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Sustainable Brands Reveals SB’17 Copenhagen Program

IDEO, Unilever, Plastic Bank, H&M among companies confirmed to speak
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, August 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  Sustainable Brands® recently announced program details for the upcoming conference, SB’17 Copenhagen, running October 30th - November 1st at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark.

How General Mills Celebrates Honey Bees

Summary: 

COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn.  Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways. More information here

By Jim Witkin
Blog

COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn.  Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways. More information here

CSRHub Releases Third e-Book in How to Improve Your CSR Score Series

Blog

CSRHub is pleased to release the third e-Book in the new series, How to Improve Your CSR Score, sponsored by Triple Pundit. “Telling Your Story... Is more disclosure better disclosure?" is now available for download.

Here is a taste of Book 3 of the series:

Keep America Beautiful Announces Launch of 2017 Recycle-Bowl; Encourages Nation to #BeRecycled Ahead of America Recycles Day

Nationwide Call for Schools to Enter America’s Largest K-12 Recycling Competition; Thousands of America Recycles Day Events and Activities Expected
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn. August 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As students begin to gather their notebooks, backpacks and pencils for the new school year, Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, plans to ignite a passion for recycling in schools across the country with the launch of its 7th Annual Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl. Registration is now open for the fall recycling competition at http://Recycle-Bowl.org/.

Port of Rotterdam Joins WBCSD

Press Release

GENEVA, August 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Port of Rotterdam Authority today joins almost 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

دعوة للتقدم لورشة عمل الممارسات الريادية المستدامة، حيث تعتبر الأولى من نوعها في المملكة العربية السعودية والتي تستهدف المنشآت الصغيرة والمتوسطة

Press Release

/August 15, 2017 /3BL Media  -- تفخر مؤسسة الملك خالد بإقامة علاقة شراكة مع مؤسسة أكاونتابلتي لتنظيم البرنامج التدريبي الخاص بالممارسات الريادية المستدامة والذي يُعدّ الأول من نوعه في المملكة العربية السعودية. ستقام الورشة من خلال حلقات تدريبية على مدى ثلاثة أيام من ٢٣-٢٥ أكتوبر٢٠١٧. وسيكون هذا ثالث تدريب بعد ورشتي عمل سابقتين في الرياض وابها. وسيتم عقد البرنامج باللغة الإنجليزية مع توفر الترجمة الفورية إلى اللغة العربية.

Invitation to Apply for Saudi Arabia's First Sustainability Training for Small and Medium Enterprises

Press Release

August 15, 2017 /3BL Media / -- King Khalid Foundation is proud to partner with AccountAbility to facilitate the Sustainability Leading Practices (SLP) Training Program, which is the first of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The workshop will be conducted through three days of training sessions on October 23-25, 2017. This will be the third training, following two previous workshops in Riyadh and Abha. The training will be provided in English and simultaneous Arabic translation will also be available.

Melbourne Business School Wins the Nespresso Sustainability MBA Challenge

Global competition from 87 business schools across 25 countries
Press Release

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.

The Aircraft Recycling Solutions Taking Flight

By Kerry Reals for The Guardian
Article

Originally published in The Guardian.

Amy Bann, director of sustainable materials at Boeing Commercial Aircraft, says that about 600 passenger planes are retired each year globally - which represents 2.5% of the world’s fleet - and “nearly 90% of the content by weight is reused or recycled”.

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