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Dear Financial Services CEO: Where are the Women?

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 by Kathleen McQuiggan, Senior VP, Global Women’s Strategies, Pax World and Managing Director, Pax Ellevate Management, LLC

For an industry that prides itself on mastering risk management, finding value and uncovering arbitrage opportunities, I think the financial services sector is falling flat. Why? Because most firms are overlooking one of the biggest investment opportunities ever: women.

Creating a More Sustainable Cocoa Sector

Cargill joins first-of-its-kind global initiative to end cocoa supply chain deforestation
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Cargill is committed to ensuring a sustainable cocoa supply chain by enabling farmers to produce more and improve their livelihoods. As part of Cargill’s broader commitment to end deforestation, the cocoa supply chain is taking steps to protect forests and focus production on existing farmland.

VIDEO | Cargill CEO: Why Global Trade Matters

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Cargill CEO David MacLennan discusses why global trade matters to everyone. Open, responsible trade ensures that food gets from where it's grown to where it's needed most. We need to stand up for the benefits of trade that keeps us connected, creates jobs and helps to nourish the world.

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Momentum Grows for Gender Lens Investing

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New article by Patricia Farrar-Rivas, CEO; with Alison Pyott and Luisamaria Ruiz Carlile, Veris Wealth Partners

In the world of Sustainable and Impact Investing, few ideas have captured the imagination as quickly as Gender Lens Investing (“GLI”).

Timberland’s New Collection Combines Style, Sustainability and Social Impact

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With its new Timberland X Thread Collection, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland is building upon its commitment to bring consumers innovative, responsible and stylish products. Thread’s Ground to GoodTM fabric used in the spring 2017 collection was transformed from plastic bottles littering the streets and landfills of Haiti. Beyond recycling plastic bottles, the partnership also creates much-needed jobs and cleaner communities in the developing world.

4th Powering Progress Together Forum Happens in Singapore

Shell took its annual forum to Singapore with the theme, “Cleaner Energy Moves Asia,” focusing on how the continent can address the challenge of shifting towards cleaner energy
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by Adrianna Mejia

The 4th Powering Progress Together forum took place in Singapore last March 16 at the Changi Exhibition Centre to kick off the Make the Future Singapore festival.

Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Program for SB’17 Detroit

Interface, KIND Healthy Snacks, Chobani, Google, IBM among companies confirmed to showcase how sustainability-led innovation can drive business success
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  Sustainable Brands® recently announced full program details for SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25 at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.

Albertsons Companies Adds Liquid Eggs to Cage-Free Commitment

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BOISE, Idaho, March 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies announced today that it is adding retail liquid eggs to its commitment to exclusively source cage-free eggs by 2025, based on available supply, making it the only major supermarket to explicitly include liquid eggs in its cage-free commitment.

Maersk Line Partners with AkzoNobel to Drive Sustainability

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March 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - AkzoNobel and leading global container shipping company Maersk Line have signed a strategic sustainability partnership to reduce carbon emissions per container shipped by 10%.

The aim of the partnership - which reflects the mutual ambition of both companies to jointly elevate sustainability in the maritime industry - is to drive positive change in a number of areas, including:

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