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Truist Foundation Awards Berry College $250,000 Grant for Animal Science

Press Release

ROME, Ga., March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Berry College’s new state-of-the-art animal science building is scheduled to be completed this summer. This building is made possible by generous partners, including the Truist Foundation, which recently gave Berry a $250,000 grant.

Housing the college’s largest and most distinctive major, the 23,000-square-foot facility will enhance teaching and research in animal health and production, including genetics, microbiology and physiology.

Federal Policymakers & Regulators Embrace or Reject ESG / Sustainability Factors - a Complicated Story of To & Fro

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (3.19.2021)
Newsletter

Federal policymaking and regulation with respect to investor risk and opportunity is a complicated story played out over almost a century.  The modern era of laws passed/rules adopted to implement got underway in earnest in 1933 and 1934 following the October 1929 “Black Tuesday” stock market crash and subsequent failure of Wall Street firms and banks. The Securities Act of 1933 and The Exchange Act of 1934 are the solid foundations of most of the investor protection laws and rules that have followed.

Looking Ahead: What to Expect for Investment Industry Operational Risks in 2021

In 2020, asset managers adjusted to the new normal. What new trends are apparent and how will they impact operational risk in the year ahead?
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By Vincent Molino, Head of Operational Risk Management Solutions

While 2020 presented challenges for the investment industry, it also forced many to reassess what it means to operate as part of an organization with physical separation, all while businesses were forced to make a sudden pivot into social distancing and remote operations. Even with the prospects of a return to normalcy coinciding with the rollout of various COVID-19 vaccines, many will remain at home carrying out work remotely and into the near future.

Herbalife Nutrition Shares How Nutrition Education and Community Support Can Help Combat Obesity

Herbalife Nutrition works to provide communities with the tools and resources to make healthier choices.
Blog

Obesity is a growing global epidemic with over 800 million people currently living with the disease. The role of nutrition education and supportive communities have the power in making a difference in fighting obesity.

Truist Receives Spirit of North Carolina Award from United Way of North Carolina

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Truist is honored to receive the Spirit of North Carolina Award from United Way of North Carolina for supporting the work of United Way of Central Carolinas across the Charlotte region in serving the community in extraordinary ways.

United Way of North Carolina recognized Truist for our workplace giving campaign with the Investment in Long-Term Impact award. They chose winners based on criteria that examine fundraising efforts, volunteer engagement, educational opportunities and dedication to finding solutions for the social and economic hurdles that United Way confronts head-on.

7 Steps to Develop and Implement an ESG Strategy

Blog

The time has passed for organizations to take a passive approach to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) planning. Now more than ever, investors, employees, and customers are shining a bright light on companies’ ESG strategies, practices, and performance when deciding where and with whom to partner with or invest in.

The United States of America Moves Forward with the Biden-Harris “Climate Crisis Agenda” for Federal Government Actions

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (3.12.2021)
Newsletter

As he assumed the post of the highest elected public officer of the United States, President Joseph Biden characterized his [as the] “Climate Administration” and immediately (the fabled Day One actions) set out a very ambitious “climate crisis” policy agenda for action by the many arms of the Federal government agencies under his control. (Notably, all cabinet offices with their great reach.)

Join America's Charities at the CONNECT HR Leadership Virtual Summit, March 29 - April 2

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Join America's Charities and our partner SmartSimple at the CONNECT HR Leadership Virtual Summit, taking place March 29 - April 2, 2021, via Zoom. At the event, we will meet one-on-one with organizations interested in learning more about how to recruit, retain, and engage employees, begin or evolve giving and volunteering programs, set-up a hardship relief fund, build and manage corporate culture, and/or increase community involvement and social impact.

Corporate Social Responsibility Is Shifting As a Result of 2020's Triple Crisis

By Carolyn Berkowitz, President & CEO, Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP)
Blog

No profession has remained untouched by the three crises of 2020: the COVID-19 pandemic, the resulting economic downturn, and the reckoning with racial injustice. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is no exception. This past year shined a bright light on the increasing importance of corporations redefining their value to society and expanding their commitment to all stakeholders - customers, employees, regulators, investors, and the communities in which they work.

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