Corporate Sustainability

Global Compact Network Canada to Host 2021 Making Global Goals Local Business to Mobilize Ambitious and Responsible Business Conduct in Canada

Press Release

July 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In collaboration with the United Nations Global Compact, Global Compact Network Canada will host 2021 Making Global Goals Local Business – Canada conference virtually on October 5-6, 2021, with the theme of ‘Catalyzing a resilient future in the Decade of Action’.

WWF Launches “Forests Forward,” a Global Program to Help Companies Deliver Lasting Science-Driven Strategies to Benefit Nature, Climate and People

Participants include HP Inc.; International Paper Company; Kimberly-Clark; Lowe’s Companies, Inc.; and Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Press Release

June 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched “Forests Forward,” a new program that engages with companies and other stakeholders around the globe to deliver effective nature-based strategies for forests that help achieve their business and sustainability goals. Working together, WWF and participating businesses aim to realize meaningful, long-term benefits for nature, climate and people.

Credible Position Statements Help Drive Corporate Sustainability

Companies are expected to have credible goals and commitments on sustainability issues. Crafting a clear corporate position statement is an important first step.
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May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Companies are increasingly being called to account for their actions and asked to show how they plan to do their part in creating a more sustainable future.

The Embedding Project recommends that companies start by preparing a corporate position statement on key sustainability issues.

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Comprehensive Goals Database Helps Your Company Set Strong Sustainability Goals

Companies are under pressure to set stronger sustainability goals. New free database offers guidance and hundreds of leading examples for benchmarking and inspiration.
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April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Corporate sustainability goals are coming under increased scrutiny. And expectations of companies are growing.

Companies are increasingly called to account for their actions and asked to do their part. Strong sustainability goals can help your company show a credible commitment to a sustainable future.

If you want to set strong new goals or benchmark your existing sustainability goals, the Credible Goals Database is your tool.

Global Compact Network Canada to Host a Virtual Forum Fast-Forwarding Gender Equality and Workplace Inclusion in Canada

Press Release

November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC), the Canadian chapter of the United Nations Global Compact, will be hosting an innovative virtual forum, Business for Gender Equality: A forum to fast-forward progress in the Canadian private sector on December 2, 2020, from 12 pm-6 pm EST.  

YKK Commits to Achieving Climate Neutrality by 2050

Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
Press Release

TOKYO, October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKK Sustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.

Theme 1:  Climate Change  Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy

Can a Culture of Capitalism Ever Support a Truly Green Leader?

Why Giving Up Capitalism’s “Conveniences” is the only chance for a stable climate.
Blog

By Brad Zarnett

I used to be certain that government was failing us in our fight for a stable climate, and for the most part I still do, BUT thanks to COVID-19 I’ve gained new insight into the underlying roadblock that’s standing in our way.

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G&A Institute Releases Analysis of The Business Roundtable Companies’ ESG Reporting Practices

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NEW YORK, December 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In August 2019, almost all the Business Roundtable CEO members (181) signed on to an updated BRT definition of “the purpose of a corporation” which expanded the definition to include a focus on other stakeholders other than investors.  

8 Experts On The Top Corporate Sustainability Issue Right Now

By: Leah Kinthaert
Article

In his Harvard Business Review article last year Matt Gitsham discussed a growing trend of corporate leaders being remarkably proactive about sustainability: “If global temperatures rise more than 1.5 °C, the risks of draught, floods, forest fires, heat-related deaths and loss of agricultural productivity all worsen significantly… Predictably, environmentalists, pro-environment politicians, and countries es

United Nations Global Compact Updates Guidance to Help General Counsel Drive the Corporate Sustainability Agenda

New guidance helps legal professionals become leaders in embedding sustainability into their companies’ strategies and operations
Press Release

UNITED NATIONS, New York, November 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ The United Nations Global Compact has issued updated guidance to help General Counsel advance the corporate sustainability agenda.

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