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Accelerating the Next Generation of Climate Policy and Protecting Human Health

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Climate change is a public health crisis that impacts everyone, but especially vulnerable populations. Massachusetts is on a path towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 but more needs to be done, and fast. COVID has shown the injustice of the pandemic and we know the equity gaps of the climate crisis. With the support of leading institutions like MIT and Harvard, and forward-looking companies like Biogen, Massachusetts can be effect real actions in the state and well-beyond and become a model for addressing climate change, with clear considerations to health for all populations.

UPS Promotes Laura Lane To Chief Corporate Affairs And Communications Officer

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July 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced Laura Lane has been promoted to Chief Corporate Affairs and Communications Officer. Lane will join UPS’s Executive Leadership Team and report directly to CEO Carol Tomé. She will oversee Public Policy and Government Affairs, Public Relations, Employee Communications, and the UPS Foundation.

Public Policy at Caterpillar

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Government decisions regarding laws and regulations around the world can have a significant impact – both positive and negative – on Caterpillar, its employees, customers and stockholders. Learn more about these impacts

Building on Our Inclusive Heritage: How IBM Advocates for Diversity

We are dedicated to the success of all IBMers worldwide, through an inclusive workplace experience that supports their growth and well-being.
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Diversity of thought, experience and personal identity among IBMers improves our company’s innovation, agility, performance and engagement. This principle drives our efforts to have all IBMers feel safe and confident being their full selves at work — and to advocate for inclusion outside our company.

Caterpillar's Governance & Ethics

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Caterpillar’s Code of Conduct – Our Values in Action – defines what Caterpillar stands for and what we believe in, documenting uncompromisingly high ethical standards for our company. The Code of Conduct helps Caterpillar employees every day by providing detailed guidance on the behaviors that support Our Values in Action – Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability.

New Publication From GRI: Incentivizing Sustainability Reporting by SMEs Through Policy

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According to the World Bank Group, close to 95% of all businesses worldwide can be classified as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). That is some 400 million companies, that form the backbone of the global economy. As such, they have an important part in the global economy and play a crucial role in a more sustainable world. 

Why We Need a Loud (and Consistent) Business Voice on Policy Issues

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By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

In our recent report, Redefining Sustainable Business: Management for a Rapidly Changing World, we outlined new directions for companies as they manage sustainability through their business strategies, with ever greater impact.

Caterpillar Takes Pride in Its Governance & Ethics

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Caterpillar’s Code of Conduct – Our Values in Action – defines what Caterpillar stands for and what we believe in, documenting uncompromisingly high ethical standards for our company. The Code of Conduct helps Caterpillar employees every day by providing detailed guidance on the behaviors that support Our Values in Action – Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability.

Amid Political Uncertainty, the World is Looking to U.S. Businesses to Act on Climate Change

U.S. Companies Will Make Good on Climate Agreement
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As business people, we have an opportunity every day to decide how we create value. Do we focus, as Milton Friedman suggested, on creating products and services in a way that maximizes our bottom line with no direct accountability for social responsibility? Or do we find ways to create shared value that can enhance our shared natural and social capital?

Robert Reich Explores Resilience, Inclusive Economy at the BSR Conference 2015

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, Robert Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley and Senior Fellow at Blum Center for Developing Economies, explored the intersections of resilience and the inclusive economy. 

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