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Arrow Electronics Releases Annual Report Focusing on Its Global Corporate Social Responsibility

Press Release

CENTENNIAL, CO, March 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Arrow Electronics released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability Report, an overview of its 2017 social, environmental and economic impacts. The global technology company’s influential CSR programs transform ideas into real achievements that help people and the communities in which Arrow lives and works.

Download the complete 2017 Arrow CSR & Sustainability Report

UNCF Announces Partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb to Launch the UNCF Bristol-Myers Squibb E. E. Just Postgraduate Fellowship in the Life Sciences

New fellowship will transform postgraduate training and career opportunities for African American life scientists in academia and the biopharmaceutical industry R&D.
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- UNCF today announced a partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) to launch an innovative fellowship program in the life sciences that will transform the postgraduate training experience for African American scientists pursuing research careers in academic or biopharmaceutical industry research and development (R&D). Named in honor of Dr.

Wood Fuels Key to Easing Food Insecurity Situation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Article

Access to wood fuels for cooking must be considered when formulating policy to deal with food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa, according to researchers who advocate expanding the effort to improve wood-fuel systems and make them more sustainable.

Helping Transgender People Lead Authentic Lives

Blog

From education to employment, healthcare to housing, transgender Americans fight daily for rights many take for granted. “Authentic Lives,” a new documentary from WQED, Pittsburgh’s PBS affiliate, highlights PNC as a company working toward equity and inclusion for the LGBTQ population.

Terry Boring, senior business architect and vice president of the PNC Proud employee business resource group’s Pittsburgh chapter, spoke to reporter Minette Seate about PNC’s culture of inclusion.

Unsung Hero

By: Aster Angagaw
Blog

Recently I watched the movie “Hidden Figures” for the second time, and was again impressed by the achievements of the extraordinary African- American women featured in the film. Through a combination of brilliance and determination, these women overcame seemingly insurmountable odds and enabled the success of the NASA space program. Being reminded about the contributions of these women, I wondered about the many other unrecognized men and women who might have also faced difficult circumstances and yet forged ahead, making lasting contributions in different spheres of life.

‘The Great Goya Family’

Since its humble beginnings in 1936, Goya Foods has expanded worldwide while keeping family values at its core
Blog

Whether as a small store in lower Manhattan or as an international company with more than 4,000 employees, Goya Foods has always kept family values at heart. In fact, the Unanue family refers to their employees, surrounding communities, customers, suppliers, and business partners as “la gran familia Goya,” or “the great Goya family,” said Bob Unanue, the company’s president and CEO.

Citi’s CEO Michael Corbat Signs the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ Pledge

Press Release

NEW YORK, February 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ –Today Citi announced it has signed on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion (CEO Action), joining more than 350 CEOs and presidents committed to driving policy changes and practices in their companies that help advance equitable workplaces. This move demonstrates Citi’s commitment to increasing diversity and encouraging an open environment that enables employees to thrive and deliver the best possible results for their clients and communities.

Viacom Women On Tech Leadership at Any Level

by Stephany Abreu
Blog

With hackathons, futuristic workspaces and mentorship programs, Viacom is a veritable technology trailblazer in the media industry. One of the reasons why the company is excelling? Female leadership.

Celebrating Shared Value (CSV)

Blog

Since the first day that I started working in corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the late 1980’s – under the wise tutelage of Reynold Levy, then president of the AT&T Foundation – I both learned and asserted that the purpose of any good corporate philanthropy or CSR program was to find the intersection between societal needs and the business interests of the company and to create real impact for both -- paying attention to a company’s various stakeholders and conducting your business in a responsible manner with an eye on the long-term value for business and society.

Feature: Diversifying the Supply Chain

by Leila Hawkins
Article

Diversifying the supply chain is of the utmost importance to ensuring the greatest possible choice of goods and services. The most obvious advantages are cost and efficiency, but it also comes down to sustainability and, ultimately, reputation….

Diverse human talent

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