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Where Europe Is, Is There “Ahead”?

No other continent is as sensitive to sustainability issues as Europe – but is that enough?
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by Barbara Frei

In December 2019, the European Commission announced the #GreenDeal. Put another way an entire continent declared climate neutrality to be a common goal by 2050 and positioned itself as the mastermind and implementer. Let that sink in!

Verizon Foundation Commits $300,000 to West Coast Wildfires and Hurricane Sally Relief Efforts

By: Kate Jay & Bernadette Brijlall
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, the Verizon Foundation announced $300,000 in donations to support immediate relief efforts across communities in California, Oregon and Washington impacted by the wildfires, as well as hardest hit areas of Alabama and Florida impacted by Hurricane Sally.

EarthX Debuts Their New EarthXTV Channel During Climate Week Six Days of Programming Showcase

Press Release

DALLAS, September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With the mission of becoming the foremost streaming  platform for environmental and sustainability programming, EarthX has announced a robust schedule of  programming for Climate Week on EarthXTV.

Bayer and Partners Break New Ground on Certifying Value Chain Greenhouse Gas Impacts With SustainCERT

Press Release

September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ --  SustainCERT announces that the Bayer/Soil Health Partnership Conservation Innovation program, initiated by Bayer, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and other partners to reduce value chain or “Scope 3” GHG emissions has achieved design certification as part of the Value Change Program pilot phase. It is the second intervention, globally, to achieve this step under the Value Chain Intervention Guidance and Gold Standard for the Global Goals (GS4GG).

Fahe Receives $300,000 Grant to Support Central Appalachia

Grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation is part of $175 million commitment to assist communities impacted by COVID-19
Press Release

BEREA, Ky., September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Fahe today announced a $300,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, which will enable the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) to respond to the crisis in Appalachia, one of the most persistently poor regions of the country.  The funding will support Fahe’s efforts to help keep people in their homes, critical during a time when a home is where many are now working and their children are going to school.  Additionally, the funding assists efforts to bring investments that will address the sho

Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute Episode 15

Company discusses how having a lower carbon footprint also requires a transition plan for impacted communities
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FISHERS, Ind., September 18, 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 15 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, Mark LaVerghetta, Chief Go

Schneider Electric's AI-Assisted Advising and Implementation to Accelerate Clients' Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change Programs

Summary: 
  • Multi-million-dollar investment into AI and machine learning technology drives next-generation digitally-enabled services
  • Enables a more holistic, future-oriented approach to energy and resource management that drives top and bottom-line benefits for today’s organizations
  • Supports Schneider Electric clients in achievement of climate change outcomes and sustainability targets for resource reductions, data transparency, and business resilience
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  • Multi-million-dollar investment into AI and machine learning technology drives next-generation digitally-enabled services
  • Enables a more holistic, future-oriented approach to energy and resource management that drives top and bottom-line benefits for today’s organizations
  • Supports Schneider Electric clients in achievement of climate change outcomes and sustainability targets for resource reductions, data transparency, and business resilience

Mastercard Pledges $500 million to Help Close Racial Wealth and Opportunity Gap for Black Communities Across America

Press Release

Furthering longstanding financial inclusion efforts to bring more people and small businesses into the digital economy, the company will bring equitable financial tools, investment and partnerships to cities across the U.S.

Discovering Connections and a Career Path Forward

Part of eBay’s inaugural class of remote interns, Dami Odunowo shares how she found community and discovered her professional passions after her summer on eBay’s Global Employee Communications team.
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Determined to foster the future of tech and ecommerce, eBay pushed forward with a virtual internship experience this summer to help shape the next generation of talent. We’re launching our Intern Spotlight Series and featuring interviews with the latest class of eBay interns to hear about how their virtual experience made an impact on their future careers in business, tech and marketing.

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Determined to foster the future of tech and ecommerce, eBay pushed forward with a virtual internship experience this summer to help shape the next generation of talent. We’re launching our Intern Spotlight Series and featuring interviews with the latest class of eBay interns to hear about how their virtual experience made an impact on their future careers in business, tech and marketing.

Growing Diverse Enterprises: FCA Hosts 21st Annual Supplier Diversity MatchMaker Event

Summary: 
  • Virtual event connected more than 150 diverse business owners with 600 supplier decision makers and 100 FCA buyers across commodity groups 
  • Only automaker to host matchmaker event this year given the impacts of COVID-19 on large networking events
  • Company announced plans to track certified LGBTQ- and disable-owned enterprises 
  • Event honored Aristeo Construction, Irvin Automotive Products and Ryan Industries for supplier diversity excellence
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  • Virtual event connected more than 150 diverse business owners with 600 supplier decision makers and 100 FCA buyers across commodity groups 
  • Only automaker to host matchmaker event this year given the impacts of COVID-19 on large networking events
  • Company announced plans to track certified LGBTQ- and disable-owned enterprises 
  • Event honored Aristeo Construction, Irvin Automotive Products and Ryan Industries for supplier diversity excellence

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