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Statement from GRI on the Passing of Ernst Ligteringen

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It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Ernst Ligteringen in London, UK, this week. Ernst joined GRI in 2002, and transitioned it from a project that was started under CERES, in Boston, US,  into an independent international organization with a solid independent governance structure and system.

Fair Trade USA Calls on Shoppers to Choose Fair Trade Seafood This World Oceans Day

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OAKLAND, Calif., June 1, 2017 /3BL Media/– In honor of World Oceans Day, Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, launches a campaign to raise awareness of issues in the seafood industry.  Running through June 8, the digital campaign emphasizes the tie between healthy oceans and thriving global fishing communities, with the aim of encouraging shoppers to seek seafood that is sourced in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.

Carnival Corporation Rated Among America’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

World’s largest leisure travel company ranked 23rd in annual survey of 1,000 largest U.S. public companies by Corporate Responsibility Magazine
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MIAMI, May 23, 2017  /3BL Media/– Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, has been named one of the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2017 by Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CRM).

ArcelorMittal Publishes Its 2016 United States Integrated Report

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ArcelorMittal USA is proud to announce the publication of its annual 2016 United States Integrated Report. Since 2009, ArcelorMittal has reported on its corporate responsibility and sustainability initiatives in the United States. This second publication of an integrated report continues the company’s dedication to transparency and directly connects ArcelorMittal’s 10 sustainable development outcomes to its business outcomes and financial drivers.

Transparency in the Financial Sector: Cloudy Days Ahead? - The Minute

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Since 2008, many rules and laws have been put in place throughout the financial sector to prevent another global economic meltdown. The trend has been to increase transparency through more—and tougher—regulation. From stress tests for banks to the Dodd-Frank bill’s provisions to control financial risk, from new rules about fiduciary duties by investment advisors to requirements for large global banks to hold more capital, the global financial system has been pointed to more open practices.

HP to IT Industry: Bring Transparency to E-Recycling Supply Chains

by Jessica Lyons Hardcastle
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HP says transparency is key to ensuring responsible electronics recycling, and as such the tech company has disclosed the names and locations of all of its recycling vendors — and is challenging the IT industry to follow suit.

Climate Change and Women’s Rights: The Opportunity for Action

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by Najada Kumbuli, Officer, Strategic Initiatives at Calvert Foundation

Are you a millennial? I have bad news and good news for you. The bad news is that climate change and gender equality — two key issues you care about — will cost our generation over $30 trillion; that is the equivalent of the American, Chinese and Japanese economies combined. The good news is that, while scary, we can use our voices and investable assets to create real change, quickly!

Apply Now to Develop the GRI Standard on Occupational Health and Safety

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Does your organization use the GRI Standards to report on its occupational health and safety management and impacts? Do you have transparency requirements that you would like the GRI Standards to address?

Sustainability is Increasingly Core to Business Strategy, Says New Report

10th annual “State of Green Business” finds optimistic signs amid growing uncertainty
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OAKLAND, Calif. and LONDON, January 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Companies and investors increasingly understand the fundamental importance of sustainable business and are taking action to reduce their environmental impacts, according to a new report.

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