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Net Impact Team Heads to the World Unigame Finals in London

Top 3 teams out of 162 contestants were Net Impact members
Press Release

In partnership with Unilever, Net Impact is excited to announce that the Santa Clara University Net Impact team has advanced to the world Unigame finals in London. UniGame is the annual competition in which Unilever, one of the world’s largest producers of consumer products with a portfolio spanning 400 brands, asks university students for proposals to help address identified business needs.

Hell No, Kraft Heinz! Hell Yes, Business For Good!

Unilever CEO Paul Polman's rebuff of an unsolicited offer was an act in favor of business for good, but can corporate commitments to sustainability withstand shareholder demands?
Blog

Sustainability icon and Unilever CEO Paul Polman made his feelings crystal clear on the unsolicited merger offer last week by Kraft Heinz, backed by the Brazilian cost-cutters at 3G Capital and their partner Warren Buffett:  the proposed deal, Unilever said, “had no merit, either financial or strategic.”  Ouch.

As Seen on The Guardian: UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Help Businesses Make an Impact

The SDGs, aimed at bettering the world, present business opportunities through development. Corporations can focus on goals that relate to their strengths, like those involving healthcare or education
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The United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) need governments, businesses and civil society to work in tandem to battle poverty, hunger, poor health and education, climate change, inequality, and sustainability.

Upcoming #HealthyCommunities Twitter Chat: Unilever, New York City Mayor’s Office and Green City Force to Discuss the Power of Business and Social Impact

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Mark your calendars!

Join us for a LIVE Twitter chat with Unilever, New York City Mayor’s Office and Green City Force to talk about Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan (USLP), which combines the power of business and social impact to deploy high-impact social and environmental programs built in partnership with government, retailers and nonprofit organizations.

Use #HealthyCommunities to join the conversation on Twitter January 11, 2016 at 2PM EST

Upcoming #HealthyCommunities Twitter Chat: Unilever, New York City Mayor’s Office and Green City Force to Discuss the Power of Business and Social Impact

Press Release

December 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Mark your calendars!

Join us for a LIVE Twitter chat on what makes a successful public-private partnership! We will be hosting Unilever, New York City Mayor’s Office and Green City Force to talk about how they have all worked together to help create #HealthyCommunities in New York City.  

Companies Should Report Possible Climate Costs, Say Global Executives

The information should routinely appear in financial statements, according to recommendations to be presented to G-20 leaders
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Originally posted on Wall Street Journal.

LONDON—Companies should publish an assessment of the losses they could suffer through climate change as part of their routine financial statements, according to a panel of financial and business executives chaired by Michael Bloomberg.

Carney-Backed Report Urges Companies to Disclose Climate Change Effects

BoE governor and media billionaire behind proposals to better inform investors and lenders
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Originally posted in the Financial Times.

A task force led by Michael Bloomberg and backed by Mark Carney has urged companies to disclose to investors the impact of climate change on their businesses.

The governor of the Bank of England and the billionaire media owner are behind a new set of recommendations designed to give investors, lenders and insurers a better idea about how climate change will affect individual businesses.

Swiss Re Adopts Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Recommendations

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Originally posted in Canadian Underwriter

Swiss Re announced on Wednesday that it will adopt the climate-related financial disclosure recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

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