Brands Taking Stands

3BL Media Announces 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands® 2022, Oct. 25, New York City

Hybrid Event With Live Stage on NYC’s Hudson River Convenes Corporate Leaders, Includes Worldwide Online Audience Focused on ‘Now What?’
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NEW YORK, December 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 3BL Media is proud to announce the 2022 edition of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands® will be at Pier Sixty, on the banks of the Hudson River in New York City, on Oct. 25, 2022, and will stream live on devices worldwide.

Meet the Companies Charting the Course for a Sustainable Post-Pandemic Future

Join leaders from Morgan Stanley, PepsiCo, Just Salad and more for the second edition of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands – LIVE on June 2, at 1 p.m. ET.

The need to end reliance on single-use plastics has never been this urgent. Consider this: if you melted all of the plastic waste from 2020, you could make a 30-foot-wide road to the moon.

Consumers are also demanding change with 86 percent of Americans agreeing that we need to transition from an economy that throws things away to one that emphasizes reuse and recycling, according to 2021 research from WWF

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.

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.

The Virtual Conversation Continues Throughout 2021: Introducing 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - LIVE!

Register for “Now Is Not the Time to Get Complacent: How Business Can Push the Racial Justice Movement Further” by March 4 at 1 p.m. EST. There is no cost to attend this and any future editions of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands – LIVE!
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Following the success of the first-ever 3BL Virtual Forum in October, 3BL Media is pleased to announce a new digital experience to continue the conversation around bold corporate action and activism on today's most pressing issues.

When and How to Speak Up: How Companies Can Communicate Their Corporate Purpose

By Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP

Few of today’s CEOs earned their jobs because they were socially responsible and spoke out on hot topics. Yet now more than ever, key stakeholders want to know where companies and CEOs stand on critical social issues. Speaking out is a 21st-century requirement for the leaders of major companies. Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) encourages companies to identify issues that matter most to them, speak out when appropriate, and take action to make a tangible impact.

3BL Virtual Forum to Explore Business Leadership in the Movement for Racial and Economic Justice

Preview the speakers and content slated for Episode 2 of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - Business Elects to Lead below. Register today. There is no cost to register.

Corporate voices matter. Financial commitments are important. Then the hard work begins. 

The next episode of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - Business Elects to Lead will focus on one of the most important issues that we as a society must honestly reckon with – racial and economic inequities – and the importance of business leadership at a time when it’s needed most.  

The Virtual Stage Is Set! 3BL Forum Returns This October

The 3BL Virtual Forum will explore corporate leadership over the past seven months and what’s expected of business over the next year. Register today. There is no cost to register.

2020 will be remembered for many things: a global pandemic, protests for racial equity, historic wildfires, economic uncertainty in an election year. 

3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands 2020 Postponed

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NEW YORK, April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - 3BL Media announced today the postponement of its annual gathering of corporate leaders, 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands® – Business Elects to Lead. The event was scheduled for October 6-7 in New York City.

Electing to Lead: 3BL Forum Unveils Official 2020 Theme, Venue in New York City


As we enter a new decade, one thing is clear: The work is far from over.

This year's 3BL Forum will again bring corporate leaders together as business amplifies its leadership and elects to lead on the environmental, social and governance issues of our time.

Four Key Takeaways From 3BL Forum


This week, business executives, nonprofit leaders, government officials and issue advocates met in National Harbor, Maryland for the annual 3BL Forum. The theme of the conference was “Brands Taking Stands – What’s Next” and dove into how brands and organizations can continue to push forward on the world’s most pressing social and environmental issues by digging in on activism, engagement and activation. Here are a few key takeaways we took from the event:


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