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Responding to a Pandemic With Solidarity and Purpose: The Evolving Power of Corporate Responsibility

Words by Trey Watkins
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Solidarity is top of mind these days, a gentle reminder that, as the world struggles to respond to and rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all in this together. Our inherent interdependence has never been more apparent, transcending physical barriers  as we seek new ways to connect with each other and  stay healthy.  

Resilience Reimagined: A Q&A with Rebecca Henderson

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In the lead up to our conversation with Rebecca Henderson of Harvard Business School as part of our Resilience Reimagined Speaker Series, we sat down with her to discuss the impetus of her book, Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire, and how she’s thinking about the current COVID-19 crisis.

1. What was the catalyst that led you to write, Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire? What sets it apart from previous books critiquing capitalism?

Free Webinar | Returning to Your Workplace: What to Consider

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As a return to the office after COVID-19 comes into view, how can employers and employees prepare themselves?

Learn how designers can safely and successfully reenter the workplace and how employers can best support their staff through the transition. A panel representing various areas of the interior design community provides insight on the best strategies to create a smart rebound from home to work. The program references guidelines from health and workplace thought leaders and discusses key considerations to implement into practice.

Leadership and Fundamentals Key in Uncertain Times

A bit of humility in leaders goes a long way in a crisis, according to Shundrawn Thomas, President of Northern Trust Asset Management. By Cath Sullivan
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Around 95% of Northern Trust’s 20,000 employees around the world are working remotely due to the COVID-19 crisis, but an established culture of trust and client service is standing them in good stead, Shundrawn Thomas, President of Northern Trust Asset Management says.

“You have to be intentional in connecting and communicating, but it’s certainly easier to do when you have a culture that already has that kind of dynamic,” he says from Chicago, in an interview ranging from culture and leadership to market volatility and the COVID-led changes that may be here to stay.

Ecocentricity Blog: Built for Flight: Retooling Our Economy to Soar

By: John A. Lanier - Reprinted from GreenBiz.com
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Coronavirus is not the only economic shock that has been or will be experienced (cough, the climate crisis, cough). It is possible for our economy to evolve and become more resilient in the face of such shocks.

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Coronavirus is not the only economic shock that has been or will be experienced (cough, the climate crisis, cough). It is possible for our economy to evolve and become more resilient in the face of such shocks.

UPS Longitudes | Women in Trade Can Reinvigorate the WTO and Global Economy

Laura Lane @ UPS, Penny Naas @ UPS
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Where there’s a will, there’s a way. And anyone who has looked at the global economic forecast lately is probably willing to consider a few ways to ensure that GDP growth doesn’t slow to a grinding halt.

The CR and Sustainability Market Survey 2020 Is Now Closed!

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On Friday 1st of May, the CR and Sustainability Market Survey 2020 came to a close with an incredible 1548 applicants.

Acre, Carnstone and Flag, launched The CR and Sustainability Market Survey 2020 to gain a better understanding of the growing areas of corporate responsibility and sustainability. The survey’s purpose is to provide a clearer view of how corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals fit into the modern business landscape.

We Need a Reset. Our Future Depends on It.

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By Nicole Trimble, Alicia Dunn, and Sam Wollak of Talent Rewire

“Reopen the economy”, “get back to normal”, “end the shutdown”…

Watch Land Betterment Corporation’s Impact Minute Episode 1

Company discusses Impact Investing in its weekly video blog
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FISHERS, Ind., May 11, 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 its first episode of the Impact Minute.  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. 

Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 2 Preview

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This Friday will mark day two of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19.

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