As a former college president, each fall my mind turns to students for whom a college education can make a profound difference – if only they had the resources to attend and finish. I think of sacrifices some students make to continue their education: living in their cars or on friends’ couches or skipping meals. And, I think about those students who will not return to school because they cannot afford the full cost of tuition, fees, books, room and board.
Four in ten of the world’s largest companies reference the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their corporate reporting. But there is not yet an established process, benchmark or standard for companies to follow when reporting on their SDG-related activities. Many companies are unsure how to report on the SDGs, where to start and what good SDG reporting looks like.
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NEW YORK, September 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The world’s population is forecast to swell to 9.8 billion people by 2050, and 70 percent will live in urban centers. Unlocking access to affordable housing is key to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
NEW YORK, September 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today at its 2018 Leaders Summit, the United Nations Global Compact recognized ten new SDG Pioneers — business leaders from around the world who are championing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their companies and inspiring others to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
How workplace giving works in tandem with disaster relief funds
When natural disasters and inclement weather shut down entire cities and states, an outpouring of support in the form of financial donations and disaster relief supply drives from people far and wide never fails to follow.
That type of community support plays an integral role in helping nonprofits fulfill their mission, but there is another vital component that is often overlooked: existing, sustainable support from donors and community partners.
Businesses are increasingly asked to integrate the SDGs into all business operations.
Recently Ethical Corporation conducted an in-depth 1-hour webinar with industry experts to understand how you successfully integrate the SDGs into your operations. Hear from Marks & Spencer, Interface, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and SABMiller on:
Every year, American employees give to causes they care about through their employers, resulting in $5 billion for the nonprofits who are tackling tough issues and improving the world around us. American generosity has always been incredible, and when the economy does well, charitable giving only grows.
NEW YORK, September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Building on their extensive experience to deploy employees to address some of the most challenging problems in the world, SAP announced Wednesday at the United Nations Headquarters the establishment of the “Corporate Champions for Education,” a multi-company, cross industry collaboration to send skilled corporate volunteers into short-term assignments in underserved communities.