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UPS Calls for Justice and Reform to Advance Equality

Press Release

June 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it is stepping up its actions in support of justice, reform and equality for Black Americans in response to the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others.

Confronting Racism: A Call for Corporate America to Listen and Act

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In the midst of a global health crisis and economic recession, the United States faces another pivotal moment. The nation now grapples with the killing of George Floyd, continued race-fueled policy brutality and the outrage, pain and protests that have stemmed from a deeply embedded history of racism. Collective voices from across the country – both on the streets and on social media – are pushing institutions, industries and individuals to confront the issue head-on – and now, it seems, corporate America is ready to listen.

Racism Is Another Virus to Eradicate

by Steve Rendle, CEO of VF
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The following message was sent by VF’s CEO, Steve Rendle, to all VF employees globally on May 30.

To All VF Associates Worldwide –

This week the world witnessed the tragic death of George Floyd, an African American man whose life was needlessly taken by a Minneapolis police officer who pinned him to the ground and held a knee on his neck.

3BL Media 'Learn From Home' Series Features Medtronic CEO Geoff Martha, June 16

Register now for ‘Stories & Strategies for Putting People First’
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NEW YORK, May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- 3BL Media, the leader in environmental, social and governance (ESG) communications for the world’s largest companies, will feature Medtronic CEO Geoff Martha on June 16 as part of the “Learn From Home” live event series.

Resilience Reimagined: A Q&A with Rebecca Henderson

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In the lead up to our conversation with Rebecca Henderson of Harvard Business School as part of our Resilience Reimagined Speaker Series, we sat down with her to discuss the impetus of her book, Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire, and how she’s thinking about the current COVID-19 crisis.

1. What was the catalyst that led you to write, Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire? What sets it apart from previous books critiquing capitalism?

SSIR: Big Structural Change

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FSG co-founder and managing director Mark Kramer reviews Rebecca Henderson’s Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire, which outlines five ways we can reform capitalism to overcome climate change, inequality, and the collapse of democracy.

Porter Novelli COVID-19 Tracker, Wave IV: Leadership During the Virus Crisis

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The changing landscape of the COVID-19 crisis calls for in-the-moment data and insights, so today, we are fortunate to share the fourth wave of the Porter Novelli COVID-19 Tracker: Leadership During the Virus Crisis.

Brett J. Hart Named President of United Airlines

As President of United, Hart will continue to lead the company's public advocacy strategy and manage United's industry leading environmental sustainability efforts
Press Release

CHICAGO, May 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAL) has announced that effective May 20, 2020, Brett J. Hart, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, will be appointed President of United Airlines Holdings, Inc. – a continuation of the company's leadership succession plan announced in early December with current CEO Oscar Munoz transitioning to Executive Chair and current President Scott Kirby becoming CEO following the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 20, 2020.

Leadership and Fundamentals Key in Uncertain Times

A bit of humility in leaders goes a long way in a crisis, according to Shundrawn Thomas, President of Northern Trust Asset Management. By Cath Sullivan
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Around 95% of Northern Trust’s 20,000 employees around the world are working remotely due to the COVID-19 crisis, but an established culture of trust and client service is standing them in good stead, Shundrawn Thomas, President of Northern Trust Asset Management says.

“You have to be intentional in connecting and communicating, but it’s certainly easier to do when you have a culture that already has that kind of dynamic,” he says from Chicago, in an interview ranging from culture and leadership to market volatility and the COVID-led changes that may be here to stay.

Ecocentricity Blog: Built for Flight: Retooling Our Economy to Soar

By: John A. Lanier - Reprinted from GreenBiz.com
Summary: 

Coronavirus is not the only economic shock that has been or will be experienced (cough, the climate crisis, cough). It is possible for our economy to evolve and become more resilient in the face of such shocks.

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Coronavirus is not the only economic shock that has been or will be experienced (cough, the climate crisis, cough). It is possible for our economy to evolve and become more resilient in the face of such shocks.

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