Do you volunteer or give through your company? We want to hear from you! The RWInstitute 2020 Corporate Volunteering, Giving, and Grants Technology Review is now underway, and it won’t be the same without your perspective.
Applied Materials, AMD, and Flex Win for CSR Leadership, Innovation and Implementation
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the winners of its 2020 Compass Awards for corporate social responsibility excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation and Implementation.
"The future success of our global economy relies on girls having access to the education and resources they need for careers and leadership roles in finance, economics and technology....when girls are given the opportunities to reach their full potential, all of society benefits. “
-Arlene Isaacs-Lowe, Global Head of CSR at Moody’s Corporation and President of the Moody’s Foundation
April is Financial Literacy Month, and it’s a great time to progress on your financial journey. At Truist, we understand everyone’s financial journey and goals are unique. But when you reframe your relationship to money, a positive mindset can lead to positive changes – in more than just your financial life. We can help with inspiration and guidance.
Buzz… Buzzz… Buzzzzz! The current buzz among key stakeholders – investors, corporate boards & management, NGOs, government regulators, stock exchanges, ESG raters & rankers, ESG corporate disclosure standards and frameworks managers – is centered on “Quo Vadis”…where do we go from here!
This Global Volunteer Month, Common Impact is spotlighting some of the hundreds of talented skills-based volunteers we are fortunate to work with every year. Today we hear from Melissa Myers, a Compliance Analyst with Berkshire Bank, who reflects on her experience at Skills for Cities 2020. (Watch Melissa's two-minute interview here.)
A new inclusion initiative continues the brand's interest in creative equity
Some of film’s simplest images of Black life have a way of inspiring deep-seated dread in audiences.
A shot of two boys entering a convenience store can have viewers guessing whether they’ll make it out alive. Black female characters are too often saddled with outdated stereotypes disguised as “strength” with little to no development. Even moments of joy seem like brief segues to something much more bleak, like peace before inevitable tragedy.
Irma Olguin’s big idea is to tech-train women and people of color, improve opportunity in struggling communities, and change the face of the tech industry. As she explained at Signal 2020, it’s working.
When Irma Olguin was a child, she rolled raisins alongside her parents, aunts, uncles and cousins in the fruiting fields of Central California, supplier of 30% of the world’s food. “Coming from a place like that, growing up in that way and that’s all you know, that’s all that surrounds you, you don’t see things in front of you like starting a company or becoming a tech CEO or anything but that life that is laid out in front of you,” she says.
At certain times, an unknown unknown may strike, rapidly triggering a serious crisis situation. Think of a tsunami or earthquake. Many other times the crisis situation occurs and there is a dozen, maybe dozens of precursor events or activities that over time if neglected set up the going over the cliff situation. The G&A Institute team collectively has helped to manage literally hundreds of critical events or crisis situations over the years for clients. We have seen many crisis situations over time -- but none with the scale of the dangers posed to humanity and planet by climate ch