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Fifth Third Bank Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a campaign that raises awareness about employment for people with disabilities and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. 

This year is the nation’s 75th observance of NDEAM, which is administered by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. The observance culminates the department’s commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Schneider Electric Well on Its Way to Achieving Its Year-End Sustainability Targets

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  • New social and environmental objectives to be outlined in early 2021
  • Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) recorded a score of 8.63 on a 10-point scale

 

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  • New social and environmental objectives to be outlined in early 2021
  • Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) recorded a score of 8.63 on a 10-point scale

 

LIXIL Employees to Receive PTO for Election Day

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Election day is only one week away and this year’s election has implications for all. Given this year’s unique challenges, we want to help our employees to exercise this most important freedom. That’s why US employees at LIXIL, home to the brands American Standard, GROHE and DXV, will receive a paid holiday on November 3rd. We are fully aware the voting process is already underway across much of the country, however, we understand individuals may want to help family members vote, go drop off ballots in person or help in their local communities.

UNFCU Wins Mortgage Bankers Association 2020 Residential Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award

Only Credit Union to Earn Recognition
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LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., October 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The United Nations Federal Credit Union was recognized by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) with its Organizational 2020 Residential Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award. UNFCU was the only credit union award recipient at MBA’s virtual 2020 Annual Convention & Expo held on 19-21 October. The annual awards acknowledge MBA members in two award categories: organizational diversity and inclusion, and market outreach strategies.

A $1 Trillion Manager's Europe Boss Says ESG Stood the 2020 Test

By Ksenia Galouchko
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Marie Dzanis, head of EMEA for Northern Trust Asset Management, says sustainable investing outperformed during market volatility and extremely rough economic conditions. 

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Marie Dzanis, head of EMEA for Northern Trust Asset Management, says sustainable investing outperformed during market volatility and extremely rough economic conditions. 

After Decades Of Deposits, It's Time For Withdrawals From The Bank Of Corporate Culture

If you wait until a crisis to build great culture, you'll be too late. Only time and consistency reveal genuine care and concern for employees—and they will, in turn, step up during hard times.
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by Teresa White

The public health crisis, economic downturn, a surge of racial tensions…2020 has been crisis upon crisis. Nothing this year is going according to last year’s expectations. It’s been a year of virtual meetings, agility and resilience and it’s times like these when you truly understand how brand strength is born of corporate culture.

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.

Sucking up to Business Is a Certain Path to Ecological Collapse

If you incentivize a system to cause harm...then don't be surprised when it causes harm.
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