Ibrahim Abdul-Matin Appointed to International Living Future Institute Board of Directors

Director of Community Affairs at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection and author of Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet, brings new expertise to the organization’s board
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SEATTLE, October 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute™ announced today that Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, Director of Community Affairs at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, has been appointed to the Institute’s Board of Directors. Abdul-Matin works to make sure that New York City residents have a responsive government that helps bring water to their homes and takes their wastewater away.

Why Investing in Women Pays Off


By Leslie Samuelrich, President of Green Century Capital Management

What do the studies demonstrating the value of having women in leadership positions mean for those of us in the field of impact investing? For starters, it is helpful data to concretely back up what many of us already know from our experience – women can be strong leaders, communicators, problem-solvers and staff managers who can help a company not only survive, but thrive.

UN Global Compact’s Outgoing Director to Join Board of Values-Based Asset Management Firm

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NEW YORK, August 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today, after 15 years at the helm of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, Georg Kell will step down as Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, the organization he helped found in 2000 and which he has built into a global movement over the past decade.

Heifer International CEO Pierre Ferrari Joins Fair Trade USA’s Board of Directors

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OAKLAND, Calif., July 21, 2015, /3BL Media/ —Today Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, announced that Pierre Ferrari, Chief Executive Officer of Heifer International, has been elected to the nonprofit organization’s Board of Directors.

Karin Corfee and Jon Wellinghoff Join Center for Resource Solutions Board

Two energy-industry veterans join the CRS Board of Directors
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that two energy industry veterans joined its Board of Directors—Karin Corfee, managing director at Navigant Consulting; and Jon Wellinghoff, a partner at Stoel Rives and the immediate past chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). CRS is a San Francisco–based nonprofit focused on policy and market solutions to advance sustainable energy, including the market-leading Green-e certification programs.

New BSR Board Members: Leaders from Unilever, Merck, Standard Chartered, More


BSR is pleased to welcome four new members to our board of directors: Mark Devadason, Standard Chartered’s group head of sustainability and regions; Karina Litvack; Geralyn Ritter, Merck & Co.’s vice president, global public policy and corporate responsibility; and Unilever Chief Sustainability Officer Jeff Seabright.

Ethisphere’s 2014 100 Most Influential People In Business Ethics Recognizes The Best Around The Globe

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December 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, today announced its annual 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics ranking. In an era of multi-billion dollar fines and an ever-increasing regulatory environment, public attention tends to focus on companies that failed in the areas of ethics and compliance. This award recognizes individuals that have made a material impact in the world of business ethics and compliance.

Protecting Long-Term Interests of Stakeholders is Fiduciary Duty


Dina Medland of Forbes speaks to companies and academic experts about how the new Global Compact Board Programme is elevating the role of the Board in integrating sustainability throughout the company.

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New Programme Puts Sustainability on the Agenda for Boards of Directors

At conclusion of two-year pilot phase, UN Global Compact launches innovative Global Compact Board Programme to all 8,000 companies
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New York, November 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The UN Global Compact today launched an innovative programme to help move sustainability issues from the backroom to the boardroom, so that companies can better manage risk and opportunities for growth by developing solutions that respond to the future demands of people and needs of the planet.

A Unique Opportunity For Global Boardrooms On Risk

Ole Hansen, Head of Global Compact LEAD tells Dina Medland of Forbes how the UN Global Compact is taking the sustainability discussion all the way to the top of the corporate ladder: the world's boardrooms.
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