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From 19-Year-Old Receptionist to CEO: Ramona Hood's Promotion Makes FedEx History

by Max Garland

Before Ramona Hood became CEO of a FedEx company, she was a 19-year-old single mother looking for a regular day job while taking night classes.

"I just wanted a schedule that would be consistent," she recalled.

Hood landed an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. shift in 1991 as a receptionist for Roberts Express, which later became FedEx Custom Critical. It didn't take long for her to develop that short-term win into a long-term pursuit of leadership, culminating in her latest promotion.

Ambition Is Not a Simple Thing – a Conversation With The New York Women’s Foundation’s Ana Oliveira


On March 8th, individuals around the world – of all genders – will come together to celebrate International Women’s Day. Since the first gathering, held over a century ago, leaders have made great progress in driving gender equality. But, we still have work to do to continue advocating for women’s advancement around the world.

Companies Commemorate International Women’s Day 2020


This Sunday (March 8) marks International Women’s Day - a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Pushing Beyond the Ordinary in Corporate Social Responsibility

We believe that over the next 10 years, effective CSR initiatives of purpose-driven companies will be characterized by three principles: business alignment, user-centricity and co-creation.

Corporate social responsibility—the practice of companies holding themselves accountable to serve a social purpose and make a positive impact—was not always the main focus of business leaders. Channel some profits into philanthropy, it was thought, and you’ve checked the CSR box.

Those days are long gone.

The Reality: Some May Be Missing Our CSR Messages

Secure your spot at Kindred 2020 – the event for sustainable, purpose-led business transformation — before ticket prices increase this Saturday, March 7. 
Press Release

March 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CSR is the new buzzword in business and yes, we’re all on board. But the landscape is rapidly evolving — are your efforts keeping up? And when we dig a little deeper, the real questions become apparent: Is your CSR strategy evolving as quickly as it needs to be? Can your company remain competitive amidst younger audiences?

As CSR champions who are already pioneering the purpose journey in our individual companies, it’s important to make certain that our strategy resonates.

The reality is: Some may be missing the message.

Insights From Goodness Matters: 5 Ways to Engage Employees for the Greater Good


This week, more than 400 companies and nonprofits gathered at Benevity’s annual Goodness Matters conference in Palm Springs, California to share insights and best pract

National Grid Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

Ninth Time the Company has been Honored
Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., February 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has been recognized as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This marks the ninth time that National Grid has earned this award and makes the company one of only nine honorees in the energy and utilities industry.

Don't Let CSR's Future Pass You By

Learn from leading CSR professionals at Kindred 2020 (May 11-14, San Diego Convention Center) – the event for sustainable, purpose-led business transformation
Press Release

February 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With stakeholder demand for more accountability and responsibility at an all-time high, all of a sudden CSR is everyone’s job. What does this mean for yours?

Will you be the leader who aligns purpose and profit for your company? Or will you be destined to be just another part of the decision-making process?

Elevate yourself to be a CSR champion for your career and company at Kindred 2020 (May 11-14, San Diego Convention Center) — the only event for sustainable, purpose-led business transformation.

ON Semiconductor Named One of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies ® by Ethisphere for the Fifth Time

Recognition honors those companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy and strive to create positive change throughout their global communities.
Press Release

PHOENIX, February 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, today announces that it has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies.


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