GRI responds to IFRS Foundation’s creation of a new sustainability board and consolidation of CDSB and VRF into the foundation
November 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Confirmation by the IFRS Foundation that they will address the impacts on value creation of sustainability topics in their standards, through the formation of an International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), has been welcomed by GRI.
IFRS proposals on corporate sustainability are a step in right direction
An update on the IFRS sustainability standards consultation process offers encouraging signs that their changes can strengthen financial reporting by companies, which alongside sustainability reporting with both on an equal footing, would improve transparency on sustainability risks and opportunities – according to GRI.
March 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Project DreamCatcher, Freeport-McMoRan’s free online business training program designed to create economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs, recently graduated 16 Navajo women from the Navajo Nation in New Mexico.
DreamCatcher is part of the DreamBuilder project, which is a partnership between the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
More than 170 entrepreneurs from different districts of the Arequipa region of Peru successfully completed the DreamBuilder program in April 2016, which is funded by Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Thunderbird School of Global Management will launch an English-language version of the Freeport-McMoRan DreamBuilder program.
Freeport-McMoRan’s DreamBuilder program is designed for women entrepreneurs who want to start or grow a small business. The online learning program is available throughout the United States in association with the Small Business Administration.
The Business of Agriculture series covers finance, accounting and other business topics to help both beginning farmers and ranchers as well as experienced operators. Stephen Book is VP Credit Officer for Capital Farm Credit. He has been with the Farm Credit System for ten years, and is based in Lubbock, Texas.