While there are thousands of experimental drugs currently in development, with the potential to ease symptoms or even cure various diseases, none of these treatments will become available to patients without clinical trials and clinical trial volunteers. In a global study conducted by The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) a non-profit-organization, in 2017, close to 70% of the public has never or rarely considered clinical trials as an option when discussing treatment options with their doctor or health provider.
The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation has released a new educational video. Sponsored by Sanofi US, the digital public service announcement is designed to increase awareness of the important role that clinical research participants and clinical trials play in advancing public health.
This week’s top story choice for you is quite fascinating. How can a country provide a quality way of life for its citizens and also strive to be more sustainable over the long-term?
Researchers at two universities collaborated to see what countries are doing / and need to do / to provide quality of life for their citizens and to be sustainable (at the same time) to protect the planet. The researchers explain where we are and where we need to go to achieve both (in balance). There's an XY charting of the prominent nations for you as well.
February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Each attendee will have free access to RobecoSAM's Benchmarking & Leading Practices Database for the day. Access to these databases normally cost 4’990 EUR and 2’500 EUR respectively.
The aim of this workshop is to increase the participants’ knowledge about the importance of and methodology behind the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and the RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA).
Representatives from RobecoSAM will lead a workshop session on how to utilize these important resources which are summarized below.
Award-winning agencies Porter Novelli and Cone bring together expansive expertise to make a meaningful difference on business, brands and society
NEW YORK, February 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Global public relations leader Porter Novelli (PN) announced the launch of its global Purpose Practice, specializing in purpose-driven brand strategy, corporate social responsibility (CSR), social marketing, social impact and brand communications. The launch follows Porter Novelli’s merger with Cone, a leading CSR firm, in February 2017.
'Sustainability’ and ‘climate-friendly’ might not be the first thing we think of when imagining a chemical company. Has Japanese giant Sumitomo Chemical succeeded in driving sustainability in their industry? And how are they encouraging staff to engage in blue-sky thinking in this area? We sit down with Yoshihisa Takasaki, Manager at Sumitomo Chemical’s Responsible Care Department and Ms. Kathleen Buyle, CSR Manager at Sumitomo Chemical Europe to discuss this and more.
Lise Kingo, CEO and executive director of the United Nations Global Compact, has been confirmed to deliver the opening keynote at Ethical Corporation’s 17th Annual Responsible Business Summit Europe – the world’s leading sustainability conference
February 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Summit Europe, taking place in London from the 13th-14th of June, will bring together 600+ CEOs and business leaders to discuss how businesses can respond and transform in line with increasing social, environmental and technological opportunities and pressures. Ethical Corporation is delighted to confirm that Lise Kingo, CEO and executive director of the United Nations Global Compact will be delivering the opening address for the Summit.
We are just past one month into the year 2018 and there have already been significant advances that directly affect the lives of professionals and organizations in the fields of corporate sustainability and sustainable investing – the two vital halves of the capital markets – and in related fields.
TORONTO, February 2, 2018/3BL Media/ - London Benchmarking Group (LBG) Canada and The Works Design Communications partner to bring you The Top Ten Tips for Effective Community Investment Reporting.
On Thursday, February 15th, 2018 community investment professionals interested in enhancing their external corporate reporting with data are encouraged to attend this web-based discussion. The webinar will include key reporting trends with examples of 'best-in-class' reports backed by the use of salient data.
Does Wall Street finally care about sustainability? A noted sustainability author (Andrew Winston) muses about this in the pages of the influential journal for the C-suite – the Harvard Business Review. Yes, we think – more and more asset owners and managers are getting aboard the train...but there is work to do. And what about corporate boards and CEOs...”