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Impact Investing and Building the Next Economy

A Millennial's view on today and tomorrow
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by Nikishka Iyengar Founder and CEO, The Guild 

Entrevista con Lori Michelin, CEO y Presidente del World Environment Center (WEC), y Francisco Suárez, Presidente Anterior del Consejo Directivo del WEC, Sobre el Fomento de Soluciones con Empresas Para Abordar el Desarrollo Sostenible

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La Sra. Michelin y el Sr. Suárez discuten el trabajo de sostenibilidad global del WEC y su misión de promover la sostenibilidad en asociación con las compañías miembros del WEC, los gobiernos, las instituciones multilaterales y académicas, y otras ONGs.   El Sr. Suárez comparte cómo compañías miembro como Coca Cola-FEMSA, de la cual es el Director de Desarrollo de Negocios, participan en las actividades y proyectos de vanguardia del WEC, y la importancia de contar con una membresía compuesta por líderes globales en sostenibilidad corporativa.  El Sr.

Bringing Sustainability to the Classroom: Gildan’s “Young Sustainability Leaders” Program to Help Raise a Generation of Social & Environmental Entrepreneurs

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Starting in the fall of 2018, Gildan launches its “Young Sustainability Leaders” program to inspire and empower students to be the next generation of social and environmental entrepreneurs. Gildan is proud to support organizations that are promoting the knowledge, tools and motivation to spark the powerful impact youth can have in creating a better future.

Sustainable Development in the Classroom: How Changing the World and STEM Connect

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By Elizabeth Lipscomb, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, Discovery Education

Since the dawn of formal education, students have been looking up from their work and asking, “Why do I need to know this?”

WBCSD Senior Representatives Join Ethical Corporation October Events

Representatives from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development will join 400+ peers at Ethical Corporation’s London-based event
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September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - This year’s Summit builds on last year’s landmark event, with even more of a ‘Silicon Valley’ flavor as the event looks to tackle the three core issues impacting tech-driven business; data ethics and privacy, social impact and climate action.

It is imperative to advance ethical leadership in today’s age of digital disruption. Failure to do so will result in loss of customer trust, shareholder value and ultimately, profits.

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.

Lisa Song: Mississippi Levee Wars

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Sometimes we lose sight of what Audrey Hepburn called “that old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second.” This week on Sea Change Radio, we hear from ProPublica reporter Lisa Song who has done some recent reporting on a little known problem that could have very big effects: the impact of illegal overbuilding of levee systems in the Midwestern flood-prone regions of the Mississippi River. The folks responsible are flouting the rules and lobbying to have them changed.

Mundo Latino: Initiative Aids Microenterprises in Central America

Por: Rodrigo Martinez
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Originally Published on mundolatinomedia.com

El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos anunció el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”, impulsado por la Red de Innovación e Impacto para identificar, premiar y apoyar microemprendimientos dentro de Centroamérica.

National Geographic Society Board of Trustees Awards Over $4 Million in Grants to Fuel Work of Scientists, Educators, and Explorers

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The National Geographic Society recently approved more than $4 million for 111 grants, further strengthening the 21CF partner’s commitment to investing in science, exploration, conservation, storytelling, education, and technology.

Schneider Electric VIDEO: A Meaningful Purpose for Today and Tomorrow: The Impact of Sustainable Business Development

by Tania Cosentino
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What is your company doing to turn business development into something sustainable? Increasingly, the data shows that organizations taking initiative to address climate change are positioning their business to succeed both in the market and as advocates for social change. Sustainable development isn’t just about improving the world for future generations — it’s a meaningful purpose for today and tomorrow.

The New Digital Economy

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