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GRI and DIHR Partner to Bridge Business and Government Action on Human Rights

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 Amsterdam, ​May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Today, international sustainability standard setter GRI and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) announced a new partnership to enable business and government action to improve human rights around the world.

FOX Sports University Program Brings FOX Sports and Microsoft Together for Unique Marketing Challenge at the University of Washington

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As part of the FOX Sports University program, which gives college students across the U.S. the chance to gain hands-on experience in the sports business, FOX Sports has teamed with the Microsoft Corporation for a unique education project at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business. Upper-level marketing students will spend the semester developing new ways to use Microsoft's OneNote application to enhance the sports experience for viewers and broadcasters.

Q&A with Lee Ballin, Head of Sustainable Business Programs at Bloomberg

Responsible Business Summit USA 2016
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Originally posted on ethicalcorp.com
 

Q&A with Lee Ballin, Head of Sustainable Business Programs at Bloomberg

New Report Reveals: Business a Key Activist in Turning Global Risks into Opportunities

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OSLO, NORWAY, January 262016 /3BL Media/ - From all corners of the world, business leaders echo the same message: societal risks need urgent action. However, some of the most pressing risks – such as youth unemployment and the global food crisis – are also where leaders see the greatest business opportunities. Business also increasingly sees itself as a key global activist and is calling on governments to increase political will to address world risks.

CECP Launches 2016 Survey

Survey data used to make the business case for companies’ investments in societal engagement
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NEW YORK, January 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- CECP, a nonprofit that believes business can and should be a force for good in society, is pleased to announce the opening of the 2016 Giving in Numbers Survey, in association with The Conference Board. The survey is open online January 15, 2016 to March 31, 2016 to companies with revenue of US $2 billion or more, including companies not yet affiliated with CECP.

Self-Help Credit Union’s Green Impact Capital

Making Money & Making a Difference
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[Article from the January 2016 issue of GreenMoney Journal]

Self Help Credit Union’s Green Impact Capital 

By Melissa Malkin-Weber, Sustainability Director, Self-Help Credit Union

When I finished graduate school in 1994, I wanted to build a meaningful career using my training in law and public health. More specifically, I had two major goals: to create a more sustainable planet, and to invest my money in a way that was consistent with my social justice values. Ideally, I would weave the two together.

UN Global Compact Welcomes Historic COP21 Paris Agreement

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Paris, December 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ –  UN Global Compact Executive Director Lise Kingo welcomed the historic climate agreement adopted by 195 countries in Paris at COP21:

Business Leaders Come to Paris to Show Support for International Climate Agreement and Showcase Solutions at Caring for Climate Business Forum

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PARIS, December 8, 2015/3BL Media/ – Unprecedented corporate engagement on key climate issues including carbon pricing, finance, responsible policy engagement and science-based targets were announced today at the conclusion of the Caring for Climate (C4C) Business Forum, the official avenue for business at the Conference of Parties (COP) event in Paris.

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