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GRI and UN Global Compact partner to shape the future of SDG-reporting

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NEW YORK, September 19, 2016/3BL Media/ - Today, GRI and the United Nations Global Compact will launch SDG Leadership through Reporting, a new initiative to promote and advance corporate reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The two organizations will work together to develop a list of disclosures for tracking business contributions to the SDGs and they will release a publication on SDG-reporting. SDG Leadership through Reporting is one of four new initiatives to be announced by the UN Global Compact.

New BSR, Women Deliver, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs Report: How Business Can Advance Women’s Health, Rights, and Wellbeing in Global Value Chains

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San Francisco, September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ — In the past several years, there has been a growing business movement to empower women, with individual companies setting internal targets and with commitments enshrined at the global level in the Sustainable Development Goals, the Women’s Empowerment Principles, and the UN HeForShe campaign.

Pfizer Highlights Role of Health in Achieving the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development

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In light of the recent United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York City, Pfizer reflects on the impact of health on progress toward each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

For Pfizer, harnessing the power of entrepreneurship for good strengthens our company and fulfills our purpose — to bring therapies to people that significantly improve their lives. We believe every individual deserves to lead a longer, healthier, more productive life.

BNY Mellon President Karen Peetz on Financial Services’ Responsibility to Engage as Global Challenges Intensify

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As executive sponsor of BNY Mellon’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, president Karen B. Peetz sees the emergence of a new paradigm of CSR leadership. The power and potential for business to contribute solutions to large-scale social and environmental issues is unprecedented. We’ve excerpted part of her message from this year’s CSR Report below.

Pfizer’s Progress on 2020 Reduced Water Use Goals

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Pfizer believes in the importance of reducing human impact on the environment. As part of this, we have pledged to reduce water use by 5 percent by 2020.

See Pfizer’s progress toward reduced water consumption in our 2015 Annual Review at www.pfizer.com/annual.

Pfizer to Showcase Support of Global Goals at Devex World 2016

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Pfizer is proud to join sustainable development leaders from around the world as an Innovation Partner for the inaugural Devex World 2016 conference, taking place Tuesday, June 14 in Washington D.C. As part of our support for the event, Caroline Roan, Vice President of Pfizer Corporate Responsibility, will speak at the conference about Pfizer’s partnership with the United Nations Foundation in support of the Global Goals.

Pfizer’s Progress on 2020 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Goals

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In 2015, Pfizer's greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal was recognized as a Science Based Target by the initiative led by the Carbon Disclosure Project, the UN Global Compact, the World Resources Institute and World Wildlife Fund. This recognizes that Pfizer has established targets consistent with the level of decarbonization required by science to limit global warming to less than 2°C compared to pre-industrial temperatures.

For more information, visit www.pfizer.com/annual.

Why Rule of Law is Critical to Women’s Empowerment and Sustainable Development

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Diversity and inclusion – in all its dimensions – is a business imperative that sparks innovation, fuels transformation and drives sustainable financial and economic performance.

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