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Following the Business Roundtable Statement

By Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP
Blog

Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) congratulates the companies that took a bold step to sign on to the Businesses Roundtable (BRT) statement. We are proud of the progress CECP companies have made since our founding 20 years ago and see the statement as the next step in advancing business as a force for good.  

Applications Now Open for Retail Revival Program in Austin

Small business owners in Austin can now apply to join eBay’s Retail Revival program.
Blog

This fall, eBay is expanding its Retail Revival program to the Texas capital. Applications are now open for Austin small businesses to join Retail Revival, an innovative program designed to equip local retailers with the skills and training needed to thrive in our global marketplace. 

ON Semiconductor: Conservation for Sustainability

Blog

Some call it “environmental sustainability,” but it is really is about business sustainability.  Our customers expect the best quality at the lowest price.  Our communities expect us to have the smallest possible footprint; this means low water and electricity consumption and no or reduced emissions and waste.  ON Semiconductor must conserve resources to meet these high expectations.

Forbes: Carnival Corporation, Among America's Best Large Employers, No. 1 in Cruise Industry

Company recognized as top overall cruise company based on employee feedback and public perception
Press Release

MIAMI, August 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, was recently named one of America's Best Large Employers in 2019 by Forbes Media, in partnership with analytics firm Statista. Forbes, one of the world's top business news sources, annually compiles an exclusive listing of the best 1,000 large and midsized U.S. employers across 25 industries.

Domtar Joins Formal Request to Enforce and Regulate Paper Imports

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Domtar, the United Steelworkers (USW) union and other domestic paper producers have filed a request with the U.S. Department of Commerce to address the circumvention of existing antidumping and countervailing duty orders on uncoated paper imports.

WEBINAR: Business Roundtable’s Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation: What It Means and How We Got Here

Article

On Monday, August 19, America’s top CEOs put a stake in the ground – redefining the role of business in society. The business mentality of shareholder first is no more, and leaders have developed and adopted a new definition. The “Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation” written by the Business Roundtable puts the interests of all stakeholders first and introduces a broader, more long-term view of value creation. But what does this new definition mean for you and your business – and how might it impact the ways decisions are made in your organization?

Chevron Receives Freedom Award

Press Release

SAN RAMON, Calif., August 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) last week announced it is among the 15 recipients of the 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.  Instituted in 1996, the award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for their support of their employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.

Business Roundtable Puts Stake in the Ground Around Purpose

Blog

Last week marked an exciting and transformational milestone in the world of Purpose – and in business.

Mars, Incorporated Joins G7 Business for Inclusive Growth Coalition Powered by the OECD

Companies joining forces to tackle inequality
Summary: 

Summary

  • Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) coalition to be launched in connection with the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Biarritz, France
  • Mars joins initiative sponsored by French President Emmanuel Macron, spearheaded by Danone and coordinated by OECD
  • Call to action for other companies to join first-of-a-kind B4IG coalition
  • Coalition companies investing a combined total of 1 billion USD in more than 50 current and future initiatives
Press Release

Summary

  • Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) coalition to be launched in connection with the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Biarritz, France
  • Mars joins initiative sponsored by French President Emmanuel Macron, spearheaded by Danone and coordinated by OECD
  • Call to action for other companies to join first-of-a-kind B4IG coalition
  • Coalition companies investing a combined total of 1 billion USD in more than 50 current and future initiatives

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