Recommendations for governments to strengthen business accountability
November 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Governments need to do more to help businesses understand, mitigate and improve their human rights impacts – by strengthening transparency and reporting requirements.
This is the key finding of a report from GRI looking at the progress countries have made towards meeting their duty under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, by analyzing the 23 National Action Plans (NAPs) produced by governments so far.
Accenture, Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Nestlé Waters North America, Pernod Ricard, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Executives Join National Nonprofit Board
STAMFORD, Conn., November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, recently elected five new senior sustainability and marketing executives to its 30-member national board of directors.
For companies, shareholder primacy used to be key, but during the past several years, different groups, including customers, suppliers, and civil society, have become increasingly important. These groups have pushed companies to take positions on challenging issues like gun control and women's rights, and companies may find themselves distancing a group of stakeholders no matter their stance. How can companies take into account the interests, growing ever more divergent and contentious, of these stakeholder groups?
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Now, more than ever employees are using their voice to influence the companies they work for, regardless of sector, on issues as varied as climate change and sexual harassment. As such, businesses are faced with the question: How can we integrate employee voices into stakeholder engagement processes and maximize this opportunity?
At the BSR Conference 2019, we will explore how employee activism is shaping a new climate for business. Register today.
NEW YORK, October 4, 2019 /3BL Media/—Working Mother recently revealed its annual list of the 2019 100 Best Companies, representing more than 2 million employees in the U.S. This year’s winners are focusing on inclusive benefits for families, including gender-neutral parental leave, and accessible, affordable childcare. American Express was among the 100 companies that earned a spot on this year’s list.
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Today’s stakeholders expect authenticity and purpose from the companies they choose to align themselves with.
But the most authentic, purpose-driven companies don’t just do the work of a good corporate citizen—they know how to share their ESG (environmental, social, governance) story with investors and employees.
20 Historic Sites Celebrating Women’s Contributions to Local Communities Competing for $2 Million in Grants Through 2019 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets Campaign
NEW YORK, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ –American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in collaboration with Main Street America, announced today that their annual Partners in Preservation campaign this year will shine a light on historic buildings and sites celebrating the contributions of women in local communities across the country.