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Schneider Electric WEBINAR | Last Chance, Last Call: How to Align Corporate Environment Objectives With Climate Science

Save the date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11am EST/4pm GMT
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Don’t miss this stimulating discussion about corporate climate action with WWF and HP!

What is the conversation about?

  • Science-Based Targets (SBTs), which can help align corporate environmental objectives with climate science.

Who has joined SBTs?

  • There are more than 300 companies! Is yours on the list?

If not, why don’t you let them know about this new trend in corporate sustainability?

Action Points for Poverty Alleviation: New GRI Paper Outlines Practical Steps

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Sustainability reporting can support companies’ contribution to poverty alleviation. So how can we maximize its impact to help reach the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of no poverty by 2030? A new paper by GRI outlines recommendations and specific disclosures that companies can apply.
 

Updates to SDG Compass – Call for Business Tools

Do you know of a business tool that could be mapped against the SDGs?
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GRI, the UN Global Compact and WBCSD are inviting submissions to an inventory, which is part of the SDG Compass, to support organizations in measuring their contributions to the SDGs.​

WEBINAR | Schneider Electric to Host Deep-Dive Discussion About Science-Based Targets with WWF and HP

Save the date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11am EST/4pm GMT
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What are Science-Based targets?

Science-based targets provide companies with a clearly defined pathway to future-proof growth by specifying how much and how quickly they need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

Today more than 300 companies have committed to setting targets in line with climate science under the Science-Based Targets Initiative.

According to CDP, nearly 1,200 companies aim to have set SBTs in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement by 2019.

Dole Pineapple Workers Open Community Center Thanks to Fair Trade

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Originally published by Fair Trade Certified

Dole Food Company and Fair Trade USA jointly announced today the inauguration of two new community centers near Dole’s Muelle and Bosque Farms in Costa Rica, made possible by Fair Trade purchases made at Whole Foods Market stores, which drive additional money to pineapple farmworkers to invest in projects of their choosing. The commencement events at the two locations took place on December 5th and 6th, 2017.

Using Text Analytics to Start Building an SDG Business Case

by Tam Nguyen and Michael Yamoah
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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this case study examines how text analytics can help advance a business case for the SDGs in terms of investment, project opportunity or risk management. Countries benefit from more strategic business investments, projects or programs that can advance a country’s SDG implementation process.

Bechtel presented this case study at the Business Experts Roundtable on Data Analytics for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and National Reports on September 19, 2017 in New York. The event was organized by the U.S. Council for International Business and hosted by KPMG.

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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this case study examines how text analytics can help advance a business case for the SDGs in terms of investment, project opportunity or risk management. Countries benefit from more strategic business investments, projects or programs that can advance a country’s SDG implementation process.

Bechtel presented this case study at the Business Experts Roundtable on Data Analytics for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and National Reports on September 19, 2017 in New York. The event was organized by the U.S. Council for International Business and hosted by KPMG.

Whole Planet Foundation | Dispatch From the Field – Crediting Field Officers

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It is the season of gratitude and a time to celebrate the impact of 2017. Whole Planet Foundation wants to acknowledge the achievements of our microfinance partners’ field officers, who are often the main point of contact between a microfinance organization and the entrepreneurs financing their businesses with microloans.

Tetra Tech Uses Film to Help Indonesia Combat Corruption

Engaging youth and creative professionals around issues of government accountability and transparency through a film competition
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Through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded CEGAH project, MSI, A Tetra Tech Company, partnered with Indonesia’s Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) to create a unique film festival aimed at engaging more young people and creative professionals around government accountability and transparency.

Building Resilience in the Philippines Through Microinsurance

Cebuana Lhuillier Insurance Solutions (CLIS) joins Business Call to Action by providing vulnerable Filipinos with affordable microinsurance tailored to their needs
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Microensurer Cebuana Lhuillier Insurance Solutions (CLIS) has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to increase the number of Filipinos covered by microinsurance from 6 million in 2016 to 8 million in 2020, expanding insurance coverage to 60 percent of the country’s population.

Good Health for All People in Colombia

Colombian health innovator Bive joins Business Call to Action by providing low-income families with access to timely, high-quality and affordable healthcare
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Colombia-based social enterprise Bive Healthcare has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a pledge to provide more than 27,000 low-income clients with access to timely, high-quality and low-cost healthcare services. To achieve this, the company will scale up its inclusive health model to three new regions across Colombia by 2020.

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