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BCtA at 10: Inclusivity for All in an Ambitious New Call to Action

On the milestone of its 10th anniversary, Business Call to Action reflects on how the inclusive business landscape has changed over the past decade, and looks forward to what lies ahead
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A decade ago, Business Call to Action (BCtA) was launched with just 18 companies at the helm. During our inauguration, then-prime minister of the UK Gordon Brown said: “Business Call to Action is a landmark opportunity for global business leaders to come together to develop new and innovative ways to spread growth, prosperity and opportunity across the world.”

eBay Partners With the International Fund for Animal Welfare in Honor of its 10-Year Anniversary on the Global Ban of Ivory Sales

After 10 years, eBay continues its fight to combat illegal wildlife trafficking online.
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10 years ago this month, eBay introduced a global ban on ivory sales on our platform. Today, eBay joins with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to mark this anniversary and highlight our ongoing efforts to combat illegal wildlife trafficking online.

Timberland's Unwavering Commitment To Environmental And Social Responsibility

by Joseph DeAcetis
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Timberland is a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of premium footwear, apparel and accessories for the urban outdoor lifestyle. It is part of VF Corporation. Best known for its original yellow boot introduced in 1973, Timberland today outfits consumers from toe-to-head (pun intended), with versatile collections that reflect the brand’s rich heritage of utility, craftsmanship and style.

'Giving Back' Can Build Stronger Customer Ties

An Aflac branding specialist makes the business case for doing the right thing.
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By Catherine Hernandez-Blades

Say the words “corporate social responsibility,” or CSR, and what may come to mind are multinational corporations taking action on global issues like climate change or public health. While that is certainly part of what is happening under the larger CSR umbrella today, businesses of all sizes are increasingly embracing good corporate citizenship as part of their standard operating procedure and discovering ways to do good within their own communities and professional networks.

GRI’s Governance Bodies Welcome New Members in January 2019

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After a busy yet productive nomination process, GRI is happy to announce the newest members to its difference governance bodies. Together with the current members, they will help safeguard due process throughout the organization, and strengthen the multi-stakeholder approach that characterizes GRI through their expertise and experience. 

Yum! Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Elevates Inclusion by Making It a Leadership Competency

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We’re a global company with diverse employees, customers, franchisees and shareholders. As our diversity journey evolves, we’re focused on inclusion as a leadership competency to make sure we have the right leaders in place across our organization. That means we’re sharpening our approach to attracting, developing and retaining top diverse talent, and also maintaining a workplace where all people are valued and respected.

CEO, Interface to Join Assistant Secretary-General, UN Environment at Responsible Business Summit

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I’m excited to share with you that Jay Gould, CEO, Interface will join Satya Tripathi, Assistant Secretary-General of the UN Environment on stage. Both will be sharing their vision on climate action and achieving net positive impact at Ethical Corporation’s 2019 Responsible Business Summit New York (March 18-19).

Expert Interview With Chris McClain, Health and Safety Expert

Creating a safety culture across our company and keeping employees engaged
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Chris McClain, Tetra Tech’s vice president of Corporate Health & Safety, has 30 years of experience in safety and industrial hygiene. She has spent the last 20 years managing health and safety programs at Tetra Tech. Ms. McClain maintains dual professional certifications as a Certified Safety Professional and a Certified Industrial Hygienist. She specializes in recognition and control of occupational hazards, focused on compliance and program development.

New GRI Draft Standard on Tax and Payments to Governments Now Open for Public Comment

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Give feedback on the draft of the first global standard on tax disclosure to make sure it meets your needs.

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Give feedback on the draft of the first global standard on tax disclosure to make sure it meets your needs.

Global Reporting Initiative Paves the Way for More Transparency Around Corporate Tax Practices

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December 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ Tax and payments to governments are one of the most important sources of income for governments and play a vital role in enabling the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is through tax and payments to governments that companies, big and small, contribute to society. 

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