On March 22, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed into law a measure that amended the Older Americans Act of 1965 and established a national nutrition program for seniors 60 years and older. For more than 45 years, these critical programs – commonly referred to as Meals on Wheels – have delivered more than just nutritious meals to homebound seniors in virtually every community across the country.
A lot of work goes into planning and running a workplace giving campaign like the New Jersey Employees Charitable Campaign (NJECC). With 15 years' experience running the NJECC, Susan O'Brien, NJECC Campaign Manager, knows this all too well! Serving as liaison to over 120 state and local agencies, Susan coordinates the State's employee fundraising campaign from start to finish and is responsible for monitoring the campaigns financial progress and success each year.
Operating at the intersection of business, technology, and sustainability, The GreenBiz Group is a key advocate for the integration and application of sustainability into the corporate ecosystem. Whether it is convening C-Suite executives and leading NGOs on developing robust circular economy initiatives or researching new trends to develop more sustainable supply chains, GreenBiz has uniquely positioned itself at the epicenter of the corporate green movement.
Why sustainability matters and why every business decision should be tested on its sustainability impact
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In a conversation with Martina Fuchs from CNNMoney Switzerland, our President and CEO Peter Bakker talks about today’s challenges for business, and how we work together with our members to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.
We all want to make a difference in our communities, and the wider world around us. We see daily evidence of the real and insidious problems that we face as a society. Hunger. Poverty. Homelessness. Civil rights violations and abuses. Health crises. Ever-diminishing natural resources. This can be a very depressing list so I won’t make it exhaustive. Yet in the face of this much turmoil, when I think of problems our society faces, I’m not disheartened. In fact, I am hopeful.
UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., February 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact together with B Lab will develop a new online platform for companies around the world to manage their progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
By Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas, Managing Director, Corporate Leadership
Three years ago, CECP came together with its partner organizations around the world and established the Global Exchange as an opportunity to expand corporate impact and develop a shared voice on how companies are a force for good around the world.
By Anne-Sophie Oehrlein, Consultant, Beyond Philanthropy
It has become a concern, of course, for most companies to face their social responsibility on a global as well as on a local level. Whereas this often happens by supporting social initiatives with generous donations, progressive corporations have long before started to engage more actively within their communities. Instead of only giving money to social causes, they want to lever their resources even more. More specifically: the time and talents of their employees.
GRI and the United Nations Global Compact have announced their continued partnership to develop best practices for corporate reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), empowering businesses to prioritize SDG targets and measure and report on progress.