Company discusses the significant movement of ESG principles within the investment process
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Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release Episode 3 of its Impact Minute video blog. The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team discuss entrepreneurship and creating sustainable business that aim to address environmental and social issues. In this episode, the Company discusses how ESG principles have become a much more important
UPS has completed the seventh week of a study to measure the impact of COVID-19 on small and medium-sized businesses across the United States. This installment went to 400 U.S.-based respondents between May 6 and May 11.
While the coronavirus remains a heavy burden on small businesses, this week’s results indicate that the pandemic’s impact continues to abate.
We observed the lowest point of the downturn four weeks ago, and since then, the survey data has shown consistent signs of improvement.
Online shopping has become an essential way consumers access goods during the coronavirus pandemic. But many retail chains generate up to 75 percent of their revenue from brick-and-mortar stores in non-pandemic times — meaning they’re now looking for other ways to sell and move their inventory.
Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.
ATLANTA, May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light has announced the speakers who will join the lineup for the 2020 Points of Light Conference Online Experience, taking place June 10-12. Speakers include David Brooks, New York Times columnist and chair of Weave: The Social Fabric Project; Bob Johansen, distinguished fellow with the Institute for the Future (IFTF); and Larry Keeley, co-founder of Doblin, managing director of Deloitte Consulting LLP, and innovation scientist.
The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.
During the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the issue of food security for vulnerable communities and frontline responders has taken on increased relevance and importance. There are hundreds of nonprofit organizations that are working in this critical area around the world, and their efforts are to be congratulated, appreciated and supported by all of us. Here are five organizations that are responding in herculean ways to combat food insecurity and help those most in need during this health crisis:
Company discusses entrepreneurship and creating impactful, sustainable businesses
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Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to have joined the hosts of the Middle Tech podcast to discuss a number of the Company’s entrepreneurial initiatives throughout southern Indiana and the Central Appalachia region. In the podcast’s episode, two of the Co-founders discuss the Land Betterment platform, how it was created, and how their projects aim to give the impacted land new purpose to
The human and economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic has been devastating. The role of business in the response to COVID-19 is crucial. Join 3BL Media’s Robbie Lock for a lively discussion with Dave Stangis, CEO & founder of 21C Impact and former chief sustainability officer, vice president, public affairs and corporate responsibility for Campbell Soup Company, on Wednesday May 13 at 1 p.m. ET for “Learn from Home: Corporate Citizenship and Reputation,” a free webcast with live Q&A.