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Businesses See Climate Change Adaptation as an Opportunity

New report surveys companies, offers practical solutions for climate resilience
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Climate adaptation offers competitive advantages to businesses worldwide, according to the new report, Adapting for a Green Economy: Companies, Communities and Climate Change, jointly released today by the UN Global Compact, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Oxfam and the World Resources Institute. In response to a survey of global businesses, 86 percent described responding to climate risks or investing in adaptation as a business opportunity.

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Climate adaptation offers competitive advantages to businesses worldwide, according to the new report, Adapting for a Green Economy: Companies, Communities and Climate Change, jointly released today by the UN Global Compact, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Oxfam and the World Resources Institute. In response to a survey of global businesses, 86 percent described responding to climate risks or investing in adaptation as a business opportunity.

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Donating talents new trend in giving - Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Michelle Nunn, CEO of Points of Light Institute and co-founder of HandsOn Network, highlights key findings from the 2010 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey. 

Read the full article here: http://www.ajc.com/opinion/donating-talents-new-trend-979219.html

 

ReportAlert.info - Fibria Celulose (SAO:FIBR3) publishes 2010 Sustainability Report

The report describes the company's achievements and challenges in the economic, financial, social and environmental spheres during 2010.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 17, 2011 - Fibria Celulose, the world’s leading producer of market pulp, has issued its 2010 Sustainability Report, describing the company’s achievements and challenges in the economic, financial, social and environmental spheres during 2010. This year, in addition to providing details on the broader sustainability context in regard to Fibria’s business, the company’s sustainability goals and targets are also described and analyzed. 

New data from Deloitte takes a look at the barriers to volunteer engagement

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 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 17, 2011 - According to new research from Deloitte, millennials who do not participate in workplace volunteerism cite lack of time as the number one reason why.

ReportAlert.info - Delhaize (EBR:DELB) publishes 2010 CR Report

The report provides a concise view of the Group's CR performance against its CR strategy and goals.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 16, 2011 - Delhaize Group, the Belgian international food retailer presents its latest Corporate Responsibility (CR) Progress Report. For the first time the report adopts a new short format, and is published online only, on the website of the Group, as well as the website of its operating companies in six countries and three continents: http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/Delhaize/2011/?ID=39068

ReportAlert.info - Ford (NYSE:F) publishes 2010-11 Sustainability Report

The report demonstrates the Company's values, & both reflects & drives outstanding economic, environmental & social performance.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 15, 2011 - This is the 12th annual nonfinancial report of Ford Motor Company. Ford's vision for sustainability reporting is that it is the basis of organizational learning. It demonstrates Ford's values, and both reflects and drives outstanding economic, environmental and social performance. Ford's most recent previous report was released in June 2010.

Deloitte survey finds that creating a culture of service can have widespread impact on image and reputation

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 15, 2011 - Findings from the 2011 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey suggest that the benefits of creating a culture of service extend well beyond the personal experience of active volunteers.

Climate Change Investor Groups Publish Report on Global Investor Practices Relating to Climate Change

Majority consider climate change a material investment risk/opportunity and incorporate climate change risk assessments into their existing investments; public policy a key driver of investment decisions
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 13, 2011 - The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (“IIGCC”), the North American Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) and Australia/New Zealand Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) have today jointly published a report detailing the investment practices of asset managers, such as primary fund managers, and asset owners, such as pension funds, towards climate change issues. 

ReportAlert.info - Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) publishes 2010 Environmental Sustainability Report

The report presents data on the company's overall environmental performance & describes progress made to meet its 2012 conservation targets
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 13, 2011 - Amgen has published its first annual Environmental Sustainability Report, which presents data on the company's overall environmental performance and describes progress made to meet its 2012 conservation targets. The report also details Amgen’s long-term plan for environmental sustainability.

ReportAlert.info - L'Oréal (EPA:OR) publishes 2010 Sustainable Development Report

The report outlines the framework for the company's policies on corporate governance, environmental stewardship, & health & safety
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 10, 2011 - Cosmetics company L'Oréal has published its 2010 Sustainable Development Report in the form of an integrated website, http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/LOreal/2011/?ID=38859
It is also accessible on smart phones and i-tablets at http://www.sd.loreal.com

This year the report contains videos in which international thought leaders exchange with L’Oréal Directors on key sustainability topics.

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