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Orchestrating the Rhythms of Sustainability Reporting

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A flick of the baton and the strings stir to life. A grand sweep of the arms and the other instruments strike up in perfect harmony. The maestro on the podium skilfully unifies the musicians, sets the tempo, and directs the sounds of the ensemble.  

Balancing harmony is an art. Transposed to the context of sustainability reporting, understanding the artistry behind the harmonisation requires an appreciation of the complexities of reporting instruments and the different viewpoints on how sustainability reporting should be orchestrated. 

How Will America's Environmental Initiatives Change Under President Biden?

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We’re coming off a year that was defined by transformative and disruptive change. Now there is plenty more on the horizon with a new presidential administration taking office here in 2021.

What should environment, health, safety, and sustainability professionals expect as America welcomes new leadership in the White House? Will the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris lead to increased federal emphasis on environmental initiatives? It seems very likely.

Certification Standard for Sustainable Diamonds

Released for Public Stakeholder Review
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Standards announced today that its groundbreaking Certification Standard for Sustainable Diamonds (SCS 007) is now entering a 60-day public consultation phase, on the path to finalization this spring. Stakeholders are invited to review the standard and provide feedback.

What Are the Highest Paid Industries for CR & Sustainability Professionals?

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Some of the highest paid industries for CR & Sustainability (CR&S) professionals include natural resources, industrials and manufacturing, a new salary survey reveals.

Next-Level Reliability Through Resilience

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Reliable service always has been core to every utility’s mandate, but achieving this is becoming more complex in the face of aging infrastructure and increasingly frequent and intense extreme weather events. As this report was being drafted, the second major hurricane of November (Category 3 or higher) made landfall in Central America as a Category 5 storm, with wind speeds accelerating from Category 1 to Category 4 in just 24 hours over abnormally warm seas. Similarly, wildfires continued to burn in parts of Colorado, months after the historic end to fire season.

Doing the Right Thing

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Doing the right thing is central to our ability to achieve our vision to be the One Bank people most value and trust.  Our Code of Business Conduct & Ethics is anchored in our Fifth Third Compass, including our Core Values: Work as One Bank, Take Accountability, Be Respectful and Inclusive, and Act with Integrity. It outlines our responsibility to serve with honesty and integrity, and in compliance with both the letter and the spirit of the law.

We Must Collaborate, Not Compete, on Diversity

Intel Releases its 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Report and Pay Data, Charts Way to More Meaningful Progress with New Inclusion Index
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2020 has been a transformative year. It is causing us to think differently about the challenges we face as an industry. Open sharing of our data has enabled Intel to both celebrate progress and confront setbacks. It’s our responsibility to keep raising the bar on transparency for ourselves and the industry.

A Sustainable Future Starts With Health: Abbott Launches New 2030 Sustainability Plan

Abbott’s 2030 Sustainability Plan has a clear priority: designing our life-changing technologies for access and affordability.
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A sustainable future starts with health. 

Health is the foundation for everything else. For people to thrive. To be empowered. To live the lives they want to live. It helps communities and economies to prosper and is vital to building better, healthier societies.

The Future Can't Wait: Highlights from Booz Allen's 2020 ESG Report

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Booz Allen Hamilton has launched its annual Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) Impact Report, now aligned to the GRI Standards, the world's most widely used standards for corporate sustainability reporting. The 2020 ESG Report, “The Future Can’t Wait,” shares Booz Allen’s vision and impact in six key areas: Ethics and Integrity, Mission and Innovation, Employee Experience, Community Engagement, Global Resilience, and Information Security.

2020 Impact Report - Press Release

Working Capital Innovation Fund
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The Working Capital Supply Chain Innovation Fund (WCIF), an early-stage venture fund that is addressing the urgent need to protect vulnerable workers in global supply chains, today released its 2020 Impact Report. The report outlines the Fund’s process for impact measurement and management, progress to date, lessons learned, and future growth opportunities.

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