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Increased Action Needed on Human Rights Reporting

Recommendations for governments to strengthen business accountability
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November 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Governments need to do more to help businesses understand, mitigate and improve their human rights impacts – by strengthening transparency and reporting requirements.

This is the key finding of a report from GRI looking at the progress countries have made towards meeting their duty under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, by analyzing the 23 National Action Plans (NAPs) produced by governments so far.

Sysco Announces 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

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HOUSTON, November 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today it has published its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, documenting the company’s progress toward the 2025 CSR goals established in 2018. Sysco’s CSR strategy focuses on three key areas: people, products and planet, with the objective of Delivering A Better Tomorrow.

Sustainability Now Drives More Consumer Purchasing Decisions, According to New Data from 2019 Paper & Packaging Consumer Trends Report

Consumer Emphasis on Sustainability Demonstrates Retailers Need to Step Up to Stay Ahead
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JAKARTA, November 6, 2019 – The majority of consumers include sustainability among the most important factors when determining their spending habits, according to new data released by Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas from the 2019 Paper & Packaging Consumer Trends Report.

Directions in Sustainability

Key takeaways from the inaugural Small Change, Big Impact Food Summit
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By Mary Ladd

Progressive ideas on sustainability came to the fore at the summit, presented in panel discussions by chefs, restaurant owners, nonprofit leaders, retail outlets, foodservice providers and globally recognized food brands.

United Nations Global Compact Issues New Guidance for Companies to Leverage Technology and Innovation to Advance Sustainable Development Goals

Guidance helps companies build better business models by integrating the SDGs into their innovation design process
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, November 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today issued new guidance for businesses to leverage the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to inspire their innovation processes and capture future market needs.

Unlocking the Power of Reporting: Businesses and the SDGs

By Peter Paul van de Wijs, GRI’s Chief External Affairs Officer
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From the inception of the Sustainable Development Goals (‘the SDGs’) through the UN’s 2030 Agenda, GRI has championed the participation of the private sector in measuring and achieving progress. And a huge incentive for companies to get involved is improving their ways of working by embracing sustainable business practices.

Better Business, Better World: Download the Antea Group 2018 Sustainability Report

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At Antea Group, we believe in a philosophy of Better Business, Better World®, where doing the right thing environmentally and socially translates to improved business performance and market position long term. As an environmental consulting firm, we are committed to sustainability leadership across our operations and in our project work, with the shared purpose to create a cleaner, safer, more sustainable world. Our Sustainability Program seeks to create positive impacts at global, national and local levels through engagements in charitable giving, pro-bono services, and volunteerism.

Schneider Sustainability Impact 2018-2020 Achieves 2019 7/10 Target a Quarter in Advance with a 7.08/10 Score

Summary: 
  • Progress on the climate pillar will strongly support the new climate commitments unveiled at Climate Action Summit in New York
  • Few days after its Global Safety Day, the Groups announces a Medical Incident Rate of 0.70, 24% better than the target for 2019
  • Schneider Electric is selected for the DJSI World index for a 7th year, in Equileap’s top 100 list of companies globally leading the way in gender equality and in Fortune’s Change the World 2019 top 10
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  • Progress on the climate pillar will strongly support the new climate commitments unveiled at Climate Action Summit in New York
  • Few days after its Global Safety Day, the Groups announces a Medical Incident Rate of 0.70, 24% better than the target for 2019
  • Schneider Electric is selected for the DJSI World index for a 7th year, in Equileap’s top 100 list of companies globally leading the way in gender equality and in Fortune’s Change the World 2019 top 10

Blackbaud Releases Second Annual Social Responsibility Report

New report provides in-depth look at Blackbaud’s purpose, people, governance and impact on the world
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Charleston, S.C. (October 24, 2019) — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today released its second annual Social Responsibility Report, which provides an in-depth look at the company’s global social responsibility, governance, ethical practices and dedication to sustainability. 

Is Your Sustainability Reporting Still Mostly Fluff?

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Corporate sustainability has come a long way in the last couple of decades. Given the current climate and citizen mobilizations, any and all advances in this area deserve to be applauded.

But let’s talk about sustainability reporting for a moment. Because, quite frankly, we’re still seeing way too much fluff. And that’s worrisome. Stakeholders – whether citizens, consumers, investors, government regulators – you name it, now expect much more from corporate sustainability than simply a green beauty contest. It’s your job to deliver the goods.

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