WASHINGTON, D.C., October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – A General Motors partnership with suppliers to use sustainably sourced natural rubber tires is transforming the landscape of the automotive industry in ways that will reduce deforestation and human and labor rights violations.
Every year, Realized Worth publishes a list of CSR and employee volunteering conferences. We try to be as comprehensive as we can, but sometimes a few great events sneak up on us toward the end of the summer. This year, we’re excited to be part of three of those upcoming events!
Here are the details in chronological order; click the event title to register. We hope to see you!
CSRHub Co-Founder and CEO, Cynthia Figge, will be speaking at Sustainable Brands New Metrics ’17 Conference, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, held on November 13-15, 2017. Cynthia will speak at the plenary on Nov. 14th on “From Disclosure to Performance: Building the Virtuous Loop”. Cynthia will present new insights between ESG disclosure and perceived CSR performance, and highlight CSRHub’s findings on 7,000+ equities that have both disclosure and performance metrics, representing more than 90% of world market capitalization.
Two themes appeared during almost every session during the 2017 Data for Good Exchange (D4GX), held at the Bloomberg headquarters on Sunday, September 24. One was the need to generate trust between data scientists and the people whose data they hold. Another was the need to address the bias that often appears in data and algorithms.
NEW YORK, September 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ — At Bloomberg’s 2017 Data for Good Exchange, the fourth annual conference exploring how data science can help solve problems for social good, a partnership was announced between Bloomberg, BrightHive and Data for Democracy to develop a code of ethics for data scientists from the ground up. Called the “Community Principles on Ethical Data Sharing (CPEDS),” this code of ethics will provide a set of guidelines about responsible data sharing and collaboration.
Daniel Elliott, Key Client Manager at PYXERA Global, to Discuss Innovative Approaches to Global Pro Bono at the Russia Pro Bono Summit in Moscow
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Experts and companies looking to explore the field of Global Pro Bono are convening in Moscow to discuss the road map for Global Pro Bono (GPB) in Russia. This will be the first Pro Bono Summit in Russia, as Russian companies develop a growing interest in the field of GPB. Hosted by Deloitte and Taproot Foundation, Daniel Elliott, a Key Client Manager from PYXERA Global, will speak on a few highlights from the breadth of PYXERA Global’s global pro bono practice.
Around the world corporate executives recognize that it's no longer enough to simply deliver value to shareholders. Increasingly, companies are being called upon to offer innovative and scalable solutions to the world's most pressing challenges in a way that delivers societal value and contributes to the bottom line. We call this shared value.
Leidos CEO Accepts Plea from Grieving Employee, Maryland Governor to Fight Epidemic
WASHINGTON, September 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The heroin overdose death of an employee’s son and pleas for help from Maryland’s governor prompted the CEO of a multibillion-dollar defense contractor to join the fight against opioid abuse. Now the corporate leader wants help from other big businesses.