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Aligning Business Purpose to the Sustainable Development Goals: Why Companies Should Put Social and Environmental Impact First

By Wilma Rodrigues, Saahas Zero Waste Founder and CEO
Blog

These days I am often introduced as a social entrepreneur. I am not sure this tag enthuses me:  I believe that the original purpose for setting up an industry or business is public good and by that measure all businesses should be social businesses.  

Unfortunately in the last century, shareholder value became the dominant narrative for a successful business. Consequently today the management and employees in companies are driven by profitability above everything else.

AIDA Cruise & Help Is Financing Four More School Projects

Press Release

September 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ — With the opening of the first AIDA school in the Philippines in the spring of 2019, the initiative AIDA Cruise & Help launched its first aid project. Now, AIDA and its partner, the Reiner Meutsch FLY & HELP foundation, have selected the next four projects to be funded with over 230,000 euros.

General Mills Gives Back to the Community Through Child Nutrition Initiatives

By Gaver Chatterjee
Article

General Mills is a global food company that Makes Food People Love, popularly known in India by its brands; Pillsbury, Nature Valley, Haagen Dazs and Betty Crocker among others. Featured prominently on its website is the statement: Our devotion to community and planet drives the way we give back and do business.

Meghalaya: How Bacardi NH7 Weekender Was a Success Story in Sustainability

Last year, with environmentally-conscious decisions, zero-waste and minimal trace policies, the festival was able to have a truly eco-friendly venue
Article

By Ruth Dsouza Prabhu

Each year, Bacardi NH7 Weekender draws in music lovers with a stellar line-up featuring top musicians, both Indian and international. For each edition, the flagship event is staged in Pune, and several other cities play host as well. Of all, the show in Meghalaya is especially unique. From an architectural point of view, it is a great example of sustainability. Here’s a look at how it made a statement last year.

SC Johnson Earns 2019 Best Workplace Recognition in India and Nigeria

SC Johnson India Honored for Third Consecutive Year; Nigeria Team Celebrates Fifth Best Workplace Honor
Press Release

RACINE, Wis., July 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ SC Johnson today announces that the company’s global operations in India and Nigeria have earned 2019 Best Workplace recognition by Great Place to Work®. SC Johnson India earned the No. 44 spot among large organizations while SC Johnson Nigeria ranked 2nd on the list of small to medium-sized organizations.

Fortifying Futures for Children in India

By Claudine Galloway
Blog

In India, a country with more than 1.2 billion people, one in every three children is malnourished.

If you do the math, that’s 46 million kids exhibiting symptoms of malnourishment, such as anemia and stunted growth.

We’re working to reduce these numbers and help kids in India through our philanthropy at General Mills. And we know school meals are one of the most effective ways to ensure children have a healthy start to life.

Watch: The Barbershop Girls of India

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Two girls Neha and Jyoti from a small Indian village Banwari Tola challenged destiny and took on everything that came with doing so. But in their fight for survival, little did they know that their actions would have a far-reaching and profound impact. Meet the Barbershop Girls of India and the village of Banwari Tola who are together inspiring the next generation of men by breaking stereotypes, one shave at a time.

Empowering Women in Conflict-Affected Communities in India

Summary: 

A social enterprise aims to create sustainable employment and high wages for conflict-affected areas in Northeast India 

Press Release

A social enterprise aims to create sustainable employment and high wages for conflict-affected areas in Northeast India 

Women in Leadership at Northern Trust Promote Education and Healthcare for Young Girls and Women in Bangladesh

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In support of fostering an equal opportunity culture at Northern Trust, Women in Leadership hosted an event in Luxembourg, promoting education and healthcare for young girls and women in Bangladesh.

SC Johnson Asia Debuts on 2019 Best Multinational Workplace List

Company Ranks No. 22 on List of Best Workplaces in Asia
Press Release

RACINE, Wis., April 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, SC Johnson announces that it has been recognized as a Best Multinational Workplace in Asia by Great Place to Work®. This is the first time the company’s Asia region has been recognized as a Best Workplace. SC Johnson Asia ranked No. 22 on the 2019 list of top places to work in the region.

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