Not only does he want to make the world a better and more colorful place via the unquestioned magic of the bow tie, he is also combatting a real and persistent issue in many communities … food insecurity.
For this enterprising kid, it’s where passion meets purpose.
With his drive to help others, he found an ally in UPS. Watch this Wishes Delivered video and see how one kid is making a difference in a grown up world.
UPSers in select cities wore gold bow ties on Nov. 20 as part of #BowTieDay and #WishesDelivered.
Merck is honored to be recognized as a 2020 Corporation of the Year by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).
NMSDC presents its prestigious “Corporation of the Year” Award(s) to recognize a select number of national corporate members and their exemplary achievements in minority supplier inclusion. This award is regarded as the most significant honor to a major corporation for the utilization of ethnic minority-owned (Asian, Black, Hispanic, and Native American) suppliers.
In a school year like no other, Invesco Cares chapters have stepped up with Operation Backpack to help students thrive despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Since August, Invesco Cares chapters across North America have donated a collective $54,000 to 11 schools and nonprofits benefiting local students. Each market received $6,000 to donate to organizations of their choice to support basic technology and school supply needs for children in communities Invesco operates.
Our global economic system has enabled billions to lift themselves from poverty. It fueled material success and sustained improvements in health, literacy, and nutrition. As a result, we have seen rising living standards, significant advances in technology, soaring innovation and strong social progress.
However, the benefits of economic growth were not always fairly or broadly distributed, and the models of our past successes might not be those that could lead us into a new era of sustained and shared prosperity.
Since the pandemic hit and millions of us retreated to our homes, the situation has cast a bright spotlight on the problem of ubiquitous broadband. Access to the Internet is now more essential than owning a car for many of us, yet an estimated 40 million in the U.S. currently lack high-speed Internet. Large swaths of rural America – not connected. Underserved urban populations – not connected.
Wendy Shen started her New Jersey-based small business in 1988 as an offshoot of her parents’ stationary company in Taiwan, selling fancy push-button pencil cases while in graduate school at Pace University.
“I was a one-woman operation,” Shen explained. “I would answer all the customer and sales calls, perform accounting and inventory management, as well as business development all on my own. I was a janitor, bookkeeper, sales person, shipping and receiving clerk and a full-time MBA student at the same time.”
Award recognises outstanding business leaders, across the world, who are combining profit and purpose to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals
LONDON, October 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Meaningful Business, a global platform for leaders combining profit and purpose, has announced the 2nd edition of the Meaningful Business 100 (MB100) recognising outstanding contribution of business leaders in support of the UN 2030 agenda.
The MB100 was curated by an expert panel of 16 judges, following a global nomination process. The platform received over 500 nominations from 70 countries, with each one scored across 5 key areas: Impact, Leadership, Innovation, Durability and Scope.