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“Phone-Book” Annual Sustainability Reports Need to be Replaced With Focused, Data-Driven Communication Tailored for Stakeholders

Working group of corporate executives provides insights on how companies can tell their sustainability story more authentically, reliably, and effectively
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NEW YORK, August 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As companies focus on a core set of sustainability issues on which they can truly have an impact, they should consider retiring the conventional, “phone-book”-sized CSR, sustainability, and ESG reports. Such reports can serve as central repositories of information, but companies need a more tailored approach to address the key stakeholders, says a new study by The Conference Board ESG Center.

Merck Joins Agenda to Address COVID-19 Pandemic's Effects on Vulnerable Communities

Diversity champions collaborate on action plan to address social, economic effects

Merck has signed on as a supporting company to a group of organizations looking to address the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Survey Finds "Brands Taking Stands"​ Phenomenon is Here to Stay

An interview with 3BL Media CMO Dave Armon

by Jeff Hoffman, Founding Leader of The Conference Board’s Center on Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy

A longtime marketing and content partner of The Conference Board, 3BL Media has its finger on the pulse of the communications practices of companies with active corporate responsibility programs.

Getting Syrian Students Back to School through Tech-Enabled Learning

by Michele Malejki, Global Head of Strategic Programs for Sustainability and Social Innovation at HP

The numbers are staggering: More than 65 million people around the world have been forcibly displaced. Only a small number of refugees—less than 1 percent of 17.5 million in 2016—will ever be resettled. In Syria alone, more than 5 million people have fled their war-torn country since 2011, 1 million of whom have settled in Lebanon.

Moving the Circular Economy from Concept to Business Strategy and Operations – The Conference Board


Government policy, non-governmental organization (NGO) evaluations and advocacy, and university research each perform important roles in this transition. However, the primary focus and responsibility for circular economy implementation lies in the management and strategic alignment of value chains across individual business sectors as this will be the area of greater impact and market scale.

How Are Companies Addressing the Sustainable Development Goals?

Amanda MacArthur, PYXERA Global, Moderates a Panel for The Conference Board on Companies Addressing the World’s Most Serious Needs
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Understanding the solvable problems within the world’s most pressing challenges is the first step to creating systems change.

Global Pro Bono Takes Center Stage at the 22nd Annual Leadership Development Conference

Dow and JPMorgan Chase Join PYXERA Global for a Discussion on Experiential Learning
Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C., June 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Redefine “learning by doing” with proven methodologies to accelerate leadership development and do real work in the field. Learning and Leading By Doing Real Work in the Field, at The Conference Board’s 22nd Annual Leadership Development Conference, will bring together companies that are pioneering new talent development models to retain talent longer and increase employee engagement.

CECP Launches 2016 Survey

Survey data used to make the business case for companies’ investments in societal engagement
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- CECP, a nonprofit that believes business can and should be a force for good in society, is pleased to announce the opening of the 2016 Giving in Numbers Survey, in association with The Conference Board. The survey is open online January 15, 2016 to March 31, 2016 to companies with revenue of US $2 billion or more, including companies not yet affiliated with CECP.

Trends Take Center Stage in the 10th Anniversary Giving in Numbers: 2015 Edition

Benchmarking Report Sets the Standard for Societal Engagement Programs at Leading Companies
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New York, NY, September 23, 2015 /3BL Media/— Giving in Numbers: 2015 Edition, produced by CECP in association with The Conference Board, is the leading report for companies strategically focused on their community investment. As it has annually for 10 years, Giving in Numbers provides a benchmark, through key data provided by 271 respondent companies, on corporate giving and employee engagement.

Sustainability Initiatives Can Drive Corporate Revenue Growth and Innovation, New Research Shows

Revenue from Sustainable Products and Services Grew at Six Times the Rate of Overall Corporate Revenue Among Companies in Study

Webinar on July 14th at 2 PM ET to Review Findings 

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Webinar on July 14th at 2 PM ET to Review Findings 


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