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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!

DuPont Releases Sustainability Report, Cites Progress Toward 2020 Goals and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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DuPont has released its 2017 Sustainability Report, highlighting progress toward its 2020 Sustainability Goals and ongoing engagement in areas reflected in the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as food security, environmental stewardship, and diversity and inclusion.

Texas A&M Fair Trade University Designation Press Release

Texas A&M becomes largest university in nation to earn Fair Trade status
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This press release was originally posted on Fair Trade Campaigns.

By Elena Watts, Texas A&M Marketing and Communications

COLLEGE STATION, Sept. 14, 2017—Texas A&M is the 46th and largest university in the nation, and only the second in Texas, to earn official designation as a Fair Trade University from Fair Trade Campaigns, a national initiative that engages students in issues of global poverty.

Feeding Ourselves Thirsty Report – Water Stewardship Work Recognized

by Jeff Hanratty
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Water stewardship is an integral part of General Mills' efforts to continually reduce the environmental impact of our operations, including the impact that occurs upstream of our own facilities.

Agriculture uses 70 percent of global freshwater withdrawals; therefore, General Mills has made it a priority to see that collaborative watershed protection plans are developed in regions where the company’s footprint intersects high water risk.

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