Corporate Social Responsibility

Summertime 2021 - Not a Quiet Time for ESG & Sustainability News

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (8.8.2021)
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If your company has not yet started your sustainability journey, then here in August 2021 the stakes are getting higher for your Board of Directors and C-suite. Even if your company has already made good progress on ESG and sustainability, the stakes for your company are rising as peers that have already invested time, money and resources in their sustainability journey are steadily upping their game and striving for leadership.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E17: Susan McPherson, McPherson Strategies

The Lost Art of Connecting
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CSR and social impact expert Susan McPherson talks about her new book, The Lost Art of Connecting, and signature “gather, ask, do,” method for meaningful networking and lasting business relationships. She and host Danielle Holly discuss the Great Resignation and how employees having more power will democratize companies’ approaches to CSR. Plus, Susan explains why even though companies are not moving as quickly as they need to on social and environmental issues, we should be encouraging – not disparaging – those that are making efforts to deliver on their goals.

CSRHub's Data Used in ecountabl, a New Socially Responsible Consumer App

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We are excited to be part of the newest responsible consumer technology by ecountabl Inc. ecountabl's platform simplifies consumer decision-making and encourages more socially responsible choices.

Truist Highlights ESG and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Progress in 2020 CSR and ESG Report

Truist’s second annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report shares advancements in DEI, environmental sustainability and climate change, governance, community involvement and financial inclusion
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) today released its 2020 CSR and ESG Report, highlighting the company’s meaningful progress on ESG performance and disclosure and a continued, intense focus on community involvement and financial inclusion as the company continues to help people and companies emerge from the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Valvoline Releases Its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

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Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading worldwide marketer and supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, has released its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. The foundational CSR pillars at Valvoline™ center on its “Three V’s” – Values, Vow, and Vision – with a strategic focus in three main areas: citizenship, sustainability, and diversity, equity and inclusion.

Why Being Bold Wins in Corporate Social Responsibility

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In this episode of the Social Impact Show, we chat with Jerome Tennille, Manager of Social Impact in Volunteerism with Marriott International, and discuss why corporate social responsibility is important in business, how CSR has evolved over the past year and what trends practitioners should be thinking about.

We also explore what are the greatest opportunities in the CSR space and why bold companies will be rewarded by employees, customers and the market.

State of the Green Building Industry 2021

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by Deisy Verdinez of the US Green Building Council 

There’s renewed commitment from companies and organizations to run their business and operations in more sustainable ways. As communities and consumers begin to demand more from organizations to do more to support their communities, many are not only including sustainability in corporate social responsibility plans but are also are setting ambitious goals to reduce their impacts on the environment. And they’re making real strides in achieving these goals.

Crystal Clear Now - ESG Focus Must Be at the Top of the Corporation, for the Board Room & Executive Suite

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (7.12.2021)
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Remember those 1970s /early ‘80s ubiquitous TV commercials with the tag line, “When EF Hutton Speaks, People Listen?” The point was that when the EF Hutton financial services firm “said” something about investing possibilities, we would be wise to sit up and listen carefully to the advice. These days we are tuning in to the Securities & Exchange Commission to discern the future directions of corporate sustainability / ESG disclosure. To us it is clear: the broadening flow of comments indicates something is about to happen regarding corporate ESG disclosure.

Entergy Sponsors Climate Resiliency Workshop With Loyola University

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Most New Orleanians have dealt with flooding at one point or another, and climate change threatens to make this problem even worse. 

To inspire young people to help find new solutions to the flooding issues presented by climate change, Entergy recently sponsored a week-long educational symposium, Loyola Academy Science + Design, hosted by Loyola University. This was Entergy’s second year sponsoring the workshop. 

Points of Light Launches Community for Employee Civic Engagement

CECE is an online resource and community for corporate social responsibility professionals
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ATLANTA, July 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global nonprofit Points of Light announced today their latest offering for corporate social responsibility professionals. Points of Light’s Community for Employee Civic Engagement, known as CECE, is an online resource and community for those looking to develop, support and master their approach to employee civic engagement. To become a member, simply create an account with an email address.

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