Creating Transformational Change: Translating Sustainability Inside the C-Suite

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center is partnering with VOX Global for Creating Transformational Change: Translating Sustainability in the C-Suite, an exclusive day and a half day executive leadership training program for Chief Sustainability Officers and senior sustainability executives.

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EU Sustainability Goals & EU Grants. How Sustainability & CSR improve corporate performance?

CAPITALS Business Circle’s international forum entitled “EU Sustainability Goals & EU Grants. How Sustainability & CSR improve corporate performance?” was recently held in Berlin with great success. On the occasion of the event, Global Sustain announced its active presence in Germany and the development of strategic partnerships with key organisations in the country, that will support its geographical expansion.

Chevron's Pollution Dispute Belongs in Ecuador's Courts, Says New York Appellate Panel

A New York state appellate court has ruled that Ecuador’s courts are entitled to resolve any disputes related to the distribution of funds from the  $9.5 billion environmental judgment against Chevron, handing a victory to New York attorney Steven R. Donziger and his Ecuadorian clients in their long-running dispute with the oil giant. 

Spence-Chapin Now Accepting Applications from Waitlisted Families Looking to Adopt Infants Domestically

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, announced today they are accepting applications from families on their waitlist for domestic infant adoption.  

Grounds for Health Signs Strategic Partnership with Speciality Coffee Association of Europe

 Grounds for Health, an international non-governmental organization dedicated to prevention of cervical cancer in developing countries, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE). The agreement aims to improve the lives and livelihoods of coffee farming families by delivering much-needed women’s health services to those communities.

NRG Energy and CEO David Crane Win 2015 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership

The Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) this evening presented the 2015 C.K. Prahalad Award to NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) and CEO David Crane. The winner was announced by world-renowned polar explorer Sir Robert Swan, and followed by an on-stage dialogue with William K. Reilly, Founding Partner, Aqua International Partners, LP and former EPA Administrator. The award ceremony was attended by members of the Prahalad family and 150 senior executives representing CEF member companies with combined revenues of over $3 trillion.

New York Appeals Court: Ecuador Should Resolve Any Dispute Related to Proceeds of Environmental Judgment Against Chevron

A New York state appellate court has ruled that Ecuador’s courts are entitled to resolve any disputes related to the distribution of funds from the  $9.5 billion environmental judgment against Chevron, handing a victory to New York attorney Steven R. Donziger and his Ecuadorian clients in their long-running dispute with the oil giant. 

Global Impact Expands Signature Fund Platform For Corporate, Individual and Collective Impact

As part of Global Impact’s ongoing efforts to grow global philanthropy, and help the world’s most vulnerable people, the organization recently built and launched  several new Signature Funds for a variety of clients. These platforms allow corporations, individuals and collaborations to promote a specific international cause, and raise support and visibility for work to end poverty and suffering around the world.

Verb, Inc. Secures $2.3 Million in Seed Funding to Drive Social Entrepreneurship

Today, Verb (www.goverb.com) announced closure of $2.3 million in Series Seed funding, which is one of the largest rounds ever for an Austin-based social enterprise. Verb connects large corporations and foundations to thousands of social entrepreneurs around the world through competitions and a proprietary technology platform. With a focus on solving “wicked” problems, Verb partners exclusively with clients who want to run competitions tackling social and environmental issues. 

Metlife Foundation Makes Significant Progress Towards $200 Million, Five Year Commitment to Financial Inclusion

Today, MetLife Foundation released its 2014 Annual Report, Into Action, highlighting its activities and showcasing a broad array of partners, grantees and activities.

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