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JPMorgan Chase’s Investment in Detroit to Reach $150 Million

Pace of Detroit’s progress allowed firm to accelerate initial $100 million investment and make valuable impact on the city’s recovery
Press Release

DETROIT, May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/– JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced that it will expand the firm’s commitment to Detroit’s economic recovery, expecting it to reach $150 million by 2019. The announcement comes as the firm exceeded its initial $100 million, five-year investment two years ahead of schedule. The firm has been able to accelerate its investment to support Detroit’s recovery due to strong collaboration between civic, business, and nonprofit leadership, as well as improving economic conditions in the city.

Sustainable Brands and Detroit Public Television (DPTV) Announce Media Partnership

DPTV will livestream the SB’17 Detroit conference from the Cobo Center in Detroit
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, May 08, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® recently announced a media partnership with Detroit Public Television (DPTV), a viewer-supported PBS member station that serves the nation’s 11th largest television market.

New Laureus Sport for Good Project

"It's all about being there" in Salzburg
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View the complete article via Daimler.com 

After their successful debut in Vienna, the soccer-loving girls are now also in Salzburg. The new Laureus Sport for Good Project "kick mit" is going into the next round with around 200 girls between the ages of eight and thirteen who are taking part in the first championship of the girls' soccer project "kick mit".

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View the complete article via Daimler.com 

After their successful debut in Vienna, the soccer-loving girls are now also in Salzburg. The new Laureus Sport for Good Project "kick mit" is going into the next round with around 200 girls between the ages of eight and thirteen who are taking part in the first championship of the girls' soccer project "kick mit".

Cultivating a Meaningful Career through Passion, Professional Development and Perseverance

By National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM)
Blog

As the Director of Global Retail Environmental Health & Safety at The Estée Lauder Companies, Drena Howard’s passion for her work and leadership savvy have made her a rising star in the EHS&S profession. We spoke with her for this edition of CSR Talkback to learn more about the skills in her toolbox and how she invests in her professional development to advance her effectiveness.  

WBCSD, Unilever, eBay, GSK, United Nations Global Compact, European Commission Join Responsible Business Summit

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We’re excited to announce that Ethical Corporation has now surpassed the largest number of C-Suite speakers and attendees ever in its 16-year history at The Responsible Business Summit Europe.

Click here to discover the unrivalled speaker roster

Latest speakers:

  • Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever

  • Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact

Meter Recycling Helps People & the Environment

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New smart meters are being installed throughout the Duke Energy service territories.

These new meters can collect the same data as the old ones, but unlike the old meters that were read once a month, smart meters relay data hourly, giving customers more insight into their energy usage than ever before.

Great innovation. But what happens to the old meters?

Timberland Joins Forces with Over 100 Signatories to Accelerate Social Progress in Factories Worldwide

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Social compliance is nothing new for Timberland. The nearly $2 billion global outdoor lifestyle brand formally launched its factory compliance program in 1994 with the creation of its Code of Conduct, which established minimum standards for workplace conditions and worker rights. Today, most every major brand has its own compliance program and standard against which it audits its factories.

Athletes, Leaders Personify Fair Trade in Portrait Series

By Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle
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Article by San Francisco Chronicle 

Oakland’s Fair Trade USA and apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana have collaborated on a photo project featuring portraits of company leaders and athletes associated with the brands...

Celebrating National Volunteer Week: Three Ways to Engage and Inspire Employees to Make a Lasting Impact

Blog

Increasingly, today’s diverse workforce is looking for employers to provide purpose in the workplace and to help them make a difference at work, at home and in the community.

Kelly Slater, Shepard Fairey Featured in Fair Trade USA’s ‘We Wear Fair Trade’ Campaign

The surfer and Outerknown founder; the artist; ceos of Patagonia and Athleta and more star in Fair Trade USA's "We Wear Fair Trade'' campaign
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Article by WWD

To mark the anniversary of the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse, Fair Trade USA will launch a digital photo campaign called “We Wear Fair Trade” with its apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana, on Fashion Revolution Day, April 24.

The trade group, which provides the Fair Trade mark to products that adhere to a strict checklist of sustainable and ethical labor practices...

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