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Freeport-McMoRan Publishes 2017 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Powered by Copper”

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Freeport-McMoRan’s 2017 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report now is available online.

Titled "Powered by Copper," the report provides information on the company's sustainability programs – including approach, focus areas and performance targets – and highlights the company's progress made on key issues affecting the company and stakeholders.

This report includes information on:

Driving Progress Towards Achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Essity co-hosts expert roundtable meeting in Geneva with the United Nations (UN)
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In collaboration with the United Nations Foundation, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and companies like Nestle and Novozymes, Essity invited experts and executives from the UN, government, business and non- governmental organizations to discuss the relationship between policy and investments that drive progress toward SDG implementation.

How Saipem Creates Value While Supporting SDG8

by Kathryn Siranosian
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This article series is sponsored by Saipem and went through our normal editorial review process. 

Many companies talk about their plans to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 8 (SDG8), meant to promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Transformation Towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies: The Role of Business

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There is no doubt that businesses are key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Since 2013, representatives from countries, businesses and NGOs have gathered once a year in New York to for the high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF). We collected some key takeaways from the forum about how the private sector is helping advance the achievement of the SDGs.

Business and Investors “Crucial” to Delivering 2030 Agenda at the Country-Level

Governments, business and investors join Global Compact Local Networks to share best practices to deliver the 2030 Agenda
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NEW YORK, July 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Creative approaches to advance the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are being jointly developed at the national level by multi-stakeholder partners.

Gathering With Greater Purpose

How Sustainable Events Can Change the World
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In the aftermath of ‘Larry’s letter’—when BlackRock’s powerful chief executive Lawrence Fink demanded a shift in CEOs’ priorities toward more than just profit—as global businesses look for new ways to deepen their social impact, there lies a high-potential solution routinely lost in everyone’s blind spot: making all events, from Monday morning team meetings to weekend barbeques to convenings on the global stage, sustainable.

Making the World More Hospitable

How the Hospitality Industry can be Instrumental in Closing the Youth Employment Gap
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Young people will always find ways to employ their time. With more than 3.5 billion of them under the age of 30, it’s imperative that their employment is with purpose and value. Yet today, an astonishing 71 million young people around the world are left wanting for that.

Seeking to Find Purpose and Create Impact? Get Out of Your Office.

How executives are creating meaningful second careers
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When you wonder how you can impact societal issues or find ideas for a career with purpose, get out of your comfort zone, writes Anita Hoffmann, the author of Purpose & Impact: How Executives are Creating Meaningful Second Careers. The book was recently released by Greenleaf/Routledge, and she has kindly contributed the following blog post to summarize.

Video: Investing in Sustainable Development Goals Pays Off

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) give companies and investors a unique chance to create a better world. In this video, we ask prominent members from the investor world why the SDGs matter when it comes to making investment decisions.

Click here to read more about GRI’s work with the capital markets.

SDG 11 CASE STUDY | Controlling Flooding with Permeable Concrete

Contributors: Peter Yen & Tam Nyguen
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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we examine the opportunity of utilizing permeable concrete and other associated materials to help control flooding in developed cities.

SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

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