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Innovating Together for a Brighter Future: Booz Allen Foundation Releases Annual Report, Announces New Executive Director

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The Booz Allen Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to convening diverse stakeholders to solve complex social issues, is committed to addressing the world’s toughest problems—including a global pandemic.

GRI Sustainability Training Now in Spanish

Launch of Spanish-language GRI Professional Certification Program
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Following the unveiling of the new Professional Certification Program in September 2020 by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), it is now possible for Spanish-speaking sustainability professionals to access and complete all of the courses and a final exam entirely in Spanish.

Benevity Sees Exponential Surge in Searches for Nonprofits Providing COVID-19 Support in India

More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.

Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Opens Benchmark for Social Compliance Schemes in Fishing, Agriculture and Aquaculture Sectors

Press Release

PARIS, May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has today opened its social benchmark to the fishing, agriculture and land-based aquaculture sectors with the launch of benchmark requirements for its new At-Sea Operations and Primary Production scopes.

Clarivate 2020 Progress Across Sustainability Pillars

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Every action we take, no matter how seemingly small, can serve to improve and nurture our world. That’s why at Clarivate, we’re committed to maintaining the highest level of integrity and ethics, protecting our planet, empowering our colleagues to thrive and building collaborative global communities.

Learn more about the progress we made in 2020 across our 4 sustainability pillars:

Governance

Ørsted Completes Permian Energy Center

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Permian Energy Center in Andrews County, Texas. 

Ørsted has completed its Permian Energy Center project, a 460 MWAC hybrid solar and battery storage facility located in Andrews County, Texas.

Permian Energy Center brings Ørsted's onshore operating capacity to 2.1 GW. The project and its 420 MWAC of solar PV and 40 MWAC of battery storage will be located on a 3,600-acre site alongside existing oil and gas installations and will supply growing West Texas demand for electricity.

Sustainability in the Capital Markets is Here to Stay

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Green and sustainable finance has moved from being a niche play to taking pole position in the global economic race over the past decade. It has been transformed from a nice-to-have agenda item to an urgent discussion in the global capital markets.

As the pace of growth for sustainable finance and impact investing continues to speed up, green and sustainability-linked bonds have gained significant traction among businesses seeking to capitalise on their long-term sustainability performance. 

A Message From Jim Loree

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Unexpected. Unimaginable. Unpredictable. 2020 was a year we won’t soon forget. It was challenging for all of us and devastating for far too many. As a sudden global pandemic ripped through the world, economies and businesses were brought to a halt, disrupting countless lives and sowing uncertainty, wave upon wave.

All About ESG With Bob Hirth (Part 2)

Multimedia with summary

Hosts
Bob Hirth, Steve Soter, Nick Renkoski

Duration
21 minutes

Key Takeaways
Bob Hirth of Protiviti concludes our conversation about ESG reporting, making the case that finance teams would do well to be an early adopter and not a laggard.

Purnima Padmanabhan: Passion Principle

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Title: VP and general manager, cloud automation, VMware
 
Base of operations: Palo Alto, Calif.
 
Time at VMware: 5 years
 
How has your career journey evolved over the years?
I have been in the technology game pretty much right from the beginning. I actually started in the chip industry back in the 90s. I was doing chip design and then worked for a startup company. That's when I got very interested in entrepreneurship and building companies, so I went back to business school.
 

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