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Call for Nominations: GRI’s Governance

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Inclusiveness and multi-stakeholder representation are foundational features of GRI, fundamental to form a global perspective and advance our mission towards sustainable development. This is thoroughly reflected in our governance structure: every year we renew our search for global representation and a broad range of perspectives to enable us to carry out our mission. 

Supply Chain Transparency: A Change Tool for Successful Global Businesses

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Identifying companies’ vast supply networks is challenging, and tracking their sustainability performance even more so. However, measuring data and increasing transparency are powerful tools for managing the risks and grasping the opportunities of global supply chains, contributing to sustainable development and a positive effect on the bottom line.​

In our global economy, the growing pressure on bottom line savings leads companies to outsource operations to regions where labor is cheaper. However, responsibilities and risks cannot be shifted to the same extent.

AccountAbility Releases German Translation of the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard

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LONDON, May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - AccountAbility has released the German translation of the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard (AA1000SES) 2015.  Part of the AA1000 Series of Standards, the AA1000SES (2015) provides practical guidance on how to assess, design, implement and communicate effective stakeholder engagement.

TransCanada Enjoys a Strong Start to 2017

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Following a transformational year that saw TransCanada acquire Columbia Pipeline Group and post record-setting financial results, the company’s strong performance has continued into this year.

That is the message from President & CEO Russ Girling as TransCanada reported its first quarter results and holds its annual meeting of shareholders in Calgary today.

Walmart Global Responsibility Report Message From CEO Doug McMillon

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"We want to make a difference, and we want to be a trusted retailer that customers, associates, communities and shareholders are proud of."

Doug McMillon
Chief Executive Officer
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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"We want to make a difference, and we want to be a trusted retailer that customers, associates, communities and shareholders are proud of."

Doug McMillon
Chief Executive Officer
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Aflac's Cause Marketing is Model for Companies That Seek Purpose with Profit

CauseTalk Radio | Episode 207 - Premiered March 21, 2017
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As featured on CauseTalk Radio podcast episode 207 - listen here 

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Buffy Swinehart, Senior Manager, Cause Marketing for Aflac, on the company's Duckprints campaign to fight childhood cancer.

Boeing, WHC Showcase Conservation Paired with Cleanup

Opportunities to go above and beyond compliance
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Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) released a new white paper, Transforming Remediation Sites into Conservation Assets: How Companies Leverage Business Needs for Positive Environmental Outcomes, available for free on its website.

Walmart Today | What is a GRR?

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Check out the 2-minute breakdown of the Walmart 2017 Global Responsibility Report. The 2017 report outlines the retailer’s milestones in creating shared value for people, business and society. 

View the complete report here

Create, Grow, Sustain: Delivering Shared Success

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In the Business Roundtable’s recent annual report – titled “Create, Grow, Sustain: Delivering Shared Success” – Michael W. Lamach, chairman and chief executive officer of Ingersoll Rand, offered insight into the company’s approach to sustainability and the ways in which collaboration is used to build and share success. In the report he says:

Mohawk Industries 2016 Sustainability Report Highlights How the Company Leverages Innovation to Push the Boundaries of Sustainability

Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga. April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The 2016 Sustainability Report released by Mohawk Industries online today paints a comprehensive picture of the company’s innovation, passion and commitment to a better tomorrow and illustrates once again why the world’s largest flooring company is also the industry leader in sustainable technology.

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