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    Coca-Cola to empower 5 million women entrepreneurs by 2020

    The Coca-Cola Company’s global commitment, 5by20, is to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs across the company’s value chain by 2020. Specifically, that means the small businesses the company works with in over 200 countries around the world. From fruit farmers to...

    Thursday, November 22, 2012
    Non-financial information to gain stronger influence amongst investors and analyst in decision making

    Extra-financial information incorporates a wide range of issues which are likely to have a short, medium or long-term effect on business performance and typically exist beyond the traditional range of variables that are considered as part of investment decision-making processes.

    The Prince’s...

    Thursday, November 22, 2012
    20 billion Tetra Pak cartons carry FSC™ label as more brands put environmental commitment on display

    Tetra Pak announced today that more than 20 billion of its packages sold around the world during 2012 have carried the label of the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC). The label, which was carried on around 8.5 billion Tetra Pak packages in 2010, certifies that the paperboard used for the...

    Thursday, November 22, 2012
    Enterprise 2020 Blog: In the presence of Kings: The Practicality of Ethics Management

    This month's Enterprise 2020 blog features an article written by ANTHONY SMITH-MEYER, Editor-in-Chief of a new Journal of Business Compliance, who explores the meaning, purpose and impact of Ethics Management and its relationship to the values of Sustainability, as applied to the financial...

    Wednesday, November 21, 2012
    Business & Society Belgium's practical guide to sustainable purchasing and supply chain management now accessible in English

    Business & Society Belgium practical guide to sustainable purchasing and supply chain management is now available in English. This publication is intended to serve as a practical guide that highlights the steps and methods allowing the establishment of successful sustainable purchasing...

    Wednesday, November 21, 2012
    Coca-Cola increases conservation support for world's largest forest

    The Coca-Cola Company and the Sustainable Amazonas Foundation (FAS) today announced the expansion of their partnership focused on the economic development and conservation of Amazonian preservation reserves. The expansion's objective  – which includes financial support of US $1.3 million – is to...

    Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    Unilever's hygiene brand Domestos breaking the taboo of the loo

    Unilever, through its leading hygiene brand Domestos announced new initiatives to raise awareness for the global sanitation crisis. ‘Toilets for Health’, a white paper by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Domestos, gives new insights in the sanitation crisis. In Ho Chi Minh...

    Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    Nestlé boosts nutrition education for women and teenagers in Aboriginal communities in Australia

    Nestlé is teaching women and teenagers in Aboriginal communities in Australia the value of nutrition expertise and healthy eating education through a new initiative.

    The ‘Aboriginal Youth Development Programme’ is working with aboriginal girls aged 11-18 and their mothers across the country...

    Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    Téléfonica presents guide to address child labour risks in the corporate supply chain at UN headquarters

    Téléfonica has delivered a tool to United Nations in order to promote its dissemination. The extension of the guidance to Latin American companies will be conducted through the Local Global Compact Networks and Regional Center for Latin America and the Caribbean. Movistar, Ecopetrol and Ingenio...

    Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    BASF opens new production plant with the aim to drive electromobility in North America

    BASF celebrated the grand opening of its new cathode materials production plant in Elyria, Ohio. The materials manufactured at the Elyria plant will be  used by BASF’s customers to produce advanced lithium-ion batteries that will propel current and next-generation hybrid and full electric...

    Monday, November 19, 2012