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TD Named One of the World’s Most Sustainable Companies

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TD Bank group (TD) is one of only 13 Canadian-based companies to be included on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies index, which was released last week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Cisco Among Top 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

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This week, Cisco was again included in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations – a select group of the world’s most sustainable large-cap companies based on 12 indicators, including energy, innovation, corporate governance issues, and diversity.

Farmers and Partners Are Poised to Make Big Impact on Key Global Challenges, Preserving Natural Resources

Monsanto Company Leaders Discuss Role Of Farmers And Public-Private Partnerships In Making World Economic Forum’s New Vision For Agriculture A Reality
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ST. LOUIS, Jan. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Millions of farmers around the world, both smallholders and large-scale producers, will play a pivotal role in addressing the needs of an additional 2 billion people worldwide over the next few decades, said Hugh Grant, chairman and chief executive officer of Monsanto Company. Grant noted the focused efforts of farmers, food companies, retailers, public-private partnerships and Monsanto as they work together to improve agricultural productivity and natural resource efficiency.

Sigma-Aldrich® Named to “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” List

St. Louis-based Company Ranked 20th in First-Ever Appearance
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St. Louis, Mo., January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq:  SIAL) was named today for the first time to the “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” list in an announcement made earlier at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  The St. Louis-based Company was ranked 20th, one of the highest rankings among its peers.

Cisco Multiples Impact at the World Economic Forum

by Jennifer Barr
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Profound political, economic, social and, above all, technological forces are transforming our lives, communities and institutions. New global social communication channels are shifting the way decisions are being made from a hierarchical approach to a networked approach, with more access regardless of age, gender, and location. Given these large scale global changes, how do world leaders develop the insights, initiatives, and actions necessary to respond to current and emerging challenges?

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Investment rush to Africa must manage sustainability risks

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As the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative begins its annual event in Cape Town on October 1st, its Executive Director Dr. James Gifford considers the sustainability challenges faced by investors in African companies

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By Dr. James Gifford | 27 September 2013

Entrepreneur Works Towards a Society That is “Better Than We Found It”

With a Book and Consumer Empowerment App, Darrell Park Tackles Some of Societies Smallest Large Issues
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Pasadena, CA, July 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Tackling some of societies largest issues has proven a day-to-day mission for entrepreneur and Stanford Business School graduate, Darrell Park. As Founder/CEO of Better Than We Found It, Inc, he has aligned himself and his company with the thought leaders of today and is attending the World Economic Forum Discussion in New York City that is focusing on “A New Model of Capitalism: The Significance of B Corp Legislation in Delaware”.

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Tackling ASEAN’s Competitiveness Divide

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By: Thierry Geiger | 12 June 2013

Competitiveness will feature prominently in the programme of the 2013 World Economic Forum on East Asia, taking place this week in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar’s capital. And rightly so: competitiveness is a critical driver of both prosperity and integration.

Global Call to Action for the Private Sector to Fight Corruption and Put Anti-Corruption On the UN's Post-2015 Map

Year-long campaign to ensure that future global framework is grounded in ethical business practices and good governance
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New Delhi, 9 April 2013 /3BL Media/ – The UN Global Compact today launched a global call to action to mobilize the private sector against corruption. In order for global development efforts to benefit the poor as well as empower ethical players, business leaders are asked to refuse to engage in graft, and to urge Governments to promote anti-corruption measures and to establish systems of good governance worldwide.

Hilton Worldwide CEO Chris Nassetta Speaks With Reuters Davos Today About The Global Unemployment Problem

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Chris Nassetta, President & CEO of Hilton Worldwide, stops by Reuters Davos Today at the World Economic Forum to discuss the economy and Hilton Worldwide’s commitment to youth.  To hear what Chris Nassetta has to say about the industry’s impressive projected pipeline of growth and its plans to prevent a “lost generation” click here

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