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Ceres and Berkeley School of Law Announce New Executive Education Course for Corporate Directors on Overseeing ESG Risks

Press Release

October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The sustainability nonprofit Ceres and the Business in Society Institute at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, are proud to announce the launch of a new executive education course ESG: Navigating the Board’s Role designed for directors of corporate boards.

Abiding Lessons

by Oscar Munoz, Executive Chairman, United Airlines
Blog

“By teaching, we learn,” said the ancient Roman poet, Seneca. I was reminded of the truth of that wisdom this week when I participated in a session with business students hosted by the newly minted Dean of USC’s Marshall Business School, Dr. Geoffrey Garrett.

It’s a lesson I first learned the hard way when I began graduate business school myself – way back in the mid-1980’s. 

I’d already spent a few years in the private sector, finding some early success in business and finance. The experience had taught me much – except, it seems, humility.

Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

Blog

In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Regenerative Retrofit: California's First Living Building.

New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future.
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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

CEOs, Make Sure Your Employees Aren't Struggling To Get By

by Paul Tudor Jones and Dan Schulman
Article
In 2018, PayPal anonymously surveyed a large sample of its hourly and entry-level employees to assess their financial security. The results indicated that almost two-thirds of surveyed employees reported periodically running out of money between paydays. This was disappointing and surprising, but provides a valuable lesson to other leaders: Although PayPal's internal analysis showed that it paid at or above market value for each of its employees, the wages were not always sufficient for many families.
 

Pentair Announces 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report: Smart, Sustainable Solutions. For Life.

Press Release

LONDON – September 21, 2020 – Global water treatment company Pentair announces the release of its 2019 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, highlighting its corporate and community citizenship efforts to make a positive impact for its customers, employees, communities and the global environment that Pentair strives to improve through smart, sustainable solutions.

Porter Novelli Executive Purpose Study: Leadership, Action & Accountability from the C-Suite

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Today, we’re excited to share our inaugural Porter Novelli Executive Purpose Study.

Myriad studies from reputable institutions, especially today, prove how stakeholders expect companies to lead with a Purpose-first approach, but far fewer dive into the executive mindset on this philosophy. This research unpacks the many dimensions of Purpose through the lens of the executive leader.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Prisoner's Dilemma

By: John A. Lanier
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Many of the environmental problems seen globally come from profitable companies that operate in either an extractive or polluting manner, seeking to enrich themselves while harming communities and ecosystems. Companies need to think about more than just their own short-term economic interests.

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Many of the environmental problems seen globally come from profitable companies that operate in either an extractive or polluting manner, seeking to enrich themselves while harming communities and ecosystems. Companies need to think about more than just their own short-term economic interests.

New Speakers Announced for RBS Europe! CEO of Thomson Reuters, Chief of Staff of Phillips, and More!

Press Release

September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/  - Reuters Events are excited to announce that over the couple of weeks, John Glen, MP Economic  Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister, UK Government, Alison Martin, CEO EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) and Bank Distribution, Zurich, Steve Hasker, CEO, Thomson Reuters,  Robert Metzke, Vice President, Global Head of Sustainability / Chief of Staff, Innovation & Strategy, Philips and Pam Batty, VP Corporate Responsibility, Burberry have confirmed their speaking

Build for Impact Podcast: Translating Vision Into Sustainable Action

with host Daniel Huard and Mohawk's Ramie Vagal
Article

Ramie Vagal, Senior Sustainability Manager at Mohawk Industries, joined Build for Impact host, Daniel Huard, for a discussion on sustainability, equity, material transparency, and wellness.

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