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Expanding Multinationals Seek Three Signs Of Business Resilience

Executive Vice President, Americas at Invest Northern Ireland, the economic development agency for Northern Ireland.
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by Peta Conn

With remote working evolving from a perk to a necessity, it’s now just as important to recruit for flexibility in the face of change. We’ve witnessed multiple examples of resilient workforces thriving in Northern Ireland in 2020.

Why Purpose Leads to Profits

by Howard Ungerleider, President and Chief Financial Officer at Dow
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Profit and purpose should not be an either/or proposition.

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Profit and purpose should not be an either/or proposition.

Responsible Business Alliance Foundation Receives Second $1M Grant From Walmart Foundation to Continue Ethical Recruitment Programs

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ALEXANDRIA, November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the RBA Foundation has received a $1.1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to continue to build on its efforts promoting safe worker migration in Malaysia through the transformation of recruitment practices in supply chains and engaging with job seekers earlier in their recruitment journey.

How Johnson & Johnson Is Helping Over 40,000 Employees Exercise Their Ability to Vote in a Pandemic

By Liz Ozaist, Global Content Lab Editor-in-Chief, Johnson & Johnson
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In an unprecedented year, you need to think of unprecedented ways to help your workforce feel supported—including on Election Day. The company's Chief Human Resources Officer shares why employees can take paid time off to vote this November.

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In an unprecedented year, you need to think of unprecedented ways to help your workforce feel supported—including on Election Day. The company's Chief Human Resources Officer shares why employees can take paid time off to vote this November.

How Two Deaf Booz Allen Employees Deal with Challenges on the Job and During COVID-19

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Before he graduated from George Washington University (GWU) with a master’s degree in public health, Chris Khanoyan volunteered to work for the Livestrong Foundation by driving his own vehicle to provide transportation for patients affected by cancer. That was when the obstacles of being deaf truly hit him. As the driver with patients, he was unable to read lips or speak with them. He struggled to communicate and fully connect with the patients he transported to and from the hospital.

Moments That Matter: An Update on Our Corporate Social Responsibility Commitments

BILL DEMCHAK, PNC Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
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In October, PNC released a short-form CSR Update that discusses PNC’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest related to racial equity and social injustice while still providing a continuing narrative around the environmental, social and governance topics historically highlighted for stakeholders annually. Included is PNC's CSR Scorecard and, its first Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) index.

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In October, PNC released a short-form CSR Update that discusses PNC’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest related to racial equity and social injustice while still providing a continuing narrative around the environmental, social and governance topics historically highlighted for stakeholders annually. Included is PNC's CSR Scorecard and, its first Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) index.

Cummins’ Vision of the Worksite of the Future

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Take a look at how Cummins' sees the low-carbon future of power at construction sites, using new technology diesel, hybrids and electrification managed efficiently through connected connected technologies.

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Is Remote Work Working?

CFOs are using months of experience with remote work and the uncertainty of COVID-19’s path to plan for a post-pandemic workplace.
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At insurance company Aflac, CFO Max Broden says productivity went up initially. “Not having to commute meant people gained some time,” he explains. “We also probably have more water cooler talk in the office than is sometimes necessary from a productivity standpoint, and that went away.”

From the Joy of Collecting to the Joy of Selling

Canadian sellers Craig Dawson and Rick Belanger are successful entrepreneurs who spread goodwill and create community through toys and collectibles.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020. 

Meaningful Business 100 Leaders Unveiled for 2020

Award recognises outstanding business leaders, across the world, who are combining profit and purpose to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals
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LONDON, October 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  Meaningful Business, a global platform for leaders combining profit and purpose, has announced the 2nd edition of the Meaningful Business 100 (MB100) recognising outstanding contribution of business leaders in support of the UN 2030 agenda.

The MB100 was curated by an expert panel of 16 judges, following a global nomination process. The platform received over 500 nominations from 70 countries, with each one scored across 5 key areas: Impact, Leadership, Innovation, Durability and Scope.

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