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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.

Greater Supply Chain Transparency through Vertical Integration (Infographic)

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Follow the path from cotton to end consumer, to see how owning its supply chain helps Gildan take care of the employees who make its apparel, positively contribute to local communities and reduce its environmental footprint. 

To view the infographic click here.

Bridgestone Elevates Standards in Sustainable Procurement Practices; Launches New Policy for Suppliers and Partners

Minimum requirements strengthen existing guidelines for Respect of Human Rights, Environmental Standards and Product Quality while including additional requirements for Land Conservation and Rights, Point of Origin Traceability and Resilience
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Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone), the world’s largest tire and rubber company, today announced a new Global Sustainable Procurement Policy to help identify and evaluate qualified suppliers, promote best practices, and serve as a communication and improvement tool for the industry. The policy reflects a company commitment to procurement programming that drives action to realize long-term environmental, social and economic benefits. The policy is applicable to all purchased materials and services, as well as all suppliers globally.

KeyCorp Names Kim Manigault As Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

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CLEVELAND, January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) today announced that Kim Manigault has been named as Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for the company. In this role, Manigault will be responsible for championing a diverse workforce and leading the long-term planning and execution of related initiatives across the organization. Manigault replaces Poppie Parish who retired from Key at the end of 2017.

CVS Pharmacy Makes Commitment to Create New Standards for Post-Production Alterations of Beauty Imagery

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January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced a commitment to create new standards for post-production alterations of beauty imagery it creates for stores, websites, social media and any marketing materials. As part of this initiative, transparency for beauty imagery that has been materially altered will be required by the end of 2020.

Communicating Purpose and Vision in a Digital World

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Januarary 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ethical Corporation has just published a 9-page briefing discussing purposeful and effective communications in our digitalised world. 
 
 

Urgent Needs for 2018

By John Streur, President and CEO, Calvert Research & Management
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Aligning the capital markets more directly with the urgent needs we face as a society to halt environmental destruction and reverse decades of worsening inequality must be our priority for 2018. Alignment needs to occur at every level, across the global markets.

Tackling Modern Slavery With Transparency: GRI to Support the Reporting Community

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Do you want to improve the way you report on modern slavery? Are you willing to support other companies as they begin to communicate on the issue? You can now join GRI's work and engage in cutting-edge dialogue about the challenges and opportunities of transparency on modern slavery with diverse stakeholders, such as investors, media, human rights and legal experts and governments.  ​

SC Johnson Leading Discussion on Transparency and Earning Consumer Trust

Company to Facilitate Dialogue on Transparency at Sustainable Brands Copenhagen
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RACINE, Wis., October 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As consumers continue to lose trust in business*, companies are being held to higher standards for disclosing the ingredients in their products. Building on its legacy and leadership in ingredient transparency, SC Johnson will come together with a panel of experts from Harvard University, GlobeScan, Marks and Spencer plc and Edie.net for an interactive discussion on the opportunities and challenges for transparency and how it affects consumer trust. The open dialogue will take place Tuesday, Oct.

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