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Aflac Chairman and CEO, Dan Amos, to Offer Insight About Being a World’s Most Ethical Company during Ethisphere September 12 Webcast

Webcast to introduce the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company Recognition Program and enhanced Ethics Quotient™ reporting. New York, NY – September 3, 2014 – The Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, announced today that Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos will …

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Unsubscribe: Stakeholder Dialogue … Subscribe: Stakeholder Collaboration

This is the fourth and final installment of a series covering crucial sustainability reporting issues on materiality, sustainability context, comparability and stakeholder inclusiveness. Stakeholder Inclusiveness is one of the four core principles in the GRI G4 Guidelines that help to define report content that is material to the reporting organization …

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12 Industry Leaders Unveil Methodology for Assessing Social Impacts of Products

A group of companies united in the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics today announces the publication of the Handbook for Product Social Impact Assessment, a practical tool for assessing a product’s social impacts throughout its life cycle. The handbook is the result of a unique collaborative effort of a group …

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Local Economy

RSF Launches Search for Next 25 ‘Social Enterprise Stars’ at SOCAP 2014

RSF Social Finance, a San Francisco-based organization that lends money to path-breaking social enterprises, is launching a campaign Sept. 2 to find the Next 25 Social Enterprise Stars (#SocentStars). The campaign, kicking off in concert with SOCAP 2014, the world’s leading conference on impact investing and social enterprise, is designed …

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How Itaú Asset Management Is Driving Integration of ESG Criteria into Fundamental Equity Valuation

Is the investor community of the world’s most advanced economies informed, engaged and excited enough to make significant progress on building sustainable investment portfolios? How likely is that and how could it be done? The answers remain largely unclear, if not leaning more toward a “no” than anything else. At …

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License to Optimize

By Mitch Jackson, Vice President, Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, FedEx “Nobody can give a good performance unless the authors and composers have written a good part” -Judy Holliday The license to operate is a familiar concept for most—if not all—sustainability-minded professionals. It essentially involves a community accepting business operations for the …

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The Most Important Sustainability Question at UPS

By Rhonda Clark, Chief Sustainability Officer, UPS What is the most energy-efficient way to deliver a package from point A to point B? It’s a good question. And for the legion of engineers at UPS, it’s more than that—it’s a compelling challenge that has profound implications for the global environment. …

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