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Let’s Protect The Dreamers

This is a statement from Donna Epps, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, Verizon.
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On February 11, 2019, our CEO, Hans Vestberg, along with over 100 other CEOs representing nearly every sector of the American economy urged Congress to pass a permanent, bipartisan solution this year to protect the Dreamers.

BCtA at 10: Inclusivity for All in an Ambitious New Call to Action

On the milestone of its 10th anniversary, Business Call to Action reflects on how the inclusive business landscape has changed over the past decade, and looks forward to what lies ahead
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A decade ago, Business Call to Action (BCtA) was launched with just 18 companies at the helm. During our inauguration, then-prime minister of the UK Gordon Brown said: “Business Call to Action is a landmark opportunity for global business leaders to come together to develop new and innovative ways to spread growth, prosperity and opportunity across the world.”

Celebrating Black History Month

By Naccaman "Nac" Williams II, Sales Strategy and Planning Analyst, Jimmy Dean Refrigerated
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“My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.” – Desmond Tutu

Black History Month is a month-long celebration of all things that recognize the achievements, struggles, and the heritage of Black Americans and their communities. We should not forget the dark times where Black people were considered property or couldn’t frequent the same establishments as their White counterparts or a time where Black voices were simply not heard.

PNC Joins the Business Coalition for the Equality Act

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PNC has joined the Business Coalition for the Equality Act, a group of leading U.S. employers that support the Equality Act, federal legislation that would provide the same basic protections to members of the LGBTQ+ community as are provided to other protected groups under federal law.

The Business Coalition for the Equality Act includes companies with operations in all 50 states, headquarters spanning 24 states and a combined $3.2 trillion in revenue. The 147 companies that make up the coalition employ over 7.5 million people in the U.S.

Equality for all

Aaron Huertas on the Green New Deal

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Back in the 1930s, when the US was in the midst of an economic crisis, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt enacted a set of policies to protect the people of the US from the worst ravages of poverty: it was called The New Deal. Our planet is currently in the midst of an environmental crisis. Some lawmakers in Washington D.C. are asserting that this crisis requires a set of policies no less deep or sweeping than FDR’s New Deal.

PNC Recognized by Careers and the disABLED Magazine as a Top 50 Employer

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PNC is honored to be recognized for its commitment to disability inclusion in Careers and the disABLED Magazine’s 2019 Annual Top 50 Employers List. Readers of Careers & the disABLED Magazine were asked to name the employers for whom they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a progressive environment for people with disabilities.

A Deeper Look at CECP's Year-End Investing in Society: People

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Investing in SocietyCECP’s recently launched and updated compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Divided into five sections – Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies – the collection of insights offers a far-reaching assessment of what leading companies are doing in each of the five focus areas.

KeyBank Finances $50.4 Million for the Construction of Multifamily Affordable Housing in Boulder, CO

Diagonal Crossing will offer the community 105 new units of affordable housing for individuals and families with incomes at or below 60% area median income (AMI)
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CLEVELAND, January 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank announced today $50.4 million in total combined financing for a tax-exempt bond transaction to support Koelbel & Company’s construction of Diagonal Crossing. Diagonal Crossing is a 105-unit garden-style apartment community that is income-restricted for families earning at or below 60% AMI in Boulder, CO.

Arrow Electronics SAM Car Gives People with Disabilities The Chance to Drive Again

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Arrow recruited five disabled service members – four veterans and one active duty – from each of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.

They drove the SAM Car in five different locations that were personally important to them. The driving demonstrates the improved mobility that technology can provide, as well as increased freedom to do what they wish and go where they want to go.

Schneider Electric Recognized by Bloomberg and Catalyst for Advancing Gender Equality and Inclusion

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  • For second year in row, Schneider Electric recognized in Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index
  • Schneider Electric is one of four companies to receive the 2019 Catalyst Award
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  • For second year in row, Schneider Electric recognized in Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index
  • Schneider Electric is one of four companies to receive the 2019 Catalyst Award

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