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New Guide Becomes the Compass for Business in Latin America to Navigate Sustainability Management

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A team of international experts detailed the key elements of a management system that makes it easier for companies to implement the growing environmental and social requirements that are being demanded by clients from industry, investors, governments and civil society. The project was carried out by the World Environment Center, Institute for Sustainability, APLE Sustainability Consulting for the Industry, and CESPEDES Private Sector´s Commission for Studies on Sustainable Development.

Reporting Drives Corporate Change to Achieve SDGs

Can private sector participation in the SDGs unlock more sustainable business practices?
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July 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ An ambitious project has been launched to explore how the private sector can actively contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – and what the role of reporting and partnerships is to support this process.

Scotiabank Boosting Sustainability Commitment with Closing of Inaugural Green Bond Offering

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TORONTO, July 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS or the Bank) announced today the closing of its inaugural USD 500 million 3.5-year Green Bond offering (the Green Bonds), boosting its commitment to Sustainable Business and creating a better future for all.

Episode 1: America’s Housing Affordability Problem

What makes housing affordability a looming crisis? Top experts discuss a legacy of the housing bust that is impacting millions of Americans across income levels and the U.S. economy at large.
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Wells Fargo recently committed $1 billion by 2025 to help solve the nation’s housing affordability challenges. In this special series, Wells Fargo brings together problem solvers to discuss the housing affordability crisis in America — and how to bring about systemic change.

FedEx Express Rewards Young Entrepreneurs Ready to Access New Markets

FedEx Express Awards Student-Run Company FedEx Access Award At JA Europe Company of the Year Competition
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July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX), awarded its signature FedEx Access Award to student-run company Entella, from Turkey, at the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition, Lille, France on 5 July 2019.

Entella, a company established by 10 students from Turkey, took home the award for its development of a solar energy pump that filters water to remove solid waste.

Everything You Need to Know About Elder Fraud

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Financial scams are widespread, meaning consumers always need to stay on guard when it comes to their personal finances. Yet the scale of elder fraud and financial abuse in the U.S. makes it difficult for older Americans to address all the risks that come their way. Whether through fake IRS phone scams or a deceptive marketing campaign, elderly Americans are often the target of con artists and financial fraudsters.

Finding Good Mentors and Business Advice

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Tapping into experience

You probably get well-intentioned advice from family and friends. However, good business advice spoken from commercial experience is another matter entirely.

That’s not to say it’s hard to find, but discerning the wheat from the chaff in the internet age is sometimes less than straightforward – especially if matters are pressing. This is why, for good times or bad, developing a network of peers or seeking out a business mentor can be a great idea.

Finding Good Mentors and Business Advice

Article

Tapping into experience

You probably get well-intentioned advice from family and friends. However, good business advice spoken from commercial experience is another matter entirely.

That’s not to say it’s hard to find, but discerning the wheat from the chaff in the internet age is sometimes less than straightforward – especially if matters are pressing. This is why, for good times or bad, developing a network of peers or seeking out a business mentor can be a great idea.

Requiring Disclosure of Climate Change Risks Makes Sense for Investors, Companies, and the U.S. Economy

Blog

U.S. House lawmakers took an important step forward on Tuesday in protecting the American economy from the impacts of climate change.

They advanced legislation that would require all publicly held companies to disclose critical information on climate-related risks in their operations and supply chains. The bill, the Climate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019, is rooted firmly in the principles of  transparency, materiality and investors’ needs for adequate information to assure robust long term financial returns. 

America's Charities' Partner Pinkaloo Launches Charitable Giving Pilot, “Give for Good,” with Leading Financial Institution as Part of MassChallenge FinTech Program

Press Release

BALTIMORE, July 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Pinkaloo, a personal charitable giving management software that helps companies build stronger relationships with their customers and employees through philanthropy, is pleased to announce it has launched a charitable giving pilot, “Give for Good,” with Eastern Bank during the inaugural MassChallenge FinTech (MCFT) program.

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