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Responses to: “The Unholy Marriage Between Crony Capitalism & Sustainability”

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There’s been a lot of interest in my recent article, “The Unholy Marriage Between Crony Capitalism and Sustainability”. On LinkedIn there were 8000+ views and on the TSSS website there were another 1000. It was interesting to see how people responded. Usually in 1 of 2 ways.

Aflac Offers Premium Grace Period for Policyholders Employed by the Federal Government and Impacted by the Shutdown

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COLUMBUS, Ga., January 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that it is offering a grace period for premium payments from policyholders employed by the Federal government who are not receiving pay during the government shutdown. This grace period will extend until payroll resumes for these government employees. Eligible policyholders may inquire about the grace period online at aflac.com or by calling 888.515.1941.

Sappi Increases Renewable Energy Usage

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The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.

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Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index: Data for Good

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Influential CEOs talk about the rising importance of transparency in data about gender equality. The Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) is the world’s only comprehensive investment-quality data source on gender equality. The 2019 Gender-Equality Index includes 230 companies from ten sectors headquartered in 36 countries and regions. Find out more about the GEI at https://www.bloomberg.com/gei.
 

CECP Q&A Series: How One Community of Corporate Leaders Is Elevating Volunteering for Greater Impact

By Jennifer Weston-Murphy, Manager, Corporate Leadership, CECP
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CECP’s nationwide programming brings senior corporate citizenship professionals together to build community and learn from each other and experts from across the social impact space. These in-person and virtual meetings connect corporate leaders to the latest research, case studies, and with like-minded peers to advance their companies’ social impact priorities.

World Environment Center Partners With Better World Leadership to Advance Nonprofit Board Service: Preparing Business Leaders to Implement Sustainability

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January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Better World Leadership (BWL) to prepare business leaders to implement sustainability. BWL studies provide evidence that nonprofit board service is an effective pathway for companies seeking to grow shareholder value by advancing diversity and inclusion, developing human capital for innovation, and helping to achieve global goals for sustainability.

General Motors Selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Recognizing Commitment to Advancing Women in Workplace

The 2019 Gender-Equality Index highlights 230 firms that are trailblazers in their commitment to transparency in workplace gender reporting
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DETROIT, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced that it is one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. The index doubled in size from 2018 and includes firms from 10 sectors headquartered across 36 countries and regions.

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index Doubles in Size, Recognizing 230 Companies Committed to Advancing Women in the Workplace

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NEW YORK, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bloomberg announced the launch of its 2019 Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which this year selected 230 companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality in the workplace. The index more than doubled in size from 2018 and includes firms from 10 sectors headquartered across 36 countries and regions. Collectively, these firms have a combined market capitalization of USD9 trillion and employ more than 15 million people ­— including 7 million women — around the world.

BNY Mellon Selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

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January 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - BNY Mellon is one of 230 companies named to the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The GEI distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality.

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