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Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Team #WeAreCisco Takes to Animal Crossing

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An island paradise.  

Sounds like a good plan for the year that is 2020, no? No news reports, no virtual meetings, just you, Mother Nature and some talking animal friends.  

Are Takeout Containers Recyclable?

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We love to order takeout food, especially nowadays with so many of us spending more time at home. But with all those orders come a lot of plastic bags, containers, utensils, etc. and not all of it can go into your recycling bin. 

Just because a takeout container has a recyclable symbol on it, don’t assume it's okay to recycle it. The acceptance of recyclable materials can vary from state to state and city to city. As a rule of thumb, the following materials are accepted no matter where you live: paper, cardboard, metal cans, and plastic containers labeled with a #1 or #2.

Merck for Mothers Ambassador Keelee Moseley Shares Maternal Health Journey

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Two-year-old Adrian rolls a ball to his mother, Keelee Moseley, in the family's Texas home. "Someday, I'll tell him about our journey of survival," says Keelee, an information technology delivery lead for our company. "For now, I'm sharing my story and raising awareness with other women to help them have safe journeys into motherhood."

Celebrating the Growth of Our Latino Communities

Herbalife Nutrition celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
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If the value of all goods and services produced by the Latino community in the U.S. were a standalone economy, it would be the 7th largest in the world. Today, there are 4.37 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the U.S., which contribute more than $700 billion to the economy annually, according to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. These businesses have provided almost 2.7 million jobs to U.S. workers.

PayPal Announces Recipients of $5 Million Community Partner Grants to Support and Sustain Black Businesses and Communities

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SAN JOSE, Calif. September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - PayPal Holdings, Inc. today named 20 nonprofit community partners that will receive grants and contributions totaling $5 million to support Black-owned businesses across the U.S. in their recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

HP Inc. & the African Union Commission Sign a MOU to Collaborate for the Development of Entrepreneurial Skills in Africa

The Memorandum of Understanding sets out that both parties will drive online platforms to support and enhance education in Africa.
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South Africa, September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – HP Inc. in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster entrepreneurial learning in Africa. The aim of the MoU is to further cement the collaboration between these two parties in building entrepreneurial skills across the continent and to leverage HP Foundation’s Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE).

Global Business Community Unites for Annual SDG Business Forum to Align Corporate Operations With SDGs and COVID-19 Recovery

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UNITED NATIONS, September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the UN Global Compact and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs convened more than 12,000 sustainability leaders yesterday for the 5th annual SDG Business Forum. More than 40 chief executive officers at the Forum highlighted the imperative to address three critical fragilities exposed by the coronavirus pandemic – climate change and nature loss; economic exclusion; and social inequality. 

Merck Joins Groundbreaking Gender and Diversity KPI Alliance

New alliance supports growing push for corporate diversity
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Merck has joined the groundbreaking Gender and Diversity KPI Alliance (GDKA) to support the adoption and use of a set of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure gender and diversity in their companies and organizations.

An Investor's Perspective on the Proposed Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance

by Julie Moret, Head of ESG, Franklin Templeton
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Can stakeholders (regulators, policymakers and market participants) deliver a sustainable finance framework that serves the end-client well? The European Union’s technical expert group has just published its final recommendations on the taxonomy for sustainable finance, establishing common criteria to classify environmentally sustainable activities that support the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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