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Kering, SNCF and Wacker Chemie AG among Speakers at the Enablon Sustainable Performance Forum EMEA 2014

Event to Bring Together European Sustainability, EH&S & Risk Decision-Makers in Paris on June 10th
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Paris, France/Chicago, IL, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/–  Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Risk management software, will gather hundreds of attendees from leading European companies along with industry experts at its annual Sustainable Performance Forum EMEA on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 at the Eurosites Georges V, Paris, France.

The SPF is a series of five international and regional technology conferences that bring together business leaders and industry experts to discuss how

Video: New Developments in the Shared Value Field

Watch presentations of shared value in progress from Coca-Cola, Pearson, Visa, and more
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A view from the front lines of the global shared value conversation at the Shared Value Leadership Summit.

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A view from the front lines of the global shared value conversation at the Shared Value Leadership Summit.

Leveraging Better Outcomes

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Considering scarce resources and climate change, how does AECOM leverage better outcomes for its clients and stakeholders? Watch as the company's chief sustainability officer, Gary Lawrence, discusses this topic.

Learn more about stakeholder engagement at AECOM in its recently released global sustainability report.

Management, Measurement & Metrics

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
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I’m sorry to trot out the old chestnut about “what gets measured is what gets managed,” but this last week has been a trying game of numbers for me. As I head toward the weekend, I am once again forced to question the utility of so much of what we spend our time measuring.

From where we are standing today, the key questions are:

What's Your Shared Value Intention?

How will you create mutual prosperity between business and society?
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Your goals may inspire others to take action. 

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Your goals may inspire others to take action. 

How to Break the Cycle of "Disaster, Rebuild, Repeat"

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
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The tragic mudslide that occurred on March 22 in the small 180-person town of Oso, Washington, is the second weather-related disaster in the space of 16 months that has touched me personally.

In the early part of my career, I was Deputy County Executive of Snohomish County in Washington state, a county government hitherto unknown to anyone outside the immediate area, the commercial aviation industry, loggers, and recreational Steelhead fishermen. 

Live from New York: Watch the Shared Value Leadership Summit

Michael Porter, Tony Elumelu, and other cross-sector leaders to discuss the future of shared value on May 13th at 8:30am EST.
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Mark your calendars for Tuesday, May 13th, 8:30 am EST: sharedvalue.org/livestream

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Mark your calendars for Tuesday, May 13th, 8:30 am EST: sharedvalue.org/livestream

In Africa, Economic and Social Prosperity Must Go Hand in Hand

An interview with Nigerian economist and philanthropist Tony O. Elumelu
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Shared Value Synonymous with Africapitalism
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"Shared value is synonymous with Africapitalism," says leading proponent, Tony O. Elumelu.

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Shared Value Synonymous with Africapitalism
Shared Value Synonymous with AfricapitalismShared Value Synonymous with Africapitalism

"Shared value is synonymous with Africapitalism," says leading proponent, Tony O. Elumelu.

NYU Furman Center & Capital One Release Affordable Rental Housing Landscape Illustrating NYC Rental Housing Trends

Landscape provides insights into housing trends across five boroughs over 12-year span
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NEW YORK, NY, April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – More than 1 million households in New York City are rent-burdened, which means they are paying 30 percent or more of household income on rent, and nearly 600,000 of those households are severely rent-burdened, or paying more than 50 percent of their income on rent, according to the newly released NYU Furman Center/Capital One Affordable Rental Housing Landscape.

Earth Day at AECOM — Enhancing Global Livability

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This year, in honor of Earth Day, AECOM is framing the conversation in a context that allows everyone, not only those already committed to environmental issues, to see how this day affects their lives.

AECOM’s recently launched SlideShare presentation helps to share the messaging surrounding this new conversation and presents how the company is delivering infrastructure that will deliver the water, energy, food, mobility and protection communities need for a more livable urban environment.

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