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Corporate Purpose on the Rise: Companies on Path to Meet the Needs of All Stakeholders and Address Significant Social Issues

Collection of data, research, and case studies provides practical examples and best practices of companies leading in corporate purpose
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NEW YORK, December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In a year marked by remarkable social actions and investments from some of the world’s largest companies, CECP has released its annual Investing in Society, a must-read source for trends on the corporate sector’s shift toward purpose-driven business strategies.

Faster, Higher, “Greener”: IOC Shares Its Sustainability Progress

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published details of the sustainability progress it has made since the publication of its first Sustainability Progress Report in October 2018.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published details of the sustainability progress it has made since the publication of its first Sustainability Progress Report in October 2018.

Decarbonization: The Race to Zero Emissions

These five emerging technologies could curb carbon emissions, halt climate change and offer new ways to invest in earth’s future.
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As glaciers retreat, sea levels rise and temperatures increase, it’s clear that climate change is well underway, due in large part to the ever-increasing amounts of CO2 in the earth’s atmosphere.

The question, then, is how to best mitigate carbon emissions, which have now reached 53.5 gigatons (Gt) per year, the highest level in human history.

Toolkit to Advance Reporting on Modern Slavery

RLI and GRI Resource to Support Efforts to Eradicate Forced Labor in Global Supply Chains
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ALEXANDRIA/AMSTERDAM, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – A toolkit to advance reporting on modern slavery has been launched by the Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). 

The new resource – announced on the UN International Day for the Abolition of Slavery – provides practical guidance to increase the effectiveness of corporate reporting, underpinning the transparency and accountability needed to support global efforts towards eradicating the scourge of modern slavery. 

Arrow Electronics Promotes Year-Round Giving Through Arrow Charitable Platform

Arrow employees supported 165 charities in 2018 and donated nearly 6,000 volunteer hours
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While charitable contributions typically rise during the holidays, Arrow Electronics encourages year-round giving through its Arrow Charitable platform. The platform, which was expanded in 2018 to all employees in the Americas, makes it easy for employees to give time and money, and receive related financial donations from Arrow for the causes they support. 

Sustainable Investing at Northern Trust

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Northern Trust offers investment capabilities with sustainable objectives in equity, fixed income and real assets. The approach and objective of a sustainable investing strategy is multi-dimensional, and may apply differently to different asset classes. While sustainability factors may be broad in nature, we focus on certain key issues and approaches in our Core Aspects investment framework.

Increased Action Needed on Human Rights Reporting

Recommendations for governments to strengthen business accountability
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November 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Governments need to do more to help businesses understand, mitigate and improve their human rights impacts – by strengthening transparency and reporting requirements.

This is the key finding of a report from GRI looking at the progress countries have made towards meeting their duty under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, by analyzing the 23 National Action Plans (NAPs) produced by governments so far.

Flowserve Publishes 2018 Sustainability Report

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November 20, 2019 - Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today released its 2018 Sustainability Report.

Flowserve has a longstanding history of recognizing the importance of sustainable development, which extends far beyond environmental sustainability to address social responsibilities and long-term viability. In 2018, the company was ranked no. 19 overall (and no. 4 in the Industrial category) on Barron’s list of “100 Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S.”

Pentair Celebrates Employee Volunteers on National Philanthropy Day

Creating Engagement Opportunities in Our Communities
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In honor of National Philanthropy Day, November 15, global water company Pentair celebrates its employees around the world that have rallied together as "Team Pentair." Pentair believes the passions and contributions of its 10,000 employees are important, and encourages and rewards employee-led involvement through Team Pentair, the company’s philanthropic engagement program.

Rebuilding Together and Cost Plus World Market Announce Partnership to Support the Repair of Homes for People in Need and Revitalize Communities

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WASHINGTON, November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading home and community revitalization national non-profit organization, today announced a new partnership with specialty retailer Cost Plus World Market, to provide critical home repairs to our neighbors in need and revitalize our communities.

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