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SAIC Appoints Catherine Hernandez-Blades as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Award-winning industry veteran to lead SAIC’s marketing and communications function
Press Release

RESTON, Va., September 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) today announced that Catherine Hernandez-Blades has joined the company as senior vice president of marketing and communications.

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.  

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2020 ESG Report: Bold Goals for Inclusion & Diversity

Article

In its 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report, Fifth Third highlighted its six bold goals for Inclusion & Diversity. The goals, to be achieved by 2025, support inclusion and diversity throughout the company’s workforce and among its suppliers:

CSR Intern Reflections: A Summer of Growth

By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
Blog

I greatly value the fresh perspectives that interns bring into Keysight. I always learn something new, not only from the outcome of their assignments but also from how they approach challenges and opportunities in those assignments. I always feel that I have grown individually through my partnership with Keysight interns. 

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.

Pandemic Sees Business Sustainability Take Center Stage

GRI podcast series dives beneath the surface of SDG reporting
Press Release

With the crucial ‘Decade of Action’ for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) already underway, how can companies look beyond the processes and paperwork, fully understanding the ways their impacts and actions help or hinder the progress of the SDGs?

Fifth Third Bank Comments in Bank Director Magazine Article, “Confronting Climate Change”

Article

In the Third Quarter 2021 issue of Bank Director Magazine, writer Emily McCormick penned an article titled, Confronting Climate Change. In it, she quoted Mike Faillo, director of ESG analytics and reporting, about the Bank’s approach to environmental sustainability. The full article can be accessed at BankDirector.com, which is subscriber-based.

“Climate change represents real opportunities—and real risks,” she begins. “Banks such as Amalgamated Financial Corp. and Fifth Third Bancorp are looking at both.”

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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