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GM Earns Top Honors at BEYA STEM Conference

Fourteen GM employees honored among the best and brightest in STEM
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For the past 34 years, the Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Conference has served as a platform for STEM professionals to exchange best practices and strategies on how to promote and retain diverse talent in scientific and technical fields, while showcasing outstanding contributions made by minorities and women within STEM.

GM is on a mission to shape the future of mobility by empowering all employees to infuse unique perspectives in their work, thus enabling GM to remain in the forefront of an ever-changing automotive industry.

UPS Longitudes | What Companies That Excel at Innovation Get Right

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Leader
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Innovation labs, technology scouting outposts and accelerator programs to invest in startups have become ubiquitous in large companies, as have regularly-scheduled hackathons or idea challenges that invite employees to develop and pitch new ideas.

Yet, in some companies, all of that activity adds up to nothing more than “innovation theater.” In others, it actually yields a stream of internal improvements; new products and services; experiments with different business models; and investments in fledgling companies that are connecting with new customer segments.

Where Would We Be Without the Ardent Work of the Nonprofit Community?

Nominate your favorite nonprofit for their chance to attend Kindred 2020 for free!
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February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Even as brands and CSR professionals step up their efforts on sustainability and purpose, they need the guidance and collaboration of nonprofits as experts in their fields. And as individual giving is on the decline, corporate partnerships are on the rise — and are necessary for mutual growth.

At Kindred 2020, nonprofits will have the opportunity to connect and forge new partnerships with brands, CSR professionals, and cultural leaders that align with their missions, and enable them to do more, faster — at a time when we urgently need it.

Schneider Electric Webinar: Accelerated Action Toward a Net Zero Carbon Economy

Thu, Feb 20, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
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To avoid the worst climate impacts, global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will need to drop by half in the next 10 years and stay the course to a 2050 net-zero emissions horizon. Companies are being tasked to realign their strategies and operations in-line with these tightened goals. But what does that mean in practice? How can businesses realign business models without impacting current success? 

Reserve your seat at our 2020 webinar and hear from Novo Nordisk, Schneider Electric and WWF on their net-zero journey.

Circular Economy Webinar - Redesigning Products Through a Circular Lens

Join senior executives from WBCSD, Fenix Outdoor International and MAFH – Sustainability for the one-hour webinar discussion on 19th February at 12.00 GMT
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February 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the world embarks on a new decade, business arrives with a level of urgency and necessity to deliver for people, planet, purpose and profit not previously seen before. The 2020s have been earmarked as being the decade that makes the difference, where key environmental issues are tackled.

Vancouver 2010: Setting the Standard for Sport, Sustainability and Social Legacy

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Ten years after the Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010, the city, its residents and the international sports community continue to benefit from the event.

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Ten years after the Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010, the city, its residents and the international sports community continue to benefit from the event.

Introducing The Ambition Project by American Express

An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
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February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Over the past two days, the six of us hosted our fourth Global Women’s Conference. Through a variety of fireside chats, workshops and networking events, we united nearly 250 of the company’s top executives around a common goal – to find meaningful ways to continue advocating for women’s advancement.

Beyond this, the conference was a time to celebrate the incredible strides women and men have made together at American Express.

Last Call! Submit Your 2020 3BL Forum Speaker Proposal by Friday, Feb. 14

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An impactful conversation starts when people come together to share their unique ideas and insights with one another—that’s why speakers are so integral to the 3BL Forum experience.

By convening corporate executives, ESG professionals, thought leaders and more, 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands® – Business Elects to Lead brings together leading voices from a variety of industries to address “the why” and “the how” behind major environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges.

International Paper Addresses Period Poverty in Video Submitted to Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 7, 2020, /3BL Media/ – International Paper’s new video “Fighting Period Poverty in Our Own Backyards” has been entered in the 2020 Corporate Citizenship Film Festival, hosted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.

Transparency That Drives Impact – Where Next for GRI

CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes at the GRI Reporters’ Summit in Arizona
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GRI continues to deliver the most effective global sustainability standards, while it is focused on doing even more to support companies to provide high quality, accessible and impactful reporting.  

That was a key message from Jack Ehnes – Vice Chair of the GRI Board, and CEO of CalSTRS (California State Teachers’ Retirement System) – as he addressed the GRI Reporters’ Summit in Arizona, USA, yesterday.

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