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How Do Companies Foster a Culture of Health?

Resources in support of the Culture of Health for Business Framework
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GRI has launched a range of new resources to help companies integrate the Culture of Health for Business (COH4B) framework within their sustainability reporting.

COH4B is a holistic framework, endorsed by GRI, on the role of companies in impacting the health and wellbeing of their employees and stakeholders. It was developed in 2019 by a group of leading companies, non-profits and academia in the United States, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

ekō Included in NACCED's Membership Newsletter

The National Association for County Community and Economic Development (NACCED) discusses Land Betterment subsidiary ekō with its members.
Press Release

FISHERS, Ind., June 23, 2020 / 3BL Media / - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job, is proud to announce that ekō, the Company’s sustainable housing development subsidiary, has been included in NACCED’s membership newsletter.  The newsletter’s message speaks directly to ekō’s efforts to improve the housing crisis in impacted regions and how they look first to create dynamic conversations with al

Winter Is Coming. Is Your CEO Prepared?

by Michael Rosen, Director, Capital Markets Engagement, CEO Investor Forum, CECP
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Last week, I spoke on a NIRI Webinar, Leveraging the Power of Retail Investors: Your Company’s Invested Ambassadors. During the conversation, my fellow panelists and I delved into the challenges and opportunities faced by Investor Relations Officers (IROs) seeking to engage with this critical stakeholder group and explored the context and reasons why the retail investor will continue to become an increasingly important stakeholder for issuers.

International Paper Makes Top 10 in 100 Best Places to Work Survey by IDG Insider Pro and Computerworld

Press Release

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- IDG's Insider Pro (https://www.idginsiderpro.com) and Computerworld (http://www.computerworld.com) announce International Paper as a 2020 Best Places to Work in IT, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation.

Understanding Your Impacts During COVID-19

GRI webinars on role of sustainability reporting in the pandemic response
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What is COVID-19 teaching us about the need for organizations to show greater accountability and transparency? What is the role for companies in the global response to the economic and societal challenges of the crisis – and how can sustainability reporting help?

You Have to Combine Pocketbook and Presence to Grow Diversity and Inclusion: Shundrawn Thomas

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Shundrawn Thomas, Northern Trust Asset Management, joins ‘Power Lunch’ to discuss which efforts are lasting towards driving diversity and inclusion.

Watch here

Pride Month Celebration at Alkermes

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Last week, our Pride@Work group held a virtual pride month celebration. It was great to see employees in pride-themed attire coming together to listen as some of their colleagues shared stories of belonging and inclusion in the workplace.

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Funding the Transition to a Sustainable Future

Global Standards Fund to drive ambition for the GRI Standards
Press Release

A global fundraising initiative has been launched to safeguard and increase GRI’s ability to deliver the leading sustainability standards that encourage organizations to embrace responsible business practices.

The Global Standards Fund will bring together an international coalition of like-minded foundations, governments, private sector organizations and individuals who all want to see companies integrate transparency at the core of their operations.

Recovery to Resilience: How Energy & Sustainability Professionals Can Prepare for the Turn

Contributed by: John Hoekstra, Vice President Sustainability & Cleantech, Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability Services
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We are living in an extraordinary time, the likes of which few of us could even imagine a few months ago. The ramifications of COVID-19 on human physical and mental health, the global economy, businesses (including many of our clients), and more are simply unfathomable.

Land Betterment Corporation Highlighted by Indiana's YOU ARE CURRENT

Local News Publication highlights the Company’s Pollinate business line and how it works in concert with its other sustainable businesses
Press Release

FISHERS, Ind., June 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to announce its spotlight article by Indiana’s local news publication, YOU ARE CURRENT.  The feature article discusses Land Betterment’s bee colony initiative and business line, Pollinate, and how it was first created to support its environmental solutions division when repairing the land of former thermal coal

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