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BSR Conference 2019: Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak, Board Director and Former Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

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 “You know what? You don’t do enough for women.”

When Beth Brooke-Marciniak, board director and former global vice chair of public policy at EY, received this comment from a friend at dinner, she was shocked at first, especially after years of mentoring women. Once the shock wore off, she realized that rather than just playing smart with her platform, she could make monumental change—and not just for women.

Webinar: A Joint Approach to ESG Engagement: Investor Relations and Sustainability

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LONDON, December 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Non-financial performance has financial relevance to investors, meaning reporting professionals from two different worlds need to collaborate to understand what this ESG demand means and how to share non-financial data in a financial context. But as the cross over between investor relations and sustainability reporters only intensifies, so do the issues.

BSR Conference 2019: Seth Goldman, Co-Founder, Honest Tea; Executive Chair, Beyond Meat

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As the Co-Founder of Honest Tea and Executive Chair of Beyond Meat, Seth Goldman has had years of experience working on healthier food and beverage options. While these types of products continue to grow in popularity, there are still obstacles to contend with, from consumer resources to upholding company values.

Toolkit to Advance Reporting on Modern Slavery

RLI and GRI Resource to Support Efforts to Eradicate Forced Labor in Global Supply Chains
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ALEXANDRIA/AMSTERDAM, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – A toolkit to advance reporting on modern slavery has been launched by the Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). 

The new resource – announced on the UN International Day for the Abolition of Slavery – provides practical guidance to increase the effectiveness of corporate reporting, underpinning the transparency and accountability needed to support global efforts towards eradicating the scourge of modern slavery. 

Maine University Team Awarded $250,000 Grant to Create Sustainable Food Solution

Sodexo, University of Maine Farmington and University of Maine Presque Isle Named Among 2019 Food Vision Prize Winners by the Henry P. Kendall Foundation
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FARMINGTON AND PRESQUE ISLE, Maine, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The University of Maine Farmington (UMF), The University of Maine Presque Isle (UMPI), and Food Services Provider Sodexo was one of only six teams to win the 2019 New England Food Vision Prize Award.  The $250,000 prize will go toward increasing the amount of locally sourced food on campus menus.

Vermont University Team Awarded $250,000 Grant to Create Sustainable Food Solution

Sodexo, University of Vermont and Norwich University Named Among 2019 Food Vision Prize Winners by the Henry P. Kendall Foundation
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FARMINGTON AND PRESQUE ISLE, Maine, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Henry P. Kendall Foundation announced the University of Vermont and Norwich University, and Food Services Provider Sodexo as a 2019 New England Food Vision Prize Award winner -- an effort to encourage college and university campuses in the region to improve the health, sustainability, and vitality of the region’s food system.

The Power of Humanity: Reflections From BSR19

Plus Five Ways to Review Highlights
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By: Katie Morris, Associate, Communications and Marketing, BSR

Are You Ready for a World of Purpose-Led Companies?

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We’re reaching a tipping point in purpose-led companies, as governments, investors and consumers increasingly indicate that they prefer companies that address global problems through competitive and profitable strategies. But many companies have not yet awakened to that reality to rethink how they will compete effectively in this new world.

Helping Deliver Mobile Healthcare in Underprivileged Communities in South Africa

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Our IVECO South Africa leadership team recently donated an ambulance to the Solo Deo Gloria Health mobile clinic.

Owned and managed by Gloria Sebone, the new clinic will assist in supporting underprivileged communities with health and wellbeing challenges in the country.

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