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Vast Majority of CEOs Are Personally Involved in Advancing Sustainable Business and SDGs Are a Top Priority

New Survey Data From 2017 United Nations Global Compact Progress Report Released Today
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NEW YORK, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Global Compact will release its 2017 Progress Report today.

UN Agency IFAD and Mars Incorporated Commit to Working Together to Improve the Livelihoods of Smallholder Farmers in Developing Countries

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NEW YORK, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Mars Incorporated signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to work to increase incomes and economic opportunities for thousands of smallholder farmers in developing countries.

The Next Quarter Century’s Organic Marketplace: Insights from Stonyfield Farm's Gary Hirshberg

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In 1977, during the heyday of the emerging “alternative energy” movement, I attended a solar greenhouse conference where I remember one of our little tribe’s pioneers opined about how much less exciting the solar “revolution” was going to be when it finally went mainstream. “I know what’s going to happen,” architect Steve Baer of Zomeworks pronounced – “solar collectors are going to be advertised in Sears newspaper inserts! I’m going to hate it but I’ll know we have arrived.”

Webinar: How 3M, Williams-Sonoma and SupplyShift Leverage Data to Transform Supply Chains Across All Tiers

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Ethical Corporation is running a live webinar on how to transform data across every tier in your supply chain.

Join the 60-minute webinar next September 26th at 7am PST (3pm UK/ 10am EST) with 3M, Williams-Sonoma and SupplyShift here.

Learnings include:

Our Vision for Moving Humanity Forward

By Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Co.
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We can’t completely predict what our world will look like 25 years from now, but we constantly study trends so that we can anticipate the rapid changes taking place in our industry. Twenty-five years from now, it is estimated that:

Popularity of Erb Institute Business Sustainability Case Studies on the Rise at WDI Publishing

Erb Faculty member, Andy Hoffman key to case study output
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September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - “The volume of publishing over the past year is unprecedented within WDI Publishing,” said Sandy Draheim, manager of marketing and case publishing at WDI.  Among the new cases are 10 from graduate students in Professor Andrew Hoffman’s “Strategies for Sustainable Development” course.

Apparel Industry Stands by the Higg Index

By Alexandra Rosas
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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. Join MGM’s Chief Diversity and CR Officer Phyllis James, Terracycle CEO Tom Szaky, Leidos CEO Roger Krone on the corporate response to the opioid epidemic at the 2017 Commit!Forum in Washington, D.C., this October. 3p readers get 20% off with discount code 3P2017CF

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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. Join MGM’s Chief Diversity and CR Officer Phyllis James, Terracycle CEO Tom Szaky, Leidos CEO Roger Krone on the corporate response to the opioid epidemic at the 2017 Commit!Forum in Washington, D.C., this October. 3p readers get 20% off with discount code 3P2017CF

Business Fights Poverty Announces Appointment of Global Engagement and Partnerships Director

Euan Wilmshurst named Global Engagement and Partnerships Director
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LONDON, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Business Fights Poverty, the leading global collaboration platform for international businesses seeking to harness and scale their social impact today announced the appointment of Euan Wilmshurst as Director, Global Engagement and Partnerships.

Carol Chan Discusses Innovative Technology to Combat Counterfeit Seed

Using economic development expertise and innovative technology to prevent counterfeit agricultural activity to improve Ugandan farmers’ livelihoods
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As part of our Leading with Science® campaign, we asked our employees to reflect on how they incorporate the latest science and technology into their work at Tetra Tech.

One Week Left for the Best BSR Conference 2017 Rates

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Are you planning on attending the BSR Conference 2017: How Business Leads? Make sure to register by next Friday September 22 for your last chance to save. After that, rates increase!

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