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3M Named as One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 8th Year in a Row

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The Ethisphere Institute recognized 3M for ethics and integrity in business conduct and compliance for the eighth straight year. 3M is one of only eight industrial companies worldwide to be honored this year.

Recognizing that corporate integrity, character, and transparency impact the public trust of companies, the Ethisphere Institute defines and advances standards of ethical business practices through data-driven insights.

Opening a Window of Opportunity to Bring More Women into the Tech Workforce

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The pandemic has shown that it can deepen inequities — and create opportunities. Women are disproportionately affected by many of the cultural, economic, and technological shifts the pandemic is accelerating. But even as many women navigate their new roles as full-time caregivers, ad hoc teachers, and bread winners, digitization is providing a unique opportunity for women to rise.

Truist Issues First Social Bond to Advance Environmental, Social and Governance Focus

Proceeds to fund investments in affordable housing and greater access to essential services
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) demonstrated its commitment to corporate social responsibility by issuing its first social bond of $1.25 billion in aggregate principal amount. As part of the company’s multitiered environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy, the net proceeds from the issuance will support new and existing eligible social programs, including investments in affordable housing and enhancements to essential nonprofit services for communities in need.

Arrow Electronics Showcases SAM Car in Semi-Autonomous Vehicle Panel Hosted by The Henry Ford Museum

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DENVER, Colo., March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics celebrated National Engineering Week by participating in a virtual panel on the future of autonomous vehicles hosted by The Henry Ford Museum. Presented by the Michigan Department of Transportation, Autonomous Vehicles: Solving Problems and Driving Changes, featured Arrow Engineer Grace Doepker, a lead member of the Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) team. 

More Than a Moment: Business Can and Must Advance the Racial Justice Movement

Join leaders from PwC, Prudential, ESPN and more for the first installment of “3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - LIVE” on Thursday, March 4, at 1 p.m. EST.
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Following the murder of George Floyd last summer, countless companies and their senior leadership publicly condemned discrimination in any form, announced various financial commitments aimed at accelerating change and, in some cases, unveiled long-term initiatives to fundamentally alter their business practices to meet the needs of all people.

National Grid Supports Passage of the Equality Act

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WALTHAM, MA, March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Equality Act (H.R.5) and urged the Senate to act. The landmark legislation would guarantee non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people and to strengthen civil rights laws for all Americans.

Ecolab Contributes More Than $23 Million to Communities in 2020

Company responded to increased need for cleaning and sanitizing products with $11 million of product donations and $2 million to nonprofits to support pandemic relief and racial and social justice initiatives
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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – In 2020, Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, continued its long-standing commitment to supporting communities through more than $23 million in contributions, including more than $11 million of cleaning, sanitizing and public health products to help the fight against COVID-19. The company also provided increased financial support to nonprofits focused on pandemic relief, racial and social justice, and the recovery of the hospitality industry.

Brands Share #StopAsianHate in Solidarity, But Posting Isn't Enough

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For the past year, anti-Asian sentiment and violence has been increasing at an alarming rate across the globe. Most recently, the attacks have been targeting the most vulnerable – elders in the community.

HP People Talk About Creating A Sustainable Impact

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At HP, how we do things is just as important as what we do. Sustainable impact is our commitment to creating positive, lasting change for the planet, its people, and our communities.

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