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Socially Responsible Investing: A Global Perspective

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by Amy Domini, Founder and Chair of Domini Impact Investments (Amy is widely recognized as the leading voice for socially responsible investing.)

Globally, socially responsible investing is flourishing. Almost as importantly, it means the same thing around the world. I begin with some recent quotes, which I noted over the past few weeks:

• Datuk Muhamad Umar Swift, CEO of Bursa Malaysia, “As a frontline regulator and market operator, we want to provide an environment that encourages sustainable practices among our market participants.”   

United Nations Global Compact to Engage Young Business Professionals in Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

Young professionals seen as key to driving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today announced two initiatives to engage young business professionals in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

How Small Steps for Engagement Become Giant Steps for EHS at Toyota

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Building an engaged EHS culture may be the secret to successful program management, but how do you get started? According to Ryan McMullan, Environmental & Safety Manager with Toyota Motor Sales, engagement often begins with small changes, no matter how unlikely the improvements may seem to be. Mr. McMullan will share details about his program next week at the 2014 EHS Management Forum in Austin, but we spoke with him this week to learn about how the pieces fit together.

Caesars' Environmental Efforts Featured in Business Roundtable Report

A new report, “Create, Grow, Sustain: Celebrating Success,” highlights remarkable results of the sustainability efforts of 150 companies
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Hear from Business Roundtable CEOs, including Caesars Entertainment's Gary Loveman, on how their companies are contributing to today’s sustainability successes in Business Roundtable’s sustainability report, “Create, Grow, Sustain: Celebrating Success.

Link to the full report: http://businessroundtable.org/resources/sustainability/2014

 

AT&T and Environmental Defense Fund Find 28 Billion Gallons in Water Savings Potential in U.S. Commercial Buildings

A yearlong collaboration identified 14-40 percent water savings in cooling systems at AT&T pilot facilities and led to the development of a free toolkit to help U.S. buildings reduce water use
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DALLAS, August 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ — As drought conditions rage across many areas of the country, AT&T and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) unveiled today a suite of tools that U.S. commercial buildings can use to collectively save up to 28 billion gallons of water annually, equivalent to the amount of water that more than 765,000 Americans use at home in a given year.

New Ride-Sharing App from SAP Helps Organizations Reduce Costs, Save Resources and Better Engage Employees

TwoGo By SAP® is a Cloud-Based, Mobile App That Actively Drives Employees’ Participation in Carpooling to Work
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WALLDORF, Germany, April 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The long, solo commutes endured by many employees are costing them and their organizations in lost productivity, wasted resources and additional expenses. SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today introduced TwoGo by SAP®, which allows companies to effectively engage their employees in ride-sharing to work.

Setting a New Standard for CSR: Prove Your Purpose

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When it comes to corporate social responsibility, aspirational mission statements are not enough – consumers and other stakeholders demand proof of progress. The 2012 Cone Communications Corporate Social Return Trend Tracker finds that 84 percent of Americans hold companies accountable for producing and communicating the results of CSR commitments.

MGM Resorts International And Aria Resort & Casino Support Motorweek TV’s 32nd Season

Innovative Clean Limousine Fleet figures into Ultimate Automotive Experience
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LAS VEGAS October 17, 2012 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter have joined withMotorWeek TV, television’s longest-running automotive series, for a major sweepstakes to kick off its season 32 in fall 2012.

The grand prize is a trip for two to Las Vegas to enjoy the Ultimate Automotive Experience, highlighted by a two-night stay at ARIA in early December 2012, and an exotic car drive through Red Rock Canyon in Las Vegas.

Ernst & Young Earthwatch Ambassadors Travel to Brazil and Costa Rica to Help Local Businesses with Environmentally and Economically Sustainable Practices

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(3BL Media) September 18, 2012 - This year Ernst & Young, in conjunction with the Earthwatch Institute, is sending 30 volunteers on skills-based expeditions to Brazil and Costa Rica to conduct field research and recommend strategies for implementing environmentally and economically sustainable practices to local businesses.

Sustainable Companies Redefining the Term ‘Business Flexibility’

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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‘Flexibility’ has often been a term used in the business world to define progressive organizational cultures seeking to align employee needs with business interests.  Examples might include flexible work hours, remote work stations, or telecommuting.  However, growing market complexities and business sustainability needs have redefined the term ‘business flexibility’.
 

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