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Heathrow 2.0: Building a Strategy for Sustainability Leadership

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One year ago, Heathrow launched its plan for sustainable growth. Representing a step-change in approach, Heathrow 2.0 demonstrates leadership, both within the aviation sector and beyond, and goes further than merely reducing negative impacts to delivering real, positive change. 

Heathrow’s first update on progress made so far in meeting the goals set out in Heathrow 2.0 explores highlights and challenges face in implementing the plan.

Highlights include:

Giving Every American a Good Job

Blog

By Susan Winterberg, Associate Director, Inclusive Economy, BSR

 

Following the U.S. election and other geopolitical upheavals this year, business is considering whether and how to adjust the sustainability agenda to address a new reality. To begin, many are asking: What is the single most urgent issue facing sustainable business today in the United States?

The Reality of a Fair Wage

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The Reality of a Fair Wage

By Francis Janes

The minimum wage in the United States has stagnated since the 1960s and does not provide enough income for working families. Income inequality is also on the rise, with CEOs earning hundreds of times the amount of their lowest-paid workers. Creating equitable workplaces is therefore essential to establishing thriving, balanced communities: employees must be paid well in order for society to function wholesomely.

5 Ways Trade Can Deliver for the World’s Poor

It's time to take the conversation about trade and poverty to the next level.
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by Ritu Sharma | Trade and Poverty Expert

Just about every day, UPS drops something at my doorstep. As a working mom with two busy boys, my store of convenience is the world as I shop online.

As an advocate for women in living in poverty worldwide, I often wonder if the goods I’ve just received through global trade made life better for the person who made them.

Business Leadership for an Inclusive Economy: A Framework for Collaboration and Impact

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We are living in an era marked by substantial gains in human well-being but also rising income inequality and persistent jobless growth. Coupled with climate change, achieving inclusive prosperity for 9 billion people without exceeding planetary boundaries is the defining challenge of the 21st century.

Living Wage: Making it a Reality

Press Release

February 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - SAI is proud to release Living Wage: Making it a Reality, a for-purchase webinar that costs USD $75. This is the first in a series of two living wage webinars that SAI plans to release; we are currently developing an additional Living Wage webinar that will focus on the calculation and valuation of in-kind benefits.

We designed this webinar to teach as wide a range of interested stakeholders about:

1) the living wage;

2) an innovative and localized methodology for its calculation; and

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - July 2013

The latest news and events on CSR, human rights and supply chain management from Social Accountability International (SAI)
Summary: 

SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000 certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars on SA8000 & the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world.

Newsletter

SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000 certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars on SA8000 & the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world.

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