Corporate Responsibility Magazine

Driving Sustainability: GM’s Collaboration to Use Natural Rubber Tires an Industry-First Topic at COMMIT!Forum

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – A General Motors partnership with suppliers to use sustainably sourced natural rubber tires is transforming the landscape of the automotive industry in ways that will reduce deforestation and human and labor rights violations.

Opioid Crisis Becomes Corporate Responsibility Issue

Leidos CEO Accepts Plea from Grieving Employee, Maryland Governor to Fight Epidemic
Press Release

WASHINGTON, September 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The heroin overdose death of an employee’s son and pleas for help from Maryland’s governor prompted the CEO of a multibillion-dollar defense contractor to join the fight against opioid abuse.  Now the corporate leader wants help from other big businesses.

Corporate Citizenship’s Megan DeYoung to Reveal Research at COMMIT!Forum on Fortune 50 Participation in United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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WASHINGTON -- In the two years since the formation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), organizations have been working to formulate strategies that will contribute to the worldwide goals of eradicating poverty, creating a healthy planet for future generations, and building peaceful and inclusive societies.

60+ Speakers, Fortune 500 CEOs and a Focus on ‘Brands Taking Stands'

Agenda for COMMIT!Forum, Oct. 10-12, Now Available
Press Release

WASHINGTON, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Corporate Responsibility Association and CR Magazine published today the full agenda for COMMIT!Forum, Oct. 10-12, featuring more than 60 speakers, including Fortune 500 CEOs and top sustainability and corporate responsibility professionals.

“Brands Taking Stands” is the theme for the conference, which takes place at MGM National Harbor near Washington, D.C.  Registration is under way at www.commitforum.com.

Can Private-Public Partnerships Solve Our Global Challenges?

Lessons from U.S. State Department’s New Approach on Collaboration, Diplomacy, and Development Featured at COMMIT!Forum “Brands Taking Stands” Event
Press Release

WASHINGTON, September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The suffering of millions displaced by powerful megastorms like hurricanes Harvey and Irma underscore the critical significance of finding solutions to the world’s greatest challenges and the need for countries and the private sector to work in collaboration.

General Mills Works to Protect Pollinators

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COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking. The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn. Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways. More information here

Helping the Honey Bee by Jim Witkin
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COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking. The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn. Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways. More information here

How to Align Your Citizenship Strategy With the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Care about brands taking stands? Join TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky to talk diaper recycling, Leidos CEO Roger Krone on the corporate response to the opioid epidemic, and more at the 2017 Commit!Forum in Washington DC this October.

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Care about brands taking stands? Join TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky to talk diaper recycling, Leidos CEO Roger Krone on the corporate response to the opioid epidemic, and more at the 2017 Commit!Forum in Washington DC this October.

For Campbell’s, Brand Value Means Customer Engagement

By Leon Kaye
Article

For several years, corporate social responsibility (CSR) advocates have suggested that companies will lag on solving their environmental and social challenges, putting them at risk – unless CSR is integrated into the company instead of cast aside in a silo.

Renewing a Brand Through Renewable Energy

By Tina Casey
Article

The rooftop solar market has exploded in recent years, enabling individual homeowners and small businesses to claim their turf in the transition to renewable energy. However, rooftop solar is just one of a growing number of opportunities for electricity customers to wean themselves from fossil fuels.

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