2019 was a pivotal year in Corporate Social Responsibility as the concepts of corporate responsibility and sustainability received significant media attention, and the trends that I identified last year at this time (better dialogue, more learning, more disaster prevention, greater equity and the growing importance of Generation Z-ers) remained timely and relevant. Still, 2020 promises to bring more challenges and opportunities to the field, and leaders should pay attention to these developing global trends in Corporate Social Responsibility:
The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the set of 17 global goals adopted by 193 U.N. member states to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect our planet, provide a common roadmap for organizations to measure impact. And in particular, the participation of companies and philanthropic organizations will be critical to achieving the SDGs. But with 17 goals and 232 indicators, it can seem overwhelming to know where to begin.
At Keysight, we believe that our business and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals are synergistic. We’re committed to building a better world through our solutions and services, and through ethical, responsible and sustainable operations. That commitment has now been recognized by Investor’s Business Daily (IBD), which placed Keysight at #18 in the first annual 50 Best ESG companies listing.
LONDON, December 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Non-financial performance has financial relevance to investors, meaning reporting professionals from two different worlds need to collaborate to understand what this ESG demand means and how to share non-financial data in a financial context. But as the cross over between investor relations and sustainability reporters only intensifies, so do the issues.
NFTE convenes industry panel exploring how young innovators and entrepreneurs can bring about meaningful change in the world
NEW YORK, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Hosted by NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship), executives from six leading companies participated in a panel discussion yesterday evening at The Millennium Hilton at One UN Plaza.
Madeleine Albright was the first woman to serve as the U.S. Secretary of State. She was also Ambassador to the United Nations and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States. Her accolades and honors are as extensive as her brooch collection, which she uses as a form of personal expression.
Chief Sustainability Officer Bandy to welcome plenary guests on Wednesday morning
CALHOUN, Ga., November 18, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Industries is once again a premier sponsor of the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the largest convening of green building and sustainability leaders. The world’s largest flooring manufacturer continues to press for more sustainable options in flooring—by its support of this important movement and by showcasing innovative solutions that illustrate how sustainability is second nature for the Georgia-based company.