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Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers to Drive Workplace Equality and Inclusion Through The Consumer Goods Forum

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CGF Board Members Vote to Prioritise Actions that Promote Equality and Inclusion for All

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CGF Board Members Vote to Prioritise Actions that Promote Equality and Inclusion for All

African Business Leaders Call for Sustainable Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic at UN Global Compact Event

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At Making Global Goals Local Business - Africa, improved labour conditions, human rights, water management, and gender equality took center stage

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At Making Global Goals Local Business - Africa, improved labour conditions, human rights, water management, and gender equality took center stage

Schneider Electric Customer Stories: Saint-Gobain

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Building materials manufacturers like Saint-Gobain need ways to save energy. That's why their partnership with Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure is so crucial to their business operations.

Five feet from a Saint-Gobain innovation

From the Louvre and SpaceX to windshields and building materials, you are never more than five feet away from a Saint-Gobain innovation. By focusing on buying energy smarter and using it efficiently, the company has saved millions, freeing up resources to deliver leading-edge, sustainable solutions.

Media Advisory: High-level Caring for Climate Meeting Aims to Ramp up Ambition in Race to Net Zero Emissions

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UNITED NATIONS, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/— The eighth annual High-Level Meeting of Caring for Climate will take place Tuesday, 8 December 2020 from 09:00 - 10:40 am EST | 03:00 - 04:40 pm CET, bringing together leaders from business, finance, sub-national government, civil society, and the United Nations to reflect on progress and discuss ways to collectively ramp up climate action in the lead up to the five year anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement.

44,600 Nonprofits Supported Through Benevity's Platform on GivingTuesday 2020

More than $55 million was donated on December 1, 2020, showing continued impact and momentum through global corporate purpose programs
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that $55.5 million was raised on GivingTuesday 2020 (December 1, 2020) through its platform, an increase of 61 percent over the $34 million raised in 2019. This number is expected to increase as the dollars committed through companies’ payroll systems — the most cost-effective way to donate — make their way to 44,600 nonprofits.

Why There Has Never Been a Better Time for Neurodiversity

Be Inspired to "Think Differently"
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I am not a neutral party when it comes to neurodiversity.  I am a parent of an autistic teenager, and my work is also related to the topic. Neurodiversity is the different ways we as humans think, communicate and see the world. It’s the fact that variations in the human genome that include autism, ADHD, OCD, and dyslexia, among others, are simply variations of the brain. Neurodiversity also implies that these differences, while presenting certain challenges, also contain often untapped strengths for the individual, for businesses, and for society overall. 

2020 Impact Report - Press Release

Working Capital Innovation Fund
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The Working Capital Supply Chain Innovation Fund (WCIF), an early-stage venture fund that is addressing the urgent need to protect vulnerable workers in global supply chains, today released its 2020 Impact Report. The report outlines the Fund’s process for impact measurement and management, progress to date, lessons learned, and future growth opportunities.

Immanuel Uses Communications to Make a Global Impact

by Lauren Cole, Senior Digital Communications Specialist
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Immanuel Umoren has been a communicator all his life. Growing up in Nigeria, he starred in plays, performed in shows, and emceed events every chance he got. Communicating with people has been a common thread throughout his life -- he's always loved the stage. 

Truist Foundation Supports American Red Cross Humanitarian Mission Through Annual Disaster Giving Program

Funding enables the Red Cross to prepare for and respond to disasters
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WASHINGTON, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/— Today, the American Red Cross is recognizing Truist Foundation, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, for supporting Red Cross Disaster Relief through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) with an annual grant of $1 million.

Bacardi in Costa Rica Among Top Employers for Young Professionals

Employers for Youth Ranks Bacardi #2
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In its first year of participation, Bacardi in Costa Rica comes in #2 as “Best Companies for Young Professionals” as announced by Best Place to Employers for Youth (EFY) and a study conducted by FirstJob. The survey was based on 10 dimensions including innovation, benefits, career development, quality of life, recognition, reputation, and others valued by talent entering the workforce. The Bacardi scores, across all dimensions, exceeded benchmarks set by EFY, including top marks for workplace infrastructure (91.3%), work environment (90.9%), and diversity and culture (90.1%).

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