ACCSR announce their first quarter 2017 courses
Gain valuable skills for your whole organisation and build your CSR strategies in the new year.
Are you keen to broaden the knowledge of your team and build your CSR leadership and reporting obligations? We run courses and events that clarify your key CSR issues so you can make a real impact in your organisation.
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Jacobs has been awarded the Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation for 2016/17 by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) in Australia.
It is one of more than of 100 employers that were successful this year in receiving the citation – an interesting increase from 2015, signifying a broader focus on gender equality over the past year in Australia.
A major aspect of the success achieved by Jacobs this year has been its focus on inclusion and flexibility, progressing to a 2016/17 goal to support more women into leadership roles. Integral to this ongoing focus has been a decision to establish specific women in leadership targets for some key areas of the Jacobs business.
Innovative Kimberly-Clark Recycling Program Helps Two Midwestern Universities Turn Used Gloves into Eco-Responsible Durable Goods
Kimberly-Clark has helped the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Purdue University divert nearly six tons of waste from landfills through its RightCycle program, which turns previously hard-to-recycle items into consumer goods.
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Sydney and Melbourne recognised for world leading program
2/12/2016 - The prestigious C40 Cities Awards today named the City of Sydney and the City of Melbourne the ‘building energy efficiency’ category winners at a gala ceremony in Mexico City.
C40, one of the world’s leading climate change action organisations, holds the awards to recognise the innovation of cities worldwide to reduce carbon emissions.
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Investors welcome ratification of the Paris Agreement
The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) welcomes the announcement that Australia has ratified the Paris Agreement. “Investors strongly endorse the Paris Agreement and welcome today’s decision by the Australian Government to ratify the Paris Agreement.
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Jacobs Joins 100 Resilient Cities Platform of Partners
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it has joined 100 Resilient Cities, pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), as a Platform Partner to give urban centers across the world access to tools to help them plan and implement citywide resilience strategies and establish measures for success.
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SDGA16: Date set for Australian Sustainable Development Goals conference
Australian business, community, civil society, academia and inter-governmental agencies will converge on Sydney in November for SDGA16 – a conference to discuss how Australia will deliver on the agenda of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Read more...