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Albemarle Announces 2017 Sustainability Report on 2016 Activities

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Albemarle is pleased to present its 2017 Sustainability Report on 2016 activities. This edition marks the tenth year that Albemarle has released a sustainability report, demonstrating the company's commitment to growing in a sustainable manner.

Activating the SDGs Into Business Operations

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If the Sustainable Development Goals are to be met, business will have to play a major role. But how can companies go about integrating the SDGs into their own business operations?

Bristol-Myers Squibb Named One of the World’s Most Admired Companies

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Bristol-Myers Squibb was named to Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list as part of the magazine’s annual rankings. The company was No. 5 in the Pharmaceuticals category.

The list is put together based on responses from thousands of survey participants. Fortune notes the companies featured on the World’s Most Admired list “represent the pinnacle of excellence in nine key performance areas, from investment value to social responsibility.”

Money Is Not Wealth: Cryptos v. Fiats!

By Hazel Henderson
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Most bankers, economists and investors after a couple of drinks, will admit that money is not wealth. Money is a metric, like inches and centimeters, for tracking real wealth: human ingenuity and technological productivity interacting with natural resources and biodiversity undergirding all human societies along with the daily free photons from our Sun, as described in "Valuing Today's Circular Services Information Economies".

Booz Allen’s Kurt Scherer: Engaging & Empowering Employees Paves the Way for Innovation

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It’s never been more important for companies to continually innovate. But for too many organizations, how to go about sparking creativity remains a mystery. Kurt Scherer, director of Booz Allen Hamilton’s Innovation Center, spoke with Tom Popomaronis of Inc. magazine about how to set the stage for employee innovation:

ING, Verizon, Mars and Siemens on Transforming Business

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Being able to prove how transformative strategies contribute to the long-term goals of the business is crucial. To meet the UN Global Goals and the 2 Degree target requires a wholesale change in practice, across both the business and industry.  Something companies can’t do on their own, business needs to develop long-term partnerships that deliver the change required.

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Innovators, One LEGO Brick at a Time

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Since 2004, Booz Allen Hamilton has supported FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and its mission to engage and educate tomorrow’s tech leaders and innovators. Hundreds of Booz Allen employees have volunteered thousands of hours teaching young people how to push the boundaries of what’s possible and empowering them to change the world.

Meet Matt Erskine. He’s an executive advisor at Booz Allen, former deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and a FIRST volunteer. Matt recently teamed up with about 50 other volunteers from Booz Allen, and FIRST supporters Rockwell Collins and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, to build LEGO® mission models for Virginia-DC FIRST LEGO League.

Matt told us more about his volunteer experience and how playing with LEGOs inspires innovation in both kids and adults. 

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Since 2004, Booz Allen Hamilton has supported FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and its mission to engage and educate tomorrow’s tech leaders and innovators. Hundreds of Booz Allen employees have volunteered thousands of hours teaching young people how to push the boundaries of what’s possible and empowering them to change the world.

Meet Matt Erskine. He’s an executive advisor at Booz Allen, former deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and a FIRST volunteer. Matt recently teamed up with about 50 other volunteers from Booz Allen, and FIRST supporters Rockwell Collins and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, to build LEGO® mission models for Virginia-DC FIRST LEGO League.

Matt told us more about his volunteer experience and how playing with LEGOs inspires innovation in both kids and adults. 

How Are Retailers Contributing to the Economy?

Representing a third of the world’s GDP, the global retail industry is coming under pressure to demonstrate their local impact in today’s challenging economic and political climate.
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November 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Good business has been defined in recent years as companies proactively being responsible and held accountable to their actions. No longer is it enough to develop safe products, recycle, and make charitable donations as the bedrock of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy. More must be done to demonstrate contributions that make an impact to society and communities, inspire positive change, and make a genuine difference to people’s lives.

Scarcity Is The Mother Of Innovation: Anirban Ghosh, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mahindra Group

The Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability, advancing sustainability through partnership with the Centre for Responsible Business (India)
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On 15th November, during the India and Sustainability Standards 2017 conference organized by Centre for Responsible Business, there was a high-level panel discussion on ‘towards strategies for the commons – pro-sustainability innovations in business models and strategies’, which was convened by Terry Nelidov, Managing Director, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan.

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