economic impact

New Initiative for a Competitive Inner City Report Analyzes How the Coronavirus Recession and Recovery Have Affected Businesses and Jobs in the Nation's 100 Largest Metropolitan Areas

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  • All 100 metros lost employment from the beginning of the pandemic through the most recent quarter, but did not suffer equally and are not recovering equally
  • Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach metro area suffered the worst employment loss of any of the top 100 metros since the start of the pandemic
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  • All 100 metros lost employment from the beginning of the pandemic through the most recent quarter, but did not suffer equally and are not recovering equally
  • Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach metro area suffered the worst employment loss of any of the top 100 metros since the start of the pandemic

Doing Our Part: Economic Impact

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Since the beginning, doing the right thing for associates, shareholders, and communities has been a guiding principle at The Home Depot.

“We know that when we invest in running a responsible, sustainable company, we make our business stronger, more flexible and more resilient,” says Chairman and CEO for The Home Depot Craig Menear.

Central to our commitment is our vast downstream economic impact. This impact includes job creation, taking care of our people, helping our pro customers grow their businesses and supporting our local communities.

The Path to a Purpose Led Business

Exploring CSR Strategies for Sustainable Impact in Unprecedented Times
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Over the past several years, a number of industry defining events have occurred, generating action and response from the philanthropy world. As members of this collective community, this is not the first time we have rallied behind disaster relief and response efforts. But this time is different.

Business Impacts: Action Where it Matters

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In this short film, Corporate Citizenship explores how the relationship between business and society is becoming more complex. As companies are being asked tougher questions about their impacts, the importance of mapping, measuring and taking action on issues across the value chain has never been more important. Diageo and Civicus share insights into how organisations can use a better understanding of their economic, social and environmental impacts to focus their efforts and drive change where it matters most.

Bard CEP to Host Live Webinar on Jobs and the Economic Impact of the EPA's Clean Power Plan

Bard CEP's National Climate Webinar Hosts Alex Barron, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Smith College
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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y., March 8th, 2016 /3BL Media/- On March 9th, the Bard Center for Environmental Policy will be speaking with Alex Barron, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at Smith College about jobs and the economic impact of the EPA's Clean Power Plan.(CPP) From 2011-2015, Alex worked in the Office of Policy at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) where he advised senior EPA leadership and worked on a wide range of environmental regulations, including standards to red

Norfolk Southern: Economic Impact in Operating States

Generating positive economic impacts
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Norfolk Southern generates substantial positive economic benefits in states where the railroad operates. Employee salaries and wages are spread throughout local communities, including at restaurants, automobile dealers, and retail stores. The company purchases goods and supplies from vendors, helping to support local businesses, jobs, and economies. The railroad’s payments of local and state taxes help support education, law enforcement, and other government services.

Liberty Global Publishes 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report

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Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB, LBTYK, LILA and LILAK) today announced the publication of its 2014 Corporate Responsibility (“CR”) Report, which provides an overview of its economic, social and environmental impacts and performance.

World Ports Conference Hamburg: AIDA President Michael Ungerer Takes a Stand for The Expansion of Port Infrastructure

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ROSTOCK, Germany, June 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On occasion of this year's World Ports Conference in Hamburg Michael Ungerer, President of AIDA Cruises and Chairman of Cruise Association CLIA, spoke to representatives of the main port cities in the world on June 4th, 2015.

National Grid’s 2014 Energy Efficiency Programs Top Gas and Electric Savings Goals

Rhode Island programs sustain more than 630 full-time jobs
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PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The more than 41,500 National Grid customers in Rhode Island who participated in the company’s 2014 energy efficiency programs can expect to save a combined $427 million over the 13 year lifetime of the programs. The 2014 annual energy efficiency report recently filed with the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission also shows that electric customers saved a record 268,468 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity through energy efficiency.

First-Ever Global Socio-Economic Report on Salmon Farming Released

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The first global socio economic impact report on salmon farming was released in Boston at the Seafood Expo North America on March 16, 2015. The report mentions some interesting statistics, including salmon farmers contributing 14.8 billion meals each year - something that wasn’t possible 40 years ago. In B.C. alone, we produce over 535-million meals each year - approximately 1.5-million meals each day.  

Although we’ve come a long way, with over 7–billion people on the planet,­ there’s still a long way to go.

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The first global socio economic impact report on salmon farming was released in Boston at the Seafood Expo North America on March 16, 2015. The report mentions some interesting statistics, including salmon farmers contributing 14.8 billion meals each year - something that wasn’t possible 40 years ago. In B.C. alone, we produce over 535-million meals each year - approximately 1.5-million meals each day.  

Although we’ve come a long way, with over 7–billion people on the planet,­ there’s still a long way to go.

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