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Assistant Secretary-General, UN Environment Joins Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit New York 2019

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Satya Tripathi joins CEOs and business leaders from North America’s most innovative, responsible brands to discuss how to lead the change to a sustainable future through investments, collaboration and innovation at Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit New York, March 18-19.

He will be discussing climate action during our opening keynote, tackling the issue of achieving business growth while having a net-positive impact on the environment. 

Shifting Toward Business Practices to Address Human Rights: A Q&A with Caroline Rees

Shift President and Co-Founder Caroline Rees talks with Erb Institute about how companies can measure social performance, the mission of Shift and its most recent flagship project, Valuing Respect
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Shift is the leading center of expertise on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. As a mission-driven organization, Shift works with companies, governments and other agents of change—around the globe—to help build a world where business gets done with respect for people’s dignity.

Join GRI's Live Stream on Meaningful Reporting at the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

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On Wednesday 28 November, GRI will host a session at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, 'Toward meaningful reporting on human rights’. ​This session will invite discussion on what is needed to increase and improve corporate human rights reporting and communication, including barriers to reporting and how these may be overcome, as well as how best to report on human rights due diligence and human rights impacts.

Living Future unConference 2019 Opens for Registration, Focus on Collaboration and Abundance

Keynote speakers include Bill McKibben, Mustafa Santiago Ali, and Mary Robinson
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SEATTLE, November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute is hosting its 13th annual Living Future unConference in Seattle, Washington, on April 30-May 3, 2019, at the new Hyatt Regency. Architects, engineers, manufacturers, CSR professionals, and more will gather for the leading regenerative design event of the year.

Best Practices for Employee Data Protection

by Amy Brown
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Data privacy is a primary concern for companies today, but that attention is often focused on customers. Yet they are not the only people whose data companies store. They also maintain information on their employees. And employees are apparently not all that confident that employers are doing a good job of protecting their personal data at the workplace.

Martin Currie Becomes One of the First Asset Managers to Commit to Korea’s Stewardship Code

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Martin Currie, an active equity specialist with a long history of investing in Asia and emerging markets, has become one of the first asset managers* to declare its commitment to Korea’s Stewardship Code.

Reflections from the BSR Conference 2018 (Plus Five Ways to Review Highlights)

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By Elisabeth Best, Communications and Marketing Manager, BSR; Katie Morris, Communications and Marketing Associate, BSR

Last week, our community of more than 800 sustainability leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors came together in New York City at the BSR Conference 2018 to create a new blueprint for business.

Reflections from the BSR Conference 2018 (Plus Five Ways to Review Highlights)

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By Elisabeth Best, Communications and Marketing Manager, BSR; Katie Morris, Communications and Marketing Associate, BSR

Last week, our community of more than 800 sustainability leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors came together in New York City at the BSR Conference 2018 to create a new blueprint for business.

Responsible Business Alliance Initiative Launched to Advance Worker Well-Being

Initiative Aims to Improve Global Health and Wellness of Workers in Manufacturing Supply Chains
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., November 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, announced a new initiative to advance work-life wellness in the manufacturing sector. The initiative officially launched in Q3 and was recently announced at the RBA’s annual conference, Responsible Business 2018, in Santa Clara, California.

Companies Leading in Disability Inclusion Have Outperformed Peers, Accenture Research Finds

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NEW YORK, November 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Companies that embrace best practices for employing and supporting more persons with disabilities in their workforces have outperformed their peers, according to a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD).
 

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