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AccountAbility Releases New Translations of the AA1000 AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP, 2018) in Spanish, Portuguese, and Bahasa Indonesian

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NEW YORK/LONDON, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - AccountAbility is pleased to announce the launch of additional translations –Spanish, Portuguese, and Bahasa Indonesian – of its signature sustainability management framework and guidance document, the AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP, 2018). These translations are now available for free download on AccountAbility’s website.

Biomimicry Fireside Chat: The Nature of Fashion: Moving Towards a Regenerative Model

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What can the fashion industry learn from nature’s circularity, and how can industry switch to a regenerative model that builds soil, boosts biodiversity, supports community, and cleans up existing pollution in the process?

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What can the fashion industry learn from nature’s circularity, and how can industry switch to a regenerative model that builds soil, boosts biodiversity, supports community, and cleans up existing pollution in the process?

Girl Rising & HP to Announce Final 15 Showcase Stories of My Story at International Day of the Girl Summit

Storytelling Challenge Honoring Change-makers and Storytellers Culminates in Globe-spanning Virtual International Day of the Girl Summit
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October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On October 10th, from 10 AM GMT- 10 PM GMT Girl Rising will host their first-ever International Day of the Girl Summit, a virtual event of expert-led panels, youth-led workshops, film screenings, performances, creativity sessions and inspiring messages – all to celebrate girls and their futures. Their headliners include David Oyelowo, Freida Pinto, Her Excellency Maria Leonor Robredo, Vice President of the Philippines, Melati & Isabel Wijsen among many others.

Anita Defrantz: “It Was One of Those Moments That Changed the World”

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The Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, in 1995, was a landmark moment for the global agenda for gender equality. It also proved a significant turning point for women’s sport, with the ground-breaking Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action recognising the vital role that sport plays in the advancement and empowerment of women and girls.

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The Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, in 1995, was a landmark moment for the global agenda for gender equality. It also proved a significant turning point for women’s sport, with the ground-breaking Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action recognising the vital role that sport plays in the advancement and empowerment of women and girls.

Arrow Electronics Sponsors 2020 Colorado Women in Technology Conference

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics sponsored the Colorado Technology Association’s Women in Technology Conference, a long-running forum for women to discuss the opportunities and challenges of being a woman in the technology industry. Because of social distancing requirements, this year’s conference was held online, featuring virtual networking opportunities, professional development workshops, keynote speakers and general sessions. 

Ceres and Berkeley School of Law Announce New Executive Education Course for Corporate Directors on Overseeing ESG Risks

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October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The sustainability nonprofit Ceres and the Business in Society Institute at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, are proud to announce the launch of a new executive education course ESG: Navigating the Board’s Role designed for directors of corporate boards.

Ceres Set to Launch New 10-Year Action Plan for Sustainable Business Leadership

Ceres Roadmap 2030 will enable companies to thrive in the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable future
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Global sustainability threats – from the climate crisis to water scarcity to racial, gender and workplace inequality and inequity – are disrupting global operations and supply chains, destabilizing financial markets, and causing widespread human and economic suffering. In a compounding pandemic-battered environment, how can companies navigate these rapidly changing business realities and thrive in the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable future? What will it take to make the 2020s a decade of action?

A First Look at the 3BL Virtual Forum Speaker Lineup

Preview the speakers and content slated for Episode One of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - Business Elects to Lead below. Register today. There is no cost to register.
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In just one week senior leaders from top brands will convene for episode one of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - Business Elects to Lead.

The 3BL Virtual Forum will kick off on October 8 at noon ET by exploring how crises reveal character and business leadership in response to the COVID-19, including research reveals from Porter Novelli on key insights from the past eight months and what business leaders expect of themselves. 

CEOs Talk About 2020 Leadership And The Future

by Robert Reiss
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Probably the most frequently mentioned quote I’ve heard during this pandemic is by Lenin, "There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen". Clearly, 2020 has dramatically escalated business transformation – both in terms of challenges and opportunities.

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