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Making an Impact Out of the Limelight

by Jeffrey Whitford
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Who knew? Ringing in the new year on January 1, 2020, brought similar feelings every new year brings: an opportunity to reset and look forward to the year ahead. I remember saying I felt like even-numbered years had always been better for me, and that I was glad to see 2019 closed out. Clearly, the universe had something else in store.

New Wave of ESG Demand

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This past year of social and environment pressures (Covid-19, racism inequity, climate change, global risks) has created a new wave of demand for ESG data and insight. A growing number of corporates, professional firms and financial asset owners and managers are interested in ESG.

Seizing the Moment to Advance Data for Social Impact

COVID-19 is accelerating nonprofits' work and data science is stepping up to help
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The coronavirus pandemic has amplified the power of data science for social impact in many ways, from helping to deliver school lunch stipends to parents after schools closed to using technology to make accessing critical safety net programs more streamlined and user-friendly.

Make Your Sustainability Report Accessible and User Friendly

GRI's Content Index Tutorial service now available
Press Release

June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - How can organizations ensure stakeholders can easily and quickly navigate their way around the sustainability report while demonstrating a commitment to transparency?

CSRHub and Intrinio Announce Partnership

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CSRHub, a leading provider of ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) consensus ratings, is pleased to announce it has partnered with Intrinio, a financial data marketplace that provides fintech data and applications for developers and investors. ESG data is becoming an important component of investment decision processes. Intrinio has partnered with CSRHub to help combine signals about corporate ESG / sustainability performance with the many other data sets it has curated for its system.

One Year in, Major Companies Come Together in an Unprecedented Step Toward Transparency on the Global Plastic Waste Crisis

ReSource: Plastic’s inaugural report – Transparent 2020 – provides a clear view into action and accountability needed to fix the broken plastic system
Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, on World Oceans Day, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released a report pinpointing new insights and concrete actions to address a critical issue facing marine ecosystems: global plastic pollution. In partnership with ReSource: Plastic Principal Members—Keurig Dr Pepper, McDonald’s, Procter & Gamble, Starbucks, and The Coca-Cola Company—T

Meet the People Behind PPE-Production at Gildan

How Gildan devoted this year’s #whomademyclothes campaign to honour their employees making PPE
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Every April, Fashion Revolution’s annual #whomademyclothes campaign unites people and clothing companies through a global conversation about ethics and transparency in the fashion industry; but in the months leading to the 2020 campaign, the world was hit with unusual circumstances surrounding the spread of the COVID-19.

Walking the Walk of Good Governance With Outsourced Trading

What started as a cost-efficiency endeavor has now become a primary method of enhancing governance required by regulators.
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There’s no escaping ESG in investing today, whether you’re the asset owner, the asset manager, or an intermediary. Governance (the G) may be the most pervasive of the three in the day-to-day business of investing, particularly when it comes to transparency. Regulators have made it mandatory to some degree, and asset owners press asset managers for ever greater amounts of it beyond that demanded by law. Intriguingly, the most profound effects of governance could be those on outsourced trading.

Who Made My PPE? Behind-the-Scenes of Gildan’s Mask and Gown Production During COVID-19

In light of Fashion Revolution week, Gildan takes viewers behind-the-scenes of their factories to introduce you to the employees manufacturing PPE
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Every year on the same week, Fashion Revolution invites brands and consumers around the world to join a global conversation about supply chain transparency through their recognizable #whomademyclothes? campaign. With this simple question, Fashion Revolution has created a powerful message that calls for brands to put people at the center of their business model while challenging consumers to be curious about the people who make their clothes.

Auditing Unveiled: Gildan’s Social Compliance Audit Process Revealed From A to Z

Gildan shares the audit process that ensures the consistent application of social standards across their entire supply chain
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Social compliance audits are an integral step in ensuring employees’ safety and improving working conditions in the clothing industry. They serve as tools to determine a factory’s compliance with international labor standards across various topics, including child labor, forced labor, health and safety, freedom of association and collective bargaining, discrimination, working hours, remuneration and management systems.

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