This Women’s History Month, Common Impact is proud to put the spotlight on women in leadership who are strengthening their communities, breaking barriers, and making strides for gender equality. At the same time, we want to take this opportunity to recognize how COVID-19 has disproportionately affected women, especially women of color.
$30+ million initiative now includes $500 awards recognizing frontline employees for dedication and service during the pandemic
PHOENIX, February 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. has provided additional recognition to its 28,000 frontline employees with $500 “Committed to Serve” awards, thanking them for their dedication and service to communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The multimillion-dollar “Committed to Serve” initiative was launched by Republic Services in April 2020 to support its essential workers and small businesses across the country during this time of unprecedented challenges.
By Diego Vela 7th–8th grade classroom teacher & STEM Lab Manager, Colegio Inglés Americano, A.C., Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Technology has enabled our world to become increasingly connected – a trend that should be reflected in our teaching methods. To incorporate global collaboration in class, I have students lean on computational thinking skills to analyze information, work with one another and solve problems.
How the Pandemic Has Elevated Sustainability and ESG
It was going so well.
Before the pandemic hit, many companies were starting to recognize the increased prioritization on ESG investments. Budgets were being allocated, initiatives were being planned, steps were being taken.
But when a global health disaster hits - priorities change fast.
PHOENIX, February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Raza Development Fund (RDF), the nation’s largest Latino Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the Wells Fargo Open For Business Fund in support of its Small Business Initiative program which serves minority and women-owned small businesses suffering from the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Throughout COVID-19, PNC has doubled down on its efforts to support employees, customers, and communities. To talk about the company’s rapid, human-centric response to the pandemic, we welcomed back to the show Sally McCrady, President and Chair of the PNC Foundation and Director of PNC Community Affairs.
What do you do when a terrifying pandemic that has shaken the globe threatens to overwhelm your country? For Intel employees in Costa Rica, the answer was to offer their problem-solving expertise—and over 1,000 hours of highly technical work—helping the government develop an effective response plan.
Dignity Health, the LA Galaxy and Dignity Health Sports Park have joined efforts to accelerate the process of vaccinating vulnerable and underserved populations in Los Angeles that don’t normally have consistent access to healthcare.