March 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report focuses on our sustainability and community betterment efforts, while also emphasizing our governance practices. In this latter category, the report details the composition of our Board of Directors, our community safeguard efforts through Sands Project Protect and our commitment to the health, safety and well-being of our Team Members and guests.
As the COVID-19 crisis turned the spotlight on global health, the pace of climate action has expedited around the world, particularly as world leaders are expected to strengthen their Paris Agreement climate commitments at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference later in 2021. In support of global developments, CLP has upheld the Group’s commitment to decarbonise its operations as it transitions to a Utility of the Future.
Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment.
Q&A with Akash Palkhiwala, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Qualcomm Incorporated
How did our Chief Financial Officer get involved in the world of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)?
In my role as a member of our Executive Committee, I lead multiple organizations within Qualcomm including, global finance, accounting and tax, information technology (IT) and global facilities. Over the past year, Qualcomm has seen a growing interest from employees, customers, investors, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in ESG. We recognize that robust ESG initiatives are an important aspect of our Company’s performance.
In the name of increasing access, convenience, efficiency, and equity, federal agencies have been digitizing and modernizing services, from business loan applications to veteran health benefits. While COVID-19 has increased adoption of online government, many people still prefer engaging with agencies by phone, mail, and in person—and some even perceive these methods as faster.
Which groups haven’t been going online for government information and services? What obstacles stand in their way—and how can agencies address these barriers?