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Skills for Cities: Common Impact to Connect Corporate and Nonprofit Worlds to Advance Efforts Around Racial and Digital Equity

One-day skills-based volunteer event will bring nonprofits together with their corporate peers to create actionable solutions for capacity-building challenges
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Among the many consequences of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is the outsized negative impact it has had on communities of color and the organizations that serve them. Pre-existing challenges like the digital divide have been exacerbated, with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) facing less access to reliable internet service and the devices needed to access digital work opportunities, online education, and, increasingly, essential needs like healthcare.

ESG Reporting Frameworks & Standards - Continue to Multiply

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (10.14.2021)
Newsletter

The number of ESG disclosure and reporting guidelines, frameworks and standards continues to expand – here comes the GRI Universal Standards, the SASB XRBL Taxonomy, and much more. The range of available transparency tools is making it more challenging for corporate management and investors to navigate.

Coastal Enterprises Inc. (CEI) Leads $2 Million Debt Facility for Cleantech Startup Standard Biocarbon's First Manufacturing Facility

Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) and Maine Technology Institute (MTI) also Participate to Bring Biochar Production, a New High Growth, Clean, Sustainable Industry to Maine
Press Release

PORTLAND, Maine, October 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Standard Biocarbon (SBC) announced today that it secured $2 million in financing from three Maine-based institutions to purchase equipment for producing high quality biochar at the former site of the Great Northern Paper mill in East Millinocket. Biochar is a near pure form of carbon that is made by processing biomass at high temperatures with very little oxygen. SBC will supply biochar for use in agriculture, environmental remediation, and emerging applications in composite building materials and asphalt.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E19: Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP

Ushering in a New Era of CSR with Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP
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Corporate mandates have changed. Customers, employees, and even investors are increasingly pushing companies to move from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. What does this look like across companies and sectors? Are companies moving fast enough when it comes to making good on their commitments to social change? Carolyn Berkowitz, President & CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), shares her insights, plus the importance of diversity and inclusion within CSR departments.

HACR Announces Lineup for Its Flagship Forum: The 2021 CEO Roundtable

Tom Greco, president and CEO of Advance Auto Parts and Joseph Dominguez, CEO of ComEd to participate with veteran CNBC financial reporter Bertha Coombs moderating
Press Release

WASHINGTON, September 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is pleased to announce that Joseph Dominguez, CEO of ComEd and Tom Greco, President and CEO of Advance Auto Parts, will take part in the annual CEO Roundtable at the 2021 HACR Symposium. The virtual discussion is set for 2:25 PM ET on September 14 and is part of the two-day virtual conference. CNBC veteran financial reporter Bertha Coombs will make a return appearance as moderator.

Benevity Announces Janeen Speer As Chief People Officer As the Company Looks to Grow by 300 Roles This Year

Former Shopify executive will help scale the team globally and further fuel Benevity’s diverse, purpose-driven culture
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, August 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced Janeen Speer, former VP of Talent from Shopify, has joined the company’s executive leadership team as Chief People Officer. In this newly created role, Janeen will help build upon the company’s purpose-driven culture for Benevity’s rapidly growing, global team with a focus on finding the best people to power Benevity’s mission and continue creating an environment where they can thrive.  

Warnings! - World Scientists Raise Red Flags on the Climate Crisis in IPCC Report

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (8.19.2021)
Newsletter

Superstorms with drenching downpours.  Wildfires consuming vast stretches of western-lands forest. Hurricanes coming ashore with devasting effects, during and after the storm.  Once-in-a-hundred-year weather occurrences happening last year and the year before and…

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E17: Susan McPherson, McPherson Strategies

The Lost Art of Connecting
Multimedia with summary

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.

Maximizing Efficiency With Gildan's Unique Business Model

Blog

Gildan is no stranger to the nuances and complexities of clothes manufacturing. The Company has been refining its craft in the apparel manufacturing space for over 35 years – a journey that has helped Gildan gain recognition as a leader in its industry.

Navigating the Great Resignation

Leveraging Skills-Based Volunteer Programs to Boost Employee Engagement and Retention in a Time of Rapid Turnover
Blog

In what’s being dubbed the "Great Resignation,” around 4 million people quit their jobs in June alone and 52 percent of employed workers plan to actively job hunt this year. A year and a half of living through COVID-19 has left many professionals burned out and in pursuit of more fulfilling opportunities or employers that better align with their values.

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