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.
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.
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.
Secure your spot at Kindred 2020 – the event for sustainable, purpose-led business transformation — before ticket prices increase this Saturday, March 7.
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.
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.
Recognition honors those companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy and strive to create positive change throughout their global communities.
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.