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Looking to Launch Your Big Idea? SEED SPOT Is Recruiting Impact-Driven Entrepreneurs

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WASHINGTON, DC: According to a study conducted by CB Insights on 100+ startup failures, the top reason startups fail is because there is no market need for their solution. Simply put, the team hasn’t conducted sufficient customer discovery or market validation to attract customers for their product or service.

The State of Corporate Community Investment

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August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Corporate Citizenship’s LBG member network of corporate community investment (CCI) professionals, has conducted an annual survey for the past two years on trends, innovations and what the future holds for CCI. Last year, headlines from Australia and New Zealand revealed:

STEM Girls 4 Social Good: Partnering with the FDA to Encourage the Next Generation of Women in STEM

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Women comprise 47 percent of the U.S. workforce, but they hold only 24 percent of jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), according to research from the Economics and Statistics Administration. Though women are earning a greater share of undergraduate degrees overall, they are less likely to pursue STEM-related education.

Shortlist Announced! Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards

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The shortlist for Ethical Corporation's 9th Annual Responsible Business Awards has been announced. The winners will be revealed and celebrated at a glamorous Awards Dinner ceremony on 9th October in central London
 
Kingfisher, Novartis, EDF Energy, Merck, Thai Union, Unilever, Kimberly-Clark, Co-Op, Google, ING, GSK, ABN AMRO, Vancity, Ocado, Carlsberg, AstraZeneca, IBM and Tesco are among the nominees being shortlisted for this year’s The Responsible Business Awards

Re-imagining Global Agriculture – Olam Sets Out New Purpose and Reporting Model in 2017 Annual Report

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Recently winning silver at the 13th annual Singapore Corporate Awards in the Big Cap category, our 2017 Annual Report is the first on Olam’s journey to develop a new model of reporting that provides insight into how we create value for multiple stakeholders over the long-term.

Northern Trust's Commitment to Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Governance

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Business Resource Councils

Northern Trust believes in fostering an inclusive environment where our employees’ unique mix of attributes and diversity of perspectives can serve as catalysts for innovation. To help ensure our commitments to diversity, inclusion and innovation are embedded in the fabric of our company, Northern Trust sponsors 11 business resource councils (BRCs). These councils are employeeinitiated, governed and led, and are open to all Northern Trust employees around the globe who share an affinity for the strategic mission of the group. 

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.

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