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Webinar Series: Explore the Implications of the New ISEAL Credibility Principles

Join ISEAL and Evidensia in a webinar series where we explore ISEAL’s newly revised Credibility Principles.
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The ISEAL Credibility Principles define the core values of credible and effective sustainability systems, providing the foundations for sustainability systems to deliver greater impact. 

Since their first publication in 2013, the principles have become an international reference for good practice. In June 2021, ISEAL published version 2 of the principles following extensive consultation

How Nutrition Education Supports Communities

Herbalife Nutrition works with community partners to empower healthy nutrition
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The effects of the pandemic have hit our most vulnerable communities and aggravated an issue we can no longer ignore—hidden hunger. The economic impactor COVID-19 brought a new level of awareness to the issues of hunger, and food insecurity in the U.S. as more families found themselves struggling to put food on the table.

Why Being Bold Wins in Corporate Social Responsibility

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In this episode of the Social Impact Show, we chat with Jerome Tennille, Manager of Social Impact in Volunteerism with Marriott International, and discuss why corporate social responsibility is important in business, how CSR has evolved over the past year and what trends practitioners should be thinking about.

We also explore what are the greatest opportunities in the CSR space and why bold companies will be rewarded by employees, customers and the market.

The EU Has Led on Adopting Corporate ESG Disclosure Rules - The U.S. May Catch Up Soon

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (7.20.2021)
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For many years, the European Union moved ahead of the U.S.in developing laws and regulations to address the challenges of climate change and the expansion of corporate programs and related reporting for ESG issues.

In the U.S., the major regulatory bodies such as the Securities & Exchange Commission, the Federal Reserve banks, the Treasury Department, and other cabinet level and independent agencies avoided mandating disclosure rules for publicly-traded corporations for many social (S) and environmental (E) issues.

Ecofin Strives to Make a Positive Impact Without Compromising Returns

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by Brent Newcomb, President of Ecofin

Ecofin is a sustainable investing specialist dedicated to climate action, social impact and water.

First, climate action is the drive to reduce emissions, and includes both the energy transition and waste transition.  This means conventional categories such as solar, wind, hydro and batteries, in addition to the electrification of transport, energy efficiency, waste-to-value (recycling) and waste-to-energy (cleaner fuels such as renewable natural gas).

Crystal Clear Now - ESG Focus Must Be at the Top of the Corporation, for the Board Room & Executive Suite

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (7.12.2021)
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Remember those 1970s /early ‘80s ubiquitous TV commercials with the tag line, “When EF Hutton Speaks, People Listen?” The point was that when the EF Hutton financial services firm “said” something about investing possibilities, we would be wise to sit up and listen carefully to the advice. These days we are tuning in to the Securities & Exchange Commission to discern the future directions of corporate sustainability / ESG disclosure. To us it is clear: the broadening flow of comments indicates something is about to happen regarding corporate ESG disclosure.

Points of Light Launches Community for Employee Civic Engagement

CECE is an online resource and community for corporate social responsibility professionals
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ATLANTA, July 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global nonprofit Points of Light announced today their latest offering for corporate social responsibility professionals. Points of Light’s Community for Employee Civic Engagement, known as CECE, is an online resource and community for those looking to develop, support and master their approach to employee civic engagement. To become a member, simply create an account with an email address.

ESG Disclosure - Swirling Public Dialogue on Status & Value Today and in Future for Corporate Constituencies

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (7.02.2021)
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The required financial reporting by publicly-traded companies is assured by third parties. The SEC rules require public companies to have an annual audit; audited financial statements have an opinion included from the auditing firms. Objective: determining if the statement presents information fairly and in line with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E13: Yusuf George, JUST Capital

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Hear from Yusuf George of JUST Capital, the only independent nonprofit that tracks, analyzes, and engages with large corporations and their investors on how they perform on the issues Americans care about most. Yusuf recaps findings from JUST Capital’s Corporate Racial Equity Tracker and recommendations for how corporate leaders can act on DEI commitments as outlined in the CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity.

Vinyl Sustainability Council Announces +Vantage Vinyl™ Sustainability Verification Has Completed Pilot Phase

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WASHINGTON, June 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, is pleased to announce its sustainability verification, +Vantage Vinyl™, has completed the pilot phase and will move into its operational program.

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