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Disruption of Ocean Supply Chains Due to COVID-19 to Cause Significant Global Shortages

Governments urged to work together to keep ocean-related supply chains moving
Press Release

UNITED NATIONS, New York, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Delays and disruptions in the supply of goods produced at and shipped by sea will cause significant shortages if governments don’t work together to keep global ocean-related supply chains moving during the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Global Compact warned today.

Shifting Gears: Helping Furloughed Employees Find New Opportunities


The number of job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been nothing short of staggering – with another 3.8 million people losing their jobs in the U.S. last week. While many companies have had to make the difficult decision to furlough employees, other industries are ramping up efforts to deal with increased need.

Alexion: Working with Our Suppliers


Alexion partners with a wide variety of third parties to deliver the goods and services required to support the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing therapies. We work to develop mutually beneficial relationships that support our corporate goals, while engaging in a manner that supports our patient focus and values.

Unveiling the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID-19


The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

Insights From Wave II of the Porter Novelli COVID-19 Tracker


As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, and the implications for organizations evolves at a rapid pace, it is critical for us all to arm ourselves with the latest data and insights to guide our work – as well as be both proactive and adaptive.

ESG Isn’t Going Anywhere: Investor Expectations in the Age of COVID-19


By: John Hodges, Vice President, BSR and David Korngold, Director, BSR

One of the most important topics in corporate sustainability is the dramatic increase in attention by investors on the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations.   

Resilient Business Strategies: The Road to Recovery Based on Sustainability Principles


By: Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

Resilience is having its moment, as the world reels from the massive health and economic impact of the coronavirus. The concept has suddenly gone from overlooked buzzword to urgent objective.

American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
Press Release

April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Porter Novelli Announces Partnership with The Aspen Institute UK, Launching “Go Forward” Webinar Series which Kicks-Off Tomorrow, April 21, Featuring CEO David Bentley


As the world begins to prepare for what’s next, Porter Novelli in partnership with Aspen UK, an independent, not for profit organization which supports and inspires leaders to transform themselves and their society, is today announcing a series of fireside chats and virtual panel debates focused on the world we envisage as society emerges from this unprecedented period of uncertainty. 

“Sharpening Focus, Accelerating Sustainable Growth”

Olam launches 2019 Integrated Annual Report

April 22, 2020 - Global food and agri-business Olam International Limited has launched its 2019 Annual Report, which outlines how the company has:

  • Delivered strong financial performance, on-track for Year One of its refreshed six-year Strategic Plan
  • Re-organised into two new distinct operating groups that will further unlock value
  • Continued to live out its Purpose of Re-imagining Global Agriculture and Food Systems

The report includes:


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