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Biodiversity Conservation Demonstrating Gains in Ghana

Newmont Manages Biodiversity Impacts in Ghana
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Newmont works to continually improve how we manage impacts from our activities on biodiversity and related ecosystems. This includes defined strategies for protecting water, air, soil and food sources on which both our operations and nearby communities rely. At our Akyem mine in Ghana, a fresh water dam constructed to support production activities is helping to replenish populations of a migratory water bird and support a healthy ecosystem in the region.

Corporate Citizenship’s Megan DeYoung to Reveal Research at COMMIT!Forum on Fortune 50 Participation in United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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WASHINGTON -- In the two years since the formation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), organizations have been working to formulate strategies that will contribute to the worldwide goals of eradicating poverty, creating a healthy planet for future generations, and building peaceful and inclusive societies.

Consumers Energy Helps 10,000 Small Businesses Through Program that Rewards Energy Efficiency

Grand Rapids Ministry Helps Reach Milestone; Businesses Save $21M Annually
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JACKSON, Mich., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has helped 10,000 small businesses across Michigan lower their costs through an eight-year-old program that rewards them financially for taking steps to use less energy.

Former U.S. Diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello to Keynote CFSI Annual Conference

CFSI Conference Focuses on Responsible Sourcing from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their minerals supply chains, today announced that former U.S. diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello will provide the keynote address at CFSI’s annual conference in Santa Clara, California on Oct. 19, 2017.

Carlsberg Group Chairman Flemming Besenbacher Emphasises Need for Business Leadership to Combat Climate Change During Speech at Climate Week NYC

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September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Speaking in New York at the opening of Climate Week NYC, Carlsberg Chairman Flemming Besenbacher called for businesses to adopt ambitious targets and actions in order to create necessary change.

Flemming Besenbacher, Chairman of the Carlsberg Group, said:

60+ Speakers, Fortune 500 CEOs and a Focus on ‘Brands Taking Stands'

Agenda for COMMIT!Forum, Oct. 10-12, Now Available
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WASHINGTON, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Corporate Responsibility Association and CR Magazine published today the full agenda for COMMIT!Forum, Oct. 10-12, featuring more than 60 speakers, including Fortune 500 CEOs and top sustainability and corporate responsibility professionals.

“Brands Taking Stands” is the theme for the conference, which takes place at MGM National Harbor near Washington, D.C.  Registration is under way at www.commitforum.com.

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.

From Norway to the Gulf Region: GRI Standards Launch Events Continue Across the Globe

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Across the 26 events in 23 countries so far, the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) launches have generated engaging and leading-edge discussions on emerging topics in sustainability reporting. Last week, the GRI Standards event in Norway discussed long-term value creation; this week, Abu Dhabi will take a closer look on green development.

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Across the 26 events in 23 countries so far, the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) launches have generated engaging and leading-edge discussions on emerging topics in sustainability reporting. Last week, the GRI Standards event in Norway discussed long-term value creation; this week, Abu Dhabi will take a closer look on green development.

This Week: Releasing Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets

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On 21 September, GRI and the UN Global Compact will launch the first outcome publication of their groundbreaking Action Platform for Business Reporting on the SDGs. The publication An Analysis of the Goals and Targets, demystifies the esoteric world of sustainability disclosures for companies seeking to report their impact on the SDGs.​

DJSI Results Announced -- Are You In / Out? Attend Our Workshop in Collaboration with RobecoSAM in New York City on October 24th

G&A's SustainabilityHighlights (14.9.2017)
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Many corporations that endeavor to be sustainable become a bit nervous as we pass Labor Day in the USA.  The rebalancing of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes is traditionally announced at that time.  Is my company in?  Out?  Increasingly, CEOs and other C-suite execs and board members (as well as numerous managers) are holding "membership" in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices in very high regard.

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