Corporate Citizenship

Social Impact Challenge: Elevate Yourself

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Who's the best manager or teacher you've ever had? Mine was Mrs. Brooksby, my honors English teacher in 10th grade. Our assignment was to write a paper comparing Walt Whitman with Emily Dickinson. At the time, it was important to me to be contrary. To go against the norm. I was working through a difficult situation at home and expressing it through any kind of rebellion I could find at school. English was the only class that I found interesting enough to at least do the assignments – even if I rarely did them the way I was supposed to.

The Complications of Tracking Ambitious GHG Emissions Goals

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (7.15.2022)
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Many companies are setting ambitious “Net Zero” GHG emissions goals to be reached by the Paris Climate Accord’s goal of 2050 (and some setting their goals even earlier). Are these widely-promoted goals realistic for the corporate sector to achieve in such a short timeframe?

Steer Your Career: Map Your Way to Professional Success in CSR

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If you’re a practitioner in the CSR, ESG or social impact space, we’d wager you feel under-resourced and overextended in your current role. You may feel like you don’t even have time to stop and just think for a minute about where your career is headed and whether it’s even working for you. Perhaps you feel stuck or uninspired in your current role. Or maybe you do carve out the time to dedicate to your professional development (bravo!), but you could use some additional support.

The Future Is On: Entergy's Corporate Citizenship

Building stronger communities
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Entergy's 2021 Integrated Report focuses on a number of key sustainability and ESG initiatives, including our corporate citizenship. Read on for an overview of Entergy's approach to corporate citizenship and view our full report at integratedreport.entergy.com.

Pushback Against ESG - What About the SEC Draft Rule?

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (6.01.2022)
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No regulatory agency’s draft rule to address important issues can be expected to sail through and be warmly welcomed by all involved stakeholders. In March, the Securities and Exchange Commission released its draft rule for corporations to disclose climate-related information such as Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG). Some pushback by opponents of the rule is expected.

RealTalk - Steer Your Career: Map Your Way to Professional Success in CSR

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Whether you call it The Great "Resignation", "Reset” and “Renegotiation” or "Reshuffle", there's no disputing that employees are shaking up the workforce in a serious way. But where does that leave YOU, the Social Impact professional? What about your team?

Join this RealTalk webinar, to discuss:

Corporations Are Taking Steps To Address Climate Change Challenges

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (5.15.2022)
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Remember the revisions to The Business Roundtable Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation (a mission statement) back in August 2019? The CEOs of the top 200 companies in the U.S. redefined “purpose” away from the 1997 statement that focused on “shareholder primacy” to a 21st Century focus on “all stakeholders, customers, employees, suppliers, communities and shareholders.”

Medtronic Named to 3BL 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2022

3BL Media has named Medtronic to its annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies.
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3BL Media has named Medtronic to its annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies. This is the sixth year in a row that Medtronic has been included in the annual ranking – jumping to #41 in this year’s list from #71 in 2021.

2022 Halo Awards Honor Top Corporate Social Impact Initiatives

Winning Companies And Nonprofits Recognized At The 2022 Engage For Good Conference in Atlanta, GA
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May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Campaigns that educated and mobilized thousands to get vaccinated, used NFTs to inspire and engage younger fundraisers, and helped break down barriers to unemployment – all while building stronger businesses - were among the initiatives honored at the 20th annual Halo Awards.

Twenty category-specific winners were selected out of more than 120 entries by Engage for Good at its annual conference in Atlanta, GA.

Signature Volunteer Programs: Two Decisive Questions To Ask Before You Start

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On the road to starting a Signature Volunteer Program? It may be tempting to choose a program by first asking employees what they want. Instinct says, “Shouldn’t employees tell us what our Signature Program should be about? It’s their program, isn’t it?” Sure!

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