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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

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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.

Deutsche Telekom Publishes 2016 CR Report

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Digitization offers new opportunities for shaping how to live together on this planet; it is a central key to sustainable development. Already, many of Deutsche Telekom’s products, services and activities contribute to this goal. Entitled "Act responsibly. Enable sustainability.", the 2016 CR Report provides information on the progress the Group has made and the challenges it faces as a responsible company.

Nordic Stock Exchanges recommend GRI Standards

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In March 2017, Nasdaq’s Nordic and Baltic Exchanges issued a framework to support their listed companies to meet ESG disclosure requirements. The guidance has a strong reference to GRI’s sustainability reporting framework, and it reflects the recommendations of the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE), in which GRI is also an active contributor.

Five Practical Steps for Conflict Minerals Due Diligence and SEC Disclosure Published by CFSI

Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Recommendations Support Responsible Sourcing and Reporting
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their raw materials supply chains, today announced the publication of an updated white paper that details practical steps for companies to meet SEC conflict mineral reporting requirements and conform to OECD Guidance.

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