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The PR Week 5.24.2019 Catherine Hernandez-Blades, Aflac

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Catherine Hernandez-Blades, who serves as the chief ESG (environmental, social and governance) and communications officer at Aflac, chats about My Special Aflac Duck®, which was the focus of the campaign that won Best in Corporate Branding at the 2019 PRWeek U.S. Awards.

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Points of Light Announces Additions to Senior Leadership Team

Robert Herrera and Rick Bell Join Leading Volunteer Service Organization
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ATLANTA, April 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light announced today the appointments of Robert E. Herrera to the role of chief finance and administration officer and Rick Bell to vice president, corporate partnerships. Herrera oversees the development and implementation of the organization’s financial management strategy. Bell will broaden and deepen funding support from corporate partners, national and community foundations, and pursue annual and capacity-building revenue goals.

Timberland’s Earthkeepers Lace Up for Global Sustainability

Committing to a more sustainable future with Atlanta Mcilwraith
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The company behind the eponymous Yellow Boot has a serious commitment to sustainability and social purpose. In this episode, Atlanta McIlwraith talks about engaging a global workforce to give back to local communities, and how those efforts are guiding the company to create a more sustainable future.

Webinar | Global Energy Outlook: 2019 Trends, Impacts & Opportunities

Tue, Mar 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
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Join subject matter experts from Schneider Electric's Energy & Sustainability Services team for an update on the latest global energy trends, how they have impacted the 1st quarter of 2019 and what to expect the rest of the year. This webinar will cover (in varying degrees) political influences, commodity volatility, non-commodity shifts, weather impacts, emerging market opportunities, and supplier differentiation.

Tue, Mar 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Video | Verizon Commits to Increased Visibility for People with Disabilities

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People with disabilities make up about 20% of the population, but are featured in less than 2% of the images we see in the media. Let’s change that.

Verizon, Getty Images and the National Disability Leadership Alliance are creating The Disability Collection, a growing collection of stock images that break stereotypes and authentically portray people with disabilities in everyday life.

3BL Media SDG Webinar Series: AEG Worldwide Aligns SDG Actions with Earth Day, April 22, 1 p.m. ET

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NEW YORK, March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media’s live professional development series focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues on Earth Day, April 22, with AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company. 

John Marler, vice president of energy and environment for AEG, will provide an update on the Los Angeles-based company’s 2020 sustainability goals and use the occasion of Earth Day to discuss the SDGs and AEG’s 2030 agenda. 

Stella McCartney, Christopher Raeburn Among Winners of Inaugural CO10 Sustainability Award

The award aims to connect over 12,000 players in the industry to support and drive sustainability strategies.
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The designer has made his mark in the industry for creating environmentally responsible designs by using deadstock fabrics and reworking them into garments under the brand’s Remade, Reduce and Recycle ethos.

Remade items are produced from fabrics such as military parachutes; Reduced pieces are created from manufacturing waste, and Recycled products from reused plastics.

Today’s Leaders Need to Be Great Storytellers

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Ken Chenault, the former CEO of American Express, often paraphrased Napoleon in saying that leaders need to define reality and give hope. Essentially, it is up to leaders to tell their people what is happening now and inspire them by outlining the opportunities that the future holds for them both individually and institutionally.

In sum, leaders need to tell a good story. An authentic, believable and realistic one. But, one filled with promise of a better day, and how we’re going to get there.

Video | eBay Employees Share the Advice They Would Give to their Younger Selves

On International Women’s Day, our employees share their best pieces of advice to help empower the next generation.
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On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of women everywhere, while acknowledging the need to accelerate gender balance.

For nearly 25 years, eBay has been a strong advocate for fostering diversity and inclusion. In the spirit of mentorship and empowerment, we asked some of our employees to share the advice they would give to their younger selves, to help inspire the next generation of women.

Andrea Stairs
General Manager, Canada & Latin America

Video: WBCSD's Strategic Approach to Business and Sustainability: An Interview With Peter Bakker on CNNMoney Switzerland

Why sustainability matters and why every business decision should be tested on its sustainability impact
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In a conversation with Martina Fuchs from CNNMoney Switzerland, our President and CEO Peter Bakker talks about today’s challenges for business, and how we work together with our members to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.

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