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CBRE Group, Inc. Named to Center for Companies That Care’s Honor Roll for Tenth Consecutive Year

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LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- CBRE Group, Inc. announced that it has been named to Center for Companies That Care’s Honor Roll for the tenth consecutive year. Center for Companies that Care recognizes employers for outstanding workplace practices and active community involvement.

Heroes Deserve Headlines

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March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Good news and the people creating that news is always a welcome story. Yet, it’s often the people creating good news that simply refuse to be a part of the story. Their selfless dedication and passion for the work they are doing is enough. They don’t need to have their name in lights, or headlines for that matter.

Elevating Sustainability Reporting to Common Practice: Close-Up with GRI's Judy Kuszewski

Sharing a history with GRI since its founding days, the new Chair of the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) Judy Kuszewski shares her views on reporting then, now and tomorrow.
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We got a chance to ask the newly appointed Chair of GRI's Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) Judy Kuszewski about GSSB’s future plans as well as the challenges facing corporate reporting today. 
 

Ecolab, Trucost and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Businesses Address Water Risks

Expanded Water Risk Monetizer helps business respond to water availability and quality challenges
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St. Paul, Minn., March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Water Risk Monetizer, industry’s first publicly available financial modeling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making, now incorporates water quality into its site-specific risk analysis to provide a more comprehensive risk assessment. The enhanced tool helps businesses understand the impact of water quantity and quality on their operations, and gives them the insights they need to make more sustainable business decisions.

Arrow Helps Students Learn Innovation through Technology Education, Competitions

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Arrow Electronics firmly believes that innovation is a skill set that can be taught. And that’s why we actively partner with technology-education organizations and competitions that inspire the leaders of tomorrow. Our goal is to encourage students of all ages to find the innovator inside themselves by looking Five Years Out

A few examples of technology-education programs that Arrow proudly supports include: 
 

Arrow Innovation Puts Elementary School Students on the Path to a Better Tomorrow

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Arrow Electronics believes the world shouldn’t have to wait for the next DaVinci to appear. Rather, our view is that innovation is a skill set that can be taught. Our education programming reflects our commitment to supporting the next generation of innovators by giving elementary school youngsters tangible experiences that build confidence through creative expression.

A few examples of ways in which Arrow delivers on this commitment include: 

Charities@Work and ACCP Announce Joint Initiative to Drive Employee Engagement Strategies

The Summit on Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship to take place June 29, 2017, in New York City
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Charities@Work and ACCP announced a joint initiative today, building on one of the premier employee engagement events, the annual Charities@Work Summit.

Citigroup Uses Ethicist to Guide Corporate Decision Making - The Minute

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Following the financial meltdown of 2008, many steps have been taken to prevent a similar crisis, among them the Dodd-Frank bill and a red alert attitude at the Federal Reserve. Big bank Citigroup has come up with its own, innovative solution: a company ethicist. The position is filled by Dr. David Miller, a former banker turned theology student who is now a Princeton professor.

Easing Transition to Civilian Life for Women Veterans

MED researchers create network with Walmart Foundation grant
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Women make up 15 percent of US active duty troops, and they often face unique challenges during their deployment—and after they come home. Unlike veterans with physical wounds, post-traumatic stress disorder, or adjustment problems such as substance abuse or depression, who can look to the VA and other groups for help, many who don’t have such issues also may struggle to readjust. Two BU School of Medicine researchers are building the Women Veterans Network (WoVeN) to help women who have served to thrive in civilian life.

How Having a Heart is Good for Business

AkzoNobel’s Human Cities Initiative Touched 9 million Lives in 2016
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Companies that balance their economic goals with societal goals will find that they are able to achieve greater success than if they were focused on profit alone. AkzoNobel has a long history of giving back to the community – it’s just in our DNA – and it’s what gives us momentum to do great things as a company.

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