Thought Leadership CSR News

An Open Letter to the Business Roundtable

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At the risk of being a drowned voice in a sea of many, I’d like to passionately applaud the 181 CEOs in your membership that signed on to support a new, modernized definition of “the purpose of a corporation”— one that expands beyond simply maximizing shareholder returns to be more inclusive of actions that benefit employees, customers, the environment and sciety at large.

Northern Trust Commits to Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

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We’re committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to support partners in our Manila office who hosted the Community Business Diversity & Inclusion in Asia Network’s Philippines roundtable. More than 30 participants gathered to talk about these topics.

Learn more about Northern Trust's CSR initiatives

Innovations in Social Impact Measurement Symposium

Measuring the Impact of Your Social Investments... Who Cares?
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Your company is dedicating time and resources to be a responsible corporate citizen. Are those efforts working? Are they having an impact? Does anyone care if they are or aren't? How do you communicate the importance of measurement to stakeholders who don't see the value, and how do you communicate your impact to those who do?

Call to Action for Event Industry to Collaborate in Initiative As Part of United Nations Sustainable Goal Summit

Event professionals urged to provide their input and help build a more sustainable industry
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LONDON, August 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Event industry professionals across the globe are being urged to take part in a vital initiative this month “Engaging the global event industry with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.”

Finding Your Inner Wolf: Dan Schulman's 'Never Stand Still' Conversation with World Cup and Olympic Champion Abby Wambach

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Last year, my wife—who is a professor at Barnard College—came home from the school’s spring commencement ceremony and said to me, “I just listened to the best commencement address I’ve ever heard.”

Timberland Engages Volunteers and Consumers at Something in the Water Festival

Timberland helped restore a school garden and created a 3500-square foot pop-up park at the festival with 4,000 attendees pledging to be a hero for nature and live a greener life
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As a Timberland intern, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to represent the brand this past April through our partnership with Pharrell Williams’s Something in The Water Festival (SITW) in Virginia Beach, VA. I’ve volunteered at music events before, but I had no idea I was going to experience so much more. 

SITW was the first event of its kind for Virginia Beach. Pharrell once said if he “made it” he’d come back to Virginia one day to do something big.  And he did.  He created a three-day celebration of community, art, sustainability, and of course, music. 

Deliver Lasting Change at The Responsible Business Summit West 2019 - Revamp

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July 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ A movement of visionary C-level speakers recently joined Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit West [October 9-10, San Diego]. They are set to grasp the opportunity to deliver technologies and circular strategies which accelerate the move to a sustainable economy, conserve the natural environment and deliver business success. We’ve launched a new brochure to reflect the calibre of this unmissable event.
 

Download the new brochure here
 

Join Schneider Electric for a Sustainability TweetChat: 2019 Earth Overshoot Day

July 22nd 4 p.m. CET
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Date of tweet chat: July 22nd
Time: 4.00 pm CET
(registration not required, just follow #SEMoveTheDate )

 

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Date of tweet chat: July 22nd
Time: 4.00 pm CET
(registration not required, just follow #SEMoveTheDate )

 

Mars Showcases Coral Restoration at Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

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Mars has been in business since 1911 — and we want to be thriving in another hundred years. Our Associates take a scientific approach to the challenges that we face, working with the best and brightest around the world to solve the problems we encounter as a business and in society.

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