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Ingersoll Rand Introduces Future Climate Company, Trane Technologies

Press Release

Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE: IR) today introduced its pure-play climate company, announcing the new company name, strategy and executive leadership team.

Improving Reporting on Modern Slavery

GRI and Responsible Labor Initiative launch new toolkit
Press Release

December 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - A toolkit to advance reporting on modern slavery has been published by GRI and the Responsible Labor Initiative, an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance. The resource provides guidance on increasing the effectiveness of corporate reporting, underpinning the transparency and accountability needed to support global efforts towards eradicating modern slavery.

Verizon 5G Helps Revolutionize Public Safety

By: Chris Ashraf
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When disaster strikes, first responders need to mobilize quickly to assess the situation and communicate what’s needed for rescue and relief efforts. There’s no doubt 5G can help play a key critical role when it comes to evolving response connectivity and mission operations.

Its higher speeds and ultra-low latency can support near real-time situational awareness during emergencies, mission-critical communication across networks, mobile devices and sensors and smart video surveillance.

Privacy Rights Are Human Rights

How youth can help push for privacy over profit
Blog

By Gerard Chan | VP Legal, Global Privacy Office NortonLifeLock

Today is International Human Rights Day, an annual celebration commemorating the United Nations (UN) adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, the UN has declared the theme: Youth Standing Up for Human Rights. This focus recognizes the critical role youth play as motivators, speakers, and activists around the globe.

FCA Joins ‘Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network’ to Help Build a More Ethical Electric Vehicle Supply Chain

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  • Global collaboration working to trace cobalt, mica and 3TG conflict minerals: tungsten, tantalum, tin and gold
  • First blockchain-powered audit will launch in early 2020 to trace cobalt in FCA supply chain
  • Supply chain transparency and mapping imperative to mitigate unethical practices in mineral mining
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  • Global collaboration working to trace cobalt, mica and 3TG conflict minerals: tungsten, tantalum, tin and gold
  • First blockchain-powered audit will launch in early 2020 to trace cobalt in FCA supply chain
  • Supply chain transparency and mapping imperative to mitigate unethical practices in mineral mining

MetLife Named One of America’s Most Responsible Companies

In Newsweek’s inaugural list of America’s “Most Responsible Companies,” MetLife is the top ranked insurer.
Press Release

NEW YORK, December 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ - MetLife, Inc., today announced that it has been named one of America’s “Most Responsible Companies” by Newsweek magazine. MetLife is the top-ranked insurance company on Newsweek’s inaugural list, and number 19 of all 300 companies recognized.

8 Experts On The Top Corporate Sustainability Issue Right Now

By: Leah Kinthaert
Article

In his Harvard Business Review article last year Matt Gitsham discussed a growing trend of corporate leaders being remarkably proactive about sustainability: “If global temperatures rise more than 1.5 °C, the risks of draught, floods, forest fires, heat-related deaths and loss of agricultural productivity all worsen significantly… Predictably, environmentalists, pro-environment politicians, and countries es

IOC President Stresses Importance of Unity and Solidarity as UN General Assembly Adopts Olympic Truce for Tokyo 2020 by Consensus

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The 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution for the observance of the Olympic Truce for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 next summer. The resolution “building a peaceful and better world through sport and the olympic ideal” was supported by 186 out of 193 UN member states.

Press Release

The 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution for the observance of the Olympic Truce for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 next summer. The resolution “building a peaceful and better world through sport and the olympic ideal” was supported by 186 out of 193 UN member states.

Nestlé Scales Up Action Against Child Labor and Expands Cocoa Sustainability Program

Press Release

December 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé has today reported significant progress in its efforts to tackle the issue of child labor in the cocoa communities of West Africa. Its latest 'Tackling Child Labor' report (pdf, 4Mb) shows that it is possible to have a positive impact at scale.

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