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Scotiabank Celebrates International Indigenous Day

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In partnership with Comunidad y Ambiente Adonai, Scotiabank Mexico supported the development of 50 young people in the northern region of Oaxaca by helping them remodel their school and shelter providing them an enhanced place to learn and to live. More than 30 Scotiabank volunteers supported this initiative.

At Scotiabank we continue to promote the infinite potential of indigenous youth in Mexico.

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Abbott Included on 2018 Fortune Change the World list

Fortune recognizes Abbott for creating positive social impact through business
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Today Fortune magazine announced its "Change the World" list, recognizing companies that are delivering shared value by making an important social or environmental impact through their core business strategy and operations. Fortune included Abbott on the list of leading companies, highlighting work to help dairy farmers through a nutrition supply chain initiative.

Executive Update: Statement by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, on the Passing of Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan

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“I propose that you, the business leaders… and we, the United Nations, initiate a global compact of shared values and principles, which will give a human face to the global market.” – Kofi Annan (1938–2018)

Read the statement by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, on the passing of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan

Let me join the UN Secretary-General and all our colleagues around the world in expressing my heartfelt condolences to the wife and family of Kofi Annan, a great leader and visionary.

Water Stewardship Experts to Highlight the Value of AWS Certification for Responsible Water Management at World Water Week

Alliance for Water Stewardship, SCS Global Services, Nestlé Waters, Ecolab, and Renmark Host Panel Discussion August 27 in Stockholm
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EMERYVILLE, Calif, August 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS), together with Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) and several AWS certified organizations, including Nestlé Waters, Ecolab and Renmark, will host a special panel discussion during World Water Week to discuss the AWS standard and the valu

P&G, Gina Rodriguez Launch Campaign to Benefit Feeding America

By Barrett J. Brunsman
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Procter & Gamble Co. is partnering with actress Gina Rodriguez and the nonprofit Feeding America in a new advertising campaign that aims to build the confidence of girls as they enter puberty.

Incorporating Resilience in National Infrastructure Plans

A guest post by Stephen Jordan and Steve Rochlin
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Idea #8: Incorporating Resilience in National Infrastructure Plans

As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we ask experts from the Institute for Sustainable Development to offer a better way to tie disaster response and recovery plans to the national infrastructure agenda.

SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Business Leaders on SDG Strategy

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Urgent action is required on the SDGs if we are to achieve the targets set and unlock the $12 trillion in new market value. ‘There is no Plan B’ urged Lise Kingo, CEO, UN Global Compact in a recent Ethical Corporation interview, urging greater action on the SDGs.

PNC's PREPARE4LIFE Program

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As a financial services company, PNC is committed to promoting financial well-being for our customers and our employees. In 2017, PNC introduced Prepare4Life, a campaign to help employees understand how to get the most financial value from PNC’s benefits and programs. Initial outreach has included in-person seminars, webinars and articles on a range of benefits-related topics.

BIER Provides Leadership in Defining Beer PEFCR

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August 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules (PEFCRs) are guiding documents and rules intended to provide transparency on the environmental impact of consumer products, and they often influence EU environmental policies as well as consumer information. The European Commission has published the latest PEFCRs on their website, including PEFCRs that focus on the beverage industry—Beer, Wine, and Packed Water.
 

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