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Volunteering and Employee Engagement

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In today's episode of the Social Impact Show, we discuss how employee volunteering can positively impact your employee engagement programs.

We explore how volunteering can be the gateway to increased workplace giving participation, the rise of virtual volunteering, how to encourage employee volunteering and partnerships with non-profit organizations.

Watch or listen to the full episode on:

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Companies Commit to SDGs Collaboration

16 businesses sign up to GRI forum on reporting for the SDGs
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A new program to enhance corporate reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by making it more relevant to stakeholders, is now underway – bringing together senior representatives from international companies.

Gildan Awarded Silver Class Distinction in the Sustainability Yearbook 2021

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MONTREAL, February 15, 2021, /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) has reinforced its position as a sustainable leader in apparel manufacturing with a ninth-consecutive recognition in The Sustainability Yearbook, an award that distinguishes the world’s highest performing sustainable companies. This year, Gildan was awarded a Silver Class distinction, which recognizes that the Company’s ESG score is within 1% to 5% of the industry’s highest performing companies.

PYXERA Global Offers New Leadership Development Certificate: Leading the Sustainability Transformation

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WASHINGTON, July 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is proud to announce the offering of a new leadership development certificate program. In partnership with WholeWorks, PYXERA Global is launching, “Leading the Sustainability Transformation Professional Certificate Program (LST).” An online, team-based, global program designed to accelerate the type of leadership required to transform traditional businesses into sustainable ones.

From Program to Possibility: Amanda Jackson, Reworks Supervisor at Gildan

For International Women’s Day, Amanda reveals how she was impacted by some of Gildan’s initiatives
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Meet Amanda Jackson, Reworks Supervisor at Gildan’s distribution center in Charleston, U.S. Amanda participated in the Leading the Gildan Way program, an 11-month initiative designed to empower employees through leadership development activities and workshops. Today, Amanda shares how she was impacted by the program and how it helped empower her as a woman in her field.

Leadership Built on Diversity of Experience

GRI confirms four new Board appointments
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November 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - GRI, provider of the world’s leading sustainability reporting standards, will welcome four new members to its Board from 1 January 2020.

The Board of Directors oversees the organizations’ work to increase and strengthen sustainability disclosures by companies around the world, helping them communicate how they contribute towards sustainable development.

Eric Hespenheide, chairman of the GRI Board, said:

Call for Applicants to Support GRI’s Standard Setting

Strengthening private sector representation on Global Sustainability Standards Board
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October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The governance body with sole responsibility for developing and implementing the GRI Standards is looking for a new member who is representative of business enterprises.

The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) seeks to be inclusive across sectors, functions, geographic boundaries and constituency groups. There is a vacancy for an individual of high integrity from the private sector, with in-depth knowledge and practical experience of sustainability reporting and a deep understanding of its broader context.

Points of Light Announces Group of Dynamic Speakers for the 2019 Points of Light Conference

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ST. PAUL, Minn., May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light has announced a slate of dynamic speakers who will be featured in the opening plenary, Youth Summit and closing session at the 2019 Points of Light Conference, taking place June 18-20 in St. Paul. Speakers include Wade Davis, former NFL player and activist; Lindsay Peoples Wagner, Teen Vogue editor-in-chief; and John Quiñones, ABC News correspondent and creator and host of “What Would You Do?”

Renewing GRI’s Governance

Shape the future direction of the global leader in sustainability standards
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GRI, provider of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework, has launched a global search to find new members for its decision making and advisory functions.

GRI’s independent, multi-stakeholder approach sets us apart from other standard setters. That is why we are seeking the broadest societal participation in our governance, so that we are inclusive and representative across sectors and geographic boundaries.

Therefore, any individual of high integrity and relevant experience is invited to apply to the join one of the following five bodies:  

Open Call for GRI Standards Governance Bodies

Opportunities to Join Global Sustainability Standards Board and Due Process Oversight Committee
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Nominations are being welcomed for membership of two bodies that are critical to the success of the GRI Standards – the world’s most trusted and widely used sustainability reporting framework.

GRI is seeking new members for the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB), the governance body that operates independently of the GRI Secretariat with sole responsibility for the setting and development of the GRI Standards.

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