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Walmart Reports Strong Comps, Shows Leadership And Fights Hunger

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Walmart’s first quarter 2017 earnings report was gratifying. A focus on a few key fundamentals such as associate merchandise training, quality products, internet retailing, and giving back to those in need underpinned the better than expected results.

Read the full article via Forbes.com 

GRI is Advancing the SDG Agenda 2030 in South Asia

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GRI’s Regional Hub South Asia and the CII ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development have launched a local initiative to understand SDGs in business context in the South Asian region trough a peer-learning platform. 

The MetLife Foundation is Building Financial Capability

Financial capability means clients know how to manage their finances and have all the right tools to do so. It means they use safe, affordable, and effective financial services to achieve their goals.
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BFA (formerly Bankable Frontier Associates)

MetLife Foundation Annual Report 2016 | Our Approach

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MetLife Foundation designed its financial inclusion strategy after extensive consultation with global leaders in the industry. We wanted to ensure that our work built on, rather than duplicated, efforts already underway. And we wanted to take full advantage of our strengths: the Foundation’s global reach, MetLife’s years of expertise and stability as one of the largest insurance companies in the world, and the support of thousands of MetLife associates eager to volunteer with the Foundation.

Call for Nominations: GRI’s Governance

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Inclusiveness and multi-stakeholder representation are foundational features of GRI, fundamental to form a global perspective and advance our mission towards sustainable development. This is thoroughly reflected in our governance structure: every year we renew our search for global representation and a broad range of perspectives to enable us to carry out our mission. 

Supply Chain Transparency: A Change Tool for Successful Global Businesses

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Identifying companies’ vast supply networks is challenging, and tracking their sustainability performance even more so. However, measuring data and increasing transparency are powerful tools for managing the risks and grasping the opportunities of global supply chains, contributing to sustainable development and a positive effect on the bottom line.​

In our global economy, the growing pressure on bottom line savings leads companies to outsource operations to regions where labor is cheaper. However, responsibilities and risks cannot be shifted to the same extent.

AccountAbility Releases German Translation of the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard

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LONDON, May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - AccountAbility has released the German translation of the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard (AA1000SES) 2015.  Part of the AA1000 Series of Standards, the AA1000SES (2015) provides practical guidance on how to assess, design, implement and communicate effective stakeholder engagement.

TransCanada Enjoys a Strong Start to 2017

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Following a transformational year that saw TransCanada acquire Columbia Pipeline Group and post record-setting financial results, the company’s strong performance has continued into this year.

That is the message from President & CEO Russ Girling as TransCanada reported its first quarter results and holds its annual meeting of shareholders in Calgary today.

Walmart Global Responsibility Report Message From CEO Doug McMillon

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"We want to make a difference, and we want to be a trusted retailer that customers, associates, communities and shareholders are proud of."

Doug McMillon
Chief Executive Officer
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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"We want to make a difference, and we want to be a trusted retailer that customers, associates, communities and shareholders are proud of."

Doug McMillon
Chief Executive Officer
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Aflac's Cause Marketing is Model for Companies That Seek Purpose with Profit

CauseTalk Radio | Episode 207 - Premiered March 21, 2017
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As featured on CauseTalk Radio podcast episode 207 - listen here 

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Buffy Swinehart, Senior Manager, Cause Marketing for Aflac, on the company's Duckprints campaign to fight childhood cancer.

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