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Engineering Impact

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary actions.
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Medtronic was founded with a Mission designed to serve patients, healthcare partners, our employees, and our communities. Today we're delivering innovative healthcare technology, products, and services that improve the lives of two people every second. But we must do more.

Our focus on better outcomes for the world remains constant in the face of evolving global challenges. With 90,000-plus people across 150 countries, we see extraordinary possibilities to further increase our positive impact on some of society’s biggest challenges.

ESG Disclosure Timeline: How to Plan Ahead for 2022

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As sustainability and climate change concerns continue to grow among stakeholders, the need for businesses to become more transparent with their sustainability initiatives is more important than ever.

Community Investing: Tools for These Times

Fueling Transformational Change
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by Donna Katzin, founder of Shared Interest 

Today, in our current political and social environment, the demand to invest in undercapitalized Black and Brown communities resonates with particular urgency – and for good reasons. In the U.S. alone, white families have accumulated seven times more wealth than Black families and five times more than Latinx families, and during the pandemic twice as many Black-owned as white-owned businesses have been forced to close. 

Global Efforts to Tackle Climate Change Challenges - Tune in to COP 26

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (9.30.2021)
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Collaboration – Cooperation – Collective Action: buzz words that really matter today as the nations of the world come together to address a wide range of climate change challenges. Public sector leaders, asset managers, corporate boards and managements, NGOs, activists, scientists, and civic leaders in many nations (developed and developing) will participate and/or tune in to the Glasgow proceedings, which have the potential to dramatically impact strategies, plans and programs of many organizations.

The Next Normal - Path to 2030: VMware Releases 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

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September 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - VMware’s 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report highlights the company’s ESG performance over the past fiscal year and showcases its 2030 Agenda – a decade-long ESG commitment to foster a more sustainable, equitable, and secure world.

Real Estate's Role in the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Agenda

Key strategies for commercial real estate leaders to move toward a more sustainable future
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The past two years have seen an unprecedented degree of disruption—from the pandemic to climate-related events to social justice protests. This convergence of global challenges has heightened focus on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and trained a spotlight on corporate real estate (CRE) leaders' purpose and mission.

CRE leaders have an important opportunity—if not an obligation—to affirm the mission and purpose of our industry.

What’s in the Report

Benevity's Global Client Community Expands to Over 700 Companies With the Addition of Nearly 100 New Clients in 2021

Over half of new clients are mid-sized businesses, indicating the growing demand for the company’s corporate purpose solutions across a wide spectrum of companies
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CALGARY, Alberta, September 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, has announced the addition of nearly 100 companies to its global client community between January and September of 2021. For the first time, medium-sized businesses make up more than half, almost 60 percent, of new clients adopting Benevity’s software and services.

Human Rights Are Not Just an “ESG Factor”

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The notion that investors should use environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations to inform their decision-making is having a moment. This is undoubtedly a good thing but there is a risk that fundamental concepts—like the responsibility of business to respect human rights—may get lost in the process.

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The notion that investors should use environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations to inform their decision-making is having a moment. This is undoubtedly a good thing but there is a risk that fundamental concepts—like the responsibility of business to respect human rights—may get lost in the process.

Event: Learn How Coffee Retailers & Roasters Can Realize CSR & ESG Goals

Industry event with award-winning Barista to showcase private label coffee, educate attendees about the value of Fair Trade Certification
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About the Event
Join Fair Trade USA virtually on September 28, 2021 at 9am PDT/12 EDT for a coffee jolt to kickstart your day and celebrate International Coffee Day! Tune in to listen to award-winning Barista, Sam Spillman, as she takes us through a tasting of four high quality Fair Trade Certified private branded coffees.

Attention Finance Officers - The Sustainability Journey & The Company's Bottom Line

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (9.15.2021)
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When corporate managers talk about their company’s ESG and sustainability efforts it is most often now in the context of “our corporate sustainability journey.” The hallmarks of this journey are continuous improvement in the enterprise’s ESG performance indicators and ever-increasing and more robust disclosure to inform investors and other stakeholders.

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