The survey captures Hispanic DE&I in the areas of employment, procurement, philanthropy, and governance
WASHINGTON, September 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America stalled or reversed course during 2020, according to the 2021 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (CII) released today. The report, themed “Hispanic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion During Crisis,” is the result of research conducted over the course of the past year using data and survey responses from 92 participating corporations, the majority of which are Fortune 500 companies. The number of companies participating in the HACR CII increased by 32 percent over the prior year.
When we look back on the year 2020, not only are we going to remember it for the extraordinary events that took place, but also because it was a pivotal turning point for corporate action. In the face of the global pandemic and subsequent economic implications, social unrest, and mounting evidence of the impact of climate change on our lives and livelihoods, companies rose to the challenge like never before to meet the needs of employees, customers, and communities.
WASHINGTON, September 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ -The Vinyl Institute (VI), the U.S. trade association representing manufacturers of vinyl, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), additives, and modifiers, recently partnered with the Water Well Trust (WWT) to provide safe drinking water to a local family in Smithfield, Virginia. The Vande Brakes, a family of five, received a donated water well system, including equipment, well drilling, and installation.
This week, as we reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, host Danielle Holly and New York Cares Executive Director Gary Bagley have a conversation on how era defining moments from the 9/11 attacks to the current pandemic and racial reckoning bring on new waves of service and activism. They also talk about New York Cares’ increased focus on food insecurity, taking meaningful action on DEI, and why companies actually benefit more from designing service programs around nonprofit and community needs rather than their own business results.
The Evolution of Value Series - Part 1, by Wayne Visser
What we value as a society differs according to people, place and time. We have to ask, which society? And by that we may really mean: which tribe, class, culture or nation, in which part of the world, and in what period of history? A hunter-gatherer tribe in Southern Africa in 1,000 BC would surely value different things to an aristocratic ruling elite in Europe in the Middle Ages. That’s because value is subjective. The social scientists would say value is socially constructed or normative.
The European Union is a collaborative effort of 27 sovereign nations on the continent organized to marshal the resources and collective capabilities of these member states to address economic, military, trade, travel, and other important issues. The EU grew out of early post-WWII efforts to create a “common market” on the continent and to encourage closer peacetime relations among the disparate nations and cultures of western Europe.
Since 2002, Gildan's sustainability program has helped guide its business operations in all areas related to integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices into its long-term business strategy. Read as Peter Iliopoulos, Senior Vice President of Taxation, Sustainability, and Governmental Affairs at Gildan, and Claudia Sandoval, Vice President of Corporate Citizenship at Gildan, share their thoughts on the Company's ESG program today and how the organization plans to accelerate ESG in the future.
MONTREAL,August 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) is pleased to share the publication of its 17th Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report, available here. The 2020 ESG report showcases Gildan’s approach and commitment to ESG, the Company’s 2020 performance results, and key priorities towards continuing its vision of Making Apparel Better®.
If your company has not yet started your sustainability journey, then here in August 2021 the stakes are getting higher for your Board of Directors and C-suite. Even if your company has already made good progress on ESG and sustainability, the stakes for your company are rising as peers that have already invested time, money and resources in their sustainability journey are steadily upping their game and striving for leadership.
Q&A with Alquimedes George, Vice President and Country Manager at Gildan
Over the past decade, Gildan’s vertically integrated facility in Dhaka, Bangladesh has been setting the bar in the region’s garment manufacturing industry. After the Company acquired the facility locally, it soon embarked on a journey to bring the facility up to its own industry-leading standards and practices, and thanks to Gildan’s ongoing investments and commitment to manufacturing excellence, the facility has been enhanced with state-of-the-art systems and processes over the last number of years.