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Brands & Social Activism: What Do You Stand Up For?

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Seventy percent of Americans believe companies have an obligation to take actions to improve issues that may not be relevant to everyday business operations, according to the 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study. That means addressing some of the hot-button issues in the news today, as 78 percent of Americans believe it’s important for companies to stand up for important social justice issues.

A Big Data Approach to Gathering CSR Data

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The following is part 2 of a 3-part series on “Big Data.”

We have previously defined “Big Data” and shown how we feel a Big Data system built by CSRHub could help address some problems that exist in collecting corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability data on companies.  We have also further described the problems with the currently dominant method of gathering this data—an analyst-based method.

2017 Voya Scholars Winner Klajdi Qoku

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Congratulations to Klajdi Qoku, who is one of five students to receive a $10,000 scholarship from Voya Scholars – a collaborative program launched by Voya Financial, in collaboration with its nonprofit partner, Scholarship America. 

Klajdi was born in Albania as the son of a political prisoner, and his parents instilled in him a strong b

Northern Trust Celebrates Pride Month

Northern Trust is proud of our 100% score on The Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index
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We are celebrating pride month at Northern Trust!

First 100 GRI Standards Reports Published

The GRI Standards Pioneers Program has kicked off with over 150 members
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Created exclusively for the GOLD Community members, the Standards Pioneers Program has kicked off with an impressive participation rate. The 153 Pioneer organizations come from 44 different countries and multiple sectors.
 

Video: 2017 Voya Scholars Winner Paloma Perez

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Congratulations to Paloma Perez, who is one of five students to receive a $10,000 scholarship from Voya Scholars – a collaborative program launched by Voya Financial, in collaboration with its nonprofit partner, Scholarship America.

Paloma is a first-generation college student and a previous beneficiary of Chester County Futures.

Five Lessons from Walmart’s CSR Strategy Efforts

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“We think of ourselves as social change strategists,” explained Gayatri Agnew, Director of Career Opportunity at the Walmart Foundation, distinguishing the aspirations for her role from those typically expected of corporate foundation program officers or grants administrators.

Resolved! The USA Will Move Forward Despite the Administration's Cancellation of the Cop 21 -the Paris Accord

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (06.15.2017)
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"Resolute!" - The root of the word comes down to us from the ancient Latin, meaning (over many centuries) to decide on and stay with a course of action.  We're seeing that these days in the "resolve" of the US corporate community, in the resolute actions of many cities and municipalities, in the actions of a growing number of US states, and among institutional investors of all types, shapes and forms.

Boeing Out-Performs Zero Growth Footprint Goal for Operations

Four key indicators 5-19 percent below 2012 baseline despite strong growth in production
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**This is the third article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Boeing is improving the environmental footprint of our diverse operations. We are on target to out-perform our goal of zero growth in our four key indicators from our 2012 baseline through 2017.

Boeing's 2017 Environment Report: 2016 Goals at a Glance

Advancing environmental strategy in all areas; out-performing goals and overcoming challenges
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**This is the second article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Boeing’s commitment to global environmental leadership is focused on key goals and targets which reflect the three tenets of our environmental strategy.

Inspire Global Collaboration, Design in Environmental Performance and Innovate for Sustainable Operations support our core beliefs:

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