According to the World Health Organization, one person around the world dies in a road collision every 24 seconds—a tragedy totaling 1.3 million people each year. To help combat this, The World Health Organization kicked off the Decade of Action for Road Safety at the end of October, calling on government and partners to act together to end this preventable crisis.
In June of 2020, many buildings in the Twin Cities were damaged during civil unrest that left underserved communities even more vulnerable. Among those buildings were Gordon Parks High School (GPHS), a St. Paul high school that offers flexible class schedules for upperclassmen who need to make up credits. Located in the heart of Midway in St. Paul, GPHS’s work is imperative: providing a safe learning environment for underserved students and encouraging them to be their best.
UNESCO estimates that 1.2 billion school children around the world had their education put on hold due to pandemic-related closures in 2020. In fact, between March and April of last year, more than 90% of the world’s students faced some form of nationwide school closure.
In early 2020, Garfield Bowen was leading global R&D operations and project management office for one of 3M’s largest divisions when he got a call from the chief human resources officer – a call that would completely change his career trajectory. A leadership position had been created to advance more of the company’s equity initiatives and they wanted to know if he would like to be considered.
Kulu the new polar bear at Como Zoo Conservatory will be helping us test an innovative tracking device developed through a partnership between 3M scientists & Polar Bears International. This project will further improve researchers' wild polar bear conservation efforts.
During his 33-year tenure at 3M, Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategist, Scott Morris says he’s never been more excited to be a part of a company and movement that is helping make an impact on people’s lives. It’s that excitement, mixed in with his incredible passion and leadership, that has led to some of 3M’s biggest equitable actions in the past year.
“This is a defining time I think for all companies and 3M is no different in that respect. This is an opportunity for us to shape what we’re going to be for the next 100 years.”
To drive greater equity in our communities, 3M has set new equity-related commitments within each of our four business groups. The commitments will leverage the power of each groups’ people, products, philanthropy and partnerships.
Starting at COP26, new partnership will advance the Paris Agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals
ST. PAUL, Minn., November 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 3M (NYSE: MMM) will highlight the unique challenges and opportunities manufacturers face in combatting climate change in a candid conversation with global peers at the Conference of the Parties (COP26) on Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 2:00-3:30pm GMT. The event will take place within the United Nations Climate Change (UNFCCC) pavilion as part of its new strategic partnership with 3M.