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ESG Report: Edison International Reaches Nearly 50% of Its 2045 Carbon-Free Energy Goal, Increases Workforce Diversity and Helps Fortune 50 Companies Reduce Emissions

Company’s response to COVID-19 provides relief to affected households while wildfire prevention work continues
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ROSEMEAD, Calif., June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Edison International published its 2019 Sustainability Report on the company’s achievements toward a sweeping set of measurable goals related to clean energy, transportation electrification, diversity and inclusion, and safety, while emphasizing its commitment to providing customers safe, reliable, affordable and clean electricity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Pledge to Protect Microfinance Institutions and Their Clients From the Economic Effects of the COVID-19

Whole Planet Foundation Joins 25 Other Signatories
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June 2020. A group of microfinance lenders and key players of the inclusive finance sector published in May a set of principles to better support the microfinance sector during the Covid-19. Since its publication, six new organizations have signed the Common pledge, for a total of 26 signatories.

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June 2020. A group of microfinance lenders and key players of the inclusive finance sector published in May a set of principles to better support the microfinance sector during the Covid-19. Since its publication, six new organizations have signed the Common pledge, for a total of 26 signatories.

Watch: Scotiabankers Continue Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Communities Around the Globe

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It’s a unique story, our own, on how Scotiabankers around the world are thinking beyond themselves and committing time and experience to help our communities overcome COVID-19. 

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Mini Stories: Preserving Decades of Music While Giving Back Through Vinyl Sales

Seller Rhea Kimbell revives the Texas record label her late father started in the early 1960s and sells its records on eBay to support Austin musicians impacted by COVID-19.
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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through June, we’ll share a story about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through June, we’ll share a story about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

LA Galaxy and Herbalife Nutrition Team Up with A Place Called Home to Pack and Deliver Food for Families in Need in Los Angeles

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AEG’s LA Galaxy and Herbalife Nutrition recently teamed up with A Place Called Home (APCH) to pack and distribute food for families in need at a Family Resource Depot in the greater Los Angeles area on Wednesday, May 27. In conjunction with the LA Galaxy Foundation, LA Galaxy Players Daniel Steres, Rolf Feltscher, Joe Corona, assistant coach Dominic Kinnear and Cozmo joined volunteers at A Place Called Home to pack and deliver the food.

Global Citizen and the European Commission Announce 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future; a Campaign to Make COVID-19 Tests, Treatments and Vaccines Available for Everyone, Everywhere Who Needs Them

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  • Coronavirus Global Response Pledging Marathon Kicks Off New Campaign With Fundraising Support From Global Citizens
  • ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’ Seeks to Raise Billions in Commitments for the Development and Distribution of COVID-19 Testing, Treatments and Vaccines
  • Campaign to Promote Equitable Delivery and Access, Make Global Health Systems Stronger and Put the World Back on Track to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Global Leaders from 15 Countries Around the World Join Chris Rock, Coldplay, Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Shakira and More in an Effort to Galvanise Governments, Corporations and Philanthropists to Pledge the Funds Needed to Bring an End to the COVID-19 Era
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  • Coronavirus Global Response Pledging Marathon Kicks Off New Campaign With Fundraising Support From Global Citizens
  • ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’ Seeks to Raise Billions in Commitments for the Development and Distribution of COVID-19 Testing, Treatments and Vaccines
  • Campaign to Promote Equitable Delivery and Access, Make Global Health Systems Stronger and Put the World Back on Track to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Global Leaders from 15 Countries Around the World Join Chris Rock, Coldplay, Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Shakira and More in an Effort to Galvanise Governments, Corporations and Philanthropists to Pledge the Funds Needed to Bring an End to the COVID-19 Era

Watch: Alliant Energy is Working Safely During the Health Crisis

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Safety is a top priority at Alliant Energy. We are working differently in response to the healthcare crisis. Our employees are wearing face coverings and practicing physical distancing while in the field. As always, we want to make sure our customers have electric and gas service they count on.

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Through the End of May 2020, Triple Your Support for COVID-19 Relief with Timberland

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Timberland is part of the VF Family of Brands. Join VF and the VF Foundation to fight COVID-19 and aid relief efforts around the world. The Foundation has pledged $1.5M and will also match your donations 2-to-1 to the GlobalGiving Coronavirus Relief Fund (up to an additional $500,000) to amplify our collective impact.

Your donation will directly support communities impacted by the pandemic.

Together, we can be a force for good.

Leaders' Insights: Keeping The Lights On With Caspar Herzberg, CEO Of Schneider Electric, Middle East & Africa

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By Juweyria Hersi, Forbes Middle East Staff

As the world continues to respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Caspar Herzberg, CEO of Schneider Electric for the Middle East & Africa, says that the best response to the crisis is to stay calm, make efforts to understand the situation, and playout and prepare for different scenarios.

Amid This Pandemic, Women CEOs Share That Leadership And Culture Matter Most

by Robert Reiss
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Teresa White, President AFLAC US, and the AFLAC Field General for Coronavirus, talked about how a corporation can lead through these tough times. And as background, Aflac is an example as an exceptionally well-run enterprise: 18 years as Most Admired Company; 14 consecutive years as Most Ethical Companies; Top 10 Green company; 50 Best Companies for Diversity; 20 consecutive years as Best Companies to Work for in America. Teresa shared, "Culture is where people get it wrong. You can't start a culture in a crisis. Make sure that you are treating your employees right.

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