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CSR Certificate Program - 2 Day Fall Offering by Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership & Governance & Accountability Institute

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New York, NYAugust 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute are partnering to offer the Fall 2016 CSR Certificate Program. The two-day sessions will be held on September 28 and 29 at the campus of the Business School of Rutgers University in downtown Newark, New Jersey.

New AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP) Working Group Announced

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London, New York, Zurich, August 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The AA1000 Nominations Committee is pleased to announce the selected members of the new AA1000AP Working Group, as approved by the AA1000 Standards Board. The AA1000 series are widely applied tools for integrating and embedding sustainability and accountability into the governance and performance of organisations.

GRI Podcasts: Beyond Reports - Episode 3, Ernesto Ciorra

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This month Ernesto Ciorra, Head of Innovation and Sustainability at Enel, speaks with Bloomberg Sustainability Editor Eric Roston about innovation for sustainability and Enel's plan to go carbon-neutral by 2050. Enel and Bloomberg LP have partnered with GRI to convene the 5th GRI Global Conference, 18 - 20 May in Amsterdam.

Exploring the Definition of Materiality

Materiality starts where guidelines stop
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“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man”. Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher born in in 535 BC, coined this statement, meaning that no entity may ever occupy a single state at a single time. However, his “colleague” Parmenides disagreed. Instead, he called reality “what-is”, meaning that change is simply the false appearance of a changeless, eternal reality. In short, Heraclitus believed that things exist as “processes”, while Parmenides believed that things exist as “states”.

Rutgers / G&A CSR Certificate Update: Eric Fernald of MSCI, and Peter Roselle of Morgan Stanley

CSR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM - FACULTY / COURSE UPDATE: What is the ROI on Sustainability Led by Eric Fernald of MSCI, and Peter Roselle From Morgan Stanley Joins Louis Coppola as Co-Presenter for The Interactive Materiality Workshop
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IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration Deadline Approaching for CSR Certificate Program at The Rutgers University Institute for Ethical Leadership -- Click Here to Register for the 2-day Course

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration Deadline Approaching for CSR Certificate Program at The Rutgers University Institute for Ethical Leadership -- Click Here to Register for the 2-day Course

Ceres’ Response to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Scoping Report

Investors focus on carbon asset risks, engagements with securities regulators, and the effects of climate risk on financial stability
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April 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ceres president Mindy Lubber praised the members of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) on the release of their “Phase 1” report today, which lays out the scope and high level objectives for the task force’s work.

CSR Certificate Program - Faculty / Course Update

What is "Materiality"? Why Is It important? How Do I Assess What ESG Issues are Strategically Important? An Interactive Course to Answer These Questions Led by Louis D. Coppola
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March 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Rutgers Business School's Institute for Ethical Leadership and G&A Institute joined forces to develop and offer a Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate Program for corporate professionals. The first executive education program classes begin on Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28 at the Rutgers Business School campus in Newark, New Jersey. The two-day program features a deep dive into CSR and the related fields of philanthropy, sustainability, risk management, supply chain management, and ethics.

Reflections on Laudato Si - Concluded

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“Never before has the world had a document that so eloquently unites ethics and environmental stewardship. That is why Laudato Si was the most significant environmental event of 2015.”

“Show your work.”

Does that bring you back to your high school math class in a hurry? That phrase was a near-daily refrain in mine. It didn’t matter if you intuitively, or by sheer luck, got a math problem right. You also had to offer a proof as well. You had to back it up.

GRI’s Reporting 2025: A Look Ahead with Katherine V. Smith

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Once the province of a few unusually green or community-oriented companies, sustainability reporting is now a best practice employed by companies worldwide. A full 95 percent of the Global 250 issue sustainability reports, and by doing so gain a competitive edge in every aspect of the triple bottom line.

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