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Case Study: GUESS Jeans Taking Leaps in CSR Reporting to Create Positive Impacts

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GUESS Jeans recently began reporting using the GRI framework. We spoke with Jaclyn Allen, Senior Sustainability Manager at GUESS?, Inc., who told us how the Los Angeles-based clothing brand and retailer is benefiting from sustainability reporting.

2017 in Review: The GRI Sustainability Standards One Year On

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This year has been challenging for sustainability in many respects, but there have also been exciting developments in the sustainability reporting landscape. In this short series, we look back at GRI’s efforts, and at what 2018 has in store.

Infographic: 20 Years of Defining the Sustainability Reporting Landscape

Wrapping up 2017, it is a good time to take one more look at the past twenty years in sustainability reporting, including the milestones and growth of GRI
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Two decades after pioneering the sustainability reporting process in 1997, GRI is now the world's established pre-eminent sustainability standard setter.

Welcoming GRI’s New Governance Body Members for 2018

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After a busy nomination period, we are happy to announce the people who have been appointed to GRI’s governance bodies starting 1 January 2018. ​

WBCSD Sustain Newsletter | Our New CEO Guide and Your Last Chance for Factor10

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To fulfil the ambitions of the Paris Agreement we need a much wider view of the economy, one which incorporates environmental, social and governance-related factors and rewards companies that do so. To help CEOs to achieve this, we have published the CEO Guide to climate-related financial disclosures.

Bechtel Build 100 Blog | Summary of the 2017 Bechtel Sustainability Report

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How we deliver projects for our customers matters just as much as what we deliver.

In this year’s sustainability report, we feature how we worked with customers to:

The Wendy's Company Reports on 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Progress

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  • Wendy's System Raises More Than $16 Million for Signature Cause, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a 32 percent increase since 2015
  • Updates Standards Related to Antibiotic use in Beef and Pork; Completes Journey to All Chicken Raised Without Medically Important Antibiotics
  • Recruits 19 Franchise Organizations to Join Energy Reduction Challenge
  • Launches WeCare, Employee Disaster Assistance Fund
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  • Wendy's System Raises More Than $16 Million for Signature Cause, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a 32 percent increase since 2015
  • Updates Standards Related to Antibiotic use in Beef and Pork; Completes Journey to All Chicken Raised Without Medically Important Antibiotics
  • Recruits 19 Franchise Organizations to Join Energy Reduction Challenge
  • Launches WeCare, Employee Disaster Assistance Fund

How Reporting Helps Businesses Uphold Human Rights

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After 70 years of international effort to uphold human rights, we still face challenges. Sustainability reporting can help companies identify, remedy and prevent human rights abuses throughout the value chain.

Using Text Analytics to Start Building an SDG Business Case

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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this case study examines how text analytics can help advance a business case for the SDGs in terms of investment, project opportunity or risk management. Countries benefit from more strategic business investments, projects or programs that can advance a country’s SDG implementation process.

Bechtel presented this case study at the Business Experts Roundtable on Data Analytics for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and National Reports on September 19, 2017 in New York. The event was organized by the U.S. Council for International Business and hosted by KPMG.

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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this case study examines how text analytics can help advance a business case for the SDGs in terms of investment, project opportunity or risk management. Countries benefit from more strategic business investments, projects or programs that can advance a country’s SDG implementation process.

Bechtel presented this case study at the Business Experts Roundtable on Data Analytics for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and National Reports on September 19, 2017 in New York. The event was organized by the U.S. Council for International Business and hosted by KPMG.

Avnet Sponsors The Not Impossible Awards Recognizing Emerging Technologies That Improve Lives

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PHOENIX, December 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced its title sponsorship of The Not Impossible Awards, which recognizes the breakthrough achievements of innovators who share the Not Impossible Labs mission to create inventive technology that improves the well-being of others.

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