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VA Fisher Houses Open Doors to Healthcare Workers in COVID-19 Push

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Fifteen of the 44 Fisher Houses that serve VA have pivoted to support the front line health care professionals that are risking their own well-being to save others.

Fisher Houses are comfort homes built at or near VA and military hospitals. They host families and caregivers of service members, Veterans, and family members undergoing medical care.

Schneider Electric Receives the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution Label Award for Profitable Environmental Protection

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  • EcoStruxure Microgrid Advisor and NEO Network solutions receive recognition from Solar Impulse Foundation; join growing Schneider Electric portfolio
  • Label certifies products, services, or processes with high standards for economic profitability and ecologic sustainability
  • The program identifies and accelerates solutions in alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals
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  • EcoStruxure Microgrid Advisor and NEO Network solutions receive recognition from Solar Impulse Foundation; join growing Schneider Electric portfolio
  • Label certifies products, services, or processes with high standards for economic profitability and ecologic sustainability
  • The program identifies and accelerates solutions in alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN Global Compact Defines New Level of Ambition for Corporate Sustainability

At UN Global Compact Board Meeting, UN Secretary-General calls on business leaders to set more ambitious goals to achieve the SDGs
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, June 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The UN Global Compact is challenging companies to align with an initial set of business benchmarks to gauge whether their activities are aiming at the necessary level of ambition to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Leaders Call on UK Prime Minister to Create Socially Just and Green Recovery From COVID-19

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  • Richard Curtis CBE, Paul Polman, Michael Izza and leaders of more than 100 renowned companies, charities, universities, and trade associations call on the UK Government to ensure the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are at the heart of UK Covid-19 recovery plans;

  • The Sustainable Development Goals provide us with a blueprint to end poverty and inequality, and put health, wellbeing and job creation at the heart of Covid-19 recovery plans in the UK;

GreenMoney’s Annual Videos Issue on Sustainable Business, Impact Investing and Environmental Sustainability

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Welcome to GreenMoney's 5th Annual Videos Issue. We have curated a collection of beautiful, interesting and impactful films featuring a variety of innovators from the interconnected worlds of Impact Investing, Corporate Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability. We think you’ll find them as engaging as we do. All here - https://GreenMoney.com 

The Videos include:

How to Link the GRI Standards With the SDGs

Helping organizations show SDGs progress in their sustainability reporting
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May 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - An updated resource is now available to assist companies to report on progress in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the GRI Standards.

Register Now! Join us May 12th to Learn How to Create a Corporate Giving Program in the Time of COVID-19

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Join us May 12, 2020 at 3:30 PM EDT
~ Hosted by our Partner Pinkaloo ~

Between workplace giving programs, employee assistance funds (EAFs), crowd-fundraising campaigns, and matching gift programs, employers have an arsenal of options for supporting their employees and the community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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