Newmont is a member of Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), a global non-profit organization that works with a network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world.
Congress returned to work Monday for a lame duck session following last week’s election. Today, hundreds of corporate social responsibility (CSR) executives head to Washington hoping their sustainable business missions are not up-ended by a Donald Trump presidency.
The elephant in the room at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 2016 Corporate Citizenship Conference is whether campaign rhetoric turns into policy, and whether business leaders will stay the course on ambitious social impact and environmental initiatives.
EICC and other groups will co-convene the event; free registration is now open
ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, today announced that it is co-convening a one-day, multi-industry forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on April 5 to examine the risks and challenges facing businesses regarding forced labor, and consider how those risks might be effectively mitigated in global supply chains. To increase awareness of this important topic across industries, the EICC is offering free admittance to this event
In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, The Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin explored how resilience can help build a better world, and why companies need to examine how risk plays into their business models.
“While it’s true that small challenges are good test that can lead to transformations, business should be taking deliberate, planned, and proactive risks rather than being in the place of reacting," Rodin said.
In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, Robert Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley and Senior Fellow at Blum Center for Developing Economies, explored the intersections of resilience and the inclusive economy.
This past week, New York was transformed into a marketplace of activity and ideas related to climate change and inclusive economic development, alongside Climate Week NYC and the UN General Assembly meetings, where the UN adopted the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Much of the world was watching this transformative moment for sustainability, which was also a pivotal opportunity for business action.
We all felt it on the final day of our family vacation last week in the Pacific Northwest—that first unmistakable tinge of fall in the air, despite the warm weather. Coupled with angst-ridden discussions among the kids about potential teacher assignments, reality set in: It’s back-to-school time.