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Five Ways to Engage the Private Sector in the SDGs

Greater corporate input needed to reach the Sustainable Development Goals
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April 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With the clock ticking on the deadline to complete the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), governments need to up the pace of progress – and do more to harness participation from both the public and private sectors.

GRI has set out recommendations to help policymakers work with companies to capture their contributions as part of national SDGs strategies. This includes the Voluntary National Reviews, the annual SDGs status updates from individual countries, which offer a platform for the partnerships needed to achieve the 2030 Agenda.

Business Action to Achieve Gender Equality in the Decisive Decade

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By: Aditi Mohapatra, Managing Director, BSR and Annelise Thim, Manager, BSR

As we enter the 2020s, BSR is eager to set the stage for how we can deliver gender equality in this decisive decade. The goalposts have been set: the Sustainable Development Goals state that we shouldn’t aim for global gender equality by 2030—we need to achieve it.

Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Davinia James-Stewart From Silver Spring

Author: Nikki Francois
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

By using their collective voice, activists like Davinia James-Steward have not only helped secured more than 100 commitments worth $48.4 billion, but they've helped bring the world one step closer to ending extreme poverty by 2030 by achieving the United Nations' Global Goals. Join the movement and take action now.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

By using their collective voice, activists like Davinia James-Steward have not only helped secured more than 100 commitments worth $48.4 billion, but they've helped bring the world one step closer to ending extreme poverty by 2030 by achieving the United Nations' Global Goals. Join the movement and take action now.

Practical Help for Businesses to up the Pace of SDGs Progress

By Peter Paul van de Wijs, GRI Chief External Affairs Officer
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This year marks just ten years to go to the deadline for completing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These universally supported targets were always ambitious in their scope – yet what is clearer now than ever before is that quicker progress is crucial in the decade to come. If the world stays on the same pace as the past five years, the goals will not be met with worrying and serious consequences.

Save the Date: 2020 Collective Impact Conference Presented by America’s Charities

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When:

Friday, June 12, 2020, from mid-morning to the end of the day, followed by a networking happy hour. Lunch will be provided.

Where:

Hogan Lovells US LLP, Columbia Square, 555 Thirteenth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004. One block walk from Metro Center Station.

Who:

IWBI Named a Finalist in the InsideOut Mental Health Awards

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LONDON/NEW YORK, January 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute has been shortlisted as a finalist for the InsideOut Mental Health Awards, which celebrate mental health and those organizations and individuals who champion it. IWBI was named a finalist in the Third Party Influence Award category, which will be awarded to the employer who has best influenced mental health beyond its own walls, for example down the supply chain or into their client base.

Takeaways From the Social Finance Forum

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By: Stephanie Robertson, Board Chair, Social Value Canada

This past November, over 600 investors, entrepreneurs and professionals from the world of finance, nonprofit and public policy, converged upon the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, Canada. They were assembled for the annual Social Finance Forum (SFF19), which I attended as a participant; as well as, moderator of the Purpose & Impact panel in my role as Board Chair of Social Value Canada.

A Vision for Business to Accelerate Progress on the SDGs

Second GRI-Enel collaboration forum highlights areas for action​
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January 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Business and policy representatives from around the world have shared their views on the changes needed to ensure companies can actively contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – and how reporting and partnerships supports this process.

CECP's Global Exchange Welcomes Three New Organizations

Business in the Community, Gestión Social, and Maala join CECP’s Global Exchange
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NEW YORK, December 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose’s (CECP) Global Exchange continues to unite country-based, mission-driven corporate engagement organizations to advance business as a force for good around the world with the addition of three new nonprofits to the group, representing Chile, Israel, and the United Kingdom. At 17 organizations strong, the Global Exchange (GX) collectively represents over 50% of the world’s population and over 60% of the world’s GDP.

Give the Gift of Research This Holiday Season With CureSearch

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At the age of 12, Eloise Gould was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma and her world turned upside down. In an instant, the Gould family became one of the 43 families who received a childhood cancer diagnosis that day.

After a year of intensive treatment, the cancer returned. They were told that she had less than a 2% chance of living. It was shocking to learn that doctors had been delivering that same, bleak outlook to families like theirs for more than 30 years.

The Goulds said goodbye to their precious girl just a few short months later.

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