lauren Chasanoff
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Summer is finally here and the team at Common Impact is excited to start your beach reading list with the latest and greatest in research, reports, and reflections on skills-based volunteerism.

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Summer is finally here and the team at Common Impact is excited to start your beach reading list with the latest and greatest in research, reports, and reflections on skills-based volunteerism.

Why Should Investors Care About ESG Data?

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The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards help companies communicate their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) impacts to a wide target audience, including the investment community. GRI believes that in order to achieve real progress, there's a need to align capital investment with sustainable business. We asked prominent investors why they think sustainability matters – here’s what they had to say.

Find out more about GRI’s activities with investors and the capital markets by clicking here

Q&A With Canary Wharf: Reporting Helps to Inform, Inspire and Influence Responsible Business

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A major property developer in one of the world’s most vibrant cities, Canary Wharf aims to embed sustainability in the heart of its business. The company has included non-financial information in their corporate reports since 1987. We spoke to Martin Gettings, Group Head of Sustainability at Canary Wharf, about how sustainability reporting helps them to tell compelling stories and inspire others.

NRG Energy's VP of Sustainability Discusses Highlights of 2017 Report

Bruno Sarda details NRG's efforts to be a leader in American corporate sustainability.
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It is with pride that I introduce to you, our stakeholders, our second Sustainability Report since I joined NRG. In it, we outline our 2017 sustainability accomplishments, along with a comprehensive view of the actions we’ve taken across our value chain to enhance the resilience of our operations and create value for our customers and shareholders.

In last year’s report, we introduced a new sustainability strategy, cutting across five organizational pillars: customers, workplace, business, operations and suppliers.

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