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Feed the Children: Making a Difference in the Fight Against Childhood Hunger

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When the issue of childhood hunger is discussed, people usually imagine impoverished children in developing countries. But the truth of the matter is millions of children in America face food-insecurity.

As you can imagine, hunger isn’t prejudiced. It doesn’t care about gender, age, or ethnicity. It doesn’t know if you’re homeless or part of the working class. It can impact anyone.

Yet somehow, the issue of hunger in America has gone largely undetected.

Anglo American Employee Volunteer Program Awarded IMPACT2030 Innovation Award

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WASHINGTON, October 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Anglo American’s employee volunteering program ‘Ambassadors for Good’ received high recognition during United Nations General Assembly week when IMPACT 2030 awarded it one of its top innovation awards.

Favorable Winds for Corporate Purpose During UN General Assembly Week

By Sarah Bostwick Stromoski, Manager, CEO Leadership & Investor Engagement, CECP
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With the recent Business Roundtable statement and the Financial Times’ series on expanding corporate purpose beyond short-term shareholder value, there was plenty of momentum  going into United Nations (UN) General Assembly and Climate Week. Several events and discussions addressed the private sector’s role in driving progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Kimberly-Clark Receives Two Ethical Corporation Impact Awards

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Kimberly-Clark social impact programs, With You She Can and Toilets Change Lives, were recognized as industry leaders at the 2019 Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards. The programs received the Community Impact and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Impact awards.

Working Mother Names American Express As One of the 2019 100 Best Companies

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NEW YORK, October 4, 2019 /3BL Media/Working Mother recently revealed its annual list of the 2019 100 Best Companies, representing more than 2 million employees in the U.S. This year’s winners are focusing on inclusive benefits for families, including gender-neutral parental leave, and accessible, affordable childcare. American Express was among the 100 companies that earned a spot on this year’s list.

DXC Technology Announces New Global Environmental Targets in 2019 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

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October 7, 2019 - DXC Technology released its 2019 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, which documents the company’s progress on social, economic and environmental issues throughout the fiscal year.

The company exceeded its reduction goals for global greenhouse gas emissions and absolute energy consumption. New three-year targets related to renewable energy, waste and emissions are revealed in the report.

Strengthening Connections. Fostering Success: PNC Shares CSR Achievements

2018 CSR Report explores progress in banking responsibly, delivering an exceptional client experience, building a talent-focused culture, and strengthening communities.
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October 7, 2019 - The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC), one of the largest diversified financial services companies in the United States, released its latest Corporate Social Responsibility Report (CSR), detailing the company’s annual progress in its environmental, social and governance focus areas.

This report marks PNC’s first effort to demonstrate alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). PNC selected four of the 17 SDGs that most closely align with its priority issues and explores them throughout the report:

The New Climate for Business in the 2020s: Challenges of the Decisive Decade

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As we approach a new decade, companies are facing a fundamentally new climate for business. We have limited time to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and the climate targets of the Paris Agreement. At the same time, business leaders must navigate enormous changes, from bottom-up activism from employees, investors, and youth to evolving attitudes toward capitalism itself.

IWBI Event Addresses Positive Business Impacts of a People + Planet Approach

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NEW YORK, October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ – When it comes to the health of the business, environmental sustainability and climate action go hand-in-hand with human health. This was the key takeaway at “Changing climates: Prioritizing human health amid environmental, political and social change”, a breakfast event organized by the International WELL Building Institute.

Multiply It: Fostering Diversity & Inclusion

By Lynne Doherty, Senior VP, US Commercial Sales
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Last month, the Business Roundtable modernized its principles on the role of a corporation. The purpose for many corporations now encompasses this list: value for customers, investing in employees, fostering diversity and inclusion, dealing fairly and ethically with suppliers, supporting the communities in which we work, and protecting the environment.

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