CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2020 /3BL Media/-- United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) recently announced that as part of its overall commitment to recruit and develop more diverse talent to better serve customers, its Board of Directors expects to add a second Black board member. The Board of Directors collectively agreed last December to further diversify the board, conduct a search and recruit an additional Black board member.
As the 2020 presidential election looms during the continued effects of coronavirus, even the act of voting has become a public health risk. That, combined with daily news stories sharing new obstacles to voting (such as slow mail times, removal of mail boxes and the closing of polling stations), has made the topic of voting a major concern for many. To encourage voting in a time where the barriers seem higher than ever before, companies are getting involved. Here are top examples from this week of brands unveiling their efforts around voting access and education:
FISHERS, Ind., September 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release Episode 13 of its Impact Minute video blog. The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team discuss entrepreneurship and creating sustainable business that aim to address environmental and social issues. In this episode, Kirk
The Mansfield Rule is designed to diversify leadership in the legal profession. The original concept emerged in 2016 from a Diversity Lab Women in Law hackathon, challenging law firms to affirmatively consider women and people of color as at least 30 percent of the candidate pool for leadership and governance roles, equity partner promotions, and lateral positions.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (‘CBA’) has released its 2020 Annual Report, including updates on its sustainability performance and approach to climate change.
The newly-released report details CBA’s sustainability progress and performance for the financial year, and continues its reporting in line with the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (‘TCFD’).
September 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - We have the opportunity for a clean rebuild of the economy post Covid-19, and businesses must build new levels of resilience and understand that financial sustainability now means low carbon. How are companies planning to balance their immediate business priorities with the ambition to help deliver a sustainable future?
The Reuters Events Transform USA [October 1-2] will bring together 4,000 sustainability professionals to drive business action and put resilience and sustainability at the heart of the US recovery.
Annual Sustainability Report Focuses on Action, Impact on Society, Economy and Planet
Mastercard has released its 2019 Sustainability Report outlining its progress towards building a more inclusive and sustainable digital economy. The report charts impact and progress against four areas: Inclusive Growth; Our People and Culture; Environmental Stewardship; and Ethical and Responsible Standards.