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#BacktheFrontline: Michael Sneed, Global Corporate Affairs, Johnson & Johnson

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Follow along with us on @JNJGlobalHealth on Twitter and/or Instagram to hear from our leaders, employees and partners around the world about how YOU can meaningfully contribute.

CBRE Group, Inc. Promotes Tim Dismond to Chief Diversity Officer

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LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE) announced that Tim Dismond has been promoted to the newly created role of Chief Diversity Officer. Mr. Dismond will join CBRE’s Executive Committee, the group of 12 global executives responsible for driving the company’s business worldwide, and will report to Bob Sulentic, the company’s president and CEO.

Metlife Becomes First U.S.-Based Life Insurer to Join U.N. Global Compact

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NEW YORK, June 25, 2020 — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has become the first U.S.-based life insurer to join the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The U.N. Global Compact calls for companies to align their operations and strategies with 10 universal principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption. 

How Do Companies Foster a Culture of Health?

Resources in support of the Culture of Health for Business Framework
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GRI has launched a range of new resources to help companies integrate the Culture of Health for Business (COH4B) framework within their sustainability reporting.

COH4B is a holistic framework, endorsed by GRI, on the role of companies in impacting the health and wellbeing of their employees and stakeholders. It was developed in 2019 by a group of leading companies, non-profits and academia in the United States, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

ekō Included in NACCED's Membership Newsletter

The National Association for County Community and Economic Development (NACCED) discusses Land Betterment subsidiary ekō with its members.
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FISHERS, Ind., June 23, 2020 / 3BL Media / - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job, is proud to announce that ekō, the Company’s sustainable housing development subsidiary, has been included in NACCED’s membership newsletter.  The newsletter’s message speaks directly to ekō’s efforts to improve the housing crisis in impacted regions and how they look first to create dynamic conversations with al

Winter Is Coming. Is Your CEO Prepared?

by Michael Rosen, Director, Capital Markets Engagement, CEO Investor Forum, CECP
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Last week, I spoke on a NIRI Webinar, Leveraging the Power of Retail Investors: Your Company’s Invested Ambassadors. During the conversation, my fellow panelists and I delved into the challenges and opportunities faced by Investor Relations Officers (IROs) seeking to engage with this critical stakeholder group and explored the context and reasons why the retail investor will continue to become an increasingly important stakeholder for issuers.

International Paper Makes Top 10 in 100 Best Places to Work Survey by IDG Insider Pro and Computerworld

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- IDG's Insider Pro (https://www.idginsiderpro.com) and Computerworld (http://www.computerworld.com) announce International Paper as a 2020 Best Places to Work in IT, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation.

Understanding Your Impacts During COVID-19

GRI webinars on role of sustainability reporting in the pandemic response
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What is COVID-19 teaching us about the need for organizations to show greater accountability and transparency? What is the role for companies in the global response to the economic and societal challenges of the crisis – and how can sustainability reporting help?

You Have to Combine Pocketbook and Presence to Grow Diversity and Inclusion: Shundrawn Thomas

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Shundrawn Thomas, Northern Trust Asset Management, joins ‘Power Lunch’ to discuss which efforts are lasting towards driving diversity and inclusion.

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Pride Month Celebration at Alkermes

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Last week, our Pride@Work group held a virtual pride month celebration. It was great to see employees in pride-themed attire coming together to listen as some of their colleagues shared stories of belonging and inclusion in the workplace.

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