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CSRHub's Cynthia Figge to Speak at 28th Annual SRI Conference

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CSRHub Co-Founder and CEO, Cynthia Figge, will be speaking at the 28th Annual SRI Conference. This event will be held on November 1-3rd in San Diego, CA. During this conference, thought leaders, investors and investment professionals from all corners of the Sustainable, Responsible, Impact (SRI) investing universe convene to gain and share knowledge and strategies that align financial performance with positive change. Cynthia will be speaking at a session titled “Know What You Own: Truth Beyond the Façade”.

Melbourne Business School Wins the Nespresso Sustainability MBA Challenge

Global competition from 87 business schools across 25 countries
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August 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Melbourne Business School (MBS) MBA students won the 2017 Nespresso Sustainability MBA Challenge in which other 87 teams from top business schools in 25 countries around the world participated.

ABLE Accounts Allow People with Disabilities to Save Without Losing Benefits

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On August 3, Keystone Human Services hosted a roundtable discussion with PA Treasurer Joe Torsella, individuals with disabilities, and their families to discuss the PA ABLE Savings Program and how it gives people with disabilities the opportunity to save for their future.

Original article written by Rachel McDevitt on witf 

(Harrisburg) -- The state Treasurer is promoting a unique savings account for people with disabilities.

Hundreds Welcome GRI Standards Across Asia

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Asia is ready to take its sustainability reporting to the next level. Venues at the recent GRI Standards launch events in Taiwan, Indonesia and Vietnam were packed with participants, eager to support the move towards quality reporting.  ​

NAEM’s 2017 Sustainability Conference to Explore Emerging Issues, New Areas for EHS&S Leadership

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As companies integrate sustainability deeper into the fabric of their businesses, it is changing more than just how they manage themselves—it’s shaping their relationships with suppliers, stakeholders and investors as well.
 

Whole Kids Foundation® Launches Free Organic Education App, Helping Kids Discover the Meaning of Organic

“Starting with Soil” now available in App Store and Google Play
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June 29, 2017  /3BL Media/ - Today, Whole Kids Foundation launches Starting with Soil, a free tablet-based organic education app available via Google Play and the App Store, to provide a fun way for kids and parents to learn what it looks and feels like to grow food in harmony with nature.

Why Influencing Skills are Vital to EHS & Sustainability Leadership

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Debbie Kalish, Program Manager with Ingersoll-Rand describes how she sells her vision for sustainability success through her organization. To learn how to advance your leadership acumen, join NAEM for the 2017 Women's Leadership Conference on June 20-22 in Portland, Ore. For more information, visit http://womensleadership.naem.org/index.php.

Communicating Well to Build an Engaged Culture of EHS & Sustainability

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Drena Howard, Director of Global Retail EHS for The Estee Lauder Cos. explains how communication skills are a key component to effective EHS&S leadership. To learn how to advance your leadership acumen, join NAEM for the 2017 EHS & Sustainability Women's Leadership Conference on June 20-22 in Portland, Ore. For more information, visit http://womensleadership.naem.org/index.php.

Arrow Electronics Establishes Innovation Prize At Collegiate Inventors Competition

A $50,000 grant from Arrow Electronics will fund the new Arrow Innovation Prize at the Collegiate Inventors Competition®
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This summer, a panel of judges from Arrow will select a student team participating in the competition to be awarded the Arrow Innovation Prize. This exclusive prize advances the selected team to the final round of judging at the November competition held at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) headquarters in Alexandria, Va. The Arrow Innovation Prize includes an all-expenses-paid trip and private networking opportunity for the student team with a group of innovators from Arrow.

Marathon Gives De Beers Group's Young Entrepreneurs a Chance to Shine

De Beers Group played a major role in the staging of a high profile marathon run in the Botswana capital of Gaborone.
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The company arranged for prime exhibition space to be allocated to the De Beers Youth Innovators initiative, giving 15 young entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their talents to the 6,000 runners and a variety of corporate leaders, as well as the opportunity to gain media exposure.

Kago Ramokate, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, said: “It’s great to see initiatives like these, particularly where the ministry is not the lead. It’s inspiring to see the enthusiasm from the youth and their drive to market their product.”

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