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Mohawk Sustainability VP Bandy Opens Greenbuild Plenary

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CALHOUN, Ga., November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ —  George Bandy, vice president of sustainability for Mohawk Industries, heralded in the Greenbuild Plenary last week as the special session’s opening speaker. Bandy brought energy and inspiration to the main stage of the Boston Convention & Exposition Center, as he offered words on the compelling and unifying nature of the green building movement and talked about Mohawk’s own strides in sustainability.

Immediate Solar Lighting for Refugees, Disaster Survivors

Corporate Responsibility Association “Innovation” Webinar Series, Nov. 29
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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., November 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The seemingly endless parade of natural and, in some cases, man-made disasters in 2017 has highlighted the need for public-private partnerships and innovation to ease the suffering of survivors even when permanent repairs to infrastructure may take months or years.

GM Shares Blueprint for Accelerating and Scaling Corporate Renewable Energy Plans

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General Motors has created a downloadable blueprint for accelerating and scaling a corporate renewable energy plan, intended to help companies of all sizes and industries create efficiencies, gain internal support and drive progress.

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De Beers Group Diamond Conferences Put Botswana Centre Stage

De Beers Group has hosted a trio of conferences last week in the Botswana capital of Gaborone on sustainability, youth innovation and gender equity
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The three events were all under the umbrella of the ‘impact week’ showcase – three days (Tuesday to Thursday) designed to position Botswana as the centre of gravity for the diamond industry and the benefits it can bring.

A host of high-profile speakers from government, industry and academia as well as fashion, the media and sports addressed the conferences.

WEBINAR: How to Accelerate and Scale Your Renewable Energy Plan

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Are you interested in how companies are scaling their clean energy use?

General Motors’ global manager of renewable energy, Rob Threlkeld, and Lily Donge, principal of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewable Center, will lead a free GreenBiz webinar on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. eastern. Together they will discuss the economic opportunity in addressing climate change and share best practices to help organizations of all sizes achieve quick wins toward their renewable energy goals and scale efforts across their enterprise.

Barclays’ Annual Technology and Futures Conference: The Age of Connection

Barclays’ Annual Technology and Futures Conference Gets to Grips with “New Age of Connection."
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Hundreds of decision-makers and innovators from the finance and technology sectors and beyond have gathered in London for the Barclays New Frontiers conference to consider what Barclays Group CEO Jes Staley called “the new age of connection”.

The assembly was the latest incarnation of Barclays’ long-running “Digital Conference”, now renamed to reflect that innovation stretches beyond the boundaries of technology. “We wanted to ensure the thinking and ideas we surface today were not constrained in any way – including by the title,” said Staley.

Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives at Large-Cap Companies and Smaller Enterprises Subject of Facebook Live Interviews With CEOs, Friday, Nov. 10

Corporate Responsibility Association’s John Howell Talks With Signatories of The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion
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NEW YORK, November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – More than 300 CEOs recently signed a pledge to make their companies more welcoming to a diverse workforce. On Friday, these corporate leaders are gathering to share their plans with each other – and with an audience of corporate responsibility professionals via Facebook Live.

Announcing 2017 Global Pro Bono State of the Practice Benchmarking Survey, Released by PYXERA Global

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WASHINGTON, November 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Following the closing of Pro Bono Week 2017 (#celebrateprobono), PYXERA Global is pleased to announce the release of the 7th Global Pro Bono State of the Practice Benchmarking Survey, co-authored by Key Client Manager, Husna Ali-Khan and Program Coordinator, Marieka Walsh. The purpose of this survey is to help assess the state of the rapidly evolving Global Pro Bono practice across par

Connecting Our Strategy to Sustainability

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In a recent survey, Bain & Company found that just 2% of companies are successful in achieving their sustainability goals. While this can be disheartening, it doesn’t have to be this way.

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