by Douglas Nuttall, P.Eng. Senior Civil Engineer, Ottawa, Canada
We have a problem.
The population of the world is growing. Almost all of that growth is occurring in urban centers around the world, and each city already draws on more resources and ecological services than the land that it manages can support - many times over.
Now, more than ever, the world's greatest challenges require the bold thinking and action of companies. The Shared Value Initiative is seeking proposals for the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit's NEW Solutions Salons speaking opportunities and we want the Summit stage to come alive with your story of shared value strategic thinking and partnership.
Iconic Community Improvement Nonprofit Gathers Hundreds of State and Local Community Leaders for Week of Education, Inspiration and Motivation
DALLAS, January 17, 2018/3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization celebrating its 65th anniversary in 2018, is featuring Doug McKenzie-Mohr, Ph.D., internationally-recognized author and founder of Community-based Social Marketing, as its keynote speaker at the 2018 Keep America Beautiful National Conference, taking place Jan. 17-19 at The Fairmont Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas.
GRI’s new Disclosure Review Service helps companies improve the quality of their sustainability report – both now and for future reporting cycles. Find out how it could help you improve your report’s content.
January 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - John A. Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will be the keynote speaker on Friday, January 26 for the Green Coast Council's Sustainability Summit in Mobile, Alabama.
Sessions at the Summit will cover topics such as sustainable business practices, eco-tourism, energy conservation, green infrastructure, aquaculture and local government tools for sustainable development.
A year-end look at the best podcasts from Longitudes
We fully embraced the podcasting craze in 2017, launching Longitudes Radio in October. The mission? To bring more conversations about where the world is heading straight to you.
In our inaugural season, we explored how UPS is building the Network of the Future, talked about the qualities of an effective public speaker and predicted what blockchain means for international commerce as we know it.
GRI has been busy hailing in the new year with new tools and information to improve your sustainability reporting. In this January issue, you can read about the launch of the Disclosure Review Service, and a paper with a more practical view of how reporting efforts can help combat poverty.
By Jennifer Weston-Murphy, Associate Manager, Corporate Leadership
This year, there have been more articles about the evolution and growth of CSR than anyone could read. On the first few days of 2018, I share here a few of the most thoughtful and important pieces I read from this past year. In total, they take only 45 minutes to read. In no particular order, here they are:
Were Japanese companies like Mitsubishi Corp ahead of the curve when it came to including corporate responsibility into their business values? And how has sustainability evolved in the decades since Mitsubishi Corp first became active in this area? We speak with Julie Rogers, General Manager for Corporate Communications and Sustainability at Mitsubishi Corporation Europe and WBCSD’s James Gomme to get their first-hand insights.
It’s that time of year again – the Shared Value Initiative is seeking proposals for the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit's popular Storytellers speaking opportunities and we want the Summit stage to come alive with your story of shared value innovation and inspiration.