There’s been a lot of interest in my recent article, “The Unholy Marriage Between Crony Capitalism and Sustainability”. On LinkedIn there were 8000+ views and on the TSSS website there were another 1000. It was interesting to see how people responded. Usually in 1 of 2 ways.
The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.
Influential CEOs talk about the rising importance of transparency in data about gender equality. The Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) is the world’s only comprehensive investment-quality data source on gender equality. The 2019 Gender-Equality Index includes 230 companies from ten sectors headquartered in 36 countries and regions. Find out more about the GEI at https://www.bloomberg.com/gei.
LBG Canada companies reported a total investment of $410 million in community during the 2018 LBG Canada audit cycle. We look forward to seeing the impact created as we enter the 2019 cycle!
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A coalition of the world’s biggest plastic producers and users has set up a new US$1.5 billion fund to improve waste collection and recycling in developing countries.
The fund will focus its spending in Southeast Asia, where waste collection systems are lacking and leakage of plastic into waterways is the most severe.
COLUMBUS, Ga., January 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that it is offering a grace period for premium payments from policyholders employed by the Federal government who are not receiving pay during the government shutdown. This grace period will extend until payroll resumes for these government employees. Eligible policyholders may inquire about the grace period online at aflac.com or by calling 888.515.1941.
Schneider Electric is excited to be recognized by both Catalyst and Bloomberg for our holistic gender equality approach.
As it fulfills its mission to build a better economic future for Americans with disabilities, National Disability Institute is fighting to ensure the rights of this underserved population are legally acknowledged and protected.
CHICAGO, January 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Northern Trust has been recognized as one of a select group of companies for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality.
The 2019 Gender-Equality Index highlights firms that are trailblazers in their commitment to transparency in workplace gender reporting. This is the second consecutive year that Northern Trust has been included on the Index.
by Dion Weisler President, CEO, HP Inc.
This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.
A toolkit for grantmakers
January 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Effecting social change in a rapidly changing political environment and an increasingly interconnected world requires foundations to adopt a learning orientation. Without continuous learning, grantmakers—and thus boards and trustees—are unaware about what is working where, with whom, and why, as well as what changes or refinements are needed in order to achieve the grantmakers’ desired results.
By Jennifer Weston-Murphy, Manager, Corporate Leadership, CECP
CECP’s nationwide programming brings senior corporate citizenship professionals together to build community and learn from each other and experts from across the social impact space. These in-person and virtual meetings connect corporate leaders to the latest research, case studies, and with like-minded peers to advance their companies’ social impact priorities.
This piece profiles Holly Rollins, a principal senior director leading Booz Allen’s aerospace cyber business and Denver office. Prior to joining Booz Allen, she received an MBA in finance, and for the past 24 years she has brought this expertise to cyber business development and capability generation across the aerospace sector. Read more about Holly’s cyber journey and her advice for inspiring young women toward STEM careers, below.
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ATLANTA, January 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light is pleased to announce the addition of five leaders to its board of directors. Each individual brings an enduring commitment to service, and will apply their expertise to Points of Light’s mission to inspire, equip and mobilize people to take action that creates change in communities around the world.
The newly appointed members of the Points of Light board of directors are:
Louisville, KY, January 16, 2019 – Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) today was named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the second consecutive year for the Company’s focused commitment to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. The 2019 Bloomberg GEI includes 230 companies from 10 sectors across 36 countries and regions.