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Companies are Purchasing Sophisticated Software Tools to Improve EHS&S Transparency

NAEM’s 2017 EHS&S Software Buyers Guide report reveals that ‘Working to provide Greater External Transparency’ is among the top reasons why companies are shopping for commercial software to track environment, health & safety and sustainability performance
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March 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The demand from external stakeholders for detailed information about corporate environment, health and safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) performance is driving more companies to purchase commercial software, according to a research report released today by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).

Quantify Social Impact - Strategies from Siemens, Unilever, UBS, FedEx, WBCSD and Nestlé

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Measuring social impact is highly complex, but being able to prove how responsible social initiatives contribute to the business and to the national development goals is now crucial.

But how can companies align business and societal interest and in turn quantify and prove their positive impact?

In Ethical Corporation’s newly published 15- page briefing, we outline the key strategies for companies to measure and quantify their social impact to put them ahead of the pack.

30 Pacific Northwest Leaders Unite for Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service

Registration for this three-day experience now open
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SEATTLE, March 6, 2017 /3BL Media – Points of Light announced today that a dynamic group of influential Pacific Northwest leaders will serve as Host Committee members for the annual Conference on Volunteering and Service to be held June 19-21 in the Emerald City.

LIVESTRONG and Eli Lilly and Company Honor Clinical Trials Participants

Lilly-commissioned art installation by renowned sculptor and clinical trial community to debut at LIVESTRONG
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Austin, Texas, March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ On March 10, the LIVESTRONG Foundation will host an unveiling reception for The Hero’s Journey Art, an art installation created by sculptor John Magnan in collaboration with Eli Lilly and Company to honor clinical trial participants and raise awareness of the importance of clinical trial participation.

Cisco Video | IT Skills Open Opportunities for Women in Jordan

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Diana Nassar is a global problem solver. The hands-on, practical training she received through Cisco Networking Academy prepared her to thrive in a technical career and inspire other women in Jordan to follow in her footsteps.

Watch video here.

Six Ways to Be a Global Problem Solver for Women

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We can all be global problem solvers, but we’re most effective when the revolution is inclusive. Here’s how you can create opportunities for women in today’s digital economy.

Click here to learn more.

Be Bold for Change

by Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs
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Be bold for change.

These words are the call to action for this year’s International Women’s Day (Wednesday, ‪March 8). They call attention to women’s issues around the world – top of mind for so many of us. They also focus on our ability to address these issues and recreate the world according to a more inclusive and equitable vision.

National Grid Named As A 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company By The Ethisphere Institute For Seventh Time

Recognition honors those companies who lead with integrity and align principle with action
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WALTHAM, Mass., March 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®.

National Grid has been recognized seven times and is one of only six in the Energy & Utilities industry, underscoring its commitment to leading ethical business standards and practices.

March 8 #CiscoChat: Using Technology to Create More Opportunities for Women

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We live in an era of rapid technological change. Across the world, global problem solvers are using digital innovations to take on some of the world’s biggest challenges. As we continue to apply creative digital solutions to age-old global problems, one thing becomes clearer: when we work together, invite and nurture diversity, and encourage everyone to contribute, we speed the pace of social change exponentially.

Greater Washington SoberRide® Program Partners with Lyft

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SoberRide®, Greater Washington’s popular free safe ride service to prevent drunk driving will now be solely available via the Lyft mobile app ride-sharing platform. 

Officials with the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program today announced a partnership with the ridesharing service Lyft to provide WRAP’s SoberRide® service in the Washington-metropolitan area through 2017. 

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