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National Bank of Kuwait Takes Extensive Steps Towards Becoming a Middle East Corporate Sustainability Leader

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April 22, 2019

Kuwait City – National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) launched its third annual Sustainability Report today, in alignment with the guidelines from the Kuwait National Development Plan (KNDP), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG), the Boursa Kuwait voluntary sustainability disclosure guide and the Equator Principles.

Bechtel Releases 2019 Annual Report Showing Strong Financial and Sustainability Performance

Innovation and customer success drive last year’s results at global leader in engineering, procurement and construction
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April 17, 2019 - Today, Bechtel Corporation released its Annual Report showing it ended 2018 in a healthy financial position. Through helping customers deliver their most important projects and in making important progress on its own sustainability goals, Bechtel reinforced its standing as a trusted engineering, procurement and construction partner to industries and governments worldwide.

In 2018, which marked Bechtel’s 120th anniversary, the company achieved:

Leadership that Drives Results

Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom
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In a world where there are more men named ‘John’ than women of any name leading the 500 largest publicly traded corporations in the world, is there any wonder there would be enthusiasm around Skytop Strategies‘ ‘Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom’ conference?

The Rise of ESG Indicators

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The Responsible Business Summit, hosted by London-based Ethical Corporation, is among the most well attended events by leaders from all sectors, providing a space for strategic discussions on business’ role in addressing our most important systemic challenges. In March, RBS New York convened 400 CEOs, along with mayors, investors, and nonprofit leaders to share insights and map out strategies for a sustainable future—one that the private sector will play a major part in shaping.

Profit Through Purpose: Eight Years of Pioneering and Learning

Unilever’s latest Sustainable Living Report shows how brands are innovating for impact
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April 16, 2019 - We’re eight years into our 10-year Unilever Sustainable Living Plan and have made significant progress across many of our ambitious targets.  We have also learnt a lot during that time. Not least that new technologies, new business models and new ways of thinking are all vital to creating the change the world needs – quickly and at scale. 

While we still face many challenges and don’t have all the answers, it’s clear that doing things differently will continue to be a key driver of our growth.

GRI Working With ASViS to Support Sustainable Development

New Partnership to Encourage SDGs progress in Italy.
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April 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ GRI and The Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) have signed memorandum of understanding, kicking off a partnership to unite efforts to promote corporate social responsibility in relation to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Celebrating the Incredible Contributions America's Charities' Nonprofit Members Make This World Health Day 2019

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World Health Day takes place on April 7th each year, marking the anniversary of when the World Health Organization (WHO) was founded. WHO selects a different theme each year, focusing on one of the topics from their 6-point agenda:

Private Firms Have ‘Critical Role’ in Sustainable Development

GRI challenges governments and companies to work closer together on SDG reporting.
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April 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Global Reporting Initiative chairman Eric Hespenheide has called for greater cooperation between businesses and governments to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Following the Board of Directors holding their bi-annual meeting in India, GRI today (3 April) partnered with the Bombay Stock Exchange to hold a special dialogue event in Mumbai entitled ‘Business Innovation and Leadership for Sustainable Development Goals’.

Leading Sustainable Innovation: Seeing the Forest Through the Trees

UVM Accelerates Leadership Development & Tri-Sector Partnership through Online, Team-Based Simulation
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I hate to garden. I am the type of person who would rather sit at my desk on a sunny summer day than plant seeds, pull weeds, or harvest anything. So it will surprise those who know me best that I just finished a ‘20-year’ stint as the Director of Forestry in Uruguay, on a team that launched a successful bio-products ‘business’ on the Rio Negro River outside of the city of Mercedes, and I loved every minute of it.

Those ‘20 years’ went by in a flash—it seemed like a mere two months. Eight weeks, in fact.

PYXERA Global CEO Deirdre White to Moderate Panel at What Works 2019

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WASHINGTON, March 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is excited to announce our participation in the What Works 2019 conference on April 1–3 in Reykjavik, Iceland. First held in 2016, the What Works global summit is the premier forum for debating solutions that will accelerate social progress around the world.

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