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Pro Bono Perspectives S3E23: Grace Bonney, Collective Wisdom & Design*Sponge

Slowing Down and Finding Fulfillment
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Learn how relationships with people from different cultures and ways of life can have a profound impact on your values, happiness, and success as bestselling author Grace Bonney takes you through her new book, Collective Wisdom: Lessons, Inspiration, and Advice from Women Over 50, where she interviewed over 100 trailblazing women on their purpose, careers, activism, and community work.

Key Takeaways From SB'21 San Diego

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This week, members of the Porter Novelli team safely hit the road to San Diego for the return of the annual Sustainable Brands conference. This year’s hybrid event focused on “regeneration” and convened sustainability’s greatest thinkers and leaders from the world’s largest brands. The event was packed full of inspiring speakers, panels, and breakout groups, all talking about what regeneration meant to them – and what is needed to restore our planet.

How Authenticity is at the Core of Award-Winning Purpose Initiatives for Quest Diagnostics and Action Against Hunger

Carol Cone ON PURPOSE clients prove authentic social impact to win Best Proof of Authenticity and Best Health categories at the PRWeek Purpose Awards
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October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - With purpose instrumental to organizational success today, two Carol Cone ON PURPOSE (CCOP) clients were awarded top honors at the 2021 PRWeek Purpose Awards, held October 13 in New York City. Authenticity is at the core of each winning initiative, resulting in thoughtful, real, and sustained actions that impact the business internally and externally, while having a positive impact on society.

Brands Lean-In on Values in Wake of Texas SB 8 Bill

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Over the years, we’ve seen more stakeholders demand companies participate in political conversations – some even calling companies the fourth branch of government. Our research confirms this trend with, 64 percent of Americans stating they believe businesses should speak out against government legislation if it doesn’t align with their company’s values.

Companies Need to Manage the Economics of Impact in Order to Advance Equity

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In the midst of a pandemic and unprecedented recession, purpose-led companies have the enormous potential to advance equity and reverse deepening disparities.

We have seen multiple businesses making pledges to advance more equitable markets. But commitments are easy to make and hard to keep. To truly become a purpose-led company, companies must understand how products sold, their operations and associated costs, and yes, profit, close or widen inequities in our societies.

2021 Halo Awards Honor Top Corporate Social Impact Initiatives

Winning Companies and Nonprofits Recognized at Engage for Good Conference
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May 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Campaigns that helped teachers and students bridge the digital divide, repurposed sports stadiums into socially-distanced blood donation centers, built artificial intelligence programs to more efficiently serve LGBTQ youth and encouraged consumers to share – not hoard – toilet paper - all while building stronger businesses - were among the initiatives recently honored at the 19th annual Halo Awards. 

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E7: Judy Samuelson, The Aspen Institute

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Joining the Pro Bono Perspectives podcast this Global Volunteer Month is Judy Samuelson, Vice President at The Aspen Institute and Executive Director of its Business and Society Program. A leading voice on the alignment of business and purpose, Judy has published influential works on companies’ duty to society and how they can create true, sustainable social change.

Halo Award Finalists Announced

Gold and Silver Honorees To Be Revealed At Virtual Engage For Good Conference in May
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March 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Halo Award finalists chosen from a record number of entries were announced today in this annual celebration of work at the intersection of cause and commerce.

Now in its 19th year, the Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social impact initiatives that successfully engage consumers and/or employees.

Black Forest Snacks Announces a Series of Purpose-Led Commitments Focused on Real Action

Launching commitments across sustainability and social impact, Black Forest is making bold moves to take real action for the good of people and the planet including sustainable packaging by 2025
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CHICAGO, March 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of International Day of Forests on March 21, Black Forest, a candy and snack brand inspired by real forests, announces its purpose commitment to become a sustainable brand. As the first in the candy gummy and fruit snack category to make this purpose-led pledge, Black Forest is taking real action including committing to real ingredients that are better for people, moving to fully sustainable packaging, continuing to plant and protect forests, and reducing its impact in its production. 

Webinar: Strategically Integrating Sustainability: Restructuring the Business With Ikea, Enel and Forum for the Future

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February 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - With the sustainability transition becoming the vehicle for business innovation, bringing together climate and social goals, businesses are facing a major reform in their operations. In order to achieve their goals, sustainability needs to be seen as the business itself and not a separate strategy.

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