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BSR to Host Event in China Celebrating Completion of Women in Factories Program

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Over the past three years, BSR's Women in Factories program has reached more than 90,000 workers in manufacturing supply chains in China. At the end of each of the past two years, we convened program partners and stakeholders to share best practices and solutions in worker training programs, including how such programs can improve the competitiveness of the entire manufacturing sector.

Shanghai Tower | Tallest Building in China Serves as Benchmark for Sustainable Design

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Located in Shanghai’s Luijiazui financial district, the award-winning Shanghai Tower rises 632 meters (128 stories), making it the tallest building in China. Shanghai Tower & Construction Co., Ltd selected Cosentini, A Tetra Tech Company, to help create a towering structure that is a benchmark for sustainable design and technological innovation in China.

Making an Impact Around the Globe: Amgen China Supports Local Students

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Amgen Asia’s R&D Impact Day had a double impact. Not only did Amgen staff make a positive difference in the lives of students at an impoverished school in Shangrao County, but the students also left a deep impression on the more than 50 R&D staff who volunteered.

China Premier Li Keqiang: ‘Economic Openness Serves Everyone Better’

How China plans to face a world of uncertainties.
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by Li Keqiang

This is a testing time.

Almost a decade on, the world is still reeling from the fallout of the global financial crisis. China faces its fair share of challenges, but we choose to confront them head on.

Sanofi China Wins Double Recognition for its Responsible Strategy

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Sanofi China received two awards in Beijing on December 2 for its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): the "2016 Social Responsibility Award – Excellent Company" and the "2016 China’s Best Corporate Citizenship Award – The Company of the Year."

Sanofi China was recognized "Excellent Company" for the second year in a row at the 9th CSR Award Ceremony. "Changing the world through responsibility" was the main theme for this year’s event, which was hosted by the Xinhua News Agency and the Research Center for CSR of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Baxter Employees Help Improve Health and Nutrition of Yi Children in Liangshan

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As part of Baxter China’s annual Making a Meaningful Difference Month initiative, which encourages employees to showcase their commitment to engaging in the communities where they live and work, 12 Baxter colleagues recently visited Naituo village in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Regions, located in the high altitude mountains in the southern extremity of Sichuan Province in southwest China, to provide health and nutrition education for more than 200 Yi – an ethnic minority group in China – children.

Carney-Backed Report Urges Companies to Disclose Climate Change Effects

BoE governor and media billionaire behind proposals to better inform investors and lenders
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Originally posted in the Financial Times.

A task force led by Michael Bloomberg and backed by Mark Carney has urged companies to disclose to investors the impact of climate change on their businesses.

The governor of the Bank of England and the billionaire media owner are behind a new set of recommendations designed to give investors, lenders and insurers a better idea about how climate change will affect individual businesses.

Swiss Re Adopts Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Recommendations

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Originally posted in Canadian Underwriter

Swiss Re announced on Wednesday that it will adopt the climate-related financial disclosure recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

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