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GM Leads the Automotive Industry as One of America’s Most JUST Companies

GM recognized for creating quality jobs in the U.S., promoting a transparent and supportive workforce culture and fostering safe workplaces
Press Release

DETROIT, November 12, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Today, General Motors was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for 2020 according to Forbes and JUST Capital. The list of America’s Most JUST Companies honors U.S. corporations like GM that outperform their peers in the Russell 1000 on the priorities of the American people.

FedEx Honored with ‘The Coalition for Integrity’ Corporate Leadership Award

Press Release

November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ FedEx has been recognized as the recipient of ‘The Coalition for Integrity’ Corporate Leadership Award for its commitment to corporate social responsibility and ethics and integrity.

Investing in Career Development Helps Companies Attract, Keep and Promote Top Talent

Words by Tina Casey
Article

In today’s tight labor market, companies cannot afford to ignore untapped reservoirs of smart, motivated potential employees. Yet many have just such a pool of talent right before their eyes. By innovating on outreach, continuing education and career development, some companies are finding new ways to ensure their workforce is the best it can be—and that can mean a more diverse workforce, as well.

Diversity and outreach

This Unlikely Partnership Drives Positive Change in the Food Sector

Words by Tom Murray
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It is imperative that farmers, food companies, policymakers, and environmental advocates collaborate to figure out how to feed a growing global population while minimizing environmental impacts and building a more resilient food system. One company that is stepping up to this challenge is Smithfield Foods.

Alliance Data Recognizes National Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week

Blog

Alliance Data recognizes National Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week every year as a way to reaffirm the Company’s commitment to prioritizing ethical practices in its everyday operations. In a world of competing demands and rising expectations, having a strong ethical culture is essential for protecting our reputation and preparing for any challenges that may come our way. 

Responsible Business Alliance Receives Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons

Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced it has received the 2019 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons. The U.S. Secretary of State presented the award to the RBA at a ceremony this afternoon during a cabinet-level meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (PITF) in the historic Indian Treaty Room at the White House.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month—Own IT: Understand Your Digital Profile

Understanding how you can protect yourself, your information, and our business from cybercriminals
Article

Internet-based applications and devices are present in every aspect of our lives—at home, school, work, and on the go. Constant connection provides opportunities for innovation and modernization, but also presents opportunities for cybercriminals to steal your private information by exploiting you or purchasing stolen information from previous breaches for profit or leverage.

Follow the advice below to protect yourself, your family, and your client’s information.

Own IT at work

The Capacity Commons

Leverage Online Tools to Engage Pro Bono Resources and Build Capacity for Your Organization
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The social sector capacity gap is real. There are more than 1.6 million nonprofits operating across the United States alone, making up 10 percent of the national workforce and engaging an estimated 63 million volunteers. As critical as these organizations are to our economic and social fabric, they often face a challenging funding environment to support critical infrastructure and growth needs, with few options to build them.

Book Excerpt from RESET: Business and Society in the New Social Landscape

Article

In August, nearly 200 Business Roundtable CEOs dominated the news cycle declaring the purpose of a corporation is to deliver value to all stakeholders, not just shareholders. They may have also catalyzed the risk inherent to corporate purpose in this new social landscape with a web-empowered public auditing ALL of a company’s actions, not just its self-selected, carefully curated positive examples.

“Purpose washing” has become a thing. And the backlash of getting outed when actions do not meet high-minded purpose statements disrupts business and erodes value.

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