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How We Are Supporting and Protecting Our Sellers

By: Scott Schenkel, Interim CEO
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We’re committed to helping our sellers during this challenging and extraordinary time and will provide additional support and protections.

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We’re committed to helping our sellers during this challenging and extraordinary time and will provide additional support and protections.

Supporting the Ecosystem of Good® During Uncertain Times

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During this unprecedented time, social good organizations, like nearly all industries globally, are adjusting their strategies and day-to-day operations for the impacts of COVID-19. Our top priorities at Blackbaud are ensuring the safety of our employees and their families and supporting our customers in their missions, which for many are especially critical during this time. 

US Senators Join Call for OECD to ‘Align With GRI Tax Standard’

Review of BEPS sees groups around the world push for public reporting
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March 19, 2020  /3BL Media/ - The response to the OECD’s consultation on updating their tax reporting framework has been supportive of adding public disclosure of country-by-country corporate tax payments. About 25% of the responses urged the OECD to align with GRI’s recently launched Tax Standard.

Managing Supply Chain Disruptions in the Pharmaceutical Industry

by Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD Director of Operations Improvement
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The COVID-19 pandemic will have far-reaching implications, including supply chain disruptions for pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Together, We Can “Flatten the Curve”

A global movement fueled by collective action
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Benevity Founder and CEO, Bryan de Lottinville:

By now, you’ve probably received at least a hundred emails from the companies you do business with outlining the measures they are taking to maintain business during this time, and the precautions they are implementing to help stem the spread of COVID-19. Open and transparent communication is absolutely essential at a time like this, and we have done the same

And we want to convey a different message as well.

Goodyear Better Future: Responsible Operations

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Learn more about the Responsible Operations pillar of Goodyear Better Future in this video from Ellis Jones, Vice President, Global Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability and Business Continuity.

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Learn more about the Responsible Operations pillar of Goodyear Better Future in this video from Ellis Jones, Vice President, Global Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability and Business Continuity.

COVID-19: How Companies Are Responding

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve on a daily and almost hourly basis, it is an “all-hands-on-deck” situation to mitigate the health crisis that requires government, nonprofits, business and individual citizens to act and support. As we all seek to better understand how companies can be a positive force during uncertain times, we’ve rounded up a few examples of companies stepping up to support coronavirus mitigation:

COVID-19 and Corporate Purpose—Four Ways Businesses Can Respond Now

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What is the role of business in a time of crisis?

Every company is having internal conversations about how to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an era where companies are fervently striving to be purpose-driven to appeal to employees, investors, customers, and communities, how can a company maintain clarity on its societal purpose?

Our new blog includes examples from 3M, Lyft, MasterCard, Microsoft, and more.

UPS Longitudes | In the 'Decade to Deliver,' It's Time for Responsible Leadership

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As we enter a new decade and 2030 appears on the horizon, the world as we know it is at a crucial juncture. Faced with unparalleled challenges including a climate emergency, economic dislocation, increasing social inequity and the unintended consequences of rapid-paced technological disruption, there has never been a more urgent moment for collaborative, progressive action from global leaders.

In this, the “decade to deliver,” society at large will hold leaders from across all sectors to account for the actions and choices they make.

The Case for the Social Board (and How to Build One)

An ‘ideas menu’ for connecting the board of directors with society
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For many company boards, tackling the unmet needs of society is an aspiration that can be delegated to Corporate Social Responsibility teams. They see government as primarily responsible for addressing challenges such as climate change and mental illness, leaving boards to focus on shareholder value. The main argument in this paper is that the relationship between business and society has reached a point where the voice of society needs to be introduced explicitly as a stakeholder in the boardroom.

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