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Business Leaders, Investors and Industry Experts Will Meet in Amsterdam in October to Discuss the Future of Sustainability Reporting

The Sustainability Reporting and Communications Summit 2019
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August 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Over 300 CEOs, business leaders, investors, Government representatives and NGOs will share their latest strategies and drive discussions on how companies can fully assess, report their impacts and demonstrate leadership on key social and environmental issues.

Costa Crociere Foundation and Sahara Forest Project Join Forces for Sustainable Farming in the Desert of Jordan

For the first time guests onboard Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises ships calling at Aqaba, Jordan, will taste vegetables produced by using saltwater and solar power in the desert. The initiative contributes to the revegetation of desert areas in Jordan.
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For the first time guests onboard Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises ships calling at Aqaba, Jordan, will taste vegetables produced by using saltwater and solar power in the desert. The initiative contributes to the revegetation of desert areas in Jordan.

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For the first time guests onboard Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises ships calling at Aqaba, Jordan, will taste vegetables produced by using saltwater and solar power in the desert. The initiative contributes to the revegetation of desert areas in Jordan.

New Ceres Analysis Calls on Power Sector to Decarbonize Before 2050

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August 15, 2019 /3BL Media/A newly updated climate scenario analysis framework released today underscores the need for the U.S. power sector to completely decarbonize before 2050 in order to limit global warming to below 1.5 degrees Celsius and stave off the worst impacts of climate change.

National Financial Awareness Day Survey: Cash is Still King with Teens When it Comes to Purchases

Research by Junior Achievement and Alliance Data Shows that Cash is Still Popular with Teens, but Technology is Becoming a Favored Money Management Tool
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August 14, 2019  /3BL Media/ -Teens may love technology, but most still rely on cash when it comes to purchases and getting money from mom and dad. In fact, 80 percent of teens who receive money from parents or caregivers say it is in the form of cash and 75 percent of teens say they have made purchases in cash. Despite this, budgeting apps are gaining in popularity.

Green City Growers Names Christopher Grallert as Company President

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SOMERVILLE, Mass., August 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Green City Growers (GCG) has announced the promotion of Christopher Grallert to the position of Company President. According to GCG’s CEO and Founder Jessie Banhazl, “Chris’s extensive background in business management, agricultural systems, fresh produce, and operations, combined with his vision of what future food systems can look like, make him a great fit to lead the company through the next phase of growth.”

AccountAbility Releases Korean Translation of the AA1000 AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP, 2018)

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SEOUL and LONDON August 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ AccountAbility has released the Korean translation of its latest sustainability management framework and guidance document – the AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP, 2018). The AA1000AP (2018) serves as the foundation of the AA1000 Series of Standards, and offers an informed update to the firm’s internationally accepted, principles-based approach to sustainability management for the 21st century.

Village Capital, MetLife Foundation, and PayPal Launch Finance Forward

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Multi-year coalition will provide targeted business development support, grants, and equity to more than 100 financial health entrepreneurs on five continents

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Multi-year coalition will provide targeted business development support, grants, and equity to more than 100 financial health entrepreneurs on five continents

Sustainable Investing's Competitive Advantages

A new study shows that sustainable funds provide both financial performance and lowered risk, as well as ways to invest responsibly.
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Let's say you're in the market for a new toaster. You finally narrow your choices to two models that cost the same and more or less deliver the same even toast, but one of them uses less electricity and has more safety features. Which would you buy?

Eileen Fitzgerald to Lead Wells Fargo’s Housing Affordability Philanthropy

Industry veteran brings experience in rental, homeownership, policy
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo today announced that Eileen Fitzgerald will join the company as head of its housing affordability philanthropy. She begins work Sept. 30 and will report to Brandee McHale, president of the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Quantifying and Evidencing Impact – Kering, HSBC, World Benchmarking Alliance and More

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August 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - There’s increasing pressure on companies to provide verifiable evidence of positive impact and, where possible, quantifiable success. Companies are tasked with identifying meaningful data points, educating the business on the need to demonstrate trusted impact metrics and benchmark social and environmental impacts against peers.

At the recent Responsible Business Summit Europe, Ethical Corporation hosted two in-depth sessions that looked to provide actionable ideas covering these topics:

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