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Water and Security: Expert Insights, Tips and More


by Greg Koch 

Locking your car doors. Walking through a scanner at the airport. Examining a package before you open it. Denying strangers access to your house. These actions may come to mind when you think about security. But there are other aspects of our lives that demand a different kind of security – water, for instance. 

Timberland Shares What ‘Activating Purpose’ Means to its Brand at 2016 Sustainable Brands Conference

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Last week, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland joined thought leaders, brand innovators, designers and business leaders from around the globe to explore how brands are Activating Purpose to scale impact, at 

Cleaner, Safer, Stronger Cities

By Glenn Lurie, President and CEO, AT&T Mobility at AT&T

AT&T has been in the Internet of Things (IoT) business for more than 8 years. We’re already connecting automobiles, homes and “things.” Now, we’re putting it all together in the places where 60-80% of global greenhouse gases will be generated, and where 66% of world’s population will live by 2050: Cities.

Enter the Smart City. A Smart City optimizes how we use valuable resources, like energy and water, to help improve quality of life, positively impact our planet and open new economic opportunities.

The 5th GRI Global Conference Video

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GRI convened its 5th Global Conference: Empowering Sustainability Decisions, 18 - 20 May 2016 in Amsterdam. 1200 delegates from more than 70 countries, attended the conference, which showcases more than 200 speakers. This video presents some of the highlights of the conference, including insights from each of the four inspiring plenary sessions. Watch now.

GRI 5th Global Conference Video: Day 3

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The final day of the 5th GRI Global Conference culminated with the closing plenary session on 'Trust & Transparency: Building better businesses and policy worldwide', which featured a diverse group of speakers including, Member of the European Parliament Richard Howitt, Executive Director of Uprose Elizabeth Yeampierre, and GRI Chief Executive Michael Meehan, to name only a few.

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor and Inspirational Speaker Adrianne Haslet to Speak at 10th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference

Sponsored by The MGM Resorts Foundation, the conference is designed to inspire women to seek their highest level of personal and professional growth by presenting participants with role models, varying perspectives and strategies for development
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LAS VEGAS, May 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The MGM Resorts Foundation is proud to announce Adrianne Haslet as a keynote speaker at the 10th annual Women’s Leadership Conference. Hosted by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), the 2016 conference will be held Aug. 8 & 9 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

UN Global Compact and GRI Strengthen Collaboration for the New SDG Era

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AMSTERDAM, May 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today the UN Global Compact and GRI announced a renewed Memorandum of Understanding at the 5th GRI Global Conference outlining continued collaboration over the next three years, notably in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

GRI 5th Global Conference Video: Day 2

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The second day of the 5th GRI Global Conference opened on Thursday 19 May, with breakfast sessions on emerging sustainability topics and the plenary on 'Innovation for Sustainable Development - The Role of Private Sector Collaboration'. Delegates took part in break out sessions on myriad topics including human rights reporting, creating shared value and disability reporting. The day concluded with the plenary session on 'Using Sustainability Data to Enable Transformational Change' and the GOLD Community Celebration. Watch now

Innovation for Sustainable Development: The Role of Private Sector Collaboration

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have ushered in a new era of global development objectives that ambitiously aim to reduce greenhouse gases, eliminate poverty, and increase economic opportunities around the world. The active participation of business is a principle driver in achieving these goals.


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