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eBay's 2020 U.S. Small Online Business Report: How We're Creating Economic Opportunity

In our new report, we explore how the eBay marketplace levels the playing field for Main Street businesses across America by enabling them to reach millions of shoppers worldwide.
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In our increasingly global economy, small brick and mortar businesses are often at a huge disadvantage in terms of scope and reach, especially in rural areas with lower foot traffic and sprawling nearby chain stores. This inequity has only been heightened over the past several months, as independent small businesses and entrepreneurs across the United States have been faced with unprecedented and complex challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Does Climate Change Top Corporate ESG Agendas in 2020?

All categories of stakeholders are pushing organizations to lead when it comes to climate-related risks.
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The momentum in 2019 was undeniable, with a record number of companies making commitments to climate action.

The GRI Universal Standards: What's Changing and Why?

By Laura Espinach, GRI Head of Technical Development
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In June, we announced a major update to the reporting at the heart of the GRI Standards. The planned revisions to the Universal Standards are significant because they will affect every organization that uses the GRI Standards, supporting them to more effectively report their most significant impacts on the economy, environment and people.

The Expanded Role of Companies in Empowering Civic Action

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Ways to build an inclusive culture that inspires your people to get informed, take civic action and make their vote count.

Scotiabank Reaffirms Commitment to Inclusion For Every Future

President and CEO Brian Porter participates in the BlackNorth Initiative Summit
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TORONTO, /3BL Media/ - At the inaugural BlackNorth Initiative Summit, Scotiabank reaffirmed its commitment to combatting racism and discrimination of all forms to enable better futures for its employees, customers and communities at large. 

Opportunities to Shape GRI's Governance

Open call to find new members for the Board of Directors and Stakeholder Council
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August 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - GRI is continuing a global search to find new members for two of its main decision making and advisory functions. An open call has been launched for nominations to join:

Schneider Electric Shows Commitment to Building a Green and Inclusive Future for All through H1 Extra-Financial Results

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  • Schneider Electric exceeds their year-end target, taking their overall performance for avoiding primary resource consumption to just over 126,000 metric tons
  • The Group reaffirms its commitment to achieve 2020 goals and looks ahead at the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
  • The Tomorrow Rising Fund, by the Schneider Electric Foundation, moves forward with recovery and resilience by supporting education and training programs
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  • Schneider Electric exceeds their year-end target, taking their overall performance for avoiding primary resource consumption to just over 126,000 metric tons
  • The Group reaffirms its commitment to achieve 2020 goals and looks ahead at the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
  • The Tomorrow Rising Fund, by the Schneider Electric Foundation, moves forward with recovery and resilience by supporting education and training programs

Subaru of America, Inc. Releases Second Annual Corporate Impact Report

Report highlights Subaru company, customer, and community impacts and goals for the future
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CAMDEN, N.J.,  July 31, 2020 – Today, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) released its second annual Corporate Impact Report. The report details the automaker’s commitment to its customers, commitment to the communities in which Subaru employees live, work, and serve, and commitment to upholding its core values, each and every day.

Alkermes Releases Third Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

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DUBLIN, July 29, 2020 /3BL Media/-- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today released its third annual Corporate Responsibility Report.  The report highlights the company’s corporate and social responsibility and environmental sustainability efforts, including recognition of the importance of continuing to increase the sophistication of monitoring and reporting on such efforts in the future.  An essential component to Alkermes’ long-standing commitment to responsibility is its dedication to contributing to a healthcare system in which cutting-

Insights from Schneider Electric's 2020 Corporate Energy & Sustainability Progress Report

Progress on energy and sustainability was at an all-time high in 2019. How will that momentum fare in a new decade—and under radical new circumstances?
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Our research was conducted in the fall of 2019, at a time when none of us could anticipate that the publication of this report would overlap with the proliferation of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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