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SOURCE: United Nations Global Compact DESCRIPTION:In an interview for UN News Centre, Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact shares his reflections and experiences from his 15 years at the helm of the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative.   Read the full article on UN New Centre   About the UN Global Compact The United Nations Global Compact is a call to...
Thirteen Ventures Participating in the Program’s Spring 2015 Class Address Issues That Include Equal Access and Economic Justice SOURCE: Points of Light DESCRIPTION:ATLANTA, June 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Points of Light Civic Accelerator announced today that it will invest $50,000 each in Mission Propelle (formerly Smarty Pants Yoga) and Move This World – one for-profit and one nonprofit...
by RP Siegel SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:There was big news coming out of Europe last week, other than the ongoing Greek banking crisis. A district court in The Hague made a ruling in a climate change lawsuit that could have far-reaching consequences. A group called the Urgenda Foundation, along with some 900 co-plaintiffs, filed suit against the Dutch government for not taking sufficient...
SOURCE: Novartis DESCRIPTION:Novartis is currently conducting an online survey to update our 2013 Corporate Responsibility materiality analysis. We recognize that our activities - and the way we carry them out - impact not only our business performance but also our stakeholders.  In order to remain successful long-term, we need to create value for our shareholders, our stakeholders and society...
Flying with U.S.-made green diesel, "energy harvesting" windows, 3D-printed flight deck component made with 787 carbon fiber SOURCE: Boeing DESCRIPTION:June 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Boeing (NYSE: BA) has announced the next phase in ecoDemonstrator 757 testing, including the first flight with U.S.-made "green diesel" and two new environment-related technologies. These developments advance...
SOURCE: Sanofi DESCRIPTION:Today, the Biotechnology Institute named the top 14 student finalists who will compete in the final stage of the 2015 International BioGENEius Challenge. “With younger generations growing increasingly civic minded and looking to affect positive change in their communities by finding first-rate solutions to food, climate and health challenges, the BioGENEius Challenge...
SOURCE: Sanofi DESCRIPTION:June 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Austin Wang, a grade 11 student at Vancouver's David Thompson Secondary School, has won a prestigious international science award for his innovative research project focusing on renewable energy. Austin was awarded the Global Environment Challenge (industrial & environmental biotech) prize at the annual International BioGENEius Challenge...
EN-V 2.0 fleet will provide valuable learnings in real-world environment SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:When we discuss the big challenges to urban mobility – overpopulation, urbanization, road congestion, air quality – China is center stage. Nearly one fifth of the world’s population lives in a country roughly the size of the U.S., many in urban areas. In many ways, China is the perfect...
Proven Leader in Corporate Philanthropy Joins Forces with Innovative Technology Platform to Drive Social Impact and Results SOURCE: America's Charities DESCRIPTION:Washington, June 30, 2015 /3BL Media/– America’s Charities, the leader in workplace giving and philanthropy, and Causecast, the premiere giving and volunteering technology platform, have partnered to bring the most comprehensive...
SOURCE: CSRwire DESCRIPTION:Last week, CSRwire delivered special daily on-site reporting from the UN Global Compact’s June 23 - 25 program on the dramatic progress and plans for private sector action to advance social priorities. The conference brought together 500 leaders of companies, investors, academia, civil society and governments, and came at a pivotal point in the growing impact of...