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Women of Invesco “Choose To Challenge”

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In celebration of International Women’s Day, themed #ChooseToChallenge, the Invesco Women’s Network (IWN) invited women from across Invesco to share their thoughts on the importance of celebrating women’s achievements and speaking up against gender bias and inequity.

Listen to women across the company share what #ChooseToChallenge means to them.

Kimberly-Clark Drives Water Reduction at Its Most Water Stressed Facilities

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The impact of water stress is felt across Kimberly-Clark’s value chain, from its fiber sources to its manufacturing facilities to the communities where its employees and consumers live and work.

The company’s Askar manufacturing facility in Bahrain is in one of the most water-stressed regions in the world. Empowered by Kimberly-Clark’s 2030 goal to reduce its water footprint by 50%, and driven by the increasing cost of water, the team at the facility was determined to figure out how to use every drop of fresh water, responsibly and efficiently.

What's Next In Group Benefits: Meeting Today's Evolving Employee Needs

By Ann Clifford
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As employers renew their commitment to their employee benefits strategies, they’re looking to brokers and insurance carriers to help them deliver holistic offerings that reflect the evolving landscape and address employees’ financial wellbeing needs.

The Pandemic Effect: What Employers and Employees Need - and Expect - Right Now

By Ann Clifford
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Employers and employees are looking to a combination of supplemental benefits, enhanced technology and education to navigate the pandemic’s impact and prepare for the future. Bob Ruff, Senior Vice President of Growth Solutions at Aflac, gives a fresh look into how the benefits landscape is changing.

CIT Releases 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

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We’re proud to release our ESG report. Learn more about CIT and our efforts to drive sustainability, invest in human capital, support our communities and operate with high ethical standards. https://bit.ly/2Qgej7v

The Essential Podcast, Episode 33: Five Years of Cautious Optimism & ESG Trends to Watch in 2021 and Beyond

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Prior to the global pandemic, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics were enjoying a cultural moment as more companies and investors committed to including such factors in their goals and decisions. Instead of being overpowered by the immediate concerns of the pandemic, the events of 2020 reinforced how we don’t know what is immediately around the corner and brought the need to focus on ESG metrics to the fore.

Now, in 2021, that lesson reinforces the view that a long-term, sustainable approach centered around strong ESG principles is more important than ever.

United Airlines Names Laysha Ward to Board of Directors

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CHICAGO, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) announced recently that Laysha Ward is joining its Board of Directors. Ward, currently Executive Vice President and Chief External Engagement Officer of Target Corporation, brings an impressive resume with more than three decades of corporate leadership experience to the UAL Board.

Coalition of Global Consumer Goods Companies Launches Framework for the Implementation of Human Rights Due Diligence Systems in Aligned Approach Against Forced Labour

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  • Twenty-two consumer goods brands and retailers commit to implement Framework in their own operations by 2025 as part of participation in Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)
  • Framework lays out maturity journey for implementing six-step human rights due diligence systems to identify, address and prevent forced labour risks

Celebrating #InternationalWomensDay at Georgia-Pacific

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March is Women’s History Month and today is International Women’s Day. They are both reminders to commemorate and celebrate the vital role of women in American history, our society and in our workplace. They also give us a chance to recognize the progress we’ve made as a society to remove barriers that constrain opportunities for women. Many of these constraints, like the right to own property or vote, today seem unimaginable. But looking forward, we must continue identifying and eliminating barriers that persist for women and all individuals.  

7 Steps to Develop and Implement an ESG Strategy

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The time has passed for organizations to take a passive approach to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) planning. Now more than ever, investors, employees, and customers are shining a bright light on companies’ ESG strategies, practices, and performance when deciding where and with whom to partner with or invest in.

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