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

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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.

Human Rights Day 2019: BSR Reflections on the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

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By: Francesca Manta, Manager; Aude Ucla, Manager; Céline da Graça Pires, Associate; Jenny Vaughan, Human Rights Director (BSR)

The 2020 Realized Worth CSR & Sustainability Conference Guide

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The go-to guide for CSR & sustainability professionals has arrived! The Realized Worth 2020 Conference Guide showcases conferences from around the world that are rich with industry expertise, fresh takes, challenging topics, and great speakers.

The guide includes a comprehensive, month-by-month listing of conferences with an interactive map so you can search by location.

Explore the guide now! 

ESG Is Good for Business: Companies Need to Let the World Know Through Their Actions

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ESG IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS: COMPANIES NEED TO LET THE WORLD KNOW THROUGH THEIR ACTIONS

By Scott Glasser
Co-Chief Investment Officer, ClearBridge Investments

I am among the many engaged investors who welcomed the statement by the Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of America’s leading companies, redefining the purpose of a corporation to promote “An Economy That Serves All Americans.”

Mars CEO Joins Global Business Leaders Supporting Paris Agreement

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Joining a group of business leaders from around the world, Mars, Incorporated CEO Grant F.

Eagles Autism Foundation and Aramark Partner With “Popcorn for the People” to Support Employment Opportunities for Adults With Autism

Popcorn for the People will be served at various locations throughout Lincoln Financial Field with a portion of the proceeds supporting the Eagles Autism Foundation
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To help combat the unemployment rate in the autism community, the Eagles Autism Foundation and Aramark, the Philadelphia Eagles food and beverage partner at Lincoln Financial Field, have teamed up with Popcorn for the People, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating meaningful employment for those with autism and developmental

National Diversity Council Partners With Wynn Las Vegas to Host 2019 Women in Leadership

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LAS VEGAS, December 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The National Diversity Council (NDC) hosted the 2019 Women in Leadership Symposium in partnership with Wynn Las Vegas,  featuring the theme “Center Stage: Standing Out and Speaking Up” on Tuesday, December 3. The event featured topics such as leveraging intersectionality in the workplace, defeating gender-based harassment in the workplace and silencing self-doubt: how to overcome imposter syndrome. 

Caterpillar's Focus on Natural Infrastructure

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Conventional (or grey) infrastructure – sanitary sewers, treatment plants, roads, bridges dams and levees – is the not the only infrastructure in need of rebuilding. Ecosystems that are essential to the health of our economy, communities and planet – forests, prairies, agricultural lands, estuaries, coastal landscapes and wetlands – are in critical need of restoration. 

Sustainable Investing: The Enduring Revolution

Outlook for 2020 and Beyond
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by Leslie Samuelrich, President of Green Century Funds 

The climate crisis is precipitating a sustainable investment revolution, and I think that revolution will endure in 2020.

When the environmentally-responsible mutual fund company that I lead was founded in 1991, the average investor was not concerned about sustainability. Times have changed. Nearly 80 percent of respondents to a recent study said that they “love the idea of investing in companies that care about the same issues” as them. This isn’t just lip service.

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