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“Sustainable Investing” or Just Plain “Investing” - Where Are We in 2021? Important Milestones Provide Answers...

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (02.19.2021)
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About Sustainable / or ESG Investing: We have traveled a far distance over the past four decades, beginning with “ethical” and “faith-based” and the more frequent “socially responsible investing” (SRI), morphing over time into “sustainable & responsible investing” (still SRI for the traditionalist) and on to “ESG investing”. And now to… how about “investing”? That is, just plain investing, as our friend and colleague Erika Karp, CEO of Cornerstone Capital Group has been long saying.

Herbalife Nutrition Receives Environmental Award for Local Recycling Efforts

Herbalife Nutrition recognized in Mongolia as Green Hero by Tuvshin Saikhan Center
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In Mongolia, Herbalife Nutrition been recognized as Green Hero by the Tuvshin Saikhan Center. The Tuvshin Saikhan Tuv is recycling center (waste recycling and re-use facility) working to reduce waste and has been a reliable supplier to recycling plants and export-oriented consumers in Mongolia for 11 years. They partners with more than 50 organizations, ambassadors and government agencies. Over the past three years Herbalife Nutrition Mongolia has recycled a total of 3.3 tons of plastic containers and 1.4 tons of carton boxes for reuse.

Herbalife Nutrition and Herbalife Nutrition Foundation Support World Food Programme Relief Efforts in Guatemala

More than $333,000 Allocated to Support Communities Impacted by Hurricane Eta
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Herbalife Nutrition, announced the allocation of more than $333,000 to World Food Program USA in support of the United Nations World Food Programme’s  emergency response efforts in Guatemala. As part of Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, these funds will focus on food assistance, resilience-building and capacity-strengthening efforts in the wake of Hurricane Eta’s widespread damage to the region.

Eyes on Financial Accounting & Reporting Standards - IASB and FASB Consider “Convergence” & Separate Actions

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (2.12.2021)
Newsletter

Investors Are Calling For More Non-Financial Standards for Corporate Reporting, Less Confusion in What is Now “Voluntary” Disclosure.

Data & Disclosure Matter Heading Toward the Net Zero Economy - Tell Us About Your Company's Strategy, Please

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (2.04.2021)
Newsletter

Setting the Pace & Shaping the 2021 Sustainability Conversation

At the beginning of the calendar year, the CEO of the world’s largest asset management firms sends his annual “guidance” missive to the Chief Executive Officers of publicly-traded firms. Here is where we stand, here is what we expect, is the tone set by this global manager of investors’ assets.

Transparency and Ownership: Key Components to Gildan's Ethical and Sustainable Practices

Benito Masi, President of Manufacturing at Gildan, explains how their vertically-integrated supply chain delivers value for all their stakeholders.
Blog

In today’s fashion and apparel industry, it is common for both brands and companies to outsource the production of their clothes to various third-party contractors. In fact, decentralized global supply chains are quite common in this industry.

Coffee's Great Hope

Inspiring the next generation of coffee farmers
Blog

Cesar Ernesto Buezo has only recently developed a taste for coffee. He spent his whole life surrounded by the cherry plants on his family's farm, but he hadn't thought to stop and appreciate the flavor until he took part in Nescafé's Youth Initiative. "The biggest breakthrough for me was the simple act of noticing the cup of coffee that I was producing," he says. "Testing it, tasting the different flavors, studying colors and texture… this was all entirely new".

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Meet the Next-Gen Female Farmers

Finding their own economic independence through coffee
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Dorotee Uwimbabazi has spent her whole life on coffee farms, and she is still improving her farming practices. She recently discovered the benefits of planting shade trees in her garden; not only do they protect the coffee trees, but they also provide the perfect compost when they shed their leaves. "I think they have made my garden one of the best in my community," she beams.

Leveraging Skills-Based Volunteering to Promote Mental Health During COVID-19

A Cross-Sector Collaboration between Common Impact, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and East Boston Social Centers
Blog

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country, many Americans are experiencing a mental health crisis too, especially healthcare and frontline workers. At East Boston Social Centers (the Social Centers), a nonprofit that provides afterschool programming, childcare, nutrition, and activities for the elderly, the staff were not exempt from the mental health tolls of the pandemic.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E1: Vu Le, NonprofitAF

The Existential Crisis We Need
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Vu Le of the NonprofitAF blog and formerly Rainer Valley Corps joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for the Season 3 premiere of Pro Bono Perspectives. Recorded the day after the violent insurrection on the Capitol, Vu and Danielle discuss how the nonprofit sector can and must be bolder in responding to injustices like this. Philanthropy has become the white moderate Martin Luther King, Jr.

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