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First Global Sustainability Reporting Standards to Enhance Corporate Transparency

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Effectively communicating an organization’s ESG impacts is vital in today’s business world. According to research published in MIT Sloan Management Review, three in four senior executives in investment firms agree that a company’s good sustainability performance is materially important when making investment decisions.

Small Businesses by Women, Minorities, Veterans Get $75M from JPMorgan Chase

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Small businesses play a critical role in creating inclusive economic growth, but too few women, diverse, and veteran entrepreneurs are getting the tools and resources they need to grow. With small businesses growing fastest among people of color, particularly Latinas and African American women, it is essential to help them get started and growing. When small businesses succeed, communities and neighborhoods succeed.

Silicon Valley Companies Support Disaster Relief in Haiti

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Hurricane Matthew, a devastating Category 4 hurricane, has led to more than 800 deaths in Haiti and thousands have been left homeless. Aid organizations, foundations, and companies are coming together to support the relief efforts on the island.

Online Job Sites Dominate the UK Recruitment Market: New Report

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Recruiters need to gear up to the needs of today’s connected generation, which Google calls as Generation “C”. With significant differences in attitudes between the generations when it comes to career motivation and work/life balance, recruitment agencies need to consider whether they are delivering what the candidates of today really need.

Millennials Set to Influence Sustainability in Business and Investing

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – According to Accenture, over the next few decades, millennials are going to be the recipients of as much as $30 trillion in assets in the US alone, which are expected to pass to them from the baby boomer generation. With so much wealth heading their way, this digital-savvy Generation Y is the focus of new efforts to encourage them to save and invest responsibly.

More Companies Join Efforts to Help the Global Refugee Crisis

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Over the last 10 years, the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has jumped by nearly one-third to 65.3 million in 2015. As the crisis continues to escalate, governments, coalitions and nonprofits around the world are working toward solutions. In recent times, more companies have stepped in to offer critically needed products, services and assistance.


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