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Cornerstone Capital Group's Erika Karp on the Future of Investing at the BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Cornerstone Capital Group Founder, CEO, and Chair of the Board Erika Karp explored shifting dynamics in the capital markets and the future of investing.

“We’ll know we’ve made it when we just call it ‘investing'," Karp said, referring to what we currently call "sustainable investing," "impact investing," or "values-based investing."

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Former Prime Minister of Australia Addresses the BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, the Honorable Kevin Rudd, former prime minister of Australia and president of the Asia Society Policy Institute, explored how being bold can help build a better world.

"Without finance, effective action on climate change is a dead letter," Rudd said.

Following his address, Rudd answered live questions from BSR Conference participants and Twitter.

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General Mills CEO Highlights Bold Leadership at BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, General Mills CEO Ken Powell explored being bold, and highlighted his company's leadership in sustainability.

"This is a shared system, and we all have to be part of the solution", Powell said.

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Prepare for Deep Dive when Pitching Sustainability to New York Times

By Dave Armon, 3BL Media CMO
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One of the best punchlines delivered so far at BSR Conference came from New York Times sustainability reporter David Gelles when panelists were asked to recommend new breakthrough communications techniques.

Zika, Ebola, and the Future of Other Public Health Diseases Discussed at Fortune Brainstorm Health Live Tomorrow

Join public health panel from GSK, Time, and the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota as they discuss the future of tracking emerging diseases
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Just a few months after the 2015 outbreak of Ebola was contained, another virus—called Zika—commanded the public stage. It took but 14 months after Zika’s first detection in Brazil for the virus to spread through Latin America and the Caribbean to Florida. So far, the threat has gone unchecked. And to be sure, after Zika, will come another global pathogenic threat—one, that public health experts worry, may do an even better job of outsmarting and overwhelming us. The question is whether technological advances can help us turn the odds.

UN Global Compact Takes Sustainable Development Goals to Local Business in Dubai Events

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DUBAI, October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This week the United Nations Global Compact convened over 600 leaders from business, civil society, the UN and Government in Dubai to drive business awareness and action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region.

Announcing the Full Plenary Lineup for the BSR Conference 2016

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A week from today, the BSR Conference 2016 will kick off at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

Check out our final plenary lineup of speakers who will leave you inspired to be bold and ready to get to work.

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And the Audience Roared

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I reflected on the meaningfulness of the Ray of Hope Prize, and I praised the teams for their extraordinary efforts and dedication. And then I ushered in a moment that had been 22 months in the making: I invited the teams out on the stage.

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I reflected on the meaningfulness of the Ray of Hope Prize, and I praised the teams for their extraordinary efforts and dedication. And then I ushered in a moment that had been 22 months in the making: I invited the teams out on the stage.

Green Builder® Media, Mayor Dyer, and City of Orlando Join Forces to Host Groundbreaking Thought Leadership Summit Focused on Intelligent Solutions for a Resilient World

Green Builder Media and Mayor Dyer hosting can’t miss thought leadership event on Jan 9 in Orlando to determine actions and policies for sustainable future. Register today!
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LAKE CITY, Colo., October 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Green Builder Media is partnering with Mayor Dyer (Vice-Chairman of the Council of Mayors’ Energy Committee) and the City of Orlando to host the Sustainability Symposium 2017: Ready for Anything on January 9, 2017 at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts in downtown Orlando.

This first-of-its-kind thought leadership event is focused on intelligent solutions for a resilient world

The BSR Conference: A Gathering Like No Other

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The BSR Conference—November 1-3, 2016, in New York—is much more than 3 days of 50-plus sessions and events with more than 100 inspirational speakers.

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