NEW YORK, September 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) today released its third annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report with the goal of advancing the company’s ESG strategy and highlighting its progress on its goals in three focus areas: On-Screen Content & Social Impact; Workforce & Culture;and Sustainable Production & Operations.
On the morning of July 14th, more than 100 Paramount interns eagerly logged in from across the country to volunteer their time and talent. Just one month after Paramount’s first hybrid employee Community Day, interns were excited to have their own opportunity to give back.
Nickelodeon has launched a new Content Accelerator Program, designed to reach BIPOC and underrepresented emerging professionals to pitch new kid-focused content ideas for Nick’s platforms across big kids animation, preschool and live action.
By building on its efforts to further inclusion in content creation, programming and workplace culture, the company is making a long-term commitment to fighting systemic inequality
By BreAnna Bell
In the wake of nationwide anti-racism and social justice protests erupting throughout the summer of 2020, many looked to the media and entertainment industries for signs of bold transformation. In June of that year, BET debuted its Content for Change initiative, an ambitious campaign built on a foundational belief that media plays an integral role in shaping cultural and community values.
“Our employees can give back, come together, and be a part of something bigger.”
By Crystal Barnes | Senior Vice President, Social Responsibility & Environmental Social and Governance (ESG), Paramount
It starts with you.
That’s the theme of this year’s Community Day at Paramount Global. We want our employees to do the work, get involved in their communities, and take time beyond their day-to-day to make a difference. The hope is that the day helps to inspire our employees to find ways to become involved in their communities.
A wide range of communities, identities and experiences make us who we are, but not everyone is treated fairly – and equality is still a way off. The same is true on screen, where more needs to be done to show all walks of life in TV shows and movies. It’s a complex issue with no quick fix or ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution.
So, how do people around the world feel about on-screen representation? And how can content do a better job of reflecting those who feel under-represented?
BET awards $100,000 in grants to 10 Harlem small businesses as part of ongoing commitment to COVID-19 recovery
NEW YORK, May 31, 2022 /3BL Media/ - BET, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, in partnership by 125th Street BID and the Apollo, recently announced the 10 recipients of the third annual Harlem Entrepreneurial Microgrant Initiative.
The day after President Biden underscored the country’s unprecedented mental health crisis during his State of the Union address, MTV Entertainment Group is solidifying plans for its inaugural Mental Health Youth Action Forum, in coordination with the Biden-Harris administration.
Friday, April 20 was truly a global day of giving. Nearly 4,000 employees from 25 different regions around the world contributed ideas, talent and compassion to more than 125 projects in local communities for the 22nd annual Viacommunity Day, a celebration of the company’s values and commitment to giving back.