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Gathering With Greater Purpose

How Sustainable Events Can Change the World
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In the aftermath of ‘Larry’s letter’—when BlackRock’s powerful chief executive Lawrence Fink demanded a shift in CEOs’ priorities toward more than just profit—as global businesses look for new ways to deepen their social impact, there lies a high-potential solution routinely lost in everyone’s blind spot: making all events, from Monday morning team meetings to weekend barbeques to convenings on the global stage, sustainable.

SEED SPOT and Booz Allen Double Down on Supporting the Washington, DC Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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SEED SPOT and Booz Allen Hamilton are doubling down on their mission of supporting Washington, DC’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to spur startup innovation as a force for good. Their strategic partnership provides early-stage impact-driven entrepreneurs with business fundamentals, mentorship, resources, and access to capital to create businesses that positively impact the world.

Webinar - Tetra Pak, PGGM, Coca-Cola HBC & WBCSD on SDG Reporting

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The increasing focus and push towards the UN Global Goals and 2-degree target requires businesses to disclose accurate data to showcase future risks, demonstrate the long-term value of the business and show their impact on the SDGs.  But how do you successfully integrate the SDGs into your reporting process?
 

Collaborating Toward the Good Life: A Conversation with Keurig Green Mountain’s Monique Oxender

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Erb Institute student, Lauren Baum sat down with Monique Oxender, CSO Keurig Green Mountain (and Erb Institute almuna) ahead of the Sustainable Brands Conference in Vancouver earlier this month to talk about collaboration, the circular economy and supply chain and what this means in terms of delivering the Good Life.

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Erb Institute student, Lauren Baum sat down with Monique Oxender, CSO Keurig Green Mountain (and Erb Institute almuna) ahead of the Sustainable Brands Conference in Vancouver earlier this month to talk about collaboration, the circular economy and supply chain and what this means in terms of delivering the Good Life.

New Report from The Boston Consulting Group and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development Details Business Benefits and Best Practices from Circular Economy Leaders

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In a world of finite resources and growing population, the traditional “take-make-dispose” economic model is increasingly unsustainable. As a consequence, companies are feeling pressure from customers, NGOs, regulators, and investors to rethink wasteful linear value chains. The “circular economy” envisions a more regenerative alternative focused on a “refurbish-repair-reuse-recycle” model that has the potential to sustain global growth in the face of increasing resource scarcity.

The Best of Booz Allen: Top 5 Stories of Transformation and Impact

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Today, Booz Allen Hamilton launched its 2018 Impact Report. This year’s theme demonstrates the firm’s commitment to the art and science of transformation—the journeys Booz Allen embarks on that inspire its people to flex their creative muscles, collaborate to solve problems, and defy the status quo.

The 16 stories in this year’s Impact Report reflect the best of Booz Allen.

Landsec Publishes 2018 Sustainability Update

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“By strengthening our relationships and achieving the right results we make our company more resilient. We want customers to prefer our space. We want communities to be pleased it’s us operating in their area. We want our partners to share our priorities and principles. And we want our employees to feel this is the best place to invest their energy and ambition. Get all of this right and we can sustain Landsec as a strong and respected company for years to come.” Robert Noel, Chief Executive, Landsec

Landsec’s sustainability programme focuses on three key areas:

Sustainability Winners Unwrapped

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The 9th Annual Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards are back and with the submission deadline set for the 22nd June 2018 time is ticking to enter your submission!

Understanding what it takes to create and drive an innovative strategy can be a challenging task, so to help your submission along, we’ve drawn together a report detailing last year’s winners to demonstrate the projects that win through.

Vodafone Group Plc Sustainable Business Report 2018

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Vodafone Group Plc has just published its Sustainable Business Report 2018.

Its strategy is founded on the organisation’s purpose - to connect everybody to live a better today and build a better tomorrow - and on its commitment to responsible behaviour in everything it does.

Paul Ehrlich on Jaws

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Did you know that 300 years ago people had larger jaws? Why would this be the case and why is it important? Paul Ehrlich, the founding father of modern population sciences, is here to talk about his new book which is a bit of a diversion from his usual work – warning us to not have too many kids. This time, Ehrlich, along with co-author and orthodontist Sandra Kahn, explore the links between jaw size and an increased risk of heart disease, cancer, sleep apnea and hyperactivity.

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