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UN Secretary-General appoints Bola Adesola, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria, and Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever as new UN Global Compact Board Vice-Chairs

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NEW YORK, April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Bola Adesola and Paul Polman to serve as new Vice-Chairs of the Board of the United Nations Global Compact.

Four Need-to-Know Takeaways From the Cause Marketing Summit

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Last week, nonprofits and companies alike convened in New York City for the 4th Annual Cause Marketing Summit (CMS) – dedicated to unpacking Purpose-driven marketing, partnerships and the most engaging cause marketing campaigns of the past year. The one-day event featured the latest key insights from cause marketing experts on issues such as civil liberties, mental illness and STEM, as well as how the field continues to innovate to engage stakeholders around these critical issues.

Doing Our Part to Fight Plastic Pollution

by Trisa Thompson, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility
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In 2008, Dell started using post-consumer recycled plastics sourced from water bottles and milk jugs in our products. In 2013, we took it a step further and started putting plastics from e-waste recovered via Dell’s recycling programs back into new products.

The Knitting Factor: Making Skills-Based Volunteering Stick

by Danielle Holly and Lauren Chasanoff
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Common Impact has designed hundreds of meaningful skills-based volunteer partnerships over the years, and has watched them sustain far past the individual projects that initially bring business and nonprofit professionals together.  Along the way, we’ve asked ourselves a few questions.

What makes some skills-based engagements work better than others?

When do we see partnerships move from transactional to transformational? 

Fourth Annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit Connects Social Purpose Leaders from Around the World

Premier leadership development programs convene to examine best practices for cultivating next generation nonprofit leaders
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NEW YORK, April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) will host its fourth annual Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit in New York on April 16 and 17, celebrating eleven years of a transformative program that has developed more than 3,600 nonprofit and social purpose leaders.

Live #CiscoChat April 19th — Circular Economy: Solving for a Sustainable Future

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From technology to transportation, businesses in every industry are getting more and more involved in the circular economy, with the goal of creating a more sustainable future. They’re recycling, repurposing, and reevaluating their strategies, and with these changes, seeing the benefits go well beyond a greener planet.

Want to know more? Join our #CiscoChat on Thursday, April 19th at 10 a.m. PT for answers to some of the most pressing circular economy questions, including:

Crisis Communications Expert Marc Berliner Joins Panel at the International Crisis Management Conference

Cone sponsors two-day crisis event in Boston
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BOSTON, April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Cone, a Porter Novelli public relations and marketing agency specializing in Purpose and CSR, will join the International Crisis Management Conference (ICMC), as a sponsor of the two-day event in Boston April 24-25. The conference will cover the characteristics of a crisis, a framework to manage the life cycle of a crisis and provide training for preparedness professionals. 

Dow Joins Forces with Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability to Expand Sustainability Literacy through Online Education Series

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In celebration of Earth Day, The Dow Chemical Company and the Erb Institute of University of Michigan are partnering to host the inaugural Elements of Sustainability Series, a free online education event taking place April 16-20, with webinars posted daily at 3 p.m. ET.

Gina McCarthy to Share Inspiring Vision at NAEM’s Conference for Corporate EHS&S Leaders

The former U.S. EPA Administrator will outline long-term opportunities for corporate environmental stewardship
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April 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Safeguarding the environment and protecting public health can go hand-in-hand with business growth, Gina McCarthy says, and on May 16 she will share this vision with corporate leaders at NAEM’s 2018 Compliance Management conference in Austin.

The former administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will address a gathering of environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability professionals who lead environmental programs within companies. 

On the Job: A Chat with HP’s Chief Diversity Officer, Lesley Slaton Brown

On the job: A chat with HP’s Chief Diversity Officer, Lesley Slaton Brown
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In our “On the job” series, we’ll talk with a few of the remarkable talents that power HP and find out what gets them out of bed on Mondays — and out the door on Fridays. Because at HP, we believe that to truly love what you do, you have to bring your whole self to work. Know a talent deserving of the spotlight? Email garage.editors@hp.com.

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