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Driving Sustainability: GM’s Collaboration to Use Natural Rubber Tires an Industry-First Topic at COMMIT!Forum

Press Release

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.

Six Ways to Invest in Personal Sustainability at BSR17


The countdown begins—it’s less than three weeks until the BSR Conference 2017, and we are looking forward to bringing you our most exciting event yet.

This year will feature a wide variety of valuable networking and self-development opportunities. Some of the events that we are most excited about:

A Headshot to Remember

Meet the Speakers Series Part 1: Demystifying the CSA & DJSI

Focus on Assessment Questions for Human Rights, Human Capital & Supply Chain

A Practioner Workshop Presented By Governance & Accountability Institute  in collaboration with RobecoSAM

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -- 8:45 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted at Baruch College/ CUNY (at the Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY)

3 Fall Conferences: Will We See You There?


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!

Cynthia Figge to Speak at SB New Metrics '17


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.

Data Scientists to Develop Their Own Version of the ‘Hippocratic Oath’


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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.

Bloomberg, BrightHive and Data for Democracy Launch Initiative to Develop Data Science Code of Ethics

Press Release

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.

PYXERA Global to Speak at First Ever Russia Pro Bono Summit Hosted in Moscow, Defining the Roadmap of Pro Bono in Russia

Daniel Elliott, Key Client Manager at PYXERA Global, to Discuss Innovative Approaches to Global Pro Bono at the Russia Pro Bono Summit in Moscow
Press Release

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. 

Start Your Shared Value Journey - Shared Value 101 Webinar


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.

Opioid Crisis Becomes Corporate Responsibility Issue

Leidos CEO Accepts Plea from Grieving Employee, Maryland Governor to Fight Epidemic
Press Release

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.


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