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DLA Piper: Building a Case for Better Child Protection

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Bangladesh has a child population of 65m and more than a million are homeless. Very young street children can be placed in jails without protection or representation. Children can encounter justice systems as victims, witnesses, or because they are in conflict with the law. If held in detention, children can suffer violations of their rights - they are often detained with adult prisoners – and may be exposed to torture, physical and emotional abuse.

Taking A Responsible Approach To Change

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The origins of financial services were good. Banks, insurance companies and investment houses used the power of the collective to pool and manage money, offering the customer a better deal than had they been acting alone.

The sector, back then, was on our side. Then along came what Bank of England Governor Mark Carney recently referred to as “ethical drifting”. The original banking ethos was replaced by a commitment to shareholders exclusively – and ensuring executive enrichment along the way.

Turner Broadcasting: Switched on to Volunteering

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Since 2009 employee volunteers at Turner Broadcasting, have helped build schools and school buildings in Mali, Rwanda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Mozambique.

“Good schooling means that people can look forward to more than the simple life of their forefathers and we have already seen pupils going on to higher education and taking scholarships,” says Nick Hart, head of CSR for EMEA at the international broadcaster who runs the schools building programme as one of its main international projects.

Upgrading Citizenship to a Whole New Level

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In order to build a truly sustainable organisation, global companies these days acknowledge that the umbrella of their stakeholders extends further than ever before.

Chris Librie, senior director, strategy & communications, HP Living Progress, says that global citizenship has been part of HP’s DNA from the outset. “It was part of our foundational values,” he says. “However, it wasn’t totally embedded in the corporate strategy. In true Silicon Valley fashion, we were very decentralized.

Best Practice - Summer 2015 Issue

A collection of exemplary CR and sustainability case studies
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​The Summer 2015 issue of Best Practice features a collection of CR and sustainability case studies. Read on to learn more about these exciting and innovative initiatives.

Coca-Cola Enterprises Announces Most Ambitious Sustainability Targets Yet

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Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE/Euronext Paris: CCE) has launched its 10th annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability report today, including new stretch targets on social and environmental performance. These have been built from a strong response to stakeholder feedback and address material issues around well-being, the environment and employability.

The commitments include:

3BL Media Acquires UK-Based CSR Publisher of Ethical Performance

Fourth Acquisition for Sustainability Communications Firm 3BL Media
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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., and CANTERBURY, U.K., May 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - 3BL Media, LLC, a corporate communications platform exclusively dedicated to the distribution of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability news and content, announced today the acquisition of Dunstans Publishing Limited, a UK-based leading sustainability reporting service and publishers of the Ethical Performance newsletter and website.

When It Comes Sustainability Comms, Do You Know What You're Doing?

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ETHICAL PERFORMANCE - LATEST ISSUE

As more and more corporates take to social media to engage with consumers around sustainability issues, do they really know what they are doing? ETHICAL PERFORMANCE explores what current best practice looks like.

 

Ethical Performance Interview A Case of Rum and Reason

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Ethical Performance talks to Dave Howson, CSR and sustainability director of Bacardi, the world’s largest privately-owned drinks company

Starting out as a warehouse manager 15 years ago Dave Howson, now global director of sustainability at drinks giant Bacardi, says that
sustainability is in the DNA of the company: “The company was founded in response to an overflow of molasses in Cuba, from which a much smo

CSRminute: Clinton Global Initiative Scores $6B; Covalence Ranks Ethical Performance of Multinationals

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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