Partnership for the Goals CSR News

World Trade Organization Says eBay Champions Small Businesses

The recognition highlights eBay’s work to promote economic development in underserved areas.

by Hanne Melin and Fabian Stächelin, eBay EMEA

What if we tried to facilitate international selling for entrepreneurs in underserved areas on our platform? What impact could we have on these communities? What new and unique inventory could we source? And what would it take?

Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Program for SB’18 Vancouver

Target, P&G, REI, Danone and Google among companies confirmed to showcase how brands are redesigning products and services for The Good Life
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® recently announced full program details for SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

GRI Embarks Upon New Phase of Partnership With Swedish Government


The new joint program, which includes a partnership with the Danish Institute for Human Rights, will stimulate responsible business to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.​

Ingersoll Rand Joins “We Are Still In” Panel Discussion


Holly Emerson, senior analyst, Center for Energy Efficacy and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand, joined other North Carolina industry leaders in a “We Are Still In” regional panel discussion at the ClimateCon 2018, Business of Climate Forum. The discussion explored the importance of being “still in,” and how deep collaboration between stakeholders and the We Are Still In network helps everyone achieve their own climate goals through expertise and resources.  

Expert Interview with Juhani Grossmann, Anti-Corruption Expert

Supporting developing countries to implement transparent, accountable government systems

Juhani Grossmann has been implementing anti-corruption and election programs in Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia for more than 15 years. He currently leads the team from MSI, A Tetra Tech Company, that is implementing the U.S. Agency for International Development-funded Strengthening Integrity and Accountability program (USAID CEGAH) in Indonesia. His team supports 17 Indonesian agencies, including the Corruption Eradication Commission, the Supreme Audit Board, and the Administrative Reform Ministry, in improving their accountability mechanisms.

Turning Haiti’s Mountains of Plastic Garbage Into High-tech Printer Gear

With innovative designs and a recycling solution, HP and its partners help create new revenue streams for a recovering community.

In Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake, piles of plastic bottles littering the island mushroomed into mountains.  

It was an unintended consequence of relief efforts. The country’s already weak trash collection system buckled. Bottled water and other supplies shipped in to help Haitians wound up everywhere — in canals, on beaches and lining the streets.  

Now, those bottles are finding a second life as printer cartridges.

Colombian Edgar Montenegro Wins International 2018 Oslo Business for Peace Award

Press Release

OSLO, Norway, March 20,2017 /3BL Media/ –  Edgar Montenegro, Founder and CEO of Corpocampo, is one of the 2018 winners of the Oslo Business for Peace award, Business for Peace announced today. The other winners are Lori Blaker, President and CEO of TTi Global, and Martin Naughton, Founder of Glen Dimplex Group. All three winners have made exceptional contributions to peacebuilding through business.

Caterpillar Foundation Launches Value of Water Campaign to Help Its Partners Address Poverty

Press Release

AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ –- To raise awareness of the value of water and the impact of the global water crisis on community health, education and economics, the Caterpillar Foundation, together with its global partners, today launched the Value of Water campaign. The Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), is on a mission to empower 50 million people around the world to rise out of extreme poverty by 2020.

Informing Citizens of Tomorrow: How Discovery Education Connects with Classrooms


For businesses, doing “social good” yields more benefits than positive PR. When corporations collaborate to advance a mission, such as engaging young learners in science or preventing drug misuse, they are opening up doors of opportunity for future customers, employees and partners.

Diverse Sustainability: The Mahindra Group Joins WBCSD

The Mahindra Group, one of India’s leading business houses, today joined nearly 200 forward thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Press Release

GENEVA, March 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- A US$19 billion multinational, the Mahindra Group operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership. By connecting with WBCSD’s network of forward thinking businesses across a variety of sectors, Mahindra believes that it can make a real impact in global corporate sustainability.


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