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Climate Change Laggards Put the Planet - and Their Businesses - at Risk

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The issue of climate change presents one of the most difficult decision-making challenges a CEO might face - a case study in balancing uncertainty with costs to bring about changes that will require significant lead times. Businesses like ours that take climate change seriously are investing today because we’re thinking about tomorrow.

Read the Op Ed published in Fortune

World Environment Center Europe Elects New Supervisory Board Officers

New WEC board appointments continue accelerating global sustainability solutions
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December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center’s (WEC) Europe Supervisory Board of Directors has elected new Officers to its board.

Newly Funded MBA Initiative Paves the Way for Women in Challenging Circumstances to Become Female Leaders of the Future

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

2020 Impact Report - Press Release

Working Capital Innovation Fund
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The Working Capital Supply Chain Innovation Fund (WCIF), an early-stage venture fund that is addressing the urgent need to protect vulnerable workers in global supply chains, today released its 2020 Impact Report. The report outlines the Fund’s process for impact measurement and management, progress to date, lessons learned, and future growth opportunities.

Fifth Third Bank to Present at Emerge Conference, Inclusion and Advocacy: Closing the Wealth Gap

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Representatives of Fifth Third Bank and the National Urban League will present at a virtual Emerge Conference, Inclusion and Advocacy: Closing the Wealth Gap, on Dec. 3. The organizations will discuss their efforts to remove barriers to equity, and how Fifth Third is working to close the income gap through innovative financial empowerment tools to improve financial health for all.

Speakers are:

Kala Gibson, Chief Enterprise Corporate Responsibility Officer, Head of Business Banking, Fifth Third Bank

Global Compact Network Canada Launches a Set of Tools Designed to Advance Gender Equality in the Private Sector at the Business for Gender Equality Virtual Forum With Leaders, Advocates, and Change-makers

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TORONTO, December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On December 2, 2020, Global Compact Network Canada welcomed leaders, advocates, and change-makers at the Business for Gender Equality virtual forum. The forum brought together a  diverse group of stakeholders to map the opportunities, challenges, and next steps related to advancing equality, diversity, and inclusion in the private sector as well as to showcase outstanding action being taken to break barriers and fast-forward gender equality progress in Canadian workplaces. 

There is Power in Collective Action. Ready to be a Force for Good?

2020 #GivingTuesdayAtWork
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There is Power in Collective Action. Ready to be a Force for Good?

Expanded Membership and Progress on Action Tracks Cap the End of Year One for ICSI

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The International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure demonstrates its intention to put engineers at the heart of climate action and further expands with the addition of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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The International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure demonstrates its intention to put engineers at the heart of climate action and further expands with the addition of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Call for Nominations Now OPEN for WEC 2021 Gold Medal Award for Corporate Sustainability

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November 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the world moves to rebuild our economies and to tackle climate change and systemic injustices, corporate leadership on sustainable development is more important than ever.  The Gold Medal Award recognizes excellence and provides inspiration to other companies worldwide. Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2021 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development.

Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

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While most office-workers have been working from home for much of this year, there is a slow but growing trend towards opening office spaces for limited numbers of employees to gather and collaborate. Employers recognize the value of in-person meetings for building stronger teams and sparking innovation. Of course, going into the office during a pandemic is quite different. We now know that COVID-19 spreads through respiratory droplets and aerosols that are produced through talking and breathing.

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