It’s been over 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising, six days of protest and civil unrest inflamed by a police raid of a New York City gay bar, The Stonewall Inn. This event is seen as the catalyst for the LGBTQ+ rights movement in the U.S. Since Stonewall, significant steps toward equality for the LGBTQ+ community have been made, but challenges remain.
T. Rowe Price is cognizant of these challenges and is committed to advocating for systemic change and fostering an environment where associates across the globe can bring their full selves to work.
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.
Fabiyi brings global perspective and technical expertise to the newly created role
SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 3Degrees, a leading global provider of climate solutions, today announced that Dr. Malcolm Fabiyi has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within 3Degrees.
It seems like almost every company has made statements recently supporting racial equity. However, it is quite evident that many are putting more effort into saying the right things than putting their words into action.
But even among the companies that are earnestly exploring the ways their businesses can advance racial equity, there seems to be a pervasive mental model that is getting in the way of having more impact.
Participants include HP Inc.; International Paper Company; Kimberly-Clark; Lowe’s Companies, Inc.; and Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
June 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched “Forests Forward,” a new program that engages with companies and other stakeholders around the globe to deliver effective nature-based strategies for forests that help achieve their business and sustainability goals. Working together, WWF and participating businesses aim to realize meaningful, long-term benefits for nature, climate and people.
We all know that to tackle the scale of the societal and environmental challenges we face, every business has a vital role in helping to make a positive impact for people and the planet. As World Environment Day has just highlighted, actions today are not just impacting the wellbeing of communities and our environment now – they are determining whether future generations will thrive, and even survive.
BUFFALO, N.Y., June 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - M&T Bank Corporation (M&T Bank) today released its 2020 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report [mtb.com/esg]. The first-ever annual formal disclosure highlights M&T’s efforts to meaningfully impact the communities it serves. The bank aims for transparency, making data more readily available, and accountability, tracking its impact and future progress.