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Get Ahead of the Fall Budget Deadline Crunch: Evaluate the Top CSR and Sustainability Communications Platform

Free 3BL Media Webinar, Aug. 1, 12:00 p.m. ET
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3BL Media wants to help CSR and sustainability communications budget owners get ahead of the inevitable fall time crunch. 

Join us Aug. 1 at noon ET to evaluate how digital innovation and targeted audience engagement can be part of your 2018 marketing plan.

This webinar is intended to provide a live overview of how leading corporations and nonprofits distribute their digital assets across a myriad of online platforms and channels, and how results are benchmarked.

Attendance is free and questions will be answered live during this 45-minute event.

GRI is Advancing the SDG Agenda 2030 in South Asia

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GRI’s Regional Hub South Asia and the CII ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development have launched a local initiative to understand SDGs in business context in the South Asian region trough a peer-learning platform. 

LBG Canada in Dubai

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LBG Canada has been represented in conversations about the potential of volunteering to contribute to the achievement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), i.e. Impact 2030, for just over a year now.  Chris Jarvis and the team at Realized Worth were founding partners of Impact 2030 in 2011 and continue to lead Impact 2030’s evolution.

Solving the Solvable in Global Health, Agriculture, and Youth Employability

Takeaways from the PYXERA Global Engagement Forum: Live
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global and partners convened more than 200 leaders and innovators at the Global Engagement Forum: Live in Washington, D.C on April 4 and 5. The two-day Forum dove into global challenges outlined by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically with regards to hunger (reducing post-harvest loss), global health, and youth employability.

The SDGS - Are You Tuned In, Aligning Your Company's Strategies, Operations, Performance, Actions? 2030 is Just Around the Corner!

G&A's SustainabilityHighlights (6.4.2017)
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Gaining momentum in the global corporate sector, among sovereign governments and institutional investors -- the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals ("SDGs").  After reaching agreement in September 2015, the countries of the world adopted goals to end poverty, protect our planet and ensure prosperity for a greater number of the world's population through a universal agenda for action (with 169 specific targets under the wonderfully-aspirational broad goals).

GRI is Strengthening Ties with the Investment Community

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Tim Mohin, Chief Executive of GRI and James Zhan, Director of the Investment and Enterprise Division at the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), met at the GRI Standards launch event in Zurich for the signing of an Exchange of Letters on Wednesday 29 March. Having signed a Memorandum of Understanding already in 2008, GRI and the UNCTAD are deepening their collaboration and establishing a strategic partnership on responsible investment.

World Bank & Partners + S&P Dow Jones Indices, & Partners -- Rolling Out New Sustainable Investing Approaches for Institutions...

G&A's SustainabilityHighlights (28.03.2017)
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Forward Momentum! -- Two new approaches that spell out a-d-v-a-n-c-e-m-e-n-t for sustainable investment: World Bank and S&P Dow Jones Indices (separately) roll out new products and approaches with key partners' participation.

Despite the nay-saying about climate change, global warming, sustainability and related subjects in certain quarters in the United States, major players in global finance enthusiastically rolled out new products / approaches for institutional customers. 

Digital Remittances and Global Financial Health

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In 2015, there were 244 million international immigrants – the highest number ever recorded and up 12 million from 2013.[i] The 2016 numbers will no doubt be higher. Many immigrants move to new countries in search of a better life. Some are escaping poverty, war, or famine; others are seeking an education; and some simply want to start anew. These immigrants often sign a social contract with their families to send back money – remittances – for support or to invest in local opportunities. 
 

Reporting on the SDGs Action Platform

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We are at a key moment in the evolution of sustainability; transparency is fast becoming the new paradigm for conducting business. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have ushered in a new era of global development objectives to tackle the world’s most pressing problems, and the active participation of business is a principle driver in achieving these goals.

Europe and Central Asia: Gender Stereotypes, Legal Barriers Still Preventing Women from Reaching Full Economic Potential

On International Women’s Day, UNDP launched campaign to combat gender stereotypes in the workplace
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ISTANBUL, March 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – With less than one third of businesses in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region owned or co-owned by women, urgent action needs to be taken to address gender inequalities in the labour market.

To continue development, countries must legally allow women to work in all sectors and own businesses, support women’s employment and entrepreneurship, and combat gender stereotypes, according to UNDP’s most recent Regional Human Development Report.

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