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James Brown and the Super Bad Stakeholder Engagement

Bridge-building lessons from the Godfather of Soul
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James Brown’s life was as dynamic and complex as his music. He was a powerhouse entertainer, a troubled soul and abuser, and the Gepetto to funk’s Pinocchio.

He was also a pioneer of stakeholder engagement.

21st Century Fox Celebrates 'Pitch' Premiere by Forging New Partnerships to Support Women's Achievements in Sports and Beyond

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On September 22, Ginny Baker - the fictional first female player in major league baseball - made her television debut to widespread acclaim in FOX's new drama Pitch. To honor her inspirational story, the network has partnered with LeanIn.Org for a campaign featuring the series' cast and crew in conversation about the struggles they've faced and the strides they've made as women in male-dominated industries.

Automotive Industry’s New Standard for Corporate Social Responsibility Demonstrates Commitment to Ethical Sourcing and Business Practices

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The automotive industry’s most widely used international quality standard (ISO/TS 16949) has been updated to IATF 16949 by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF). One of the most revolutionary updates to the standard is the inclusion of new ethics requirements, a first for automotive quality standards worldwide.

Giving Around the Globe is Out – and Meet the Global Exchange

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Giving Around the Globe’s latest edition is out! As in past years, the report offers insights on a myriad of issues affecting companies and their corporate societal engagement programs around the globe, including the private sector’s involvement towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. Read more about top issues from each region including:

Suppliers Enhancing Their Government Credentials

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Suppliers engaged in government contracts or seeking to be a vendor of choice for a company seeking government contracts know the value of being certified under the complex procurement regulations issued by the U.S. government. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is perhaps the most important – and complex – federal contracting regulation.  OEMs bidding on government contracts often scan their databases for suppliers who already meet FAR or similar federal contracting laws.

The California Diversity Council Hosts 2016 Orange County Multicultural Leadership Roundtable

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Costa Mesa, Calif., September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The California Diversity Council will host the 2016 Orange County Multicultural Leadership Roundtable on October 11, 2016 at Orange Coast College. This half-day event brings together a diverse group of executives to speak about their experiences as individuals of color in the workplace. Through this opportunity, attendees will have the opportunity to learn and encourage one another for future workplace interaction.

New BSR, Women Deliver, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs Report: How Business Can Advance Women’s Health, Rights, and Wellbeing in Global Value Chains

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San Francisco, September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ — In the past several years, there has been a growing business movement to empower women, with individual companies setting internal targets and with commitments enshrined at the global level in the Sustainable Development Goals, the Women’s Empowerment Principles, and the UN HeForShe campaign.

National Diversity Council Announces the 2016 Most Powerful Business Women in Texas

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HOUSTON, September 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council, along with Texas Diversity Magazine, is proud to announce the 2016 Most Powerful Businesswomen award winners. This year, when a woman has risen to the very top of a major political party for the first time in this nation’s history, there is no time better than now to recognize the unbelievable achievements women have made in the business sphere. These women have raised bars, broken barriers and inspired their peers – both female and male – to face all challenges head on and conquer their goals.   

Las Vegas Sands | Sharing Sustainable Best Practices

As featured in the 2016 Corporate Citizenship Overview
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Sands ECO360 in the Community is an initiative aimed at taking the best practices of our award-winning sustainability program and bringing them to our local communities. In 2015, Las Vegas Sands lent expertise, provided manpower and shared key learnings in a myriad of ways. Sands Bethlehem hosted 20 second grade “green team” students from Donegan Elementary School at its recycling center for Earth Day 2015 to show them how to implement recycling practices at school and home.

DuPont People Spotlight: Championing Communication Access for Those with Hearing Loss

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An estimated 15-17 percent of the population has hearing loss. Many don’t wear hearing aids for fear of a stigma. Some gradually acquire hearing loss over time and don’t receive complete diagnoses until later in life.

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